AUSTIN – Austin resident Michael Cargill adhered to the bump stock ban and surrendered two of his devices at the local Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) field office.
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The Buzbee Law Firm files 'egregious billing' lawsuit against practice connected to Justin Fairfax controversy
AUSTIN – An international law firm reportedly involved in an East Coast lieutenant governor’s sexual assault debacle is the target of a federal lawsuit filed deep in the heart of Texas.
AUSTIN – A federal judge dismissed a security company from a lawsuit and granted a motion to leave to bring in a second third-party defendant into the case.
AUSTIN – A U.S. magistrate judge has recommended that a lawsuit filed by a union be dismissed from federal court.
Former executive assistant hits Tex. Crim. App. with wrongful termination suit, claims Facebook posts led to firing
AUSTIN – A former executive assistant with the state’s highest appellate court for criminal cases recently initiated legal action last month on claims she was wrongfully terminated for her usage of social media.
Woman says workers' comp claim for snowmobiling injuries sustained during company trip led to termination
AUSTIN – A Seguin woman claims her employer terminated her for pursuing workers’ compensation in response to injuries sustained while snowmobiling on a business outing.
AUSTIN – The Austin Division of the Western District of Texas is being asked to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by property owner plaintiffs who alleged the imposition of a new traveler fee by a company that makes short-term rental properties available for travelers on the Web was a breach of contract and represented fraud and unjust enrichment.
AUSTIN – After allegedly falling at a Williamson County hospital last year, Travis County resident Ollie Jo Edmondson has filed a lawsuit.
AUSTIN – A McGregor man alleges he was terminated by a college because of his age and replaced with a younger individual.
AUSTIN – The surviving spouse and children of a man killed in a collision allege the vehicle he was driving violated several crashworthiness principles.
AUSTIN – The Austin Division of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has dismissed a second amended securities fraud class action against Whole Foods.
AUSTIN – A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit filed by the state of Texas against municipalities looking to become so-called sanctuary cities.
Austin federal court grants motions to dismiss University of Texas professors' complaint on carry law
AUSTIN – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas at Austin granted motions to dismiss three University of Texas professors’ complaints against Attorney General Ken Paxton, the University of Texas and the Campus Carry Law on July 6.
AUSTIN – WickFire CEO Chet Hall remains as confident as ever nothing will change in his company’s ongoing litigation against internet ad placement competitor TriMax Media.
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. seeks removal of temporary employee's discrimination case to federal court
AUSTIN – A former temporary employee of Texas Mutual Insurance Co. alleges that she was subjected racial discrimination and retaliation, as well as deliberate violation of her civil rights, during her employment.
AUSTIN – TriMax Media along with Laura Woodruff, WREI Inc. and Josh West filed an appeal April 21 to block a $2.3 million judgment against them in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas.
AUSTIN – The state's oldest agency has filed a lawsuit against federal agencies over the status of a songbird, claiming the bird's presence decreases property values.
AUSTIN – A Beaumont attorney recently pursued legal action in response to the 2015 shooting at a Waco Twin Peaks, Austin federal court records show.
AUSTIN – A federal judge in Texas has ruled a onetime Baylor University student’s deliberate-indifference suit naming former school football coach Art Briles as one of several defendants can move forward.