News from November 2018

Randall's misfilled organ transplant survivor's medication, suit says

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2018

HOUSTON – A female organ transplant survivor is suing a grocery store chain on allegations its pharmacy misfilled her medication, recent Harris County District Court records indicate.

Ambulance service owner alleges partner owes him half of business's profits

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2018

HOUSTON – An owner of an ambulance service alleges in a state district lawsuit that he is owed half of the business’s profits.

Patron pins eye injury on hair salon

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2018

HOUSTON – Claiming she sustained an eye injury at a local hair salon more than a month ago, Harris County resident Maria Teresa Romeu has filed a lawsuit.

Popular local mall implicated in personal injury suit, shopper claims 'large' ceiling tile fell on him

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2018

HOUSTON – A local man is pursuing legal action after a large ceiling tile allegedly fell on him at The Galleria last year.

Treadmill at Houston L.A. Fitness location alleged to have malfunctioned while in use and injure woman

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 1, 2018

HOUSTON – A woman alleges the treadmill at a Houston gym malfunctioned while she was using it and caused her to fall.

From Legal Newsline

Money for nothing: SCOTUS could stop class action funds from being steered to non-parties

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.

General contractor sues to recover $40K for fabricating removal blankets

By John Suayan | Nov 1, 2018

GALVESTON – An Angleton-based general contractor has filed a lawsuit in response to an alleged $40,053 debt, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Worker seeks damages from DivisionOne Construction after allegedly injuring knee at job site

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured at an elementary school job site by a boom lift because of an unsafe working environment.

Humble TGI Fridays patron alleges liquid on restroom floor caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured at a Humble restaurant because of liquid on the restroom floor.

Couple alleges San Souci Ballroom reused wedding decor without consent

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – Houston newlyweds allege they were damaged because they did not receive a "one-of-a-kind" wedding as promised.

Truck driver alleges oily floor at Coastal Chemical warehouse caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A High Island man alleges he was injured at a warehouse because of an oily cement floor.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

Oct. 29 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:18-cv-00443-RWS-RSP MENTONE SOLUTIONS LLC V. ACER, INC. ET AL

Pappas Restaurants faces trip and fall suit from waitress

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – Pappas Restaurants Inc. faces a trip and fall lawsuit from one of its employees.

'Poorly maintained' elevator at UTMB prompts litigation

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

GALVESTON – The law firm Glaze * Garrett, P.L.L.C. in Gilmer, Tex. has filed a lawsuit on behalf of two individuals who claim they were injured during an elevator ride last year at the University of Texas Medical Branch, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Fraternity formally answers lawsuit chastising pledge process

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity recently responded to a University of Houston student’s state district lawsuit alleging its pledge process caused him to suffer a spleen injury.

Harris Co. constable denies wrongful termination claims raised by ex-employee

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County constable formally denied allegations raised in an ex- employee’s wrongful termination lawsuit.

Markman Management formally counters former executive secretary's sexual assault suit

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – Markman Management Co. and its president and owner pushed back against a former executive secretary’s state district lawsuit against them.

Fla. man sues recently merged company for wrongful termination

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Florida man has brought a federal wrongful termination lawsuit against a recently merged engineering, procurement and construction company, alleging that he was fired because of his age.

Egdy Labs alleges former employee's 'ineptitude' cost it thousands in lost profits

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston tech startup alleges an Ohio woman misrepresented her qualifications on a resume she submitted before she was hired.

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