News from April 2019

CLARK HILL: Former GOP Congressman John Culberson Joins Clark Hill's Government & Public Affairs Practice in D.C. & Houston

By Press release submission | Apr 1, 2019

Clark Hill announced the addition of former U.S. Congressman John A. Culberson to its Government and Public Affairs Practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Houston offices.

BRYAN CAVE: JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

By Press release submission | Apr 1, 2019

Five attorneys from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner have been recognized as 2019 JD Supra Top Authors.

Traveler's fall on moving walkway at Bush Airport subject of personal injury lawsuit

By John Suayan | Apr 1, 2019

HOUSTON – A Collin County woman claims that a malfunctioning motor-driven moving sidewalk at George Bush Intercontinental Airport two years ago caused her to fall and suffer arm and shoulder injuries.

Couple accuses accounting firm of improperly preparing tax returns

By John Suayan | Apr 1, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County couple alleges in a state district lawsuit that a local accounting firm improperly prepared their tax returns.

Woman blames fall into hole on sidewalk on Houston

By John Suayan | Apr 1, 2019

HOUSTON – Harris County resident Christyn Breckenridge is suing the City of Houston after she purportedly stepped into an uncovered hole in front of a downtown nightclub.

Woodlands Mercedes dealership fired teen employee for performing jury duty, suit alleges

By John Suayan | Apr 1, 2019

HOUSTON – It is said that an individual called for jury duty is performing a noble service to the community. However, a fresh high school graduate asserts that a car dealership in The Woodlands terminated him for serving on a jury in Harris County.

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Joseph H Coward on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Joseph H Coward on April 1:

April 1: Jefferson County District Court docket for contract: consumer/commercial debt cases

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The following cases categorized as "contract: consumer/commercial debt" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on April 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jefferson County District Court: Actions Taken on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity on April 1 in the suits below:

April 1: Jefferson County District Court docket for other cases

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The following cases categorized as "other" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on April 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Midland Funding LLC vs Willie Johnson on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Midland Funding LLC against Willie Johnson on April 1:

Court activity on April 1: Trustmark National Bank vs Franklin J Evans

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Trustmark National Bank against Franklin J Evans on April 1: 'Petition'

Case activity for Samuel Levine vs Texas Windstorm Insurance Association on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Samuel Levine against Texas Windstorm Insurance Association on April 1:

Case activity for State of Texas vs Lelijah Wayne Holmes II on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by State of Texas against Lelijah Wayne Holmes II, Alice Hood and A 1 Bail Bonds on April 1:

Case activity for Gulf Credit Union vs John Fisher on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Gulf Credit Union against John Fisher on April 1:

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Alexander B Salcedo on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Alexander B Salcedo on April 1:

Case activity for Square Arthur vs Shashira Cotton on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Square Arthur against Shashira Cotton on April 1:

Case activity for State of Texas vs Kirban Kiemel Keller on April 1

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by State of Texas against Kirban Kiemel Keller, Keith Day and Professional Bail Bonds on April 1:

April 1: Jefferson County District Court docket for judgment nisi cases

By The SE Texas Record | Apr 1, 2019

The following cases categorized as "judgment nisi" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on April 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Local Governments Must Be More Transparent When Hiring Outside Lawyers

By Mark McCaig | Apr 1, 2019

Over the past several years, there has been a dramatic increase in litigation brought by local governments across Texas utilizing outside lawyers hired on a contingent-fee basis. Much of this litigation has been driven by law firms that have engaged in aggressive marketing efforts, enticing local officials with the prospect of a financial windfall at no risk to them. The nature of these lawsuits varies widely, but includes numerous lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, construction companies, and other businesses.

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