HOUSTON – A man alleges he was injured at a Harris County grocery store when he slipped on a wet floor in the restroom.
News from October 2018
Legal watchdogs kick off awareness week by reminding Texans that protecting the courts ‘starts with you’
AUSTIN — When it comes to protecting Texas’ courts from frivolous lawsuits, “It Starts With You.” That’s the message that Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse groups are delivering as they kick off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week, which runs Oct. 1-5.
Jury finds YMBL of Beaumont and plaintiff equally at fault for gate-climbing injury, $778K in damages awarded
BEAUMONT – Both the Young Men’s Business League of Beaumont and the man who sued the organization are equally at fault for the injuries the plaintiff suffered while climbing a metal gate, according to a Jefferson County jury.
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton responded on Sept. 24 to a request by Tarrant County’s Criminal District Attorney Sharen Wilson to clarify the legal disclosure obligations of her office under article 39.14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
BEAUMONT – A female police officer for the city of Port Arthur alleges she was retaliated against for filing a discrimination complaint.
HOUSTON – A law firm alleges a property was fraudulently transferred to a Katy individual by an oil and gas company to delay and defraud creditors.
BEAUMONT – A Beaumont resident alleges he was injured at a bowling alley when he tripped over a punching bag machine.
BEAUMONT – A patient of Optimum Medical Weight Control and Family Wellness alleges he was injured because he was prescribed unsafe doses of hormones.
BEAUMONT – A man alleges he injured his head and neck in a fall caused by a leaking washing machine.
BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County couple alleges the husband developed kidney cancer as a result of his exposure to trichloroethylene-containing products.
BEAUMONT – A Louisiana couple is seeking damages after the husband was injured by a pipe.
Exxon calls Cali climate change lawsuits ‘abusive’ and ‘baseless,’ says attempt to challenge its counter litigation ‘falls flat’
FORT WORTH – California municipalities took aim at Texas-based speech by filing “baseless” climate change lawsuits and a Texas trial court was right to exercise personal jurisdiction over them, according to ExxonMobil’s recently filed appellate brief.
HOUSTON – A Harris County man has filed a lawsuit against The Home Depot U.S.A. after he allegedly suffered injuries while assembling a product that he purchased from the home improvement retailer.
Pets can’t be considered ‘stock’ for the purpose of awarding attorney’s fees, Texas appellate court opines
HOUSTON – Man’s best friend isn’t considered a stock animal for the purposes of awarding attorney’s fees, a Texas appellate court recently opined.
HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges that his hours were reduced by his clothing store employer because of his complaints about not being paid the appropriate rate for overtime work.
GALVESTON – An oil and gas exploration and production company is alleged to have misclassified workers as independent contractors and failed to pay them overtime.
HOUSTON – A local woman claims in a federal lawsuit that she “had no choice” but to quit her employment with Custom Comfort, Inc. because of discrimination based on her disability.
SHERMAN – A Plano man alleges he was terminated from his employment because of his disability, race and religion.
HOUSTON – A man and his wife are seeking more than $1 million from the operators of a pipeline for burns the husband sustained in an explosion.