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Property owner alleges Wade Construction & Roofing filed fraudulent lien

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

HOUSTON – A La Porte construction company is alleged to have fraudulently filed a lien on a property for work it did not do.

Harris County doctor allegedly failed to timely refer patient to specialist for arthritis diagnosis

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

HOUSTON – A former patient of a Harris County physician alleges her condition was misdiagnosed.

Woman brings defamation suit against Wells Fargo, claims bank wrongfully called police over tax refund check

By John Suayan | Feb 12, 2019

HOUSTON – A San Francisco-based financial institution has been accused in a Texas woman’s state district lawsuit of defamation.

Curtain call: attorney nonsuits Hamilton ticket suit

By John Suayan | Feb 12, 2019

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit pitting a local attorney against Ticketmaster was recently nonsuited.

Texas City bar owner challenges patron's assault claims

By John Suayan | Feb 12, 2019

GALVESTON – The proprietress of a Texas City night club at the center of a Galveston County man’s personal injury lawsuit has formally challenged the allegations against her and her incorporated company.

Settled: $500K to family of woman fatally shot by off-duty Galveston police officer

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

GALVESTON – A federal lawsuit arising from a fatal 2017 shooting involving an off-duty Galveston police officer reportedly reached its conclusion earlier this month.

Uber, Lyft face patent infringement complaints from Calif. inventor

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

TEXARKANA – A California-based inventor has brought patent infringement lawsuits against Uber Technologies, Inc. and Lyft, Inc.

Truck driver alleges heart condition reason for termination

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – Raintree Holdings, LLC faces a lawsuit from one of its former truck drivers who claims the company fired him because of his medical condition, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Pump'd Nutrition allegedly failed to disclose location was operating at deficit

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A man alleges he entered into a contract to operate a gourmet coffee, tea and smoothie shop without being informed the store was operating at a deficit.

Man sues self-storage rental business over waterlogged possessions

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man’s state district lawsuit faults a self-storage rental business for allowing the purported destruction of his personal belongings.

Court docs: egg supplier subjected Hispanic workers to 'objectively hostile and abusive work environment'

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

SHERMAN – The Equal Justice Center and Transnational Worker Rights Clinic has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three individuals who claim that they were subjected to “an objectively hostile and abusive work environment” as employees of Mahard Egg Farm, Inc., and Mahard Pullet Farms, Inc.

Harris County couple alleges 'malicious statements' were posted about them on Nextdoor

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County couple alleges that a resident of same neighborhood where they reside posted false statements about them on an application.

From Pennsylvania Record

No jackpot in first Philadelphia talc trial; Judge rules plaintiff has no evidence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 8, 2019

Feb. 4 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:19-cv-00037-JRG IMPLICIT, LLC V. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.

Consumer alleges Collectech Financial Services misrepresented itself in collection calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges a debt collector misrepresented itself as a hospital in collection calls.

Consumer alleges Aaron's never repaired refrigerator, unlawfully calls over payments

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

SHERMAN – A Denton County consumer alleges a lease-to-own company failed to send a technician to repair a refrigerator and unlawfully continues to call him to collect a debt related to the appliance agreement.

Restaurant operator alleges S.S. Manufacture never performed work to replace vent hood

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

GALVESTON – The owner of the Tipsey Turtle restaurant is seeking the return of $3,000 he paid to a Houston man for work that allegedly was never started.

Buyers of North Texas City property allege lien on property was not disclosed

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 8, 2019

GALVESTON – Two Texas City residents are alleged to have misrepresented that a property was free and clear of all liens.

From Legal Newsline

Trump DOJ punishes hedge fund manager who sued drug companies and shorted their stocks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 7, 2019

The Trump Justice Department, following a tougher policy toward dubious False Claims Act lawsuits by private citizens, has moved to dismiss a pair of lawsuits by a former hedge-fund manager who shorted stock in pharmaceutical companies he accused of a wide-ranging price-fixing conspiracy.

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