The following cases categorized as "contract: consumer/commercial debt" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on March 4. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
News from March 2019
HOUSTON – A former employee of a medical facility alleges she was retaliated against for taking leave to care for her daughter's medical conditions.
AUSTIN – A new piece of legislation is on the table, a bill aiming to change how state agencies procure contingent fee contracts for legal services.
HOUSTON – An African-American woman alleges her race and sex were factors in her termination from her job with an energy company.
HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges she was injured at the Houston Galleria Mall in a fall caused by a wet floor and is seeking damages from the mall's janitorial contractors.
BEAUMONT – After years of litigation, the trial of a medical malpractice lawsuit brought over the suicide of Christopher Reich is now underway.
Patient seeks damages from Houston Pulmonary Medicine, physician over nerve damage allegedly caused by negligence
HOUSTON – A patient alleges she sustained preventable nerve damage because a Houston physician negligently allowed her sodium levels to rise.
HOUSTON – A truck driver who was injured when the motor of the truck he was driving blew up alleges the vehicle's owners failed to properly maintain it.
MARSHALL – A motorist is seeking damages from a trucking company and its driver over a collision in Tyler.
African-American woman alleges US Ecology retaliated against her for reporting discriminatory remarks
HOUSTON – An African-American woman alleges she resigned from her position with a Houston office because of retaliation she faced after she complained of racially discriminatory remarks.
GALVESTON – A former tenant of a Galveston property alleges her landlord has prevented her from retrieving her property.
GALVESTON – A Santa Fe woman alleges her money was wrongfully taken by two contractors and they failed to perform under the contract.
HOUSTON – A Dallas County man alleges an oil rig operator's failure to provide a safe place to work caused him injuries.
Patient seeks more than $1 million from Houston doctor over injuries allegedly sustained during procedure
HOUSTON – A Houston doctor is being sued by a patient over allegations his negligence during a procedure caused a fracture to her right orbital wall.
HOUSTON – A Harris County resident is seeking damages from a Houston grocery store over allegations a cooler shelf caused a fall.
Two Rio Grande Valley residents have been taken into custody for submitting fraudulent claims for payment to Texas Medicaid for durable medical equipment (DME) supplies that were never delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Announces Start of Wells Fargo Consumer Redress Review Program
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the start of Wells Fargo’s consumer redress review program, which is a key requirement of the bank’s recent $575 million settlement with Texas, 49 other states and the District of Columbia over violations of consumer protection laws.
PECKAR & ABRAMSON: Peckar & Abramson Supports the National Association of Women in Construction (Nawic) Women in Construction (Wic) Week
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce its support for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Women in Construction (WIC) Week, taking place March 3-9, 2019.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Michael A.Branca has been named a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers.
Butler Snow attorneys Christopher R. Cowan, Cedric E. Evans, Eric J.R. Nichols, Amanda G. Taylor, and Karson K. Thompson were recently recognized in the New to the Office section of the March 2019 edition of Austin Lawyer.