Harris County District Court News

Lawsuit: 'Twerking' co-worker knocked plaintiff to the ground at employer's social function

By John Suayan | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – Twerking may be a novelty dance which could achieve the same staying power as The Y.M.C.A., The Macarena, and The Cupid Shuffle, but for Harris County resident Celia Yevenes, it forms the basis of her personal injury lawsuit against her employer.

Crane business named in former employee's age discrimination case

By John Suayan | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A business specializing in cranes and lifting equipment faces an age discrimination lawsuit from an ex-employee, recent Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas records show.

'Against her will': Beauty salon apprentice alleges boss sexually assaulted her

By John Suayan | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A beauty salon apprentice has filed a state district lawsuit alleging that she was sexually assaulted by her male boss after a night of drinking earlier this year.

Raffa Design Associates alleges it is still owed more than $25,000 for work on Houston home

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston company alleges it is still owed thousands from two individuals for services it provided on their home.

Man claims coiled tubing manufacturer owes him $23K in 'unpaid expense reimbursements'

By John Suayan | Sep 21, 2018

HOUSTON – An ex-employee of Tenaris Coiled Tubes, LLC is suing the local manufacturer to recover what he says are unpaid expense reimbursements.

Fatal drunk driving accident yields litigation against Little Woodrow's

By John Suayan | Sep 21, 2018

HOUSTON – A bar chain with headquarters in the city has been sued over a recent fatal motor vehicle accident, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Claiming Harvey damaged items in private storage, woman files suit against Downtown Houston residential high rise

By John Suayan | Sep 21, 2018

HOUSTON – Claiming a residential high rise in Downtown Houston misrepresented that the contents stored in her private storage on the premises would be protected during a storm last year, Annie Wade has pursued legal action.

Telecommunications company faces wrongful termination suit from ex-CEO

By John Suayan | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – The former CEO of a local telecommunications company asserts that he was terminated for whistleblowing.

Lawsuit: fraternity's pledge process resulted in prospect suffering injured spleen

By John Suayan | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit asserts that the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity’s pledge process resulted in a University of Houston student sustaining a spleen injury two years ago.

Couple sues swimming pool contractor for deceptive trade practices

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County couple have filed a deceptive trade practices lawsuit against a Tomball swimming pool contractor.

Calif. woman brings slip and fall suit against Houston following incident at airport

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A California woman brings a slip and fall lawsuit against the city.

Wood on floor of Home Depot store alleged to have caused customer to fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A Home Depot shopper alleges a piece of wood on the floor of the store caused her to fall.

Comerica asserts defendant in promissory note case 'evading service', judge grants order to substitute

By John Suayan | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – Recent state district court records indicate that one of the three defendants in a breach of contract lawsuit brought by Dallas-based Comerica Bank has yet to be served.

Port Terminal Railroad Association worker alleges missing floor in locomotive caused injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A railroad worker alleges he was injured when he stepped into a locomotive that didn't have a floor and fell.

Ranch owner files suit over runway constructed by Asphalt Maintenance, Safe Flow Utilities

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A ranch owner alleges two businesses failed to construct a runway per the terms of their contract.

Harris County constable accused of terminating employee for reporting discriminatory practices

By John Suayan | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County constable has been named in an ex-employee’s wrongful termination lawsuit.

Condo owner alleges Westchase Condominium Association failed to warn of bolts in parking lot that caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A condo owner in a Houston condominium property is seeking a minimum of $200,000 in damages after falling in the parking lot.

Maersk Line Limited electrician alleges he was injured on ship because of unsafe working environment

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A Fort Bend man alleges he was injured while working on a container ship because he was not provided a safe working environment.

Spouse of late officer with Harris County Sheriff's Department alleges cardiologist was negligent in care

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – The spouse of a late officer with the Harris County Sheriff's Department alleges his death from a heart attack was avoidable and is seeking damages from a cardiologist and medical facility.

Encore Realty Ventures II investor alleges he is owed distributions

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – An investor in an oil and gas limited liability company alleges he was paid distributions based on an incorrect interest percentage.

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