Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas News

Indigo Minerals alleged to have terminated Conroe man because of age

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A 65-year-old Conroe man alleges his age was a factor in his termination from a natural gas producer.

Consumer alleges Alltran Financial unlawfully threatened legal action

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston debt collector is alleged to have unlawfully threatened legal action against a consumer over an alleged debt she claims is in error.

Driver seeks $75,000 from USPS for Humble collision

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – A motorist alleges a postal service employee failed to maintain in his lane and struck his vehicle in Humble.

St. Luke’s Health Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center employee alleges she was terminated in retaliation

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A Montgomery woman alleges she was terminated from her employment with a medical facility because she filed a workers' compensation claim.

State agency accused of demoting employee because of race, gender

By John Suayan | Aug 9, 2018

HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has been sued by a male former employee for race and sex discrimination.

United Airlines alleged to have terminated African-American woman in retaliation over discrimination complaints

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 9, 2018

HOUSTON – An African-American woman alleges she was terminated from her job after she filed discrimination complaints.

Consumer files suit against Tomball Independent School District over tax bills

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a school district fraudulently misleads consumers into thinking they owe taxes that they do not owe.

Pilot Catastrophe Services alleged to owe adjusters unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A Dallas County woman alleges an insurance carrier claims processing company failed to pay for overtime work.

Former Legacy Granite & Marble workers allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston company is alleged to have failed to pay two former employees the correct rate for overtime work.

United Check Recovery Bureau alleged to have falsely represented suit had been filed against Grimes County man

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 7, 2018

HOUSTON – A Grimes County consumer alleges a debt collector falsely represented that a lawsuit had been filed against him over an alleged debt.

Rain-X makers awarded $1.3 million in damages in Rust-Oleum false advertising suit

By Sandra Lane | Aug 6, 2018

HOUSTON – Jurors in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on July 23 awarded $1.3 million in damages to Illinois Tool Works and its ITW Global Brands division, manufacturer of Rain-X, in a false advertising suit against Rust-Oleum Corp.

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.

Fitzgerald's named in copyright infringement suit

By John Suayan | Aug 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A local live music venue is the target of a Waukesha, Wisc.-based photographer’s copyright infringement lawsuit.

DuPont to pay $3.1 million fine to settle damages over chemical spill in LaPorte

By Sandra Lane | Jul 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A stipulation of settlement between the Environmental Protection Agency and E.I. Du Pont de Nemours regarding a chemical spill was filed on July 23 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas.

Lawsuit: Gov't contractor fired flight controller with Parkinson's

By John Suayan | Jul 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A Maryland-based government contractor government contractor that specializes in NASA contracts is facing a lawsuit from a former flight controller in Texas.

Ciscon Services alleged to have failed to pay employees for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 30, 2018

HOUSTON – An oilfield industry services company is alleged to have failed to pay employees for overtime work.

Federal judge orders dismissal, arbitration in TXSG wrongful termination case

By John Suayan | Jul 28, 2018

HOUSTON – A lawsuit alleging a member of the Texas State Guard, Army Branch was terminated from his civilian job because he reported for Hurricane Harvey-related duty was disposed.

Culinary arts school answers former director's allegations

By John Suayan | Jul 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A culinary arts school implicated in a former director’s wrongful termination lawsuit has provided an original answer, per recent Houston federal court records.

Capital Accounts alleged to have threatened man on collection call

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a debt collector ignored his requests to stop calling him and threatened him with jail time on one call.

MRS Associates alleged to have harassed woman with collection calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 26, 2018

HOUSTON – A New Jersey debt collector is alleged to have harassed a woman with its collection calls.

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