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Quest Diagnostics Inc. alleged to have continued calling consumer after consent was revoked

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges a New Jersey company ignored her requests to stop calling her.

BP subsidiary dodges suit brought over 2013 terrorist attack, plaintiff injured knee reacting to security alarm

HOUSTON – A Texas appellate court recently affirmed the dismissal of a BP subsidiary from a lawsuit brought by a man claiming he injured his knee reacting to a security alert during a terrorist attack in 2013.

Florida tops tort reform group's list of ‘Judicial Hellholes,' while California No. 2

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California, City of St. Louis Circuit Court, New York City’s asbestos court and Philadelphia round out the American Tort Reform Association’s top five this year.

Father alleges weight bar injured child at Dick's Sporting Goods in Friendswood

HOUSTON – A Harris County father alleges his minor child was injured at a sporting goods store by an improperly secured item.

Diversified Consultants Inc. alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

HOUSTON – A Pearland man alleges he was harassed with phone calls from a debt collector.

Consumer alleges TranzVia LLC made unlawful solicitation calls

BEAUMONT – A Plano company is alleged to have unlawfully called a Maryland man for marketing purposes.

Consumer sues debt collector for telephone harassment

BROWNSVILLE — A consumer is suing Crest Financial Services, a debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Consumer claims Transworld Systems Inc. kept calling despite requests to stop

BEAUMONT – A Roanoke consumer alleges a debt collector harassed her with repeated calls.

Consumer seeks damages from Kohl's Department Store regarding collection calls

BROWNSVILLE – A Houston consumer alleges a debt collector continued to call her after she asked the calls to stop.

Phoenix Financial Services alleged to have threatened woman with legal action to pay alleged debt

HOUSTON – A Richmond consumer claims a national debt collection company unlawfully threatened her with a lawsuit.

Ad Astra Recovery Services Inc. alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

BROWNSVILLE – A Richmond consumer alleges a debt collector harassed her with phone calls.

Healthcare Services Group Inc. alleged to have terminated woman over overtime complaints

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges she was terminated in retaliation for her complaints about not receiving overtime pay.

Individual claims cooling system failure at CubeSmart facility damaged property

HOUSTON – A Montgomery County consumer alleges items she had a in a climate-controlled storage facility were damaged.

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC accused of harassing consumer with calls

BEAUMONT – A Tyler consumer alleges he was harassed with calls from a debt collector.

Transworld Systems Inc. accused of violating debt collection law with repeated phone calls

BROWNSVILLE – An Eagle Lake consumer alleges a Pennsylvania-based debt collector harassed him with phone calls.

Stockholder alleges merging companies, board members broke law

HOUSTON — A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against merging companies and board members, alleging false and misleading information.

Texas Supreme Court to review patent agent-client confidentiality privilege

AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court will review whether patent agents who advise their inventor clients should be granted the same confidentiality privileges attorneys have with their clients - the first time a state supreme court has taken up the issue.

African-American grill cook accuses Aramark of racial discrimination

HOUSTON — A black Harris County man is suing Aramark, alleging deprivation of equal employment opportunities.

Consumer accuses debt collector of invasion of privacy

BEAUMONT — A Texas consumer is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Federal judge's injunction gives NLRB time to decide Dish Network case

FORT WORTH – An injunction by a federal judge in Texas has given the National Labor Relations Board time to decide whether Dish Network Co. legally cut the wages of union employees by about half.