News from January 2019

Judge finds Carnival Cruise not responsible for overboard death of intoxicated woman, deceased a mother of four from Arlington

By David Yates | Jan 8, 2019

MIAMI – The death of Samantha Broberg, a 33-year-old mother of four from Arlington, made headlines two years ago when she fell overboard during a cruise from Galveston to Mexico.

Appeals court revives, remands former Spring ISD teacher's lawsuit over drug dealing on campus allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jan 8, 2019

AUSTIN – The dismissed case of a former Spring Independent School District teacher who claims he was suspended after he reported alleged drug dealing on campus is revived and headed back to a Harris County court.

Sherman hospital named in wrongful termination suit

By John Suayan | Jan 8, 2019

SHERMAN – A Grayson County man alleges that he was wrongfully terminated from his security position with a Sherman hospital, recent federal court records show.

Shopper slips on piece of sausage at mall, files personal injury suit

By John Suayan | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman’s post-Christmas trip to a local mall last year allegedly resulted in a slip and fall.

Water leak at home prompts resident to sue Honeywell

By John Suayan | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – New Jersey-based Honeywell International Inc. is alleged in a Harris County man’s state district lawsuit to be at fault for a water leak at his residence.

BOYAR MILLER: BoyarMiller Expands Litigation Practice with Law Firm Acquisition

By Press release submission | Jan 8, 2019

BoyarMiller, a mid-size business law and litigation firm, has expanded its litigation capabilities through the acquisition of Houston-based Young, Graves & Burt (YGB), a probate and estate litigation firm.

Couple claims home renovation project rife with defects

By John Suayan | Jan 8, 2019

GALVESTON – A Harris County couple is suing a locally-based home builder over a reportedly failed renovation job to their residence, Galveston County District Court records show.

Multi-million dollar judgment stands in fatal workplace injury suit against B&G Crane

By David Yates | Jan 8, 2019

BEAUMONT – Following a Monday hearing, a multi-million dollar judgment against B&G Crane Service will stand.

Kennrich Homes alleges it paid more than $130,000 to restore electrical service after company struck buried line

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A Katy business alleges a Crosby company failed to request a utility line locate prior to drilling at a property and striking a buried power line.

Woman files suit against George Bush International Airport over allegations wet floor caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges a wet floor at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport caused her to fall.

Former employee sues Kimco Facility Services, Simon Property Group over allegations of race discrimination

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A black Harris County man alleges his race was a factor in his termination from a janitorial services company.

Man files suit over termination from Schlumberger, Cameron International

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was terminated from his employment because he refused to submit to an illegal psychiatric evaluation.

Tenant seeks damages from GWR Century Park over apartment ceiling collapse

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – A tenant is suing the owner of his apartment after the ceiling collapsed and injured him.

Travis Co. woman says denial of access to wheelchair at airport resulted in trip and fall down escalator

By John Suayan | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – A Travis County woman asserts that she suffered a trip and fall at a local airport last year after being denied access to a wheelchair.

Med-mal case blames hospital, physicians for patient's ulcer

By John Suayan | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – A Texas man has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after he allegedly developed a decubitis ulcer on his lower back during a hospital stay more than a year ago, Harris County District Court records show.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Shareholder Robert Friedman Appointed Austin, Dallas and Fayetteville Office Managing Shareholder

By Press release submission | Jan 9, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has appointed Rob Friedman as office managing shareholder (OMS) of the firm’s Austin, Dallas and Fayetteville offices.

CLARK HILL PLC: Elizabeth Griffin elected Chair of Dallas Bar Association’s Franchise and Distribution Law Section

By Press release submission | Jan 9, 2019

Elizabeth Griffin, Clark Hill Strasburger, has been elected as the 2019 Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Franchise and Distribution Law Section.

Auto dealership faces litigation over alleged joyride incident with customers' vehicle

By John Suayan | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – Harris County residents Thalia and Peter Vouchides are suing a Spring auto dealership after one of its employees reportedly took their vehicle for a joyride.

Man brings $500K slip and fall suit against 24 Hour Fitness

By John Suayan | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – A local man states in a state district lawsuit that a slip and fall almost two years ago at a west Houston 24 Hour Fitness caused him to suffer a knee injury.

Super 8 Motel guest alleges moisture in bathroom caused fall, skull injury

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 9, 2019

HOUSTON – A Hidalgo County man alleges he was injured at a Port Arthur hotel in a fall.

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