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Fresh Start Hospitality alleged to owe more than $40,000 to contractors

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 4, 2018

HOUSTON – Contractors allege a Humble business failed to pay them for their services.

Recreational vehicle park guests could be tenants for eviction purposes, Paxton says

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 4, 2018

AUSTIN – An agreement between an RV park and a guest staying at the park's premises may establish a landlord-tenant relationship, Attorney General Ken Paxton says.

Woman sues Austin TV station for $1M for publishing 'ill-gotten' information about her

By John Suayan | Dec 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A local woman has filed a state district lawsuit against an Austin television station, claiming it “published ill-gotten and illegally obtained information” about her in a news article on its Web site.

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California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'

By John Breslin | Dec 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.

Consumer alleges Vital Solutions pretended to be family member to reach her at work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Humble consumer alleges a debt collector called her place of employment and pretended to be a family member with an emergency.

Security Credit Services allegedly failed to mark account as disputed on credit report

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 3, 2018

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a debt collector failed to mark an alleged debt as disputed on her credit report.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Nov 30, 2018

Nov. 29 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:18-cv-00521-RWS-RSP MONUMENT PEAK VENTURES, LLC V. HMD GLOBAL OY

Offshore drilling company faces wrongful termination case

By John Suayan | Nov 30, 2018

HOUSTON – A Mississippi man has filed a lawsuit against ENSCO International, Inc., accusing the offshore drilling company of firing him because of his age.

Woman's suit against nonprofit cancer org alleges racial dicrimination

By John Suayan | Nov 30, 2018

HOUSTON – A local woman claims in a federal lawsuit that a nonprofit cancer organization terminated her for complaining about racial discrimination.

Housekeeper sues employer over wrongful termination for physical, mental disabilities

By John Suayan | Nov 30, 2018

TEXARKANA – The Coles Firm, PC in Dallas has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who alleges that she was terminated from her housekeeping job because of her physical and mental disabilities, Texarkana federal court records show.

Jefferson County 58th District Court Docket: January 2019

By John Suayan | Nov 30, 2018

MAVERICK INTERNATIONAL LTD vs. OLY FABRICATION ET AL

Defendant in fire extinguisher case asserts product 'fit for its intended purpose'

By John Suayan | Nov 29, 2018

GALVESTON – An original answer was entered into a federal lawsuit filed last month over an allegedly defective fire extinguisher.

Paxton: Legislature, preservation board, historical commission have authority to remove plaque from Capitol

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 29, 2018

AUSTIN – Only the state legislature, the State Preservation Board and the Texas Historical Commission have the authority to remove a historical plaque from the State Capitol complex, Attorney General Ken Paxton says.

Education Code prohibits schools from considering a vendor’s relationship with a charter school, Paxton says

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 29, 2018

AUSTIN – A court of law would conclude that the section 44.043 of the Education Code prohibits schools from taking into account a vendor's relationship with an organization, Attorney General Ken Paxton said.

Seabrook man accused in woman's suit of sexual assault disputes allegations

By John Suayan | Nov 29, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man accused in a late August state district lawsuit of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance in a Kemah hotel room denies the allegations against him.

Texas Children's Hospital enters original answer into mother's defamation suit

By John Suayan | Nov 29, 2018

HOUSTON – Texas Children’s Hospital formally responded to a local woman’s defamation lawsuit.

Suit says Pasadena demoted female assistant police chief in retaliation for investigating chief's son

By John Suayan | Nov 28, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit accuses the City of Pasadena and its police department of demoting an assistant chief for complaining about another employee’s sexually inappropriate behaviors and comments.

Auto repair business claims tow truck driver assaulted employee

By John Suayan | Nov 28, 2018

HOUSTON – An auto repair business has filed a lawsuit in response to an incident in which a tow truck driver allegedly assaulted one of its employees, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Consumer alleges Southwest Credit Systems failed to respond to dispute

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 27, 2018

SHERMAN – A Minnesota resident alleges a Carrollton collection agency did not mark an alleged debt as disputed.

Air Resources Americas alleged to have paid straight time for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A former safety consultant alleges she was not paid the correct rate for overtime work during her employment.

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