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Former nonprofit employee faces litigation over alleged embezzlement

HOUSTON – Houston’s America for All, Inc.; Central American Resource Center, 501(c); and Teodoro Aguiluz, doing business as Central American Resource Center, are suing a former employee for alleged embezzlement, recent Harris County District Court records indicate.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: June 2018


Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas


Oilfield worker alleges EcoStim, others owe unpaid overtime wages

HOUSTON – A California man alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages by his former oil and gas industry employer.

Missouri residents allege SDR Trucking driver failed to keep a proper lookout in Highway 59 crash

MARSHALL – A Missouri couple alleges they sustained property damage and serious injuries when they were struck by a tractor-trailer.

Lawsuit filed against dealership for allegedly misrepresenting model year of recreational vehicle

HOUSTON - A Mont Belvieu couple has filed suit against the Holiday World of Katy recreational vehicle dealership, claiming they were knowingly sold a defective 2016 RV represented to be a new 2017 model.

Woman alleges tray dropped on her at Saltgrass Steak House caused injuries, seeks $200,000

HOUSTON – An Oklahoma woman alleges she was injured at a Houston restaurant when a tray of food was dropped on her.

Fla. woman blames four companies for injuries to lower right leg sustained during escalator ride

HOUSTON – A Florida woman who was in the city on business last year claims she was injured while riding a downtown escalator.

Court docs say Houston fired truck driver for absences, plaintiff claims he was told to await OK to return to work

HOUSTON – A former truck driver with the city’s solid waste management department has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, recent Harris County District Court records indicate.

Woman disputes debit card charges from LA Fitness

HOUSTON – A local woman accuses LA Fitness of appropriating her debit card without her permission.

14th District affirms summary judgment in insurance case over broken car window

HOUSTON – An appellate court has denied a woman's motion for a new trial in a dispute with an insurer over a broken window on a new car.

Ind. photographer says concert photo of Ted Nugent used without permission, pursues legal action

HOUSTON – An Indiana-based freelance photographer alleges RCC Holdings, LLC committed copyright infringement when it used one of his concert images without permission.

On the job injury at airport prompts bag agent to file lawsuit

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has pursued legal action in response to an on the job injury he reportedly sustained last year at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Diner's suit faults Pappas Bar-B-Q for slip and fall

HOUSTON – A local woman claims she suffered a violent fall almost two years ago at a barbecue restaurant near NRG Park and has filed a lawsuit, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Total Industrial Plant Services alleged to have defaulted on loan

BEAUMONT – A Port Neches company is alleged to have failed to pay a loan.

Disabled vet's lawsuit alleges apartment complex rife with FHA violations

HOUSTON – A disabled veteran’s unsuccessful search for an apartment is the focus of a federal lawsuit that was filed on May 14.

JC jury awards $120K in auto collision suit

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County jury recently awarded $120,000 in damages to a plaintiff in an automobile collision lawsuit that went to trial earlier this month.

Houston federal judge allows state judge to be sued

HOUSTON - Southern District Chief Justice Lee H. Rosenthal recently issued a landmark ruling allowing a wrongful death lawsuit against a Houston probate judge to proceed in an adult guardianship claim.

River authority's post-Harvey actions unleash flood of litigation

HOUSTON – A local conservation and reclamation district has been brought to court after it allegedly released water into numerous residences within its jurisdiction last year following a hurricane.

Candy company faces sex discrimination allegations from former employee

LUFKIN – An Angelina County woman’s federal lawsuit accuses Atkinson Candy Co. and Express Services, Inc. of sex discrimination and retaliation.