News from March 2017

Senate committee approves bill aiming to end ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuits

By David Yates | Mar 1, 2017

AUSTIN — Texans would no longer be allowed to sue doctors for a "wrongful birth" under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate State Affairs Committee on Feb. 27.

Fort Bend customer accuses contractors, subcontractors of contract breach

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

HOUSTON — A Fort Bend County man is suing contractors and subcontractors, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty.

Construction materials supplier alleges customers breached agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

HOUSTON — A construction materials supplier is suing two customers, alleging breach of agreement and guaranty.

Medication aide accuses employer of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

MARSHALL — A Cherokee County man is suing a rehabilitation and nursing center, alleging age discrimination and violation of workers compensation acts.

Service manager accuses Tyler of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

TYLER — A Smith County woman is suing Tyler, alleging violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Texas AG encouraged By Trump's move to reverse protections for transgender students

By Melissa Busch | Mar 1, 2017

AUSTIN, TX -The Trump administration’s move to rescind Obama-era transgender students’ protections, which allows them to use bathrooms and facilities in public schools that correspond with their gender identities, has the Texas attorney general feeling hopeful.  

Worker accuses maintenance corporation of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

MARSHALL — A Cass County man is suing a maintenance company, alleging failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Whirlpool alleges refrigerator water filter seller broke law

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 1, 2017

MARSHALL — Whirlpool is suing a refrigerator water filter seller, alleging false designation of origin.

Bartender alleges restaurant failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County bartender is suing restaurant and bar operators, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Truck driver alleges employer failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

HOUSTON — A Houston truck driver is suing his employers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.

Pedestrian accuses Beaumont motorist of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County woman is suing a Beaumont motorist, alleging her negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Mostyn Law non-suits State Farm from hail suit prior to trial

By David Yates | Mar 2, 2017

DALLAS - The trial of a hail lawsuit against State Farm Lloyds slated for late February never took place, as the plaintiffs in the case filed a notice of non-suit a few days prior.

Family blames tractor trailer operators for fatal crash

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

TYLER — A Van Zandt County man is suing tractor trailer operators, alleging their negligence caused a fatal crash. .

Bar operators blamed for attack on customer

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

BEAUMONT — An Orange County woman is suing Louisiana bar operators, alleging assault, battery and negligence in preventing injuries.

Driver accuses parking management business of harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 2, 2017

&&&HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a parking garage operator, alleging age discrimination and hostile work environment.

Houston business accuses investment company of breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 2, 2017

HOUSTON — A Houston business is suing an investment company, alleging refusal to apply payments.

Consumer accuses Houston company of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 2, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a Houston company, alleging deceptive trade practices.

Non-profit organizations claim Pasadena refinery rife with violations

By John Suayan | Mar 3, 2017

HOUSTON – A refinery in Pasadena is the subject of a federal lawsuit from the Sierra Club and Environment America, Inc.

Famed Atlanta rapper claps back against promoter, claims no consent to canceled concert given

By John Suayan | Mar 5, 2017

HOUSTON – Nearly three weeks after a promoter accused him of intentionally skipping a concert in the city toward the end of last year, Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy issued a formal response.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

By The SE Texas Record | Mar 6, 2017

Feb. 24 - March 2 License #:6285 Assumed Name:NATIONAL CRUDE MARKETING Address:1790 HUGHES LANDING BOULEVARD, SUITE 400, THE WOODLANDS, TX 77380 Owner Name:TRP CRUDE MARKETING LLC License #:6304 Assumed Name:SUPERIOR DETAIL HAND WASH #2 Address:703 N TWIN CITY HWY, NEDERLAND, TX 77627 Owner Name:IBANEZ AMY

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