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RLB Contracting employee seeks $2.5 million over alleged injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Cameron County man is seeking $2.5 million from his employer after allegedly being injured twice while working in June 2017.

Engine operator pursues legal action against pallet supplier following collision

By John Suayan | Jan 3, 2019

HOUSTON – A purported accident between a train and a tractor-trailer in Polk County last month has resulted in a state district lawsuit.

Worker seeks more than $1 million from BP Products North America, others over fall at site

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A worker is seeking damages over injuries he allegedly sustained when he fell through a hole at a Texas City work site.

Seaman trips over pipe on vessel, files lawsuit against employer, owner

By John Suayan | Dec 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A Texas seaman has initiated legal action four months after he allegedly tripped on a pipe on a vessel, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

'Fix, not fight': Buzbee, Lancton call on Turner to settle Proposition B row with Houston firefighters

By John Suayan | Dec 10, 2018

HOUSTON – The city’s firefighters are committed to hash out any differences arising from the recently passed Proposition B.

Houston firefighters accept Tony Buzbee’s offer to mediate Prop B dispute

By David Yates | Dec 7, 2018

HOUSTON – The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association has accepted Tony Buzbee’s no-cost offer to mediate the city of Houston’s dispute with the firefighters.

Union Pacific Railroad worker alleges he was injured when Railcrew Xpress driver fell asleep at the wheel

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A railroad worker alleges he was injured when a transportation service driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the vehicle into a fence.

Buzbee expresses intention to represent Houston firefighters pro bono in potential Proposition B legal battle

By John Suayan | Nov 29, 2018

HOUSTON – A prominent local attorney has reportedly offered to serve as lead counsel for Houston firefighters pro bono in the event a recently approved proposition yields litigation.

RLB Contracting employee seeks $2.5 million in damages over falls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 28, 2018

HOUSTON – A seaman is seeking $2.5 million over two falls that allegedly injured him while he was working aboard a vessel.

JE Dunn Construction, driver sued over fatal Highway 290 crash

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 7, 2018

HOUSTON – Two Louisiana residents allege the failure of a Deer Park driver to operate his employer's vehicle safely caused a fatal collision.

Seaman files suit against Orion Marine Construction over alleged injuries sustained on dredge

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A seaman alleges he injured his back while working on a dredge and a company failed to pay or delayed paying benefits.

Tony Buzbee wants to be Houston’s next mayor

By David Yates | Oct 31, 2018

HOUSTON – One of Texas’ most recognizable trial layers says he wants to put Houston on the map by becoming the city’s next mayor.

Worker seeks damages from Freeport LG over on-the-job injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 25, 2018

HOUSTON – A worker alleges he was injured on a project in Freeport when the plywood he was provided to walk on broke and caused his leg to fall through.

Worker blames head injury on Chevron

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man is suing Chevron U.S.A., Inc. in response to allegedly getting hit in the head at its Mississippi facility.

Enterprise Marine Services employee alleges he was injured while working on vessel

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A seaman alleges he was injured while working on a vessel and that his employer has failed to provide maintenance and cure benefits.

Allegedly injured seaman seeks more than $1 million from Weeks Marine

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 30, 2018

HOUSTON – A Hidalgo County seaman alleges that his former employer has denied maintenance and cure benefits to him.

Motorist sues Target over collision with tractor-trailer

By John Suayan | Aug 17, 2018

GALVESTON – A local woman has filed a lawsuit against a discount retailer following an alleged collision last month with one of its employees, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Worker claims back, leg injuries from barge collision

By John Suayan | Aug 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A dock collision in Pasadena two months ago has yielded a personal injury lawsuit, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Worker burned by electricity seeks damages from Entergy Texas, Momin

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 3, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Falls County man injured by electrical lines at a Huntsville worksite alleges two companies failed to maintain a safe work environment for contractors.

Pipefitters allege injuries from line explosion at Shell refinery

By John Suayan | Aug 2, 2018

HOUSTON – Two pipefitters have filed a lawsuit against Shell Oil Co. in response to a Fourth of July industrial accident at its Louisiana refinery, recent Harris County District Court records show.

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