News from July 2016

Jury verdict favors State Farm in Fort Bend Co. woman's plumbing leak case

By John Suayan | Jul 1, 2016

State Farm Lloyds has earned a defense verdict in a plumbing leak case brought against it more than a year ago by a Fort Bend County woman, recent Houston federal records show.

Seaman blames ship owner for his injuries

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 1, 2016

GALVESTON — A Galveston County man is suing a ship owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Rig watcher alleges drilling contractor owes overtime pay

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 1, 2016

TYLER — An Arkansas rig watcher is suing a Mississippi land drilling contractor, alleging violation of workers compensation acts by not paying overtime.

Mother, son blame Harris County Sherriff’s Office for relative's death

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 1, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston mother and son are suing the Harris County Sheriff's Office, alleging its negligence caused the death of a relative.

African-American worker accuses former employers of discrimination

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 1, 2016

BEAUMONT — An African-American woman is suing an appliance business, alleging racial discrimination.

Suit over Galveston school concludes

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Jul 1, 2016

GALVESTON - A legal dispute over a Galveston school has ended with the parties involve choosing not to proceed further with the lawsuit.

Officer accuses Brookshire Police of discrimination

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 1, 2016

HOUSTON — A police officer is suing the city of Brookshire, alleging discrimination and retaliation.

Wife blames towing service for husband's death

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

BEAUMONT — A Texas woman is suing a Port Arthur towing company, alleging their negligence caused her husband's death.

Handicapped veteran alleges designers, contractors violated federal law

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

SHERMAN — A Texas handicapped veteran is suing designers and contractors, alleging failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

African-American worker accuses former employer of racial discrimination

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing her former employer, with offices in Katy, alleging racial discrimination.

Harris County woman blames Texas City property owners for injuries

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

GALVESTON — A Harris County woman is suing Texas City property owners, alleging their negligence caused her to suffer injuries.

Disabled man accuses Houston facility operators of violation federal law

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

HOUSTON — An organization and a disabled man is suing a Houston facility operator, alleging failure to provide proper access for the disabled.

Pedestrian alleges Gulf Coast Center negligence caused injuries

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

GALVESTON — A Galveston County man is suing The Gulf Coast Center, alleging one of its drivers ran him over at an intersection.

Logistics manager alleges technology company failed to pay overtime

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

GALVESTON — A Brazoria County logistics manager is suing a technology business, alleging unpaid wages and violation of workers compensation acts.

Jefferson County man alleges gaming complex sold liquor to intoxicated patron

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 5, 2016

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County man is suing a gaming complex, alleging unlawful sale of liquor to intoxicated person.

Driver alleges Sam's Limousine and Transportation did not pay for all hours worked

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

HOUSTON – A motor coach operator alleges a Houston company and its owner and director did not pay her for all her hours worked and has filed a class-action suit.

AMB Texas City LLC accused of negligent deck maintenance

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

GALVESTON – A Houston woman claims a deck caused her to fall and suffer injuries.

Former World of Beer employee alleges she wasn't paid overtime

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

HOUSTON – A Pearland woman who was employed as a server and bartender for a Katy restaurant has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging she and other class members were not paid overtime wages.

2 Oklahomans allege commercial shipper broke agreement

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 6, 2016

HOUSTON — Two Oklahomans are suing a New Jersey commercial shipper, alleging the damage of property. 

Customer alleges GM manufactured a defective car

By The SE Texas Record | Jul 6, 2016

MARSHALL — A Texas woman is suing General Motors, alleging a design defect caused her to be ejected from her car and injured. 

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