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Former employee files age discrimination suit against CoreLogic, FNC

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 17, 2018

HOUSTON – A Texas woman alleges she faced discriminatory treatment because of her sex and age while employed by a California-based company.

Pasadena Holdings alleges former employee misappropriated trade secrets

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – A Pasadena company alleges that a League City man left the company to work for a direct competitor in violation of an agreement.

dd's Discounts shopper alleges liquid in aisle caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A shopper at a Houston discount store alleges she injured her leg in a fall caused by liquid on the floor.

Woman alleges Taco Bell failed to promptly clean puddle on floor that caused her to fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 26, 2018

HOUSTON – A Taco Bell patron alleges she was injured when she fell after slipping in a puddle of location at a Houston location.

From Pennsylvania Record

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

From Legal Newsline

Blame the criminals, pharmacies facing opioid lawsuits say

By John O'Brien | Jun 8, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Large pharmacy chains are asking why they are being sued by hundreds of cities and counties over the opioid crisis instead of the criminals who pushed drugs to addicts.

From Legal Newsline

States against climate change lawsuits ask for dismissal of NYC's

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.

Meineke seeks summary judgment in wrongful death suit over fatal auto fire

By David Yates | May 23, 2018

BEAUMONT – A defendant is seeking summary judgment in a lawsuit filed by the family of a woman who burned to death when her car allegedly malfunctioned and burst into flames.

Former Hewlett Packard employee alleges age, national origin were factors in termination

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A man formerly employed as an IT business analyst alleges his age and national origin were factors in his termination.

Bean Infosystems alleged to have used copyrighted photograph without permission

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 25, 2018

SHERMAN – A San Diego, California man alleges a The Colony business used his photograph without permission.

From Legal Newsline

As Boulder sues, 15 states - including Colorado - oppose global warming lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Apr 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two days after local officials in the Boulder, Colo., area filed a lawsuit that attempts to hold large energy companies liable for the alleged effects of global warming, the state’s top lawyer showed that she disagrees with their legal argument by voicing her opposition to similar lawsuits in California.

Taco Bell customer alleges paint on ramp caused her to fall

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 16, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston Taco Bell customer alleges paint on ramp caused her to fall.

From Legal Newsline

Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers meeting in San Francisco last week for a conference on opioid litigation acknowledged that the hundreds of lawsuits they have filed in state and federal court will be difficult to resolve without an unprecedented national settlement whose mechanics are still difficult to predict.

Ross Dress for Less shopper alleges hanger on floor caused fall

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 22, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges she was injured in a Houston store because of a hanger on the floor.

Photographer alleges Solutions Pest and Lawn used works without permission

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2018

BROWNSVILLE – A professional photographer residing in Austin claims a Pasadena pest control and lawn care business used his photos without permission.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Man alleges Westlake Financial ignored requests to stop calling him

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2018

SHERMAN – A Plano man alleges that a California company is unlawfully calling him.

Consumers allege Experian, TXU Energy Retail is reporting inaccurate information on credit reports

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2018

GALVESTON – Three Texas consumers allege inaccurate information is still listed on their credit reports.

From Legal Newsline

Exxon prepares to sue Calif. cities, says they contradict themselves on climate change

By John O'Brien | Jan 10, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Some government officials in California are hypocrites pushing a political agenda that involves using private lawyers to sue and demonize ExxonMobil, the company is now arguing in a Texas state court.

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