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Houston resident sues debt-collection agency for deceptive practices

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 25, 2017, 9:39am

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

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 25, 2017, 8:19am

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

Philip Gonzales Sep. 27, 2017, 6:31am

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

Philip Gonzales Sep. 22, 2017, 5:34am

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

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 9:46pm

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

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 7:26pm

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

Michael Andrews & Associates LLC, Autovest LLC alleged to use unfair means to collect debt

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2017, 6:29am

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges she was damaged because a debt collector failed to state in a letter that all disputes must be done in writing.

Malpractice suit against Ford & Bergner dismissed

Olivia Olsen Aug. 24, 2017, 9:52am

Ford Bergner malpractice lawsuit dismissed by Houston court

Transworld Systems Inc. accused of violating debt collection law with repeated phone calls

Philip Gonzales Jul. 24, 2017, 1:42pm

BROWNSVILLE – An Eagle Lake consumer alleges a Pennsylvania-based debt collector harassed him with phone calls.

Inmate blames transport providers, law enforcement officials for injuries

Philip Gonzales Jun. 12, 2017, 1:32pm

HOUSTON — An inmate is suing transport service providers and Harris County law enforcement, alleging their negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Securities lawsuit against Flotek Industries dismissed by federal judge

Sara McCleary May 10, 2017, 2:38pm

HOUSTON – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas has dismissed a securities class-action suit against Flotek Industries.

States look to delay immigration action case until after inauguration

Carrie Salls Nov. 23, 2016, 1:21pm

BROWNSVILLE – Texas and more than a dozen other states have asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to stay a case related to their challenge of President Barack Obama’s suspension of immigration laws covering 4 million of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States until after the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.  

Insurance company claims The Geo Group allegedly reimbursed millions of dollars in medical expenses

Wadi Reformado Oct. 13, 2016, 11:46am

BROWNSVILLE — HCC Life Insurance Co. Inc. has filed suit against two businesses for alleged breach of contract.

Attorney Dan Linebaugh recognized by the American Association for Justice

Kathleen McGuire Gilbert Oct. 12, 2016, 10:25am

HOUSTON -- Personal injury attorney Dan Linebaugh, founder and leader of the Linebaugh Law Firm, recently received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Diplomates of Trial Advocacy designation. This title recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to legal education by completing more than 400 hours of qualifying AAJ educational programs. 

Two suits filed against law firm Greenberg Traurig relating to Brown Medical Center, surgeon

Dawn Geske Aug. 19, 2016, 9:06am

HOUSTON – A prominent national law firm is in lawsuit with a former medical center client over attorney fees that the plaintiff alleges have been paid.