News from March 2019

Back revenue from Galveston rental property subject of lawsuit

By John Suayan | Mar 5, 2019

GALVESTON – Sebastian J. Filgueira of the Lozano Law Offices, P.C. in Alvin has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a couple who claim that they are owed revenue for a rental property in Galveston.

From Legal Newsline

Purdue Pharma calls Massachusetts opioid suit 'oversimplified scapegoating,' seeks dismissal

By Dan Fisher | Mar 5, 2019

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Purdue Pharma is asking a Massachusetts court to dismiss the state’s lawsuit against it, calling sensational allegations of wrongdoing by company executives and members of the founding Sackler family “oversimplified scapegoating based on a distorted account of the facts.”

Hey, Gonzalez, how about forgoing the fee?

By The Record | Mar 6, 2019

Remember those true-or-false tests in grade school and high school? Instead of spelling out the words “True” or “False,” you could just put a “T” or an “F” on the answer line. That gave conniving kids with modest calligraphic skills an opportunity for fudging.

Congressman’s bill TROLs bad actors, seeks to protect legitimate patent holders

By David Yates | Mar 6, 2019

WASHINGTON — Congressman Michael Burgess, (R-TX), recently reintroduced H.R. 108, the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act of 2019.

Texas Bar Board sued by Bar members, attorneys argue forced funding of ‘diversity’ initiatives, other programs, is unconstitutional

By David Yates | Mar 7, 2019

AUSTIN – Compelling Lone Star attorneys to pay dues to the State Bar of Texas in order to fund “diversity” initiatives and legislative programs violates their First Amendment rights, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Petro-Valve sues Menger Valve for alleged theft of trade secrets

By John Suayan | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON — Petro-Valve, Inc. is suing Menger Valve, LLC for what it asserts in a state district lawsuit was a misappropriation of trade secrets.

Patient alleges he was caused repeated falls at Houston hospital

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A patient seeks $1 million in damages after he alleges he was caused to repeatedly fall at a Houston hospital.

Worker alleges negligence caused him to suffer injuries at worksite

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON — A Camp County man is suing an employer, alleging he was caused physical injury at a worksite.

Seaman alleges he lost ear when hose connection struck his head

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A seaman is suing a Houston company, alleging a physical deformity was due to an incident at work.

Motorist alleges school bus struck her car

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A Harris County woman is suing a school district, alleging she was injured by a negligent school bus driver.

Roofing company alleges Friendswood customer owes more than $31,000

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

GALEVESTON — A roofing company is suing a Friendswood customer, alleging they were never paid more than $31,000 for work they completed.

Pool company alleges Kingwood customers failed to play more than $60,000

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A swimming pool company is suing a Kingwood couple, alleging failure to more than $60,000 for pool work.

Customer alleges Lexus dealer lied about car's features

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

GALVESTON—A Galveston County woman is suing a Lexus dealer, alleging she was sold a vehicle that did not include features the dealer said it did.

Family Dollar granted summary judgment in slip & fall lawsuit

By David Yates | Mar 7, 2019

BEAUMONT — Family Dollar Stores of Texas was recently granted summary judgment in a suit brought a Hardin County woman, who alleges the store’s negligence caused her to slip and fall.

Patient alleges Kingwood medical team made her a quadriplegic

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A Harris County woman is suing a Kingwood medical team, alleging their negligence rendered her a quadriplegic.

Petition seeks man’s chemical exposure history, possible benzene suit against Chevron to follow

By David Yates | Mar 7, 2019

BEAUMONT - A petition is seeking a man’s chemical exposure history to benzene, which was allegedly manufactured and sold by Chevron.

Investor alleges her money was never returned

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A Houston woman is suing an investment partner, alleging her money was taken in an investment scheme and never returned.

Motorist alleges mail truck struck his car

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A motorist is suing the U.S. Postal Service, alleging he was run into by a mail truck. .

Railroad worker alleges negligence led to injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

MARSHALL —A railyard worker is suing a railway company, alleging negligence caused his workplace injury.

Worker alleges he is owed 10 years of overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

HOUSTON —A man is suing former employers, alleging he was not paid overtime for 10 years.

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