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MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods’ Becky Diffen and Elizabeth Sieg Named Emerging Leaders by The M&A Advisor

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2019

McGuireWoods partners Becky H. Diffen and K. Elizabeth Sieg are winners of The M&A Advisor’s annual Emerging Leaders Awards honoring significant successes by M&A, financing and turnaround professionals under age 40. They will be honored at a Sept. 17 awards gala in New York.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor and Fort Worth Beverage Distributor Agree to Settle Allegations of Hiring Discrimination

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2019

After a routine compliance evaluation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Ben E. Keith Company (BEK) – operating as Fort Worth/Waco Beer & Fleet Main and Ben E. Keith Dallas Fort Worth Foods (BEK Foods) – has agreed to pay $350,000 in back pay and interest to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at its two Fort Worth, Texas, facilities.

Membership director alleges golf company fired her due to age

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a golf company, alleging she was mistreated and terminated due to her age.

Driver alleges he was not paid appropriately for overtime hours

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

HOUSTON — A route driver is suing his employer, alleging he was not paid appropriately for overtime hours worked.

Mexia couple alleges fraud in bid to sell their home

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

GALVESTON — A Mexia couple is suing a real estate company, alleging they were victims of fraud after they had agreed to sell their home.

Longtime employee alleges she was terminated due to age

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing her former employer, alleging that she was terminated due to her age.

Ferguson Law Firm secures $1.875M recovery in Kentucky 18-wheeler crash

By David Yates | Jun 13, 2019

BEAUMONT – Ferguson Law Firm managing partner Paul ‘Chip’ Ferguson has obtained a $1.875 million settlement on behalf of an 18-year old Kentucky woman who suffered a closed head injury in a June 23, 2013 crash with an 18-wheeler outside of Louisville.

Man sues Home Depot after cart dolly rolls over foot

By David Yates | Jun 13, 2019

BEAUMONT – Home Depot was recently hit with a lawsuit alleging a man was injured when a loaded cart dolly rolled over his foot.

Woman slips on ‘defective ramp’ two years ago, sues Four Corners Shopping Center for $1M

By David Yates | Jun 13, 2019

BEAUMONT – Nearly two years ago, Alice “joy” Fisette slipped and fell while at the Four Corners Shopping Center.

Academy sued for $1M after compound bow snaps and causes man to fall

By David Yates | Jun 13, 2019

BEAUMONT – Academy Sports and Outdoors has been hit with a lawsuit seeking “at least” $1 million in damages for injuries a man allegedly suffered when a compound bow he was firing broke.

Arnold & Itkin file nearly two dozen Harvey lawsuits in one day

By David Yates | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON – With the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey only two months away, the Arnold & Itkin law firm filed nearly two dozen lawsuits against insurance companies in one day.

Bellaire couple alleges contractor abandoned project

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON — A Bellaire couple is suing a contractor, alleging he abandoned a hurricane reconstruction project at their home.

Visitor alleges hospital's negligence caused injuries from malfunctioning revolving door

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON — A Houston woman is suing a local hospital, alleging a malfunctioning revolving door caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Doctor alleges medical center failed to pay for his services

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON — A doctor is suing a Houston medical center, alleging he was not paid for services he delivered.

Appeals court grants Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo writ of mandamus

By John Suayan | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Inc. was awarded a writ of mandamus from a state appeals court.

Storm unleashed over Dallas district attorney announcement continues

By John Breslin | Jun 12, 2019

Dallas County District Attorney John Cruezet has faced strong push back, and even calls for his resignation, following his bombshell announcement last month that he would decline certain offences.

Appeals court reverses take-nothing judgment awarded to physician

By John Suayan | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON – The Texas First Court of Appeals issued an opinion June 6 overturning a lower court’s judgment in favor of a family practice physician who was sued for breaching a lease.

Appeals court backs Florida auto dealership

By John Suayan | Jun 12, 2019

HOUSTON – An appeals court has sided with a Florida auto dealership in its appeal of a Harris County trial court’s denial of a special appearance.

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