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Tyler Co. fires sheriff's office employee over Facebook post, lawsuit claims violation of First Amendment

LUFKIN – An East Texas county and its sheriff are accused of terminating a female employee over a social media post.

Former educator at SFA alleges sex discrimination in denial of promotion

LUFKIN – A former educator at Stephen F. Austin State University brought a lawsuit against the Nacogdoches-based institution, claiming it did not promote her to a deanship because of her sex.

Tyson Foods employee alleges fall on roof caused fracture

LUFKIN – A Louisiana woman employed by a poultry processing plant in Shelby County alleges the company failed to provide a safe workplace.

Polk Co. man says defective firearm caused him facial injuries

LUFKIN – A Polk County man is suing Remington Arms Co., LLC on claims he used a defective weapon manufactured, marketed and shipped by the company.

Former female Consolidated Water Supply Corp. employee alleges gender discrimination

LUFKIN – A Crockett resident alleges that she was paid less than her male counterparts.

Former employee alleges Century 21 failed to pay proper wages

LUFKIN — A Lufkin man is suing Century 21, alleging retaliation, violation of applicable minimum wage law and wrongful termination.

Class action suit claims Univ. of Tulsa, NCAA failed to protect football players from head injuries

LUFKIN – The University of Tulsa, Conference USA, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association are implicated in a federal class action lawsuit alleging failure to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes.

Employee alleges pharmacy failed to pay proper wages

LUFKIN — A Lubbock County pharmacist is suing a pharmaceutical group, alleging failure to compensate for overtime work

Widower blames Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for wife's cancer death

LUFKIN — A Polk County man is suing Johnson & Johnson, alleging negligence led to the death of his wife from cancer.

Ex-Angelina Co. deputy tax clerk files suit following termination over FB post

LUFKIN – A former deputy clerk in the Angelina County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office asserts that she was wrongfully terminated over a social media post and has filed a lawsuit against the county and former Tax Assessor-Collector Thelma Sherman.

Minor child blames GM for injuries

LUFKIN — A minor child is suing General Motors, alleging the defendant's negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff. 

Employee alleges industrial painting company failed to pay overtime

LUFKIN — A Willis man is suing a Lufkin industrial painting company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Man files suit against Con-Way, driver after crash

LUFKIN – A Nacogdoches driver alleges he was injured in an accident with a tractor-trailer.

Cyclist seeks coverage from insurance companies after accident

LUFKIN – An Angelina County man is suing three insurance companies seeking additional coverage after an accident to compensate him for medical expenses.