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Kemah claims it is owed $20,000 from power use study

GALVESTON - The city of Kemah alleges an independent power company owes it approximately $20,000, recent court documents say.

Suit claims dealership withheld prior wreck history of Mercedes

2007 Mercedes Benz SL550 GALVESTON - Harris County resident George Parnham is suing a local auto dealership over a vehicle he claims sustained damages prior to his purchase in February 2009, recent court documents say.

Man sues dentist over use of low quality material in crown

GALVESTON - Local resident Chris Ammons has filed suit against George H. Johnson Jr. D.D.S., complaining the defendant lied about the quality of materials used to construct his crowns.

League City man sues over truck warranty

GALVESTON - Alleging the warranty on his vehicle was breached, League City local James Hershey filed a lawsuit.

Santa Fe resident sues over wreck with teen driver

Aldous GALVESTON - Santa Fe resident Frank Jacob Steinbach is suing a Pearland teenager over a two-vehicle accident last year, recent court documents say.

Dickinson couple claims leveling companies did inferior work on their home

Bloom GALVESTON - Dickinson residents Robert and Edna Hathhorn claim three companies they hired to perform work on their residence did not do their jobs properly, recent court documents say.

League City woman's dog bite case reopened

GALVESTON - A Brazoria County woman's lawsuit stemming from a dog attack on her son that was disposed was recently re-opened.

Truck driver sues former employer to obtain unpaid wages

LUFKIN - A former truck driver for an East Texas company has filed a lawsuit claiming that he was not properly paid for time he spent preparing his truck for trips.

Polk County woman sues Wal-Mart after slipping and falling in water

Rush LUFKIN - After slipping in water and falling, a Polk County woman is suing her local Wal-Mart for failing to maintain the store.

Freezer manufacturer sued by insurance company following house fire

Carpenter TYLER - Electrolux Home Products is being sued for more than $200,000 following a house fire in Carthage that was allegedly caused by an overheating freezer.

Racial discrimination case against LNVA transferred to federal court

Quan TYLER - A former employee of the Lower Neches Valley Authority has had his discrimination lawsuit transferred to federal court.

House subcommittee revisits class action lawsuit reform

Redish WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Some class action lawsuits are only benefitting unharmed parties, a Northwestern University professor said Friday during a House subcommittee hearing on 2005's Class Action Fairness Act.

***FOR PRINT***House subcommittee revisits class action lawsuit reform


Texas company ordered to pay $10M, restitution in Colorado

Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a final agency order for civil penalties on Wednesday against a Dallas-based company for alleged unregistered and unlawful debt management practices in the state.

Large N.Y. firm files for bankruptcy


AFL-CIO alerts worker safety bureaus to silica exposure at fracking sites

Rotunda WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The AFL-CIO has put federal bureaus responsible for worker safety on alert regarding silica exposure at hydraulic fracturing sites.

Legally Speaking: Texting a lawsuit?

No one will argue that texting while driving can be a major source of driver distraction, leading to an increasing number of accidents every year.

136th Court District : 7/2012


Galveston constable sued for harassment loses in Republican primary

Matrenga GALVESTON - A Galveston County constable who is the target of a recent sexual harassment lawsuit has lost her bid for re-election.

Op-Ed: The Law of the Sea treaty will sink America's economy