News from September 2016
MARSHALL DIVISION Sept. 6 Clean Energy Management Solutions LLC v. Cascade Energy, Inc. 2:16-cv-00995-RWS-RSP
Sept. 2 - 8 License #:27794 Assumed Name:TITAN POWERWASHING Address:1605 CORNERSTONE CT, #602, BEAUMONT, TX, 77706 Owner Name:MOLINA JUSTIN License #:27818 Assumed Name:SETX PHOTO Address:1320 IH 10 SO, BEAUMONT, TX, 77707 Owner Name:LEE BRIGGS & ASSOCIATES INC License #:27822 Assumed Name:HOLY LIBERTY WORSHIP CENTER Address:515 MAGNOLIA, BEAUMONT, TX, 77701 Owner Name:LOVE OF GOD DELIVERANCE CHURCH HOLY LIBERTY WORSHIP CENTER License #:27845 Assumed Name:A L DURHAM & ASSOCIATES Address:P O
Study contends big business dominating state supreme courts, author says Texas’ laws stacked against plaintiffs
AUSTIN – A report released earlier this month purportedly analyzed the influence of big business on state supreme courts, finding high courts with multimillion-dollar elections favor corporations.
GALVESTON — A California man is suing Royal Caribbean Cruises, alleging negligence led to an unsafe work environment that caused injuries to the plaintiff.
BEAUMONT — Two Jefferson County parents and a next friend are suing a Port Arthur man, alleging his gunshot killed their daughter.
HOUSTON – When Steve Mostyn answered a legal malpractice suit brought against him earlier this year, the Houston attorney called the action “groundless” and “brought for the purpose of harassment,” requesting the court award him sanctions.
&&&HOUSTON – A train operator for Kansas City Southern is suing a tractor-trailer business, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff
HOUSTON (SE Texas Record) – Oral arguments are scheduled for November before the Texas Supreme Court to review a lower court's ruling to compel discovery into attorney fees in multi-district litigation in a hail storm property damage coverage dispute.
BEAUMONT (Legal Newsline) – Financial groups have filed a petition for a writ of mandamus to compel the trial court to enforce a contractual forum-selection clause.
BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County jury recently delivered a $251,894.58 verdict against J.C. Penney and Parkdale Mall following the civil trial of a trip and fall lawsuit.
HOUSTON – Next month, a district judge will hold a hearing on whether to keep the business transactions of a lawsuit lender sealed from the public as the litigation brought against it unfolds.
BEAUMONT – A Texas bank has won its appeal of a summary judgment based upon collateral estoppel.
Attorney General Paxton reaches $1.175 million settlement with Katz Boutique for selling synthetic marijuana
Attorney General Paxton settles its first lawsuit against the Harris County Shops for selling synthetic marijuana. After increased reports of overdoses on the illegal drugs in Texas, the Office of Attorney General teamed up with narcotics investigators on cases resulting in a total of ten lawsuits filed against Harris County shops.
HOUSTON – Earlier this month, a Harris County jury ordered Service Employees International Union to pay Professional Janitorial Services - Houston $5.3 million in damages, finding the Chicago-based labor union made false claims about the company’s business practices and treatment of employees.
HOUSTON – After reviewing several “voluminous” filings, a federal judge has rejected an insurance company’s bid to keep The Voss Law firm locked in litigation it suspects was brought on a plaintiff’s behalf without her knowledge, agreeing the firm’s behavior was “concerning” but ultimately not a matter for the court.
HOUSTON — A Kentucky woman is suing a Katy energy company, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.