Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
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.
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.
HOUSTON – A machinist alleges he was injured while working on a locomotive in a rail yard.
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.
HOUSTON – A registered nurse residing Walker County alleges her health care employers discriminated against her because of her disability.
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.
HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a Cypress apartment owner and a pet owner, alleging their negligence led to an attack by dogs.
GALVESTON — A Louisiana man is suing Chevron, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.
BEAUMONT – Several corporations have been named as defendants in a wrongful death suit alleging asbestos exposure.
BEAUMONT – A recent asbestos suit has named more than two-dozen corporations as defendants, including Chevron USA and BP North America.
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.
GALVESTON – A Louisiana rigger alleges he was injured while working on an oil platform.
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.
GALVESTON – A Louisiana deck hand is suing Chevron, alleging negligence and unsafe working conditions led to him suffering injuries aboard a vessel.
HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a major airline and one of its subsidiaries over an alleged wrongful termination.
TYLER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado-based, inventor-owned company is suing Apple Inc. for patent infringement.
Last week, I shared some of the recent cases from around the country that were shocking, odd, even unbelievable Ã¯Â¿Â½ but true.
Greg Abbott (R-Texas) NEW YORK (Legal Newsline)-A bankruptcy court's decision in the General Motors Corp. case this week that disputes between the automaker and its dealers will be up to state authorities to settle has drawn praise from state attorneys general.