News from July 2013
A Louisiana woman claims a podiatrist failed to adequately treat her condition and to provide her with requested X-rays.
Last April, Beaumont police officer Ronnie Freeman sued Entergy Texas, alleging the power company failed to secure the area after a motorist struck an electrical pole, causing an explosion and a power line to fall and strike him.
Plaintiff Hiawatha Ryan Jr. recently dismissed a defendant from his personal injury claim.
A suit brought by the parents of a minor who was shot by a Daisy BB air gun has been transferred to Hardin County.
Although the case was set to go to trial this summer, litigation brought by the owners of Lucky Bounce Zone, who allege Kimco Dowlen Town Center is overcharging them and failing to repair their leaky roof, has been reset for trial February 2014.
A defendant in a suit brought by a woman who was injured while playing in an inflatable moonwalk has designated its lead counsel.
JOSEPH EGLAND V. BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE RAILROAD
GALVESTON - After a hot cup of coffee fell on her at a local fast food restaurant last year, area resident Helen Julian has filed a lawsuit.
HOUSTON - Houston resident Maria Brito claims her complaints about a co-worker sexually harassing her led to her termination from Office Depot Inc., recent court documents say.
HOUSTON - A Wal-Mart employee is suing the discount retailer as well as Tyson Foods Inc. after eating a chicken nugget meal allegedly laced with glass.
HOUSTON - A Houston woman claims Ceres Gulf Inc. discriminated against her because of her gender, recent court papers say.
HOUSTON - Humble resident Ethan J. Foerst has filed a lawsuit against EAN Holdings LLC and EAN Services LLC for allegedly terminating him because of his heart problems.
HOUSTON - A federal lawsuit accuses ISS Facility Services Inc. of allegedly terminating a female janitor for reporting sexual assault.
TYLER - A Kilgore business is being sued for violating federal law by de-scrambling a satellite signal and showing a July 2010 Ultimate Fighting Championship match for financial gain.
SHERMAN - A Denison woman has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company claiming the company is responsible for the injuries she received in a rear-end collision involving a tractor-trailer on Highway 75 in McKinney.
A Port Arthur man claims he sustained neck and back pain after a driver rear-ended him.
FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is reportedly leading a group of state attorneys general who, along with the U.S. Department of Justice, are looking into a proposed American Airlines-US Airways merger.
Lawyers for BP claim a judge’s ruling has allowed payments for fictitious claims from the 2010 oil spill, and are asking a federal appeals court to reverse the decision.