News from December 2018
AUSTIN – Leading a coalition that includes 11 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to review the case of the two Oregon bakers last month.
Union Pacific Railroad worker alleges he was injured when Railcrew Xpress driver fell asleep at the wheel
HOUSTON – A railroad worker alleges he was injured when a transportation service driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the vehicle into a fence.
U.S. HUD Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development Neal Rackleff To Rejoin Locke Lord’s Austin and Houston Offices as Partner; Strengthens Firm’s Highly Regarded Affordable Housing and Community Development Section
Neal Rackleff, who most recently served as Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), working closely with HUD Secretary Ben Carson, will rejoin Locke Lord as a Partner in the Firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Section based in the Austin and Houston offices.
Adrian L. Talamantes, an energy attorney who focuses on Latin America projects and transactions, has joined Holland & Knight’s Houston office.
Morgan Lewis was honored by Dell Legal with its 2018 Legal Diversity Award.
BEAUMONT – An automobile collision lawsuit settled before a jury could judge the case.
HOUSTON – A Galveston County man alleges he was injured by chemicals while working at a plant in Harrison County.
HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges she was injured at a Sugar Land restaurant because of an expansion joint.
BEAUMONT – Last August, Jake Kemp filed suit against LaBelleCo Fab, seeking more than $1 million in damages for an on-the-job injury.
HOUSTON – A subcontractor is seeking more than $1 million in damages after falling three stories at a construction site.
HOUSTON – One of two companies sued last August for allegedly firing its CFO for conducting an investigation into sexual harassment has responded to the litigation.
HOUSTON – A federal lawsuit accusing a catering service of terminating a Dallas County woman for pushing back against sexual harassment was recently dismissed.
HOUSTON – A local man claims that he is owed funds from a promissory note had has filed a lawsuit, recent Harris County District Court records show.
HOUSTON – A local woman has brought a slip and fall lawsuit against Memorial Hermann Health System after she allegedly sustained injuries at its hospital in Humble earlier this year.
HOUSTON – A locally-based multinational corporation specializing in food service has been alleged in a federal lawsuit to have fired a female employee for reporting gender discrimination.
HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit has been filed in response to a laborer’s death over the summer.
HOUSTON – A Texas man claims in a state district medical malpractice lawsuit that a procedure two years ago resulted in him becoming an amputee.
HOUSTON – A California-based multinational information technology company has been sued for wrongful termination by a Virginia man, recent Houston federal court records show.