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Spring residents seek damages from Houston Chronicle over alleged telemarketing calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 31, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – Three Spring residents are suing a newspaper over allegations it invaded their privacy with telemarketing calls to solicit newspaper subscriptions.

Man alleges disability was factor in termination from Harris County Fresh Water Supply District

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was discriminated against by his employer because of his disability.

Consumer alleges collection calls from Premiere Credit of North America were unlawful

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | May 30, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges that a debt collector made repeated, harassing phone calls to her number.

Consumer alleges actual harm from Hardee Texstar Homes solicitation calls

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 24, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston resident alleges a real estate brokerage cold called him without his consent to solicit its services.

Hunter Warfield alleged to have harassed Friendswood woman with calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | May 21, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Friendswood consumer alleges a Florida debt collector has harassed her with phone calls.

Mirand Response System alleged to have continued to call consumer after request to stop

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 25, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Humble consumer alleges a Houston debt collector harassed her with collection calls.

Former Peebles employee alleges owner Stage Stores failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 28, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – An Indiana woman alleges her former Houston-headquartered department store owner employer owes unpaid wages for overtime work.

Woman alleges she was terminated in retaliation by Palletized Trucking

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 26, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston multi-service transportation company is alleged to have terminated a former employee in retaliation over her various complaints.

Quest Diagnostics Inc. alleged to have continued calling consumer after consent was revoked

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 5, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges a New Jersey company ignored her requests to stop calling her.

Photographer alleges Solutions Pest and Lawn used works without permission

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A professional photographer residing in Austin claims a Pasadena pest control and lawn care business used his photos without permission.

Consumer claims Definitive Consulting Services failed to disclose it was a debt collector

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 9, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston consumer alleges a debt collector violated federal law when it communicated with him.

Central Portfolio Control Inc. alleged to have tried to collect alleged debt past statute of limitations

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2017

BROWNSVILLE – An El Campo consumer alleges a debt collector attempted to collect an alleged debt that was not enforceable.

Texas man alleges Michigan auto dealership would not honor sales contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 19, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has filed suit against a Michigan car dealership over allegations that it refused to give him possession of a vehicle he purchased.

Conditional settlement reached on suit between Stryker Corp. and Zimmer Biomet Holdings

By John Sammon | Dec 6, 2017

HOUSTON – A settlement agreement on Nov. 28 was reached in a lawsuit between Howmedica Osteonics Corp., a subsidiary of Stryker Corp., makers of orthopedic implant devices, and Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc., in which Biomet was accused of engaging in unfair competition, improper use of trade secrets and improper solicitation of Stryker customers.

Houston resident sues debt-collection agency for deceptive practices

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 25, 2017

BROWNSVILLE — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Continental Service Group Inc., a collection agency that does business as ConServe, alleging deceptive debt-collection practices.

Consumer sues debt collector for telephone harassment

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 25, 2017

BROWNSVILLE — A consumer is suing Crest Financial Services, a debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Consumer seeks damages from Kohl's Department Store regarding collection calls

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 27, 2017

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges a debt collector continued to call her after she asked the calls to stop.

GKL Recovery & Acquisitions alleged to have used misleading collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 22, 2017

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges a letter sent from California collection agency misled her into believer she needed to pay an alleged debt immediately or the amount would increase.

Phoenix Financial Services alleged to have threatened woman with legal action to pay alleged debt

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2017

HOUSTON – A Richmond consumer claims a national debt collection company unlawfully threatened her with a lawsuit.

Ad Astra Recovery Services Inc. alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 20, 2017

BROWNSVILLE – A Richmond consumer alleges a debt collector harassed her with phone calls.

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