HOUSTON – Firefighters in Houston got the more than 32,000 signatures needed on a petition of people who supported to place before voters in November a ballot requesting parity in pay between themselves and police officers, which could jeopardize city plans to reform pensions, city officials said.
AUSTIN – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas at Austin granted motions to dismiss three University of Texas professors’ complaints against Attorney General Ken Paxton, the University of Texas and the Campus Carry Law on July 6.
HOUSTON – In May, two offshore drilling companies entered into a merger agreement, but a shareholder is not happy about it and filed a class action lawsuit in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on June 30.
HOUSTON – Texas Southern University has pursued legal action in response to what the school alleges to be the defective design and construction of one of its facilities, according to recent Harris County District Court records.
AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott's latest decision to discontinue local government control of property development and construction industries has resulted in critics expressing that he is kneeling to special interests.
HOUSTON – In June, Ronald Tigner, an area attorney, filed suit against United Airlines, alleging two years ago a pair of employees laughed at him, cursed at him and physically injured him for asking for a new boarding pass.
HOUSTON – A New York woman and actress Juliette Fairley has sued Houston and Dallas-based probate attorney Don Ford for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty, alleging that malfeasance led to her losing a custody case in which her father, a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, was instead placed in an old-age home whose care she alleges is substandard.
HOUSTON – A Harris County resident alleges that the managers of the apartment community where she lives failed to repair a broken gate and provide rigorous security to ensure the safety of its tenants.