News from February 2019

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 8, 2019

Feb. 4 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:19-cv-00037-JRG IMPLICIT, LLC V. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.

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No jackpot in first Philadelphia talc trial; Judge rules plaintiff has no evidence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.

BOYARMILLER: Houston Evolves as a Gateway Market and Regional Industrial Hub; Real Estate Experts at BoyarMiller Forum Cite Changes in Consumer Behavior, Mobility as Key Future Issues

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Experts in Houston’s commercial and industrial real estate sectors agree that the city has evolved as a gateway market and will continue to attract overseas capital investment this year.

FISH & RICHARDSON: Fish & Richardson Elevates 11 Attorneys to Principal

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Fish & Richardson has elevated 11 attorneys to principal at the firm, effective January 1, 2019.

MCGINNIS LOCHRIDGE: McGinnis Lochridge Expands International Trade and Transactions Practice Group With Addition of Jamie Joiner and Lindsey Roskopf

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

McGinnis Lochridge announced today the growth of the firm’s International Trade and Transactions Practice Group with the addition of Jamie Joiner and Lindsey Roskopf, one of the state’s leading attorney teams focusing on international trade law, including export controls, sanctions, and customs matters.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Former State Appellate Court Judge Harvey Brown Joins the Lanier Law Firm

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Harvey Brown, a former state appeals court judge and former state district court judge in Harris County, has joined The Lanier Law Firm.

Harris County couple alleges 'malicious statements' were posted about them on Nextdoor

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County couple alleges that a resident of same neighborhood where they reside posted false statements about them on an application.

Ohmstede alleges Plant Process Equipment owes more than $1 million for materials

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

GALVESTON – A Jefferson County heat exchanger fabrication and maintenance company alleges a Galveston County company failed to pay it for materials it supplied.

Court docs: egg supplier subjected Hispanic workers to 'objectively hostile and abusive work environment'

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

SHERMAN – The Equal Justice Center and Transnational Worker Rights Clinic has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three individuals who claim that they were subjected to “an objectively hostile and abusive work environment” as employees of Mahard Egg Farm, Inc., and Mahard Pullet Farms, Inc.

Painter injured in fall from ladder alleges Hybrid One Construction failed to provide safe place to work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has filed a suit against his employer after he was injured in a fall from a ladder while painting at a Houston job site.

Man sues self-storage rental business over waterlogged possessions

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man’s state district lawsuit faults a self-storage rental business for allowing the purported destruction of his personal belongings.

Pump'd Nutrition allegedly failed to disclose location was operating at deficit

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A man alleges he entered into a contract to operate a gourmet coffee, tea and smoothie shop without being informed the store was operating at a deficit.

Customer seeks more than $200,000 from Walgreens after tripping on display

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was injured at a Houston drug store when she tripped on a display.

Woman files lawsuit against hospital after sustaining head injury in surgical waiting room

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – Local attorney Benjamin R. Roberts has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a hospital for a woman who alleges that she was hurt in one of its surgical waiting rooms, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Truck driver alleges heart condition reason for termination

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – Raintree Holdings, LLC faces a lawsuit from one of its former truck drivers who claims the company fired him because of his medical condition, recent Harris County District Court records show.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Strasburger Member Betsy Kamin Named 2019 Premier Woman In Law by the Houston Association of Women Attorneys

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Member-in-Charge of Clark Hill Strasburger’s Houston office, Elizabeth “Betsy” Kamin, has been named a 2019 “Premier Woman In Law” by the Houston Association of Women Attorneys (AWA).

Woman's trip and fall suit against apartment complex blames incident on doorway mat

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A recent visitor to an apartment complex near Houston’s Uptown neighborhood has pursued legal action against the property over a trip and fall incident she experienced more than a month ago.

Uber, Lyft face patent infringement complaints from Calif. inventor

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

TEXARKANA – A California-based inventor has brought patent infringement lawsuits against Uber Technologies, Inc. and Lyft, Inc.

Settled: $500K to family of woman fatally shot by off-duty Galveston police officer

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

GALVESTON – A federal lawsuit arising from a fatal 2017 shooting involving an off-duty Galveston police officer reportedly reached its conclusion earlier this month.

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