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Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Sep 7, 2018

Sept. 6 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:18-cv-00387-JRG CELLULAR TRANSITIONS, LLC V. HUAWEI DEVICE (HONG KONG) CO., LTD ET AL

Jefferson County 58th District Court Docket: October 2018

By John Suayan | Sep 7, 2018

MARGARET ANN COPELAND ET AL vs. A W CHESTERTON ET AL

Jury issues $10 million verdict against Chinese Android manufacturer in patent infringement case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 7, 2018

MARSHALL – Two Plano-based companies were awarded more than $10 million in their suit against Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.

GC Services alleged to have unlawfully failed to state call was from debt collector in voicemail

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 7, 2018

HOUSTON – An Arkansas consumer alleges a Houston debt collector failed to identify the nature of its call in a voicemail.

Telecommunications technician says former employer owes him $34K in back overtime pay

By John Suayan | Sep 7, 2018

HOUSTON – A field service engineer/technician asserts that his employer terminated him for bringing up the matter of uncompensated overtime.

Construction workers sue over alleged robbery at Whole Foods jobsite

By John Suayan | Sep 7, 2018

HOUSTON – Three employees of a Pennsylvania-based concrete flooring business have filed a lawsuit after they were allegedly robbed, beaten, and kidnapped almost six months ago at their jobsite, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Judge enters $245 million final judgment in Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics device case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 6, 2018

DALLAS – U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade awarded $245 million to six plaintiffs who successfully sued Johnson & Johnson and other companies for damages caused by defective hip implants. Individual payments range from $36 million to more than $48 million.

Game room shareholder hopes suit frees him from 'illegal' venture

By John Suayan | Sep 6, 2018

GALVESTON – Alleging his business partners lied to him about the purpose of their game rooms, Harris County resident Muhammad Zubair Safdar has pursued legal action.

Traditions server alleges he was not paid the mandated minimum wage rate

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 6, 2018

TYLER – A Tyler restaurant is alleged to have failed to pay certain employees the federally mandated minimum wage rate.

Friendswood ISD teacher alleges she was retaliated against after son's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 6, 2018

GALVESTON – A first-grade teacher is suing a Galveston County school district over allegations she was discriminated and retaliated against after taking leave after the death of her son.

Century Technical Services failed to pay for overtime work, former inspector alleges

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man alleges he commonly worked 12- to 15-hour days for a project management services company and was not paid for the overtime hours he worked.

Chinese national alleges Pros terminated him because he took FMLA leave

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A Chinese national residing in Houston alleges he was retaliated against and terminated by his former employer because of his request for medical leave and because of his national origin.

Nationwide Investigations & Security alleged to have failed to pay appropriate rate for overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A former security officer alleges he was not properly compensated for overtime work by his employers.

Cisco Systems sued for sexual harassment, male ex-employee claims he was forced to show genitals for missing golf tee

By John Suayan | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A San Jose, Calif.-based technology company has been implicated in a Katy man’s sexual harassment lawsuit, recent Houston federal court records show.

Uptown Beauty Supply shopper alleges water on floor caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges she was injured while shopping at a Houston beauty supply store after slipping in water on the floor.

Spring resident alleges Quicken Loans keeps calling to reach another person

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A Spring consumer alleges a Michigan company keeps calling him by mistake.

Man alleges Credit Protection Association sent 'aggressive' collection letter

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Dallas-based debt collector is alleged to have sent a consumer an "aggressive" collection letter.

Mother of children killed in Port Arthur apartment fire files suit

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A mother of three children who died in a Port Arthur apartment fire on Independence Day alleges the property's owner and manager did not keep it in compliance with applicable fire and other codes.

Sexual harassment caused Beaumont woman to resign from insurer, suit says

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman’s lawsuit against Farm Bureau asserts that “constant and unrelenting” sexual harassment prompted her to resign from the insurance company, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

Harris Co. man alleges firing from CFO position due to lead role in sexual harassment investigation

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges his employer terminated him as its CFO for conducting an investigation into alleged sexual harassment.

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