Harris County District Court News

Passenger sues Uber after driver allegedly assaults her during ride

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – An immensely popular rideshare company is the target of a Harris County woman’s state district lawsuit accusing one of its drivers of physical assault.

Man attributes problems with jaw to dental procedure

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A local man has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a dentist after a procedure two years ago allegedly caused him to have problems with his jaw, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Woman alleges water on floor of Nothing Over 99 Cents store caused fall, seeks more than $200,000

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman is seeking more than $200,000 over a fall allegedly caused by water on the floor of a Houston store.

Businesses misrepresented shower door's durability to customer, court papers assert

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A Montgomery County woman’s state district lawsuit holds three businesses responsible for an allegedly faulty shower door.

'Uh-oh': man takes medical spa to court over laser hair removal burns

By John Suayan | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A local man’s trip to a medical spa resulted in him suffering laser burns, a state district lawsuit asserts.

Collision shop employee alleges injuries from exploding tire

By John Suayan | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A north Houston collision shop and its proprietor have been sued by an employee who claims that he was injured by an exploding tire last year.

Ross Dress for Less employee alleges she was injured while stocking shelves

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was injured while stocking shelves for her department store employer and is seeking more than $200,000 in monetary relief.

Property owners allege Majestic Stone performed 'shoddy work'

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston business is alleged to have performed defective work at a Webster property.

Crewmember seeks damages from Edison Chouest Offshore over fall on vessel

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Louisiana seaman alleges he was injured while working on a vessel owned by Houston companies because of a rug or mat.

Former Perry Homes employee claims he was terminated in retaliation after reporting alleged violations

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was terminated in retaliation for objecting to the practices of his former employer.

Invitee alleges leaky vent at 24 Hour Fitness facility caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured at a Houston gym because of water on the floor from a HVAC vent.

Popular breakfast spot named in diner's slip and fall suit

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A local woman claims that a breakfast date with friends at a popular restaurant was ruined when she slipped and fell, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Sanchez's suit won’t hold water

By The Record | Feb 5, 2019

Orlando Sanchez thinks the Houston Independent School District (HISD) should be taken over and run by our state government. The former Harris County treasurer said so late last year during a press conference at Northwest Mall across from HISD HQ.

Woman seeks more than $1 million from Cinemark over alleged injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Dickinson woman alleges she was injured at a Pasadena movie theater because of a "dangerous" condition there.

Pathology lab employee faults Memorial Hermann, others for exposure to toxins in workspace

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The Memorial Hermann Health System is facing a state district lawsuit from a pathology laboratory employee who claims that she was exposed to an unlawfully dangerous workspace.

Property buyer alleges Rustic Knolls Investments, Thisislivin Properties failed to disclose water system issues

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Katy man alleges he was not informed of problems with a property's plumbing and water system before he purchased it.

Woman claims security guard at downtown Houston entertainment venue assaulted her

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Texas woman claims in a state district lawsuit that she was attacked by a security guard at a downtown Houston entertainment venue more than a year ago.

All American Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute patient alleges vein was injured during surgery

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A patient alleges an injury to a vein during a shoulder surgery required further surgery and treatment.

Mostyn Law sues bank for its cut from Sandy claim

By David Yates | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A law firm that has handled “tens of thousands” of lawsuits against insurance companies is suing a bank for its expenses and fees owed from a Superstorm Sandy claim.

Pronto Shipping and Packaging Services alleges it was 'forced' to terminate FedEx contract

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston business owner alleges a contract with FedEx caused financial injury.

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