News from February 2019

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.

Woman alleges CLS Technology employee caused speaker cover to fall on her

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A Fort Bend County resident alleges she was injured by a speaker cover and is seeking damages from a company.

Homeowner alleges debris left by Lowe's Home Centers, others on property caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County homeowner alleges debris left on her property by workers caused her to trip and fall.

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Lena Richey on Feb. 4

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Lena Richey on Feb. 4:

Case activity for Mercer Transportation Company Inc. vs Simple Trucking LLC on Feb. 4

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Mercer Transportation Company Inc. against Simple Trucking LLC on Feb. 4:

Feb. 4: Jefferson County District Court docket for other cases

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The following cases categorized as "other" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on Feb. 4: Atria Collier Park LLC vs Nancy Ratley

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Atria Collier Park LLC against Nancy Ratley on Feb. 4: 'Issuance-Office Copy'

Feb. 4: Jefferson County District Court docket for contract: consumer/commercial debt cases

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The following cases categorized as "contract: consumer/commercial debt" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Sophia Hall vs Romero Auto on Feb. 4

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 4, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Sophia Hall against Romero Auto on Feb. 4:

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