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Billing records for Texas opioid cases show wildly varying costs among lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Dec 13, 2018

May 15 was a busy day for the name partners at the Tyler, Texas-based Martin Walker law firm. Each billed 14.5 hours at $750 an hour, for a total of $21,750, to review lawsuits six Texas counties were preparing to file against opioid manufacturers and distributors that day.

Car owner alleges Kwik Kar Lube N Tune failed to properly install filter, damaged engine

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston consumer alleges his car needs a new engine after an auto shop failed to tighten an oil filter, causing an oil leak.

Laboratory technologist files discrimination suit against Houston Northwest Medical Center

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Muslim man residing in Humble alleges his faith and race were factors in his termination from a medical center.

Paint on worker's face provoked racist comment from manager, court docs assert

By John Suayan | Dec 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A local man has brought a wrongful termination lawsuit against a petroleum distribution business, claiming that the defendant fired him for complaining about a manager’s supposedly racist remark.

Harris Co. faces lawsuit following alleged K-9 officer attack on citizen

By John Suayan | Dec 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit has been filed in response to an alleged instance of police brutality involving a K-9.

Truck driver alleges CKJ Trucking failed to provide reasonable accomodation

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 11, 2018

SHERMAN – A Grayson County man alleges he was terminated from his job as a truck driver because of a disability.

Property owners allege CC Telge Road's repurchase right has passed

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 11, 2018

HOUSTON – The buyers of a Tomball property allege that the developer seller is unlawfully attempting to repurchase it.

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Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.

Driver alleges weld A&E Truck and Trailer Repair performed on fifth wheel failed

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges a weld repair on a rig made by a Houston business failed and caused him injuries.

Former employee files discrimination suit against W&T Offshore

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A Manvel resident alleges his race was a factor in his termination by an independent oil and natural gas company.

2016 death of Dickinson first grader subject of Houston woman's lawsuit

By John Suayan | Dec 10, 2018

GALVESTON – Timothy A. Beeton of the law firm Simpson & Beeton in Galveston has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Houston woman whose minor son was allegedly hit to death two years ago, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Court papers attribute fatal mobile home fire to defective Whirlpool dryer

By John Suayan | Dec 10, 2018

LUFKIN – Whirlpool Corp. has been sued over an early 2015 mobile home fire that claimed the lives of four children.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Dec 7, 2018

Dec. 6 TYLER DIVISION 6:18-cv-00633-JDK-KNM BECK BRANCH LLC V. HUAWEI DEVICE USA, INC.

Man accuses law firm of unlawful attempt to collect debt on personal loan

By John Suayan | Dec 7, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Ill.-based Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd. has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a man who alleges that a law firm in San Angelo unlawfully attempted to collect a debt from him, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

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