News from September 2018

Woman accuses car dealership of accessing credit report without permission

By John Suayan | Sep 1, 2018

HOUSTON – A local woman’s lawsuit accuses a car dealership of accessing her credit report without her permission, recent Houston federal court records show.

Lawsuit: woman sexually assaulted by male acquaintance in Kemah hotel room

By John Suayan | Sep 1, 2018

HOUSTON – Dallas law firm Carrington Coleman has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted in her Kemah hotel room, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Shopper alleges she was injured by falling merchandise at Port Arthur Walmart

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Walmart shopper alleges that she was injured when merchandise fell on her.

Target shopper blames melted Icee drink for fall at Port Arthur store

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

BEAUMONT – An Orange woman alleges a melted frozen drink caused her to fall at a Port Arthur store.

Man alleges he was assaulted by Connect One employee during car repossesion

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

HOUSTON – The employee of a repossession company is alleged to have assaulted a Harris County man while he was retrieving items from his vehicle.

Floor subsiding at Club at Stablechase alleged to have injured guest

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was injured at a Harris County apartment because of the dangerous condition of the floor.

Consumer files suit against Johnny Law Taylor Law PLLC over collection letter

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

HOUSTON – A Katy law firm is alleged to have mailed a debt collection letter without the proper disclosures.

Former Union Pacific Railroad conductor files suit seeking reinstatement after work injury

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

HOUSTON – A railroad employee alleges that his employer took adverse actions against him after he was injured in an on-the-job accident.

Gilbreath Outdoor Advertising alleges client owes more than $26,000 for billboard space

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 3, 2018

GALVESTON – An advertising company alleges it wasn't paid for billboard space by a Baytown medical facility.

Dairy Ashford Custard customer files suit after slipping at Houston restaurant

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was injured at a Houston restaurant when she slipped while walking to her table.

Louisiana man alleges he was injured when Texas Energy Logistics truck rear-ended vehicle

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

GALVESTON – A Louisiana couple alleges the husband was injured when his vehicle was rear-ended while exiting a ferry at the Galveston dock.

Harris Co. man alleges firing from CFO position due to lead role in sexual harassment investigation

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges his employer terminated him as its CFO for conducting an investigation into alleged sexual harassment.

Woman says EMTs failed to properly secure her to gurney

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – Local resident Shirley Houston is suing the City of Houston after she fell from a motor-operated gurney last year.

Worker blames head injury on Chevron

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man is suing Chevron U.S.A., Inc. in response to allegedly getting hit in the head at its Mississippi facility.

Man who alleged injuries after box of medical supplies fell on head in office building loses appeal

By John Breslin | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A man who claimed negligence on the part of the owners of an office building his lost his appeal to overturn summary judgment ruling issued by a trial court that dismissed his tort claims against the building's owners.

Sexual harassment caused Beaumont woman to resign from insurer, suit says

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman’s lawsuit against Farm Bureau asserts that “constant and unrelenting” sexual harassment prompted her to resign from the insurance company, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

Beaumont attorney John Morgan sanctioned for ‘vexatiously multiplying proceedings’ against Layne Walker

By David Yates | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A federal judge has vindicated a former Jefferson County district judge, sanctioning a local attorney for “vexatiously multiplying” legal proceedings against him.

Cross-claim brought in suit against ASAP Freight Systems

By David Yates | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – In early August, a driver for ASAP Freight Systems filed suit against the Houston company, alleging he was underpaid.

Mother of children killed in Port Arthur apartment fire files suit

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A mother of three children who died in a Port Arthur apartment fire on Independence Day alleges the property's owner and manager did not keep it in compliance with applicable fire and other codes.

Man alleges Credit Protection Association sent 'aggressive' collection letter

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Dallas-based debt collector is alleged to have sent a consumer an "aggressive" collection letter.

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