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Chevron Pipe Line alleged to have retaliated against employee for taking FMLA leave

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A Coldspring resident alleges her employer retaliated against her because she took a medical leave.

Convenience store faces wrongful death suit after man fatally shoots self on premises

By John Suayan | Oct 13, 2018

HOUSTON – The father of a man who fatally shot himself at a north Houston convenience store last Fourth of July has brought a wrongful death lawsuit against the business, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Oct 12, 2018

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Texas Showcase alleged to have failed to disclose water damage to RV before sale

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Virginia man alleges a recreational vehicle he purchased from a Houston business was flooded during Hurricane Harvey and that this information was not disclosed before the sale.

National Oilwell Varco LP alleged to have terminated employee in violation of FMLA

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A woman previously employed as a buyer for an oil and gas drilling equipment provider alleges she was terminated because of her lupus diagnosis.

Woman lays responsibility for alleged airline ticket snafu on travel agent

By John Suayan | Oct 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit asserts that incompetence on the part of a local travel agent prompted its plaintiff and several of her family members to spend nearly $40,000 for replacement airline tickets last year.

Target alleged to have failed to accommodate employee's requests regarding disability

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A former Target employee alleges her employment with the company ended last month because it refused to accommodate her requests regarding her disability.

Mother sues Texas Children's Hospital for defamation, refutes claims of 'medical child abuse' against daughter

By John Suayan | Oct 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A local woman has brought a defamation lawsuit against Texas Children’s Hospital, claiming the defendant made false statements resulting in Harris County Child Protective Services taking her daughter away.

Court filing criticizes Houston Co. for jailing mentally challenged male without proper accommodations

By John Suayan | Oct 10, 2018

LUFKIN – An East Texas county is the target of a federal civil rights lawsuit from a 19-year-old mentally challenged male who claims he was physically and sexually assaulted while in custody more than a year ago.

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Facing complaints of excessive fees, Texas counties release billing records of their opioid lawyers for free

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 10, 2018

Texas counties that demanded tens of thousands of dollars to provide billing records from outside attorneys representing them in opioid lawsuits have mostly agreed to hand them over for free

Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric seeks reimbursement for damage to pole caused by driver

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 9, 2018

GALVESTON – A utility company alleges two individuals failed to reimburse it for damages caused to an electrical pole in an auto collision.

Traxis Ventures alleged to have failed to pay member payout required under agreement

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 9, 2018

HOUSTON – A Hempsted man alleges he was not provided with a payout per the terms of an agreement he signed.

Buyer claims Classic Southeast Texas failed to disclose actual finance charge

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 9, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Groves consumer alleges a car dealership failed to accurately disclose the finance charge to him.

Attorneys accused of barratry in connection with clients' motor vehicle accident case

By John Suayan | Oct 9, 2018

HOUSTON – Three local attorneys have been implicated in a state district barratry lawsuit.

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