Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas News

Consumer accuses telemarketer of harassment

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 22, 2019

SHERMAN — A Fannin County woman is suing a telemarketer, alleging harassment.

Worker alleges former employer subjected him to sexual harassment on regular basis

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 17, 2019

SHERMAN — A Grayson County man is suing a manufacturing business, alleging he was subjected to sexual harassment on a regular basis.

Employee alleges Kansas City Railway's Company malfunctioning locomotive caused injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 17, 2019

SHERMAN — A railroad worker is suing a railway company, alleging he was injured when a locomotive malfunctioned and derailed.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Apr 5, 2019


Fired employee alleges age discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 28, 2019

SHERMAN — A Denton County woman is suing her former employer, alleging she was given poor treatment due to her age and terminated for unfair reasons.

Debt collection agency accused of harassment

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

SHERMAN — A Wylie man is suing a Utah business, alleging harassment by a debt collection agency.

Consumer accuses collection agency of harassment for payment

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

SHERMAN —A Mesquite woman is suing a collection agency, alleging she was harassed after receiving medical care.

It’s time to run the trolls out of East Texas

By The Record | Mar 13, 2019

In 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a unanimous decision in favor of TC Heartland, an Indiana-based company challenging the venue Kraft Foods had chosen for filing a patent infringement lawsuit against it. The ruling limited patent infringement lawsuits to districts where the defendant is incorporated or has an established place of business.

Publishing company alleges business partners breached contract

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 12, 2019

SHERMAN — A publishing company is suing a business partner, alleging breach of contract.

Apple bolting from Eastern District of Texas, venue a favorite of patent trolls

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2019

MARSHALL – Last year alone, a total of eight patent lawsuits were brought against Apple in the Eastern District of Texas – a hotspot for infringement litigation and home to numerous patent trolls.

Employee files discrimination suit against Heritage Bag, Novolex Bagcraft

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 25, 2019

SHERMAN – An African-American male in his 50s alleges he was subjected to discriminatory treatment by his employers because of his race and age.

Kentucky student alleges he does not owe alleged debt Credit Management is trying to collect

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

SHERMAN – A Kentucky resident alleges a Carrolton-based collection agency keeps contacting him for an alleged debt he does not owe.

Virtuoso Sourcing Group allegedly called consumer 20 times in 10 minutes

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

SHERMAN – A Sherman consumer alleges a Colorado debt collector called him almost two dozen times in the course of 10 minutes in one day and caused actual damages.

Court docs: egg supplier subjected Hispanic workers to 'objectively hostile and abusive work environment'

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

SHERMAN – The Equal Justice Center and Transnational Worker Rights Clinic has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three individuals who claim that they were subjected to “an objectively hostile and abusive work environment” as employees of Mahard Egg Farm, Inc., and Mahard Pullet Farms, Inc.

Consumer alleges Collectech Financial Services misrepresented itself in collection calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges a debt collector misrepresented itself as a hospital in collection calls.

Consumer alleges Aaron's never repaired refrigerator, unlawfully calls over payments

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

SHERMAN – A Denton County consumer alleges a lease-to-own company failed to send a technician to repair a refrigerator and unlawfully continues to call him to collect a debt related to the appliance agreement.

Nurse alleges Dallas Medical Center improperly denied FMLA leave

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

SHERMAN – A Coppell resident alleges she was terminated from her job as a nurse because she reported an allegedly improper denial of protected leave.

Court papers place blame for man's eye injury from exploding sander on Lowe's

By John Suayan | Jan 31, 2019

SHERMAN – A North Texas man has brought a product liability lawsuit against a North Carolina-based home improvement retailer, recent Sherman federal court records show.

Former managing director files age discrimination suit against Unum Group

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 29, 2019

SHERMAN – A Plano man alleges he was terminated from his job as a managing director for a Dallas office and his age was a factor.

Consumer alleges National Credit Systems falsely represented it reported alleged debt to three credit bureaus

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 22, 2019

SHERMAN – A Denton County consumer alleges a debt collector made a false statement on a letter it sent her.

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