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GC Services alleged to have unlawfully failed to state call was from debt collector in voicemail

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 7, 2018

HOUSTON – An Arkansas consumer alleges a Houston debt collector failed to identify the nature of its call in a voicemail.

Kroger shopper seeks more than $200,000 after falling on water in store

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 6, 2018

GALVESTON – A Dickenson resident alleges she injured her knees and shoulder in a fall at a League City grocery store.

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Blame the criminals, pharmacies facing opioid lawsuits say

By John O'Brien | Jun 8, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Large pharmacy chains are asking why they are being sued by hundreds of cities and counties over the opioid crisis instead of the criminals who pushed drugs to addicts.

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Plaintiffs firm represented whistleblower in secret to avoid paying referral fee from multimillion-dollar case, lawsuit claims

By John O'Brien | May 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Texas personal injury law firm claims it is owed part of $16 million awarded to a corporate whistleblower because colleagues effectively poached the client and represented him in secret.

FedEx Ground contractor alleges barricade at Magnolia Kroger caused him to trip

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 23, 2018

HOUSTON – A FedEx Ground independent contractor alleges he was injured making a delivery to a Magnolia grocery store because of a hidden safety barricade.

Appeals court reverses $8 million jury award against DuPont, saying cancer victim shall 'take nothing'

By Karen Kidd | May 23, 2018

DALLAS – A Texas man who received a multimillion dollar jury award in 2015 after his leukemia was found to have been caused by years of exposure to benzene in the paints and paint thinners he used on the job will receive nothing, a state appeals court ruled earlier this month.

From Legal Newsline

Judge in massive opioid case watching plaintiff lawyer spending, orders them to fly coach

By Daniel Fisher | May 2, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry ordered plaintiffs’ attorneys to keep monthly records of the time they spend on their cases down to a tenth of an hour and imposed strict rules on who can collect fees, in an effort to prevent the excesses that have drawn criticism in other class actions and mass tort cases.

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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.

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

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 21, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 21, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 11, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 27, 2017

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

By David Yates | Sep 25, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2017

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

Houston man files class action seeking unpaid overtime wages

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 17, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2017

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

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

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

Michigan man's legislative prayer case no slam dunk

By David Hutton | May 25, 2017

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.

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