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Major hotel chains seek to dismiss antitrust suit, online booker alleges conspiracy to inflate prices

By David Yates | Feb 11, 2019

TEXARKANA – By agreeing not to bid on each other’s branded keywords, major hotel chains allegedly engaged in a conspiracy to stifle competition, keep prices high and make it harder for consumers to comparison shop – that’s the primary accusation made in an antitrust lawsuit brought by TravelPass, an online travel agency.

Woman seeks more than $1 million from Cinemark over alleged injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Dickinson woman alleges she was injured at a Pasadena movie theater because of a "dangerous" condition there.

Chevron USA alleged to have terminated female employee after she complained of harassment

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges her gender was a factor in her termination from an energy company.

Bowie resident alleges EOG Resources Inc. owes unpaid overtime premiums

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – A Bowie resident alleges his oil and natural gas services employer has failed to pay him overtime compensation.

Chevron, other companies seek to reset trial of benzene lawsuit

By David Yates | Aug 13, 2018

BEAUMONT – Chevron USA and several other companies recently filed a motion to reset a trial of a benzene lawsuit slated for next month.

From Legal Newsline

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.

From Legal Newsline

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.

Texas stands behind energy sector as climate change lawsuits mount

By David Yates | Jan 31, 2018

HOUSTON – From the east coast to the west, local governments seeking billions in damages have filed suit against big oil companies, alleging the fossil fuel industry was aware of their role in triggering climate change but opted to place profits above the environment.

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.

Chevron reaches settlement in trade secret lawsuit with terminated contractor

By David Hutton | Nov 8, 2017

HOUSTON – A settlement has been reached in Chevron USA Inc.’s lawsuit against Ronald Guajardo in which the company had alleged the contractor stole proprietary information.

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.

Woman alleges she was injured while working at Texas City plant, seeks $1 million in damages

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 13, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman employed as a catalyst hand at a Texas City plant alleges she was injured because of a poorly lit area.

Employee alleges Chevron negligence caused his injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2016

GALVESTON — A Louisiana man is suing Chevron, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.  

Wrongful death suit alleges asbestos exposure, numerous companies sued

By David Yates | Oct 11, 2016

BEAUMONT – Several corporations have been named as defendants in a wrongful death suit alleging asbestos exposure.

Asbestos suit names Chevron, BP and dozens more as defendants

By David Yates | Oct 5, 2016

BEAUMONT – A recent asbestos suit has named more than two-dozen corporations as defendants, including Chevron USA and BP North America.

Rigger alleges he was injured on Chevron's platform

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 5, 2016

GALVESTON – A Louisiana rigger alleges he was injured while working on an oil platform.

Chevron accused of negligence in slip-and-fall case

By Tia Benton | Mar 6, 2016

GALVESTON — An offshore rigger is suing Chevron, claiming to have been injured when he slipped and fell on the company's drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deck hand alleges Chevron negligence led to his injuries

By Gene Johnson | Mar 2, 2016

GALVESTON – A Louisiana deck hand is suing Chevron, alleging negligence and unsafe working conditions led to him suffering injuries aboard a vessel.  

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