HOUSTON – Huffman Independent School District is alleged to have failed to pay a company in full for work on its buildings after Hurricane Harvey.
HOUSTON – A recently filed lawsuit is accusing Facebook, along with several other companies, of treating children like commodities.
In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.
HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges her gender was a factor in her termination from an energy company.
HOUSTON – An Uber passenger is seeking more than $200,000 after the driver allegedly caused a collision in Harris County.
When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.
HOUSTON – A motorist alleges a postal service employee failed to maintain in his lane and struck his vehicle in Humble.
BEAUMONT – Chevron USA and several other companies recently filed a motion to reset a trial of a benzene lawsuit slated for next month.
Report finds that patent verdicts in Eastern Texas court are split 50/50 between plaintiffs, defendants
SAN FRANCISCO – When it comes to trials concerning patents, how accurate and fair is the jury? In most cases, juries award more favorable verdicts to plaintiffs than to defendants except in Texas, according to a report.
BEAUMONT – A former sheet metal worker alleges asbestos exposure during his employment caused him to develop cancer and breathing issues.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Sean T. Wheeler has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group.
HOUSTON – A Texas woman alleges she faced discriminatory treatment because of her sex and age while employed by a California-based company.
Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
GALVESTON – A Pasadena company alleges that a League City man left the company to work for a direct competitor in violation of an agreement.
HOUSTON – A shopper at a Houston discount store alleges she injured her leg in a fall caused by liquid on the floor.
HOUSTON – A Taco Bell patron alleges she was injured when she fell after slipping in a puddle of location at a Houston location.
A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked
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.
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.
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.
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.