HOUSTON – An African-American man alleges that discrimination was a factor in his termination from the Houston Fire Department.
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The City of Houston will have to face up to litigation in its ongoing dispute with the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System following a Texas Supreme Court decision earlier this month that found the city has no immunity in the case.
HOUSTON – A lawsuit alleging the city of Houston a storm sewer drain was missing a cover will continue for now, as the First Court of Appeals recently remanded the case back to the trial court for further proceedings.
5th Circuit upholds dismissal of flooding case against Houston, Memorial City Redevelopment Authority
NEW ORLEANS – The claims of Houston residents impacted by flooding fell short as a federal court said they didn’t show sufficient evidence that the city and related parties were to blame for their damaged properties.
Houston sued by former 911 telecommunicator, employee alleges termination in response to time off caring for father
HOUSTON – Brazoria County resident Brittany Riley is suing the City of Houston, alleging it fired her for going on leave earlier this year.
HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit filed by the surviving daughter of an Arkansas woman in response to an injury the decedent sustained two years ago at George Bush Intercontinental Airport was recently elevated to the federal level.
HOUSTON – Firefighters in Houston got the more than 32,000 signatures needed on a petition of people who supported to place before voters in November a ballot requesting parity in pay between themselves and police officers, which could jeopardize city plans to reform pensions, city officials said.
HOUSTON — A flight attendant is suing Houston airport operators, employers and a driver, alleging their negligence caused her to be run over by an electric cart.
HOUSTON – The ACLU of Texas announced on May 15 that it has sued the city of Houston over its encampment and panhandling ordinances.
HOUSTON — A Harris County motorist is suing Houston, alleging negligent hiring of a driver.
HOUSTON – A California woman alleges that United Airlines’ refusal to provide her a wheelchair prior to a flight from Houston to Orlando resulted in an accident with her motor scooter which injured her.
The Supreme Court’s fractured decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) required states to recognize same-sex marriage. Obergefell came less than 30 years after Bowers v. Hardwick, in which the court refused to recognize a right to engage in homosexual sodomy. In changing its mind, the Court effectively amended the U.S. Constitution with its Delphic utterances.
HOUSTON — A former employee is suing the city of Houston, alleging sexual harassment and wrongful discharge.
HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city of Houston and city law enforcement personnel, alleging wrongful arrest that led to time in jail.
HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing the city of Houston, alleging negligence caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.
HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city of Houston and city police officers, alleging they used unjustified force and violated his civil rights.
HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing the city of Houston and police officers, alleging they violated his civil rights in assaulting him.
HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city, Harris County, a Houston police sergeant and an administrative assistant at the District Attorney’s Office, alleging an unlawful arrest.