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Pasadena Holdings alleges former employee misappropriated trade secrets

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – A Pasadena company alleges that a League City man left the company to work for a direct competitor in violation of an agreement.

New Yorker files appeal against probate attorneys Don Ford and Kenneth Krohn

By David Yates | Jun 25, 2018

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.

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A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 6, 2018

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.

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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.

Consumer claims he was never served with complaint referenced in American Credit Financial voicemail

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 16, 2018

SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges a debt company implied that it had filed a complaint against him in a voicemail.

From Legal Newsline

Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers meeting in San Francisco last week for a conference on opioid litigation acknowledged that the hundreds of lawsuits they have filed in state and federal court will be difficult to resolve without an unprecedented national settlement whose mechanics are still difficult to predict.

Offshore Specialty Fabricators employee seeks damages over alleged injuries caused by falling down stairs

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A Louisiana man is seeking damages after he was injured while working on a vessel.

Gilbane Building Co., Marek Bros. Systems alleged to have failed to properly install shower bar

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2018

GALVESTON – Guests at a Galveston County hotel allege two independent contractors negligently installed a shower support bar.

Orion Marine Construction Inc. employee alleges steering wheel of vessel injured hand

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2018

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man alleges his hand was injured while working on a vessel.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

San Antonio asks federal appellate court to reconsider opinion in hotel occupancy tax verdict

By David Hutton | Jan 16, 2018

NEW ORLEANS –The city of San Antonio has asked the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision to overturn an $84 million verdict in the city’s dispute with online travel companies over Texas' hotel-occupancy tax ordinances.

Former Titan Fitness employee alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A Carrollton man formerly employed as a fitness manager alleges he was improperly classified as exempt from receiving overtime pay.

Debt Recovery Solutions alleged to have violated debt collection law with voicemails

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 28, 2017

SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges a debt collector violated regulations when it left voicemails that did not disclose the name of the collector.

Marquette Transportation Co. employee alleges he was injured on job because of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2017

GALVESTON – A Montgomery County man alleges he was injured by a wire while working on barges and that his employer has failed to provide maintenance and cure benefits.

Consumer claims Composite Sea Born offshore open boat is defective

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 18, 2017

GALVESTON – A consumer claims a boat he purchased is defective and is seeking rescission of the sales contract.

Consumers seek rescission of sale of KZ Durango Gold over alleged defects

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 18, 2017

BEAUMONT – Two consumers are seeking a rescission of the purchase of a recreational vehicle they allege has defects.

Texas cities lose class action against online travel websites over tax

By Dee Thompson | Dec 13, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – In a class action brought by 173 Texas municipalities, a federal appellate court has ruled that the cost of occupancy tax on a hotel reservation in Texas need not be included in the fees charged by online travel companies like Expedia and Orbitz.

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