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Injured worker alleges Schlumberger Technology failed to cut electricity while working on project

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man is seeking more than $1 million after he was electrocuted while working.

Man seeks more than $1 million from Coastal Cargo of Texas over fall injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 18, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges a company's negligence caused his injuries in a fall from a forklift.

Court of Federal Claims could see 20,000 Harvey inverse condemnation cases, lead counsel appointed to steer load

By David Yates | Nov 27, 2017

HOUSTON – Following Harvey, attorneys from all over began pouring into Houston in hopes of snatching up victims affected by the purposeful release of two reservoirs.

Man alleges Dicar Inc. didn't train him on machine that caused arm injury

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County man is seeking more than $1 million in damages after his arm was injured by a machine while working.

Diabetic man seeks more than $1 million after Thera-Gesic cream allegedly burned feet

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County man claims that a pain relieving cream caused severe burns on his feet.

Lady Marie Inc., individuals named in suit by seaman who claims negligence caused eye injury

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 24, 2017

BEAUMONT – A Jones Act seaman is seeking more than $1 million in damages after his eye was injured while working.

Worker blames employer, scaffold provider for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 10, 2017

GALVESTON — A Harris County man is suing his employer and a scaffold provider, alleging their negligence caused injuries.

Galveston County couple alleges insurer, adjuster breached policy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 12, 2017

GALVESTON — A Galveston County couple is suing an insurer and adjuster, alleging breach of a property insurance policy.

Son blames coffee plant owner for father's death

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 26, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a Houston coffee plant owner, alleging its negligence caused the death of the plaintiff's father.

August trial set in suit alleging Mostyn caused wreck while racing his Ferrari

By David Yates | Nov 28, 2016

HOUSTON – A trial date has been set in an automobile collision suit brought against Mega attorney Steve Mostyn, who allegedly caused an automobile collision while racing a Camaro in his Ferrari.

Mostyn now claims another vehicle tried to goad him into racing when he wrecked his Ferrari; Williams Kherkher brought in

By David Yates | Oct 4, 2016

HOUSTON – Mega attorney Steve Mostyn now says he wasn’t racing another vehicle in his Ferrari when he caused a wreck, but was actually attempting to avoid a collision with an unknown driver in a Camaro who allegedly tried to “provoke” him into racing.

Simon Greenstone’s playground retort

By The SE Texas Record | Nov 23, 2015

“That's what you are, but what am I?” You might expect a lame remark like that to be employed as a retort by an underage antagonist on an elementary school playground or a superannuated adolescent in a Pee Wee Herman movie, but not as a comeback from mature counsel in a courtroom.

Texas SC shuts down asbestos firms’ bid to push cases through silica MDL

By David Yates | Mar 10, 2015

Lawyers for Provost Umphrey and other asbestos firms might see their case loads lightened very soon, as justices shut down a direct appeal to the Texas Supreme Court on Friday, clearing the way for potentially thousands of asbestos cases to be tossed out.

***FOR PRINT** Texas firm at center of asbestos fraud case seeks summary judgment

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Nov 29, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — A Houston firm alleged to have made inconsistent claims about the origin of a client’s mesothelioma is now asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to enter a summary judgment in its favor.

Garlock: Asbestos claimants committee obstructing fraud case against Houston lawyers

By John O'Brien | Nov 29, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Garlock Sealing Technologies, as it pursues a fraud case against asbestos attorneys, has harsh words for a group representing those with claims against the company.

MDL judge ready to dismiss asbestos cases without mandated medical reports; Attorneys say law is unconstitutional

By Marilyn Tennissen | Sep 29, 2014

A Texas judge is ready to dismiss more than a 1,000 asbestos and silica cases for failing to have medical reports filed by a Sept. 1 deadline, but the plaintiffs’ attorneys say that deadline is unconstitutional. 

Texas trial lawyers open checkbooks for Braley’s Senate run

By David Yates | Apr 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – It seems U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley’s past remarks warning that a “farmer” could be the next chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee reached the ears of Texas trial lawyers.

Our View: Garlock turns the tables on predatory asbestos firms

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 21, 2014

Search Youtube or Google Images for “predator becomes prey” and you’ll find incredible but real examples of the tables being turned by intended victims: bunnies getting the best of snakes, house cats intimidating alligators, octopi engulfing sharks, wild boar goring leopards, etc. 

Texas asbestos firms among 5 sued by Garlock a day before judge condemned lawyers’ actions

By John O'Brien | Jan 14, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Garlock Sealing Technologies, the company that successfully argued asbestos attorneys were gaming the compensation system, has filed four lawsuits against law firms.

Judge: Asbestos attorneys made ‘startling’ misrepresentations while pursuing claims

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 14, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Friday that asbestos attorneys have been withholding evidence while pursuing claims against Garlock Sealing Technologies and has ordered the company’s bankruptcy trust to be much smaller than the $1 billion-plus figure for which the attorneys argued. 

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