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Edelson wins order to dig deeper into Bandas firm, to broaden lawsuit over 'professional' class action objectors

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 4, 2019

Edelson P.C., one of Chicago’s most prominent class action law firms has won the chance to dig deeper into the practices of a group of lawyers it has accused of extorting payments from the Bandas Law Firm and other lawyers by acting as “professional” class action settlement objectors, as the firm seeks to unearth further evidence it believes will lead to an injunction to effectively shut down its rival.

Pete's Liquor & Wine claims Finial Group misrepresented information about liquor store

By Philip Gonzales | May 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Pearland business alleges that it was damaged by relying on false practices made to it by several entities regarding a liquor store.

Westwind Helicopter Inc. alleges it is owed more than $75,000 for services

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 31, 2018

GALVESTON – A Santa Fe flight services provider alleges it was not paid for work performed in support of maintaining a well and/or pipeline.

Floor and Decor Outlets of America Inc. shopper seeks more than $500,000 after fall in store

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 10, 2017

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges that she was injured while shopping at an outlet store in the city.

FTC honors Consumer Protection Division with Partner Award

By Angela Underwood | Oct 30, 2017

AUSTIN – A federal organization has recognized the Texas Attorney General Consumer Protection Division with an award for its efforts to combat fraud and deception.

Kia Motors faces suit from individuals who claim Kia Rio failed to protect them in crash

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2017

SHERMAN – A Denton couple alleges their Kia vehicle failed to protect them in a collision and is seeking damages from the auto manufacturers.

Texas Supreme Court to decide when the statute of limitation starts in a products liability case

By Dee Thompson | Oct 18, 2017

AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court on Oct. 6 agreed to review a question from the 11th Circuit in a case that asks when the statute of limitations starts to run on a lawsuit regarding an allegedly defective pelvic mesh insert.

Federal appellate court seeks answer from Texas Supreme Court on discovery rule

By Angela Underwood | Oct 4, 2017

ATLANTA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit is asking the Texas Supreme Court to help answer a product liability case question in a case filed by a Texas woman.

Georgia-Pacific LLC named in suit after man's alleged asbestos-related death

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 27, 2017

HOUSTON – An estate representative alleges her decedent died because of injuries related to asbestos exposure.

Man accuses Volume Transportation driver of negligence after fatal accident

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 26, 2017

TYLER – A Smith County widower has filed suit against a tractor-trailer driver and the driver's employer after a fatal accident.

Customer accuses cabinet manufacturer, Home Depot of breach of warranty

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 15, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing Home Depot, alleging breach of implied and express warranties.

Safety representative alleges employer failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | May 4, 2017

GALVESTON — A Brazoria County man is suing his employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in not paying overtime.

Sort manager accuses UPS of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing United Parcel Service, alleging failure to accommodate a disabled employee and retaliation.

Employee accuses Coca-Cola of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 27, 2016

TEXARKANA — A Texas man is suing Coca-Cola, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Attorney General Paxton reaches $1.175 million settlement with Katz Boutique for selling synthetic marijuana

By Tara Mapes | Sep 13, 2016

Attorney General Paxton settles its first lawsuit against the Harris County Shops for selling synthetic marijuana. After increased reports of overdoses on the illegal drugs in Texas, the Office of Attorney General teamed up with narcotics investigators on cases resulting in a total of ten lawsuits filed against Harris County shops.

Product technician accuses former employer of wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 7, 2016

HOUSTON — A Texas product technician is suing a Georgia company, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Customer blames parking service provider for flooding

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 9, 2016

HOUSTON — A Texas man is suing a parking service provider, alleging breach of duty by allowing a parking garage to flood and ruin the plaintiff's car.

Trinidadian worker accuses UPS of racial, age discrimination

By The SE Texas Record | Jun 27, 2016

HOUSTON — A black Fort Bend County man is suing United Parcel Services, alleging age discrimination, a hostile work environment and racial discrimination.

Employees allege food business failed to pay overtime

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 14, 2016

HOUSTON — A group of employees is suing a food business, alleging unpaid wages.

United Parcel Service sued for alleged Americans with Disabilities Act violation

By The SE Texas Record | Mar 27, 2016

HOUSTON — A business manager is suing United Parcel Service, a logistics company, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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