Harris County District Court News

Tenant blames apartment owner for shooting

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2017

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing an apartment owner, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff being shot on the apartment grounds. 

Houston firefighters sue city over promotion process

By John Suayan | Dec 29, 2016

HOUSTON – Two Houston firefighters are suing the city over what they assert are racially discriminatory promotion practices in the fire department.

Family blames Tomball property owner for explosion

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 29, 2016

HOUSTON — A family is suing a Tomball property owner, alleging his negligence led to an explosion that injured the family's father. 

Salesman accuses HR services business of fraud

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 29, 2016

HOUSTON — A salesman is suing an HR services provider, alleging the defendant owes at least $100,000 for fraud, conversion and unjust enrichment.

Couple blames FedEx, driver for injuries in crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 28, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County couple is suing FedEx and one of its drivers, alleging their negligence led to a crash that injured the plaintiffs. 

Motorist blames driver, auto dealer for injuries in crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 28, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a driver and an auto dealer, alleging their negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff in a crash. 

Home buyers seek up to $200,000 from real estate agents

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 28, 2016

HOUSTON — Two Harris County home buyers are suing real estate agents, alleging they owe up to $200,000 for breach of contract and conversion.

Hip replacement patient alleges manufacturing defect

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 27, 2016

HOUSTON — A Kentucky woman is suing hip prostheses providers, alleging design and manufacturing defects.

Two employees blame roofing contractors, homeowners for severe injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 26, 2016

&&&HOUSTON — Two employees are suing two Houston homeowners and roofing contractors, alleging their negligence led to injuries for the plaintiffs. 

Security systems business alleges ex-employee misappropriated trade secrets

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 26, 2016

HOUSTON — A South Carolina security systems provider is suing a former service technician, alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.

Nursing assistant blames Methodist Hospital for her injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 22, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County nursing assistant is suing a Houston hospital, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Two customers blame nightclub operators for tumble on stairs

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 22, 2016

HOUSTON — Two customers are suing Houston nightclub operators, alleging the defendants' negligence caused the defendants to fall down stairs. 

Four workers allege fishing boat owners failed to pay medical costs

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 22, 2016

HOUSTON — Four workers are suing fishing boat owners, alleging the defendants have failed to pay medical insurance benefits to the plaintiffs. 

Customer blames mall operators for fall, injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 22, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing Houston mall operators, alleging their negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries in a fall. 

Customer alleges repair shop operators violated law

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 22, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing operators of an auto repair shop, alleging breach of warranty and negligent misrepresentation.

Athletic facility owners accuse former account signatory of assault

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2016

HOUSTON  — Owners of a Houston athletic facility are suing a former account signatory, alleging assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress and trespassing.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries from fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston woman is suing Kroger, alleging the supermarket chain's negligence led to her suffering injuries from a fall. 

Customer blames Houston Wal-Mart store for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2016

&&&HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence caused her to suffer injuries in a fall. 

Tenants blame landlord for injuries from collapsed ceiling

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2016

HOUSTON — Two tenants are suing a Houston landlord, alleging the defendant's negligence led to a collapsed ceiling that injured the plaintiffs. 

Oilfield services company, shareholders seek $1 million from managing director

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County oilfield services company and its shareholders are suing the managing director, a legal firm and an accounting firm, alleging they owe more than $1 million for wrongful business practices.

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