Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas News

Experts think ALI restatement on liability insurance law can be a resource for Texas courts, lawyers

By David Yates | Feb 25, 2019

HOUSTON – Dozens of Texas lawyers, judges and insurance professionals gathered at the downtown federal courthouse on Monday to hear how a Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance can be used as a resource for Lone Star courts and attorneys.

Former employee alleges Fuelco Energy failed to pay the correct wage rate for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 25, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston-headquartered company is alleged to have paid a former lead operator his regular rate of pay for overtime work.

Diaz and Associates allegedly unlawfully spoke to man's co-worker in attempt to collect alleged debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 25, 2019

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a debt collector called his workplace and spoke about his alleged debt with a co-worker.

Lawsuit accuses jewelry designer of discriminating against pregnant employee

By John Suayan | Feb 25, 2019

HOUSTON – A College Station woman’s federal lawsuit accuses a jewelry designer of subjecting her to a hostile work environment because she was pregnant.

Truck driver accuses concrete supplier of wrongful termination

By John Suayan | Feb 22, 2019

HOUSTON – A Cypress man has brought a wrongful termination lawsuit against a Hill Country-based concrete supplier, asserting that the business fired him for opposing its allegedly disparate employment practices.

Restaurant owner hits fan manufacturer with lawsuit following fire to business

By John Suayan | Feb 22, 2019

HOUSTON – A north Houston restaurant owner blames a fire to his business last year on an electric floor fan.

Employee alleges Flowco Production Solutions owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 21, 2019

HOUSTON – An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against a national oil and gas services company over allegations he was not paid for overtime work.

Former delivery driver alleges he is owed unpaid overtime compensation from Hafiz Bros., others

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 20, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston man alleges his former employers failed to pay him the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Terra Directional Services alleged to have improperly calculated overtime pay

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 19, 2019

HOUSTON – A former employee if a directional drilling service company alleges the company failed to calculate overtime pay with the correct formula.

Former employees of G4S Secure Solutions USA allege it failed to pay correct rate for overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 19, 2019

HOUSTON – Two former employees of a security services company allege they were not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work.

California truck driver files suit against Empire Truck Lines, others over I-10 collision

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A California truck driver alleges he was injured while traveling in Houston when the brakes of another tractor-trailer failed and caused a collision.

Project engineer alleges DAE & Associates owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A project engineer for a geotechnical engineering firm based in Houston alleges he was not paid at the correct rate for overtime work.

Former Airtex Valero cashier alleges he was not paid for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he is owed unpaid wages from his former employers.

Federal lawsuit by mother, daughter demands $2M from state agency for false child abuse investigation

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – Paul H. LaValle of the Law Offices of Paul Houston LaValle & Associates, P.C. in Texas City has filed a $2 million federal lawsuit against the Texas Department of Family Services and Commissioner Hank Whitman for two Clear Lake women who assert that they were wrongfully investigated by the defendants, recent Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas records show.

Woman's suit against for-profit nursing school criticizes defendant's 'unilateral changing systematic requirements'

By John Suayan | Jan 29, 2019

HOUSTON – A Fort Bend County woman’s federal lawsuit asserts that a for-profit healthcare and nursing school had a tendency of implementing new rules that were detrimental to its students.

Woman fired from sales director position for taking leave for open heart surgery, court papers say

By John Suayan | Jan 29, 2019

HOUSTON – A business specializing in ISO shipping container services has been sued for wrongful termination by a former employee who took time off last year to undergo a major medical procedure, recent Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas records show.

Former employee files discrimination complaint against Shell Federal Credit Union

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 28, 2019

HOUSTON – A Deer Park woman alleges her age and gender were factors in her termination from a credit union.

Huntington National Bank, Endpoint Resolution Services have wrong number, consumer alleges

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 28, 2019

HOUSTON – A consumer residing in The Woodlands alleges a bank and a debt collector called her cellphone to collect a debt owed by a person she does not know.

Woman says she was fired for whistleblowing

By John Suayan | Jan 25, 2019

HOUSTON – Tiendas Cuadra US LLC is alleged in a former employee’s wrongful termination lawsuit to have fostered a hostile work environment, according to Houston federal court records.

Lawsuit: Texas Children's Hospital fired IT professionals because of their ages

By John Suayan | Jan 25, 2019

HOUSTON – Andrew S. Golub of the law firm Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath, PLLC in Houston has filed a discrimination lawsuit on behalf of four men who claim that they were terminated from Texas Children’s Hospital because of their respective ages.

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