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Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

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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.

Woman seeks more than $1 million after fall in Houston parking lot

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges a rock caused her to fall and break both legs in a Houston parking lot.

Loader alleges CVS Pharmacy Inc. terminated him after on-the-job injury

HOUSTON – A Conroe man alleges he was terminated from his job after he was injured while working.

Victoria's Secret sued after manager allegedly requests personal favors

GALVESTON — A woman is suing Victoria's Secret Stores LLC and a lingerie store manager, Tan Grace, citing alleged abuse and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Rigger alleges he was injured on LOOP platform while carrying equipment

GALVESTON – A rigger claims he was injured on a platform off of the coast of Louisiana.

Ninth Court affirms SJ wins for Chase, Pleasure Pier HOA

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently affirmed that a trial court was right in awarding summary judgment to JP Morgan Chase and the Pleasure Pier Homeowners Association in a wrongful foreclosure lawsuit.

Kroger shopper seeks more than $100,000 in relief after fall in aisle

BEAUMONT – A Lumberton woman alleges she was injured in a fall at a grocery store because of a congested aisle.

Consumer claims that Vance and Huffman invaded her privacy with collection calls

SHERMAN – A Colin County consumer has filed a class action against a debt collector over allegations it invaded her privacy.

Consumer alleges debt collector McCarthy, Burgess & Wolfe Inc.'s call was unlawful

SHERMAN – A Plano man alleges that a debt collector unlawfully contacted him.

Houston man files class action seeking unpaid overtime wages

HOUSTON — Hourly paid employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against an employer, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation acts.

Tranzonic Companies, CCP Industries Inc. accuse former employee of violating agreement

Two suppliers of cleaning, maintenance and safety products are suing its former area manager, citing alleged breach of contract and tortious interference.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries

PALESTINE — An Anderson County woman is suing Kroger, alleging the store's negligence caused injuries.

Michigan man's legislative prayer case no slam dunk

AUSTIN – A case in which a Jackson County, Michigan man filed an appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit against the county, alleging that legislative prayers said during board meetings seems like a simple case.

Plaintiffs' attorneys in BP securities litigation seek $20.25 million in fees

&&& HOUSTON – Three firms that represented plaintiffs in nearly seven years of BP PLC securities litigation that included three cases and ended in a $175 million settlement have asked a federal court to award a total of $20.25 million, or 11.57 percent of the settlement fund, in fees in connection with their work.  

Accounts manager accuses former employers of wrongful firing

GALVESTON — A Galveston County woman is suing an Ohio-based employer and officials, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge.

Galveston County motorist alleges insurance company breached contract

GALVESTON — A Galveston County woman is suing an auto insurance company, alleging it owes as much as $100,000 for breach of contract. 

Marathon Petroleum hits BP with breach of contract suit, says oil giant on the hook for refinery fixes

HOUSTON - Marathon Petroleum has filed suit against BP Products North America, alleging the oil giant breached its contract by failing to continue maintenance at the Texas City refinery until Marathon took possession.

Two ex-employees allege oilfield services provider failed to pay overtime

HOUSTON — Two former employees are suing an oilfield services provider, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Texas couple accuses multiple entities of breach of contract

HOUSTON — A Harris County couple is suing multiple entities, alleging fraud and breach of contract.

Employees accuse oilfield construction business of overtime violations

HOUSTON — Two employees are suing an oilfield construction company, alleging failure to pay overtime.