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8601 Southwest Freeway LP alleges property sellers failed to disclose plumbing issues

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:53pm

GALVESTON – The buyer of a League City commercial property alleges that plumbing issues were not disclosed before the property's purchase.

Galveston County couple alleges individual failed to perform construction work

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:41pm

GALVESTON – A Galveston County couple alleges they made a payment to a Galveston man to construct a home but no work was done.

Woman alleges Toyota failed to manufacture crashworthy car

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:33pm

TEXARKANA – A Mount Pleasant woman has filed a suit against an auto manufacturer after her daughter sustained fatal injuries in a car crash.

Nurse claims University of Texas Medical Branch discriminated against her because of disorder

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:21pm

GALVESTON – A nurse alleges that she was discriminated against by a medical facility because of her disability.

Former The Kitchen Connection LLC store manager alleges he is owed unpaid overtime

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:15pm

SHERMAN – A Richardson man formerly employed as a store manager has filed a class-action lawsuit against an employer over allegations of unpaid overtime wages.

Brookshire Grocery Co. accused of age discrimination by former employees

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 5:05pm

TYLER – Three former employers of a Smith County company allege their age was the reason for their termination.

Diversified Consultants Inc. alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 4:18pm

HOUSTON – A Pearland man alleges he was harassed with phone calls from a debt collector.

Southwest Seafood Inc. employee alleges he is owed overtime pay

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 4:14pm

HOUSTON – A general laborer for a Houston seafood seller alleges that he is not paid overtime wages.

Your Cost Furniture LLC alleged to have delivered defective furniture

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 4:08pm

HOUSTON – A Georgia couple alleges that a Harris County furniture business failed to deliver furniture on time.

Paxton gives opinion on authority concerning court registry accounts

Russell Boniface Nov. 20, 2017, 3:56pm

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in an opinion released Nov. 13 said a

HomeAway asks court to dismiss lawsuit over traveler fee

John Sammon Nov. 20, 2017, 3:55pm

AUSTIN – The Austin Division of the Western District of Texas is being asked to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by property owner plaintiffs who alleged the imposition of a new traveler fee by a company that makes short-term rental properties available for travelers on the Web was a breach of contract and represented fraud and unjust enrichment.

Motorist seeks $1 million from Kem Express after tractor-trailer collision in La Porte

Philip Gonzales Nov. 20, 2017, 3:50pm

HOUSTON – A Santa Fe woman is seeking $1 million after an accident with tractor-trailer injured her neck and other parts of her body.

Lee College students claim instructor administered injections with dangerous solution as part of class

John Suayan Nov. 20, 2017, 10:34am

HOUSTON – Lee College in Baytown is the subject of a lawsuit filed on behalf of a group of students who claim their instructor injected them with a chemical solution.

Galveston realty firm sues following man's refusal to convey property

John Suayan Nov. 20, 2017, 6:58am

GALVESTON – A local-based realty firm is suing a Humble man after he allegedly refused to convey his property to it, recent Galveston County court records indicate.

Conference participant sues host venue over slip and fall

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 4:48pm

HOUSTON – A female participant in the annual Offshore Technology Conference claims she was injured while leaving the facility hosting the event.

Harris Co. man sustains burns, sues employer

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 11:46am

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has sued his employer after he sustained burns more than a year ago.

Shopping center owners answer lawsuit filed over fatal 2015 robbery

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 11:45am

HOUSTON – The defendants in a lawsuit filed as a result of a late 2015 robbery at a north Houston shopping center which claimed the life of a married father of one formally responded to the allegations, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Former educator at SFA alleges sex discrimination in denial of promotion

John Suayan Nov. 17, 2017, 10:06am

LUFKIN – A former educator at Stephen F. Austin State University brought a lawsuit against the Nacogdoches-based institution, claiming it did not promote her to a deanship because of her sex.

Texas AG files brief urging the Supreme Court to protect prayer at public meetings

David Yates Nov. 17, 2017, 9:20am

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and a coalition of 22 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings.

Chef Kent Rathbun wins the right to use his own name and likeness for now

Dee Thompson Nov. 17, 2017, 9:09am

DALLAS – Chef Kent Rathbun continues a costly dispute with his former business partners over the use of his name and likeness, but the state's 5th District Court of Appeals has granted him the right to use his own name and likeness while the lawsuit is pending, based on the doctrine of “unclean hands.