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Couple alleges League City sellers did not disclose property defects

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

GALVESTON — A couple is suing the property owners who sold them their League City home, alleging the defendants did not disclose defects with the property.

Galveston County couple alleges property owner raised rent, withheld security deposit

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

GALVESTON — A couple is suing a Galveston County property owner, alleging their rent was raised without warning and that their security deposit was not returned.

Visitor alleges he fell due to his shirt catching on a nail

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON — A Tarrant County man is suing a Houston company, alleging he was caused to fall due to a dangerous situation.

Houston couple alleges construction company failed to complete work

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON — A Houston couple is suing a construction company, alleging the defendants failed to complete repairs as was specified in the contract. .

Worker alleges catering business failed to pay overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON — An employee is suing a catering business, alleging he was not paid overtime during his employment as a cook and server.

Customer alleges Monsanto weed killer led to him contracting cancer

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON — A customer is suing Monsanto, alleging he was not given warning about the risks of using a weedkiller that led to him contracting cancer.

$1M lawsuit: Bed bug bites resulted in ‘severe personal injuries’

By David Yates | Mar 19, 2019

BEAUMONT – A lawsuit seeking up to $1 million in damages has been filed over bed bug bite injuries.

Employee alleges she was terminated from her job due to ADD

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing her fomer eimplyer, alleging she was terminated from her position due to her attention deficit disorder (ADD).

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Servicemembers with alleged hearing loss are suing 3M over earplugs; Six cases recently filed in Philadelphia

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Minnesota-based 3M finds itself the target of litigation from U.S. military veterans nationwide, who claim the company’s Combat-Arms Earplugs, worn by troops from 2003-2015, were the proximate cause of hearing damage and deafness to countless military service members.

We may be ‘just us,’ but we deserve affordable justice, too

By The Record | Mar 19, 2019

If justice delayed is justice denied, why would anyone seek to delay the administration of justice or oppose efforts to speed up the process and make it quicker?

Asbestos suit against Texaco alleges exposure from 1954, man blames lung cancer on company

By David Yates | Mar 19, 2019

BEAUMONT – Texaco and two other companies have been named in asbestos lawsuit blaming them for a man’s lung cancer.

L.O.L. toy surprise, woman sues Target after ‘large’ toy falls from shelf and strikes head

By David Yates | Mar 19, 2019

BEAUMONT – There were no “Beware of falling toys” warning signs the day Jessica Gooden was shopping at Target, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Customer names Jason's Deli in slip and fall complaint

By John Suayan | Mar 19, 2019

HOUSTON – A Beaumont-based sandwich chain is the target of a personal injury lawsuit from a Harris County woman who alleges that she experienced a slip and fall at the salad bar.

From Legal Newsline

U.S. alleges negligence in ExxonMobil refinery fire that injured 10, killed 2

By Marian Johns | Mar 19, 2019

BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, alleging violations of federal laws that contributed to a 2013 fire that injured 10 workers and caused the death of two contract employees.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Husch Blackwell P3 Report and Survey Document Growing Appeal of Public-Private Partnerships

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce the release of its second-annual Public-Private Partnership Trends Report and the results of its fifth-annual survey of registrants attending the Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo (P3C), which took place March 4-6, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Adelaida Vasquez Named a 2019 Fellow by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Adelaida Vasquez, a Shareholder in the Houston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named a 2019 Fellow by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

MCGINNIS LOCHRIDGE: Department of Labor’s Newly Proposed Overtime Rule Raises Salary Thresholds of White Collar Exemptions to FLSA

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

The Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Wage and Hour division issued a highly anticipated notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on March 7, 2019, seeking to raise the minimum salary threshold to qualify for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (“FLSA”) “white collar” exemptions for executive, administrative, or professional (“EAP”) workers.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Four Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2019 Texas Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Husch Blackwell LLP issued the following announcement on March 12.Four Texas-based Husch Blackwell attorneys have been named to the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list. Katharine David, Houston – Eminent Domain Kevin Koronka, Austin – Employment & Labor *Philip J.

PILLSBURY: Amanda G. Halter Named Managing Partner in Houston

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Pillsbury has named Amanda G. Halter managing partner of the firm’s 20-lawyer Houston office. Halter, who joined the firm in 2013, is the first woman to lead the 16-year-old office.

MCM Elegante Hotel responds to reconsideration motion in elevator injury suit

By David Yates | Mar 18, 2019

BEAUMONT – A plaintiff’s assertion that gross negligence is always inappropriate for summary judgment is “an absurd proposition,” says MCM Elegante Hotel in a recently filed court document.

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