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Bean Infosystems alleged to have used copyrighted photograph without permission

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

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

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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

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

Ross Dress for Less shopper alleges hanger on floor caused fall

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

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

Man alleges Westlake Financial ignored requests to stop calling him

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

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

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

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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.

German company reaches settlement with Apple, ZTE Corp. over patents dispute

BEAUMONT – The patent infringement cases filed by German company Papst Licensing GMBH & Co. KG against Apple Inc. and ZTE Corp. and ZTE (USA) Inc. have been settled. Specific monetary terms of the settlement have not been publicly disclosed.

Consumer alleges BorrowersFirst Inc. harassed him with collection calls

HOUSTON – A Harris County consumer alleges a debt collector harassed him with 50 calls a day.

Hampton Products International Corp. alleged to have defectively designed tie-downs

MARSHALL – The parents of a man who died from injuries after a classic car rolled off of a trailer and into his pickup are suing the makers of the tie-downs used to secure the car.

Man files suit against Taco Bell of America after employee allegedly assaulted him

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was assaulted by a Taco Bell employee in Houston.

U.S. district judge dismisses case against social media outlets over Dallas police shooting

SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. district court judge has cleared social media outlets in a lawsuit stemming from a 2016 mass shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead.

Woman seeks more than $1 million after fall in Houston parking lot

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges a rock caused her to fall and break both legs in a Houston parking lot.

Woman alleges Fingerhut, credit bureaus reported derogatory information

TYLER – A Smith County resident alleges that inaccurate information was reported on her credit report.

Chevron reaches settlement in trade secret lawsuit with terminated contractor

HOUSTON – A settlement has been reached in Chevron USA Inc.’s lawsuit against Ronald Guajardo in which the company had alleged the contractor stole proprietary information.

99 Ranch Market shopper seeks more than $200,000 after slipping in store

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was injured at a Houston supermarket after she slipped on soapy water.

Paxton files amicus brief in case regarding unaccompanied minor's request for abortion

SAN FRANCISCO – A pregnant 17-year-old unaccompanied immigrant known only as Jane Doe has been added to a case pending in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California that seeks to preserve her right to have an abortion in Texas.

Consumer seeks damages from Experian, Account Resolution Services over allegedly inaccurate trade-line

HOUSTON – A Spring consumer alleges that an alleged debt he has disputed has not been reinvestigated.

Ninth Court affirms SJ wins for Chase, Pleasure Pier HOA

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently affirmed that a trial court was right in awarding summary judgment to JP Morgan Chase and the Pleasure Pier Homeowners Association in a wrongful foreclosure lawsuit.