An online distributor faces a lawsuit for allegedly selling products intended as replacements or substitutes for an established brand.Axxiom Manufacturing Inc. filed suit July 18 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against BlastingParts.com and John Doe. According to the complaint, for more than 30 years the plaintiff has designed, manufactured, sold and serviced a variety of
A woman who uses a wheelchair for mobility is suing after she was unable to enter a car dealership. Oralia Diaz filed suit July 24 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against DealerTrack Inc., doing business as King of Cars.According to the complaint, Diaz suffers from mobility issues as a result of polio at a young age. She was visiting the defendant's car lot at 3401 Spencer
A woman who requires a wheelchair for mobility is suing a Tyler healthcare facility after a doctor allegedly refused to allow her to use a personal care attendant to help her perform a urinalysis test.
A woman is suing over alleged racially motivated workplace harassment.Anita M. Whitefield filed suit July 18 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Hewlett-Packard Co.According to the complaint, Whitefield worked for the Compaq Computer plant in Houston as an assembly worker from 1992 to 1997, when HP took over Compaq and laid her off.
A man is suing his former employer, alleging he was denied advancement because of his race.J.R. Edmonson filed suit July 18 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against VAM USA LLC.
A couple are suing after the husband allegedly was injured in a collision. Ronald Blizard and Judy Blizard filed suit June 25 in Galveston County Court against Autoliv ASP Inc., Ford Motor Co. and McRee Ford Inc. According to the complaint, on Aug. 13, Ronald Blizard was driving west on Santa Fe Drive at the intersection with South Tower Road in Santa Fe when he suffered a medical emergency and blacked
A cabinet business owner faces a lawsuit for allegedly not completing work on an Alvin home. Clay Hazzard filed suit July 2 in Galveston County District Court against Chad Green, individually and doing business as South Texas Cabinet Sales. According to the complaint, the plaintiff is building a new home in Alvin and hired the defendant to install cabinetry and paneling Feb. 5, for a total cost of
Several companies are being sued for completing allegedly poor work during a redevelopment project.GYB Investors LLC filed suit July 2 in Galveston County District Court against Mission Constructors Inc., Inventure Design LLC, Rigid Global Buildings LLC, American Fire Protection Group Inc. and Joseph R. Maytum. According to the complaint, GYB owns the Galveston Yacht Basin, 715 N. Holiday Drive, Galveston,
Ford Motor Co. is one of three defendants named in a lawsuit prompted by an allegedly defective vehicle. Steven Simon filed suit June 26 in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas against Ford Motor Co., Glenn Polk Autoplex Inc. and Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC.According to the complaint, on Aug. 29, 2007, Simon purchased a new 2008 Ford F-450 truck from defendant Glenn Polk in Gainesville