TEXARKANA - A self-proclaimed lifelong condom user has filed a lawsuit that alleges a Trojan lubricated condom caused severe allergic contact dermatitis, which has spread from his head to his toes.
TYLER - Google is facing a class action that accuses the company of invading the privacy of people who use its Gmail by scanning emails for advertising opportunities.
PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASES
SHERMAN - A Plano resident is being sued for illegally obtaining subscription-based satellite television programing.
File photo from the Dec. 15 rally at the Orange County Courthouse after a grand jury chose not to indict an off-duty Orange police officer who shot and killed a man last July. The family of a man shot by an off-duty police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city of Orange, arguing it continued to employ the officer despite his alleged history of excessive force, violent outbursts and domestic abuse.
MARSHALL Ã¯Â¿Â½ An East Texas businessman is suing Yellow Book, alleging the telephone directory is fraudulently misleading customers about the size of the ads they are purchasing.
SHERMAN - A former employee of the Job Corps Center in McKinney has filed a lawsuit alleging she was discriminated against for attempting to protect the job of her African-American assistant.
SHERMAN - An East Texas nonprofit organization, with the mission of providing social and transportation needs of the elderly, is being sued by a former employee for age discrimination.
TYLER - The parents of a Rusk High School student are suing the school after their daughter was suspended due to involvement in a drinking binge during a school sponsored trip.
LUFKIN - A letter carrier is suing the U.S. Postal Service for racial discrimination, claiming he lost his job for misusing his credit card while a white co-worker did not.
Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Feb. 22-25, 2011.
After discovering severe cartilage damage, a Thicket city resident is suing the manufacturers of a pain pump that was implanted in his shoulder.
MARSHALL - Three Texas residents claim they are suffering from a drug-induced Parkinson 's disease after taking the prescription drug Reglan as treatment for acid reflux. They are suing the drug's manufacturer for failing to adequately warn of the drug's risks.
SHERMAN - After discovering a paid-off lien was still showing overdue on his credit reports, a Texas resident has filed a lawsuit against the credit bureaus alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
A mother has filed a lawsuit accusing personnel at the Silsbee Wal-Mart of knowingly allowing a snake to roam the store and bite her toddler son.
Payne After falling into a hidden culvert, a construction worker is suing his employer for not warning of the dangerous condition.
Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Feb. 16-21, 2011.
SHERMAN - A debt collection agency is being sued after it refused to uphold a verbal agreement reducing a consumer's debt by approximately $6,000.
TYLER - In a recently filed lawsuit, Smith County is accused of allowing police misconduct.
TYLER - Arguing he has not been paid for his overtime work, an aircraft painter has filed a collective action against his employer.