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Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Jul 13, 2018

MARSHALL DIVISION July 10 2:18-cv-00276-JRG VISTA PEAK VENTURES, LLC V. AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION

Lawsuit: 'unsecured and unattended' stool at Houston train station caused passenger's fall

By John Suayan | Jul 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A Louisiana couple is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., doing business as Amtrak, after the husband reportedly suffered injuries during a stopover in Houston almost two years ago.

Fast food worker files suit following alleged assault by manager

By John Suayan | Jul 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A fast food employee claims his manager physically assaulted him almost two years ago.

Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: August 2018

By John Suayan | Jul 13, 2018

HECTOR BARRON ET AL vs. EXXONMOBIL OIL CORPORATION ET AL

Ex-auto dealership supervisor sued for defamation files original answer

By John Suayan | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – One of the defendants in a defamation lawsuit filed by a League City auto dealership employee has provided a formal response, per recent Galveston County District Court records.

Galveston Co. judge grants motion to dismiss 2017 suit over failed yacht sale

By John Suayan | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – A 2017 lawsuit filed over a yacht sale gone wrong recently met its conclusion.

14th Court of Appeals reverses take-nothing judgment in injured W&T Offshore employee's case

By Charmaine Little | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A trial court’s take-nothing ruling for a man injured on the job was reversed in the 14th Court of Appeals on June 26 as the court ruled on borrowed employee status and loss of future wages reward.

Supreme Court upholds dismissal of case over dog bite on overseas military base, citing political question doctrine

By Charmaine Little | Jul 12, 2018

AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas reversed an appeals court decision Dec. 7, 2017, addressing the power of the court in the political question doctrine after a military dog bit a woman on a base in Afghanistan.

Security guard claims workplace discrimination caused her to go into premature labor

By John Suayan | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – Alleging the discrimination she experienced while employed as a security guard resulted in her delivering a premature baby almost two years ago, Richmond resident Filomena Garcia has filed a civil rights lawsuit.

Parties in mink coat theft case consent to take nothing judgment

By John Suayan | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – The parties in a lawsuit arising from the alleged theft of a black mink stroller coat during a New Year’s Eve party last year at a local gastropub are awaiting a take nothing judgment, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

TAMU requests dismissal of McLennan Co. woman's false imprisonment suit

By John Suayan | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – Citing its entitlement to Eleventh Amendment immunity, Texas A&M University is asking a federal judge to junk a false imprisonment lawsuit against it.

Golden Corral patron alleges state of floor caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges the condition of the floor in a Channelvies restaurant caused him to fall.

Pasadena Holdings alleges former employee misappropriated trade secrets

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – A Pasadena company alleges that a League City man left the company to work for a direct competitor in violation of an agreement.

Total E&P USA, Technip USA alleged to have failed to provide timely medical attention before man's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A widow and her two minor children allege that her husband died while aboard a vessel after not receiving adequate medical attention.

Sprint Corp. alleged to have sent nonpayment texts to customer who closed account

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A former Sprint customer alleges he closed his account but the company keeps sending him texts messages over alleged nonpayment of the account.

Dog owned by Texas City couple alleged to have been off a leash when it injured child

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

GALVESTON – A Texas City couple is alleged to have allowed their dog to roam freely and failed to control it to keep it from biting a minor.

Houston law firm's suit seeks to block former attorney from collecting on recent arbitration settlement

By John Suayan | Jul 11, 2018

HOUSTON – A local law firm has filed a lawsuit against one of its former attorneys to bar her from collecting on a recent settlement between an ex-client and a large national bank, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Houston hospital demands Kuwaiti Embassy pay outstanding bills

By John Suayan | Jul 11, 2018

HOUSTON – Westside Surgical Hospital has brought a breach of contract lawsuit against the Embassy of the State of Kuwait, recent Houston federal court records indicate.

Suit accuses beauty supplies business of misappropriating marketing specialist's image, likeness to promote products

By John Suayan | Jul 11, 2018

HOUSTON – A beauty supplies business has been sued for allegedly misappropriating a former employee’s likeness.

Consumer alleges entertainment system installed by Best Buy doesn't function properly

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 11, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges a home entertainment system he purchased still does not function properly.

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