Legal Roundup

CITY OF BEAUMONT: Beaumont Man Arrested for Assault on Public Servant- 2 Officers Injured- 4 Exposed to Suspect’s Bodily Fluids

By City of Beaumont | Jul 15, 2018

Beaumont Police responded to 2675 S. 4th (Shop N Save) in reference to a disturbance in which the suspect was believed to be intoxicated on PCP.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE: Health care provider sentenced for workers’ compensation fraud

By Texas Department of Insurance | Jul 15, 2018

A Deer Park health care worker has been sentenced for falsifying workers’ compensation claims.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Releases Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jul 15, 2018

Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court: “Brett Kavanaugh is an extraordinarily well-qualified Supreme Court nominee, in the mold of Justice Gorsuch, President Trump’s superb first pick for the high court.

AG Paxton leads 11-state coalition in brief to prevent Texas from becoming a sanctuary state for abortions

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jul 10, 2018

Leading an 11-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit defending the federal government’s refusal to facilitate abortions for unlawfully-present minor aliens who were apprehended while attempting to enter the country.

AG Paxton’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Collaborates on Multi-Agency Arrests of 12 Individuals in Houston-Area Health Care Fraud Takedown

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jul 7, 2018

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of his office for its role in the arrests of 12 Houston-area individuals as part of the largest health care fraud enforcement action in American history.

OSHA LIANG: Osha Liang Once Again Ranked in IAM Patent 1000

By Osha Liang LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Osha Liang issued the following announcement on June 15.For the second year in a row, Osha Liang was recognized by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 as one of the top patent firms in Texas.

BOYAR MILLER: BoyarMiller Ranked Fourth among Houston’s Top Labor and Employment Law Firm

By BoyarMiller | Jun 22, 2018

BoyarMiller ranked fourth on the 2018 Houston Business Journal list of the largest Houston-area labor and employment law firms. The firm provides counsel and litigation services for the vast array of human resource-related issues facing businesses today, including how to navigate non-competes, FLSA classification, workplace harassment in the #metoo era and more.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Claim Filed for Seaman Made Ill by Toxic Pathogens

By Arnold and Itkin LLP | Jun 22, 2018

Arnold & Itkin LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a hardworking seaman who contracted a life-threatening respiratory illness two times while working aboard a cargo ship—the APL PHILLIPINES—out of Los Angeles, CA. Arnold & Itkin has filed suit against the ship’s owner and operator, both of whom owed our client a safe working environment free from toxic pathogens.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Jones Act Claim Filed for Worker Who Lost His Thumb

By Arnold and Itkin LLP | Jun 22, 2018

The Jones Act lawyers at Arnold & Itkin LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida seaman injured on a well intervention vessel.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton’s Office, FTC Team Up to Stop Scams Against Small Businesses

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jun 22, 2018

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Consumer Protection Division of his office took legal action against three companies, including a Houston-based labor poster operation, as a part of the Federal Trade Commission’s law enforcement sweep targeting scam artists who attempt to defraud small businesses.

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