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Former Goose Creek Consolidated ISD resource police officer alleges she is owed unpaid wages

HOUSTON – A Magnolia resident alleges that she is owed unpaid wages from a school district.

Woman seeks damages from D.R. Horton - Texas over gender discrimination complaints

HOUSTON – An Illinois woman alleges she lost her job as a sales representative for a Fort Worth company because of discrimination.

Laborer alleges Gulf Coast Pavers owes wages for overtime work

HOUSTON – A former employee of a Houston company alleges that he was not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Sullivan Newport alleges Flatboat I failed to pay for lease of slip space

GALVESTON – The owner of a dry dock is alleged to have failed to pay for space it leased in Galveston.

Patient alleges North Cypress Medical Center Operating Co. charges were 'unreasonable'

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was billed "unreasonable charges" for treatment he received at a medical center after an auto accident.

Northpointe Village Apartments seeks damages from Sears, Electrolux after appliance allegedly caused fire

HOUSTON – An apartment complex owner alleges that it suffered damages to its property after an appliance failed and caught fire.

Field service technician alleges he was injured on Thunder Hawk vessel because of owners' negligence

GALVESTON – A field service technician alleges he was injured while working on a vessel because the vessel owners did not provide a safe working environment.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

TYLER DIVISION Mar. 12 Cumberland Systems LLC v. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company 6:18-cv-00116-RWS-KNM

Tax preparer accused of pocketing portion of client's 2016 refund money

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges a tax preparer pocketed some of her 2016 refund money and has filed a lawsuit.

Carpenter sues over injuries allegedly caused by transformer explosion

HOUSTON – A purported industrial accident in La Porte last year has prompted a carpenter from Humble to pursue legal action, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Woman claims injuries from fall at assisted living facility

HOUSTON – Harris County resident Patricia Reese is suing Accel at Hermann Park, Silverado Senior Living, and Stonegate Senior Living over a fall she allegedly experienced while under their care two years ago.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: April 2018


Union Pacific Railroad electrician alleges negligence caused injuries at Harris County yard

HOUSTON – An electrician for a common carrier by rail alleges he was injured by locomotives while working in Harris County.

More than $1 million sought from Top Builder Corp., Builder Services Group over worker's death

HOUSTON – An estate representative is seeking more than $1 million from two companies after their decedent was electrocuted on a job site.

African-American woman alleges discriminatory treatment at Securus Technologies Holdings caused stroke

SHERMAN – An African-American woman alleges she was subjected to "extreme racial harassment" while employed by a Carrollton-based business.

Akerman expands fraud and recovery practice with Dallas partners Eduardo Espinosa, Michael Napoli

DALLAS — On March 15, Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today continued the national expansion of the Fraud and Recovery Practice Group with the addition of Dallas partners Eduardo “Eddy” Espinosa and Michael Napoli from Dykema.

Lawsuit accuses Houston hotel bar of failing to prevent 'extremely intoxicated' patron from assaulting female birthday celebrant

HOUSTON – A Houston hotel and its onsite bar face a lawsuit from a woman who claims she was assaulted at her birthday party on their premises almost two years ago, recent Harris County District Court records show.

RPM XConstruction sued for wrongful termination

SHERMAN – A Dallas County man has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against RPM XConstruction, LLC, per recent Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas records.

Harris Co. sues Channelview resident after sheriff's deputy injured back on property

HOUSTON – Harris County has filed a lawsuit after a sheriff’s deputy suffered injuries while responding to a 2016 CPS call.

Patient faults Houston hospital for releasing him too early, alleges he suffered stroke following discharge

HOUSTON – Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center is facing a malpractice lawsuit from a Harris County man who was confined there in late 2015, per recent Harris County District Court records.