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Chevron USA alleged to have terminated female employee after she complained of harassment

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges her gender was a factor in her termination from an energy company.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Eight Husch Blackwell Lawyers Named to 2018 Texas Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Eight Husch Blackwell attorneys have been named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Husch Blackwell Earns Top Grade on Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card for Sixth Straight Year

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Austin office earned a top grade of “A” for the sixth year in a row on the annual Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card. The report, released August 14, is based on 2017 data.

Chevron, other companies seek to reset trial of benzene lawsuit

By David Yates | Aug 13, 2018

BEAUMONT – Chevron USA and several other companies recently filed a motion to reset a trial of a benzene lawsuit slated for next month.

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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.

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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.

Union Pacific Railroad Co. machinist alleges he was injured because of unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 26, 2018

HOUSTON – A machinist alleges he was injured while working on a locomotive in a rail yard.

Chevron reaches settlement in trade secret lawsuit with terminated contractor

By David Hutton | Nov 8, 2017

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.

Registered nurse alleges Catholic Health Initiatives interfered with FMLA rights

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 16, 2017

HOUSTON – A registered nurse residing Walker County alleges her health care employers discriminated against her because of her disability.

Tenant blames management companies for mold damage

By Philip Gonzales | May 24, 2017

HOUSTON — A former Harris County resident is suing the managers of a Houston apartment complex, alleging breach of a lease agreement in failing to remove mold.

Tenant blames apartment owner, pet owner for dog attack

By Philip Gonzales | May 19, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a Cypress apartment owner and a pet owner, alleging their negligence led to an attack by dogs.

Employee alleges Chevron negligence caused his injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2016

GALVESTON — A Louisiana man is suing Chevron, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.  

Wrongful death suit alleges asbestos exposure, numerous companies sued

By David Yates | Oct 11, 2016

BEAUMONT – Several corporations have been named as defendants in a wrongful death suit alleging asbestos exposure.

Asbestos suit names Chevron, BP and dozens more as defendants

By David Yates | Oct 5, 2016

BEAUMONT – A recent asbestos suit has named more than two-dozen corporations as defendants, including Chevron USA and BP North America.

Commodity prices, judges' protocol draw major bankruptcy cases to Texas district

By Carrie Salls | Aug 9, 2016

HOUSTON – The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has seen a boom in major Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings this year, particularly from companies in the energy sector.

Rigger alleges he was injured on Chevron's platform

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 5, 2016

GALVESTON – A Louisiana rigger alleges he was injured while working on an oil platform.

Chevron accused of negligence in slip-and-fall case

By Tia Benton | Mar 6, 2016

GALVESTON — An offshore rigger is suing Chevron, claiming to have been injured when he slipped and fell on the company's drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deck hand alleges Chevron negligence led to his injuries

By Gene Johnson | Mar 2, 2016

GALVESTON – A Louisiana deck hand is suing Chevron, alleging negligence and unsafe working conditions led to him suffering injuries aboard a vessel.  

United Airlines, subsidiary named in wrongful termination suit

By Molly English-Bowers | Dec 14, 2015

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a major airline and one of its subsidiaries over an alleged wrongful termination.

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