SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges a debt collector misrepresented itself as a hospital in collection calls.
HOUSTON – A Louisiana seaman alleges he was injured while working on a vessel owned by Houston companies because of a rug or mat.
GALVESTON – A North Carolina man is seeking damages from his employer over injuries he allegedly sustained while working aboard a dredge.
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Donna Thomisee, managing partner of Lugenbuhl’s Houston office, was recently invited to become a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor limited to only one-third of one percent of licensed attorneys in the state.
HOUSTON – A galley hand alleges exposure to calcium chloride on the job landed her in critical condition at a hospital.
BEAUMONT – Two men performing rescue operations following Hurricane Harvey became in need of rescuing when their boat was forced into an energized power line.
HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges her gender was a factor in her termination from an energy company.
Workers seeks more than $1 million from Gulf Interstate Field Services, TransCanada USA Operations over hand injury
HOUSTON – A Penitas man alleges his hand was severely injured while working at a Louisiana job site.
HOUSTON – A seaman alleges the negligence of his employers caused his back injuries.
Whistleblower's lawyer asking for more than $400K from $10.6M judgment against BestCare Laboratory Services
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A whistleblower who brought suit resulting in a $10.6 million partial judgment against a medical laboratory for allegedly charging false mileage fees to pick up medical specimens is seeking $424,370 in attorney fees, which includes $4,335 in out-of-pocket expenses.
When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.
BEAUMONT – Chevron USA and several other companies recently filed a motion to reset a trial of a benzene lawsuit slated for next month.
BEAUMONT – A railway worker alleges an unsafe work environment caused him to injure his shoulder.
Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
GALVESTON – A Pasadena company alleges that a League City man left the company to work for a direct competitor in violation of an agreement.
SAN ANTONIO - The Spike Lee actress who lost a federal lawsuit against El Paso Attorney Kenneth Krohn and Houston Attorney Don Ford last year has filed an appeal with the 5th Circuit in New Orleans.
A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked
The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.
5th Circuit upholds dismissal of flooding case against Houston, Memorial City Redevelopment Authority
NEW ORLEANS – The claims of Houston residents impacted by flooding fell short as a federal court said they didn’t show sufficient evidence that the city and related parties were to blame for their damaged properties.
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.