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Man sues after experiencing allergic reaction to latex condom

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 16, 2011, 8:37am

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.

Gmail user files class action for invasion of privacy

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 16, 2011, 7:31am

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.

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 10, 2011, 7:21am

PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASES

Satellite television companies sue Plano man for piracy

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 9, 2011, 6:00am

SHERMAN - A Plano resident is being sued for illegally obtaining subscription-based satellite television programing.

Family files civil suit against officer, city of Orange over Whitehead shooting

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 9, 2011, 5:23am

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.

Advertiser files class action against Yellow Book for deceptive trade practices

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 8, 2011, 8:32am

MARSHALL � 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.

White employee sues after allegedly losing job for protecting job of African-American

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 8, 2011, 5:42am

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.

Nonprofit that helps elderly sued for age discrimination

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 8, 2011, 5:36am

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.

Parents say daughter did not drink on field trip, fight school district over suspension

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 8, 2011, 5:00am

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.

Postmaster General sued by letter carrier for racial discrimination

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 8, 2011, 4:57am

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

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 3, 2011, 2:22am

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Feb. 22-25, 2011.

Man sues maker of pain pump after severe cartilage damage

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 2, 2011, 9:35am

After discovering severe cartilage damage, a Thicket city resident is suing the manufacturers of a pain pump that was implanted in his shoulder.

Lawsuit blames drug-induced Parkinson 's on reflux medicine

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 2, 2011, 9:19am

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.

Credit bureaus sued for showing paid home equity loan as overdue

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 2, 2011, 8:29am

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.

Wal-Mart sued for allowing snake to roam freely in Silsbee store

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 2, 2011, 6:59am

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.

Worker falls into hidden culvert, sues employer over hazardous working condition

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 2, 2011, 5:53am

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

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Feb. 23, 2011, 2:58pm

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Feb. 16-21, 2011.

Collection agency sued for not upholding verbal agreement with consumer

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Feb. 23, 2011, 2:52pm

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.

Smith County sued for alleged police misconduct

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Feb. 23, 2011, 1:53pm

TYLER - In a recently filed lawsuit, Smith County is accused of allowing police misconduct.

Laborer sues aircraft services company for not paying his earned overtime wage

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Feb. 23, 2011, 1:40pm

TYLER - Arguing he has not been paid for his overtime work, an aircraft painter has filed a collective action against his employer.