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Former The Kitchen Connection LLC store manager alleges he is owed unpaid overtime

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:15pm

SHERMAN – A Richardson man formerly employed as a store manager has filed a class-action lawsuit against an employer over allegations of unpaid overtime wages.

Diversified Consultants Inc. alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 4:18pm

HOUSTON – A Pearland man alleges he was harassed with phone calls from a debt collector.

Brewer’s label isn’t protected free speech, Texas appeals court rules

David Hutton Oct. 27, 2017, 11:27am

AUSTIN – The Texas Third District Court of Appeals has ruled that a brewer’s effort to market a T.G.I. Friday’s brand of beer isn’t protected free speech, reversing a lower court ruling in the case.

Outback Steakhouse customer sues after fall

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 10:50am

BEAUMONT — A customer is suing the parent company of Outback Steakhouse, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries in one of the restaurants.

Consumer claims Premier Recovery Group attempted to collect already settled alleged debt

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2017, 6:58am

HOUSTON – A consumer claims that a debt collector is attempting to alleged an alleged debt that he already settled.

Chip Merlin: Voss Law Firm Found Guilty of Fraud, Intentional Litigation Misconduct and A Pattern and Practice of Deficient Representation

The SE Texas Record Aug. 25, 2017, 4:07pm

I have written about the problem of the Voss Law Firm before in Policyholders Should Carefully Pick Their Lawyers — Voss Law Firm Loses Hundreds of Hurricane Lawsuits, and Is the Use of Runners and Cappers in Texas Going to Result in Prosecution of Lawyers and Public Adjusters. The problem with Voss is that they are a providing bad publicity for policyholders and honest policyholder attorneys fighting a very well-funded litigation and lobbying adversary: The insurance industry. A federal court judge found that the Voss Law Firm engaged in intentional litigation misconduct, fraud, and had shown a pattern and practice of deficient representation.

Attorney who sued Starbucks after spilling hot coffee on her lap dismisses suit

David Yates Aug. 24, 2017, 5:06pm

HOUSTON - A Houston attorney has dismissed her lawsuit against Starbucks for burns she allegedly received after spilling “boiling” coffee on her lap.

Domain name owner seeks judgment over use of Rufino name

Philip Gonzales Aug. 22, 2017, 6:31am

SHERMAN – A Denton County man is seeking permission to continue using a domain name after it was challenged by a New York corporation.

Man files suit over crossbow injury against Barnett Outdoors, Native Outdoors

Philip Gonzales Aug. 15, 2017, 2:40pm

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges his thumb was partially severed because of a defectively designed crossbow.

Woman seeks more than $1 million after fall in Chuck E. Cheese's parking lot

Philip Gonzales Aug. 10, 2017, 7:12am

BEAUMONT – A Silsbee woman alleges that she was injured in a fall at a Beaumont Chuck E. Cheese restaurant.

Woman alleges she BKFS I Services LLC, Black Knight Financial Services interfered with FMLA rights

Philip Gonzales Aug. 3, 2017, 3:54pm

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges her former employer terminated her and interfered with her Family Medical Leave Act rights.

Woman alleges debt collector Hunter Warfield has wrong number

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2017, 12:50pm

GALVESTON – A Pearland consumer alleges that a Florida collection agency keeps calling to collect a debt that doesn't belong to her.

Rene Sigman leaves Mostyn Law, joins Merlin Law Group

David Yates Jul. 24, 2017, 1:44pm

HOUSTON – Once Mostyn Law’s head of litigation, Rene Sigman has left the firm and joined the Merlin Law Group, a firm specializing in insurance litigation.

Galveston County couple alleges insurer, adjuster breached policy

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 12, 2017, 2:28pm

GALVESTON — A Galveston County couple is suing an insurer and adjuster, alleging breach of a property insurance policy.

Passenger blames American Airlines for turbulence injuries

Philip Gonzales Jun. 12, 2017, 1:21pm

HOUSTON — A Grenada woman is suing American Airlines, alleging negligence caused in-flight injuries to the plaintiff.

Customer blames Ford for defective car

Philip Gonzales May 22, 2017, 2:25pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing Ford, alleging breach of express and implied warranties.

Widow blames husband's employer for his death

Philip Gonzales May 18, 2017, 12:09pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County widow is suing her husband's employer, alleging the defendant's negligence caused his death.

Iron worker alleges roofing business failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 26, 2017, 3:04pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man has filed a class action lawsuit against a roofing business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.

Jury selection starts in civil trial over Applebee’s host stepping on customer’s foot

David Yates Apr. 10, 2017, 1:07pm

BEAUMONT – Jury selection began Monday in a lawsuit brought by Carolyn Rhymes, who claims an Applebee’s host, while taking a step backwards, incidentally stepped on her foot, causing her to loose her balance and land on her butt.

Continued: trial over Applebee’s host stepping on customer’s foot

David Yates Jan. 3, 2017, 3:28pm

BEAUMONT – A continuance has been ordered in a lawsuit brought by Carolyn Rhymes, who claims an Applebee’s host, while taking a step backwards, incidentally stepped on her foot, causing her to loose her balance and land on her butt.