Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau News

Railroad worker sues Union Pacific after falling off bridge

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 29, 2013

TYLER - A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit claiming his supervisor rushed a job which caused him to fall off a bridge.

Pittsburg woman sues over injuries from birth control drug Yaz

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

MARSHALL - A Pittsburg, Texas, woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she suffered from blood clots after taking the birth control drug Yaz.

Lawsuit claims inattentive driver caused tractor-trailer wreck

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

MARSHALL - A Hopkins County resident has filed a lawsuit claiming a crash with a tractor-trailer wreck caused him to suffer severe and disabling injuries.

City of Huntington sued for age discrimination by former assistant city secretary

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

LUFKIN - The former assistant city secretary for the city of Huntington has filed a lawsuit claiming she was terminated as a result of her age.

Lawsuit claims tractor-trailer failed to pull over for emergency vehicle, caused wreck

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

MARSHALL - A Harrison County woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she was injured in a vehicle accident when a tractor-trailer failed to stop for an emergency vehicle.

Kroger manager sues store after injuring back

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

SHERMAN - A Kroger store manager has filed a lawsuit claiming he suffered injuries to his back due to a malfunctioning dock.

Denton County woman sues gas station after slipping in oil

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

SHERMAN - A Denton County woman has filed a lawsuit against a RaceTrac gas station and convenience store claiming she suffered injuries when she slipped and fell due to oil in the parking lot.

Suit alleges debt collector referred to costumers as criminals

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 27, 2013

TYLER - A debt collection agency is being sued by several consumers who allege the agency threatened them with legal action and referred to them as criminals.

Smith County woman alleges payment due for 4,000 unpaid overtime hours

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 26, 2013

TYLER - A Smith County woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she was not paid for over 4,000 hours of overtime while employed by a Tyler storage company.

Lawsuit claims commercial driver caused wreck by failing to control speed

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 26, 2013

TYLER - A recently filed federal lawsuit claims that a Texas woman suffered injuries in a car crash because a commercial vehicle driver failed to control his speed.

Taser manufacturer sued after man’s death in Marshall

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 17, 2013

MARSHALL - The family of a deceased Texas man has filed a lawsuit claiming that the man died as a result of receiving too many shocks from a Taser.

Target sued for failing to pay $117K arbitration award to former employee

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 17, 2013

MARSHALL - A former Target employee has filed a lawsuit claiming that the store failed to pay her more than $100,000 from a court agreement resulting from an on-the-job injury.

Visually impaired government worker files discrimination lawsuit

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 17, 2013

TEXARKANA - A visually impaired government employee has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming he was terminated because of his birth defect.

Commissioned workers sue McKinney business for overtime wages

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 16, 2013

SHERMAN - Several East Texas workers have filed a lawsuit claiming their McKinney employer violated federal law by failing to pay overtime wages. 

Sports bar sued for not paying employees minimum wages

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 15, 2013

SHERMAN - A few employees of a sports bar have filed a lawsuit claiming they were not paid minimum wages.

Family seeks $15M after Mack Truck explodes, cite defect in battery system design

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 12, 2013

MARSHALL - The family of a deceased Rusk County man has filed a lawsuit claiming the deadly accident was caused by a head-on vehicle collision and because the man’s tractor trailer was negligently designed. 

Longview woman sues bill collector for violating federal law

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 9, 2013

TYLER - A Longview woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that a bill collector violated federal law by calling her cellular telephone up to six times a day for someone she did not know.

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