News from February 2019

Hair salon argues client's personal injury claims barred by statute of limitations

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – The defendant in a state district lawsuit over a botched hair dye job has formally responded to the litigation.

NYC attorney, practice sued by client for failing to transfer case file to Houston-based counsel

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – Six Dimensions, Inc. hopes a lawsuit will prod its former legal counsel to timely transfer its file to its new counsel.

Court docs: oil change contributed to customer's truck catching fire

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – Alleging that her pickup truck caught on fire following an oil change, Deer Park resident Mary Sue Buckland has pursued legal action in Harris County District Court.

Lawsuit: set of tongs caused seaman 'to lift off rig floor'

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – A Mississippi seaman is suing his employers following an apparent mishap with a piece of equipment, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: March 2019

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

CAROLYN ANN ROOT REICH ET AL vs. BAPTIST HOSPITALS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS

Woman seeks more than $200,000 from Diversified Maintenance Systems over fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – A woman alleges a janitorial and maintenance services company failed to warn of a substance on a store's floor that caused her to fall.

Employee files suit against Lowe's over fall injuries sustained on job site

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – A Victoria County man alleges the negligence of his employer caused his injuries at a job site in Spring.

14th Court of Appeals rules court erred in appointing receiver in suit over failed sale of assisted living facility

By Charmaine Little | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – Ruling there is no evidence of fraudulent transfer, the 14th Court of Appeals determined a lower court erred when it appointed a receiver in a case concerning the purchase of an assisted living facility.

Martin Transport dismissed from discrimination suit

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2019

BEAUMONT – A discrimination lawsuit brought against Martin Transport has been dismissed with prejudice.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

Jan. 31 TYLER DIVISION 6:19-cv-00033-JDK LUCIO DEVELOPMENT LLC V. CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC.

Zachry terminated employee for taking leave to tend to heart-related condition, suit says

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

GALVESTON – A Freeport man accuses Zachry of terminating him for addressing a heart-related condition, recent Galveston federal court records show.

Diner experiences slip and fall at Asian restaurant, sues establishment

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man is suing an Asian restaurant after he allegedly slipped and fell at the eatery more than a year ago.

Lawsuit: slip and fall overshadowed office worker's first day on the job

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A Cypress man’s first day on the job at a north Houston office building almost two years ago was marred by a slip and fall incident, according to a state district lawsuit.

Woman sues karaoke bar over ankle injury sustained while accessing stage

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – Alleging that she was injured almost two years ago while climbing on the stage of a karaoke bar, Montgomery County resident Georgia Stanley has pursued legal action.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Seeks Court Enforce­ment of Set­tle­ment Agree­ment Against Tobac­co Com­pa­nies to Obtain Over $125 Mil­lion for Texas

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a U.S. District Court to enforce terms of the Texas tobacco settlement agreement requiring major cigarette companies to pay more than $125 million to the state of Texas.

BOYARMILLER: BoyarMiller Closes Complex Capital Transaction for Welcome Group, LLC

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

BoyarMiller represented Houston-based Welcome Group, a single-tenant industrial owner and development firm, in a highly complex capital transaction that secured financing for the company’s expansion and future growth.

WILSON ELSER: Wilson Elser Promotes 10 to Equity Partner

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

National law firm Wilson Elser has promoted 10 attorneys, seven of whom are women, to equity partner, effective January 1, 2019.

FISH & RICHARDSON: Fish & Richardson Named #1 Patent Litigation Firm for Defendants in the U.S. for 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Fish & Richardson was named the #1 law firm representing defendants in patent litigation in U.S. district courts for 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP).

BUTLER SNOW: Butler Snow Ranked a Top 10 Underwriter’s Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as a top 10 underwriter’s counsel firm nationally by the Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review for 2018.

Nurse alleges Dallas Medical Center improperly denied FMLA leave

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

SHERMAN – A Coppell resident alleges she was terminated from her job as a nurse because she reported an allegedly improper denial of protected leave.

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