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Fencing business alleges customer violated agreement

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 18, 2019

GALVESTON — A Galveston County fencing business is suing a company it hired for a project, alleging it failed to complete the agreed-upon work.

Appeals court rules against worker injured in oil drilling machine accident

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 18, 2019

HOUSTON -- An oil worker who was employed on an oil rig and who sued the drilling company for injuries he had during the perforation of the well, has suffered a loss in court.

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Texas lawmakers say the ALI's insurance law project 'not worthy of recognition by the courts'

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 18, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas – In response to the controversial passage of the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance last year, legislation has recently been filed by Texas lawmakers to discourage its being relied upon by courts.

Texas City renter seeks part of security deposit related to Hurricane Harvey damages

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GALVESTON — A League City man is suing a landlord, alleging his security deposit was only partially retained after a Texas City rental property sustained hurricane-related damages.

Houston couple accuses painters of not returning deposit after botched job

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON — A Houston couple is suing house painters, alleging they were not given a deposit back after a poorly done job.

Worker alleges he sustained severe injuries due to malfunctioning machinery

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON — A worker is suing a Harris County business, alleging he was severley injured at a worksite due to malfunctioning equipment.

Wrongful termination suit against UT Health alleges director fired for taking FMLA leave

By John Suayan | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has taken the University of Texas Health Science Center to court on allegations it terminated him because he was treated for anxiety and stress disorders.

Appeals court affirms partial summary judgment, dismissal in dispute over pipeline construction

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 15, 2019

BEAUMONT -- Two landowners, who had a pipeline passing through their land in Liberty County, and who lost the property during construction, have suffered a loss in court.

Court of appeals reverses, remands car towing case

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON -- A Harris County man who had his car towed and who lost an appeal at a hearing for the reasons of towing and fees, has obtained a victory in court.

Appeals court rules report that connected hospital to newborn's death is sufficient

By Charmaine Little | Mar 15, 2019

BEAUMONT -- An appeals court ruled March 7 that an expert report did meet requirements in a health care liability case against Kingwood Medical Center, as it affirmed a lower court’s denial of the center's motion to dismiss.

Court: Former property owner not owed relief in fraud case against homeowners' association

By Charmaine Little | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON -- The Texas 14th Court of Appeals ruled against a homeowner March 7 in his allegations of unfair debt collection practices against his homeowners’ association and related entities.

Worker alleges she was sexually harassed at work, then terminated

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing her former employer, alleging she was sexually assaulted by an employee at her company and then terminated after reporting the incident.

Man sues GE, claims gas range sparked fire to kitchen, attic

By John Suayan | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON – General Electric Co. has been implicated in a Harris County man’s product liability lawsuit.

Lawsuit: water ride at popular Galveston attraction caused man to sustain traumatic brain injury

By John Suayan | Mar 15, 2019

HOUSTON – The law firm Wham & Rogers, PLLC in The Woodlands has filed a state district lawsuit on behalf of a Texas man who claims that he was injured during a visit to a well-known Galveston tourist attraction, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Appeals court affirms decision regarding revocation of concealed handgun license following DWI guilty plea

By Charmaine Little | Mar 15, 2019

A man whose concealed handgun license was revoked by the Texas Department of Public Safety after he pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated recently lost his appeal when the 14th Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Mar 15, 2019

Mar. 14 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:19-cv-00085-JRGGEOGRAPHIC LOCATION INNOVATIONS LLC V. THE TALBOTS, INC.

Brian Cummings helps patients, families find justice in malpractice cases

By Sponsored Content | Mar 14, 2019

A resident physician’s undetected error may have cost a patient her life during treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – just the type of case Nashville attorney Brian Cummings seeks to address.

&&& Teacher accused of soliciting 13-year-old online gets arrest record expunged

By Charmaine Little | Mar 14, 2019

HOUSTON -- A former Texas teacher who fought for the expunction of his arrest for soliciting a minor online won his case in a lower court and in the Texas First District Court of Appeals on Feb. 28.

Law firm alleges doctors group failed to provide promised services

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

HOUSTON — A law firm is suing a doctors group, alleging it was was harassed and not provided the services it was promised.

Family member's death allegedly caused by doctor who failed to prescribe proper treatment

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GALVESTON — Family members are suing doctors, alleging a woman's death was caused after a doctor misread test results and failed to order a cardiac catheterization.

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