News from November 2017

Warning: actual strippers may be less attractive

By The Record | Nov 1, 2017

You may have seen their pictures in promotional materials for Houston strip clubs, but Lina Posada, Tiffany Toth, Gemma Lee Farrell, and Jamillette Gaxiola are not strippers, don't live or work in Texas, and have never been to the clubs in question.

Centauri Technologies LP alleges it is still owed more than $12,000 from individual

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

GALVESTON – A Pasadena business alleges it is still owed several thousand dollars on a loan to a former employee.

CEMEX Construction Materials Houston claims it is owed more than $37,000 for goods

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

GALVESTON – A building materials company alleges it was not paid for materials it supplied for a project in League City.

Trinity Valley Pools & Spas Inc., TVP Authority LLC alleged to have failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

TYLER – A Whitehouse man alleges his joint employers failed to pay him overtime during his employment.

Whataburger employee alleges computer monitor caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

GALVESTON – A Whataburger employee alleges she was injured because a computer monitor was not securely mounted and fell on her.

Worker alleges Coastal Staffing failed to pay minimum, overtime wages for Harvey cleanup

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County woman alleges she was not paid for all hours she worked for a staffing company doing cleanup from Hurricane Harvey.

Harris Co. man sues steakhouse after son contracts food poisoning from appetizer

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2017

HOUSTON – Asserting his son suffered food poisoning two years ago after eating at a steak restaurant, Harris County resident Claudio Marin has filed a product liability lawsuit.

Fox Television Stations states plaintiff has not responded to requests to schedule deposition

By David Hutton | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – Fox Television Stations LLC has filed a motion to compel discovery in a discrimination claim filed against the company in Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas, stating the plaintiff hasn't responded to requests.

iLife claims it is entitled to $25 million for Nintendo patent award

By Dee Thompson | Nov 2, 2017

DALLAS – After winning its patent infringement case against Nintendo last August, iLife is now asking for not only the $10.1 million award from the jury but also prejudgment interest, post-judgment interest, and costs. This proposed amount totals $25 million.

Pedestrian seeks more than $1 million after OFS Solid Waste driver allegedly struck him

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

GALVESTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured when he was struck by an OFS Solid Waste Services vehicle.

African-American real estate agent alleges discriminatory treatment from Concierge Auctions

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – An African-American real estate agent in the Houston metro area alleges that she was damaged by a Florida-based company's discriminatory practices.

Cracker Barrel patrons allege waiter dropped plate, fractured wife's toe

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

GALVESTON – A League City couple alleges the wife was injured when a waiter dropped a plate on her toe at a restaurant.

Seaman alleges Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. failed to pay maintenance and cure after injury

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – A Starr County resident alleges he was injured while working on a vessel.

Automobile dealer alleges individual unlawfully purchased two vehicles through NextGear floor plan

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges that two vehicles were purchased without his knowledge through his floor plan.

Arrive on Time Delivery dispatcher/driver alleges she has not been paid proper rate for overtime work

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – A Harris County individual alleges that she has been misclassified as an independent contractor and not paid overtime wages

John Moore LP alleges it has not been paid for work at Crosby property

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

HOUSTON – A contractor alleges that a Crosby individual failed to pay for work done on the property.

Montgomery Co. man claims he was assaulted during soccer tournament

By John Suayan | Nov 3, 2017

HOUSTON – Montgomery County resident Samuel Patrick Brennan has filed a lawsuit after he was allegedly assaulted during a soccer match last year, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Photographer's suit demands removal of image from commercial Web site

By John Suayan | Nov 3, 2017

HOUSTON – An Australian photographer alleges that one of his pictures is still being displayed on a commercial Web site despite the expiration of a retroactive license.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Nov 3, 2017

TYLER DIVISION Oct. 25 PUBLISHING TECHNOLOGIES LLC V. CAPITAL ONE INVESTING, LLC 6:17-cv-00608-RWS

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