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Shopper alleges she was injured by falling merchandise at Port Arthur Walmart

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Walmart shopper alleges that she was injured when merchandise fell on her.

Tyson Foods worker claims employer refused to let her seek medical help after workplace accident

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 25, 2018

MARSHALL — An employee is suing Tyson Foods Inc. after she allegedly lost her balance and fell face first on the floor at her workplace.

United Check Recovery Bureau alleged to have falsely represented suit had been filed against Grimes County man

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 7, 2018

HOUSTON – A Grimes County consumer alleges a debt collector falsely represented that a lawsuit had been filed against him over an alleged debt.

Former assistant manager alleges race was factor in termination from Murphy Oil USA

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

TEXARKANA – Three Titus County residents allege one of them was terminated because of her race by her employer.

Oilfield worker alleges EcoStim, others owe unpaid overtime wages

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A California man alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages by his former oil and gas industry employer.

Man alleges he was terminated by Tyson Foods because of disability

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 9, 2018

SHERMAN – A Grayson County man alleges he was discriminated against at a Sherman facility because of a disability.

Federal judge sides with Walmart in suit over ‘irrational’ liquor ban

By David Yates | Mar 26, 2018

AUSTIN - A federal judge has opened the door for Walmart and other corporate retailers to begin selling liquor in the Lone Star State.

Account Discovery Systems alleged to have made false statement in collection call

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 14, 2018

SHERMAN – A Grayson County consumer alleges a debt collector falsely stated it issued a petition for wage garnishment.

Express Courier International Inc. alleged to have misclassified couriers as contractors

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 23, 2018

HOUSTON – One hundred couriers and drivers of a corporation allege that they are owed unpaid wages and were improperly classified as independent contractors.

Woman alleges she was injured in slip and fall at Beaumont Walmart

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 21, 2017

BEAUMONT – A shopper at the Dowlen Road, Beaumont Walmart alleges that she was injured in a fall at the store.

Woman seeks more than $200,000 after fall at a Walmart

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2017

GALVESTON – A Walmart shopper alleges she was injured in a Galveston County store because of a liquid on the floor.

Consumers allege Bournview Recovery Group violated debt collection laws

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 18, 2017

SHERMAN – A Van Alstyne resident and an Anna resident have filed a class action suit against a New York debt collector over allegations that it violated collection laws.

Two Austin insurance attorneys recognized by peers as Best Lawyers in America

By Mike Thompson | Aug 20, 2017

Two Austin attorneys from the Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard law firm have been recognized among the best in their perspective areas of practice for 2018.

Consumer claims that Vance and Huffman invaded her privacy with collection calls

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2017

SHERMAN – A Colin County consumer has filed a class action against a debt collector over allegations it invaded her privacy.

Walmart customer blames store operator for fall

By Philip Gonzales | May 30, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County customer is suing Walmart, alleging the store's negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Mitchell Williams attorney accepted to Federation of Regulatory Counsel

By David Yates | May 17, 2017

AUSTIN – Julie Pomerantz, an attorney with Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard, has been accepted to the Federation of Regulatory Counsel.

Walmart hit with $1M suit over 2-year old slip and fall injury, suit says warning signs were posted

By David Yates | Apr 12, 2017

BEAUMONT – A Walmart shopper is suing the mega-retailer for slip and fall injuries suffered at the Beaumont location two years ago.

Two employees blame Tyson Foods for their injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2016

GALVESTON — Two employees are suing Tyson Foods Inc., alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries suffered by the plaintiffs. 

US News, Best Lawyers name Provost Umphrey to 2017 Best Law Firms list

By David Yates | Nov 16, 2016

BEAUMONT -- The Provost Umphrey Law Firm has garnered the Best Law Firms designation from the publishers of U.S.

Five face sanctions in case that used court as a 'bargaining chip'

By Dawn Geske | Aug 26, 2016

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Five lawyers were handed sanctions under a ruling by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Fort Smith Division over moving a class-action suit to a more favorable location so that would impose greater payment to the lawyers.

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