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Ruling in favor of Superior Energy Services in suit filed by injured worker reversed by appellate court

By Charmaine Little | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – On Aug. 14, the Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas reversed a ruling of the 295th District Court of Harris County in a Jones Act case.

Lawsuit: fraternity's pledge process resulted in prospect suffering injured spleen

By John Suayan | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit asserts that the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity’s pledge process resulted in a University of Houston student sustaining a spleen injury two years ago.

Woman says home health agency fired her for not discussing interview, claims employer violated False Claims Act

By John Suayan | Sep 20, 2018

MARSHALL – A Rusk County woman claims a home health agency she formerly worked for violated the False Claims Act when it terminated her for providing information to the federal government through the Medicare program, recent Marshall federal court records show.

Civempco-Oyster Creek Manor alleged to have terminated care provider in retaliation over pay inquiry

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A personal care service provider alleges she was terminated after inquiring about unpaid overtime wages.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Helix Well Ops alleged to owe overtime pay to rig superintendents

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A Spring resident alleges he was paid a day rate by his former employers regardless of the number hours he worked.

Class action lawsuit filed against Asurion over alleged pay practices

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A call center employer is alleged to have required employees to work off-the-clock and failed to pay overtime wages.

9th District Court affirms denial of motion for mistrial in case between siblings over father's will

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

BEAUMONT – The denial of a motion for mistrial in an Orange County testamentary dispute has been upheld by a court of appeals.

Apple loses request for new trial in court battle over FaceTime, VPN On Demand infringement allegations

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 19, 2018

TYLER – A Texas court has denied tech giant Apple's request for a new trial in a case involving FaceTime and allegations of patent infringement.

Couple sues swimming pool contractor for deceptive trade practices

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County couple have filed a deceptive trade practices lawsuit against a Tomball swimming pool contractor.

Calif. woman brings slip and fall suit against Houston following incident at airport

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A California woman brings a slip and fall lawsuit against the city.

League City couple sues over 'significant' mold growth in home

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

GALVESTON – A League City couple is suing Taylor Morrison of Texas, Inc. and Taylor Woodrow Communities - League City, Ltd. after “significant” mold growth was discovered in their home, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Court finds 'clear and convincing evidence' warrants post-judgment relief for Port Arthur Steam Energy

By David Yates | Sep 19, 2018

BEAUMONT - The 172nd District Court of Jefferson County has ruled in favor of Port Arthur Steam Energy against Oxbow Calcining when it issued a post-judgment turnover order mandating that Oxbow deliver flue gas energy generated by the operation of its calciner facility to PASE.

Vehicle towing companies contest revocation of permits in breach of contract case against Galveston

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

GALVESTON – Two local vehicle towing services are suing the city for breach of contract, state district court records show.

Instructor claims East Texas community college fired her because of race

By John Suayan | Sep 19, 2018

TYLER – A former instructor at a community college in East Texas claims that the school fired her because she is black.

Buyer of Crystal Beach home alleges defects were not disclosed to her before purchase

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018

GALVESTON – A Galveston County woman alleges water penetration issues in a property she purchased were not disclosed her to prior to the sale.

Credence Resource Management claimed to have contacted woman to collect alleged debt without consent

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a debt collector has harassed her by calling on numerous occasions.

Wood on floor of Home Depot store alleged to have caused customer to fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A Home Depot shopper alleges a piece of wood on the floor of the store caused her to fall.

Insolvent Resolutions Group alleged to have told consumer she would be arrested if she did not pay alleged debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A Missouri City consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully "threatened" to have her arrested.

Consumer alleges Financial Credit Service made false representations to collect alleged debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A Fulshear consumer alleges a debt collector threatened to take actions that are barred under Texas law.

Comerica asserts defendant in promissory note case 'evading service', judge grants order to substitute

By John Suayan | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – Recent state district court records indicate that one of the three defendants in a breach of contract lawsuit brought by Dallas-based Comerica Bank has yet to be served.

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