News from February 2019

Case activity for Amica Mutual INS Company vs Shawana Monique Collier on Feb. 5

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 5, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Amica Mutual INS Company and Michael Baines against Shawana Monique Collier on Feb. 5:

Feb. 5: Jefferson County District Court docket for injury/damage: other cases

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 5, 2019

The following cases categorized as "injury/damage: other" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Jon Ciminio vs Kandi Kiffe on Feb. 5

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 5, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Jon Ciminio and Brenda Cimino against Kandi Kiffe and Barbara Delcambre on Feb. 5:

Pathology lab employee faults Memorial Hermann, others for exposure to toxins in workspace

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The Memorial Hermann Health System is facing a state district lawsuit from a pathology laboratory employee who claims that she was exposed to an unlawfully dangerous workspace.

DLA PIPER: Daniel Prieto joins DLA Piper's Restructuring practice in Dallas

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

DLA Piper issued the following announcement on Feb. 1.DLA Piper announced today that Daniel Prieto has joined the firm's Restructuring practice as a partner in Dallas.

Court activity on Feb. 5: Covidien LLP vs Previty Surgical LLC

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 5, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Covidien LLP against Previty Surgical LLC and Previty Surgical PLLC on Feb. 5: 'Citation (office Copy)'

Copyright infringement lawsuit: Colo. photographer's image of pirate ship published without his consent

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

GALVESTON – A Colorado photographer alleges that the copyright to his image of a pirate ship at sunset was infringed upon, recent Galveston federal court records show.

Case activity for Entergy Texas Inc. vs SDJ Electric LLC on Feb. 5

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 5, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Entergy Texas Inc. against SDJ Electric LLC on Feb. 5:

Welder files suit against Arena Offshore, others over alleged injuries from swing transfer

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man alleges he was injured during a swing transfer from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico to a vessel.

Woman seeks more than $1 million from Cinemark over alleged injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Dickinson woman alleges she was injured at a Pasadena movie theater because of a "dangerous" condition there.

Project engineer alleges DAE & Associates owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A project engineer for a geotechnical engineering firm based in Houston alleges he was not paid at the correct rate for overtime work.

Sanchez's suit won’t hold water

By The Record | Feb 5, 2019

Orlando Sanchez thinks the Houston Independent School District (HISD) should be taken over and run by our state government. The former Harris County treasurer said so late last year during a press conference at Northwest Mall across from HISD HQ.

Suit against Worldwide Autotainment improperly served, court rules

By Tomas Kassahun | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court’s ruling against Worldwide Autotainment Inc., ruling the lawsuit was not served properly.

Court affirms ruling in Tarantino Properties' favor in suit filed by tenant over glass injuries

By Tomas Kassahun | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas has affirmed a trial court’s ruling against a tenant in her suit against a Houston Housing Authority apartment complex.

One Problem in the Workplace Nobody is Talking About: Weight Discrimination

By Tom Spiggle | Feb 5, 2019

Imagine how you’d feel if you didn’t get a promotion because of your religion or skin color. The only good news would be that you could probably sue your employer for discrimination.

Appeals court reverses summary judgment in Index Brook case, says it failed to establish appellants' bad faith

By Tomas Kassahun | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court’s ruling against PEM Offshore Inc. and Philips Matthew, saying appellee Index Brook LTD failed to prove appellants’ bad faith or callous disregard for the rules in a breach of contract case over the purchase of shares.

DLA PIPER: Richard Cheng joins DLA Piper's Corporate practice in Dallas

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

DLA Piper announced today that Richard Cheng has joined the firm's Corporate practice as a partner in Dallas.

Allstate hit with back-to-back plaintiff verdicts in JC court, awards total more than $212K

By David Yates | Feb 5, 2019

BEAUMONT – Allstate didn’t fare to well at the Jefferson County courthouse in January, as the insurance company was hit with back-to-back plaintiff verdicts.

Popular breakfast spot named in diner's slip and fall suit

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A local woman claims that a breakfast date with friends at a popular restaurant was ruined when she slipped and fell, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Invitee alleges leaky vent at 24 Hour Fitness facility caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured at a Houston gym because of water on the floor from a HVAC vent.

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