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Federal judge to decide whether to remand case against Harris County judge back to state court

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – As the U.S. Senate considers the Guardianship Accountability Act, a federal judge in Houston is considering the responses to his order for supplemental briefing in a case against a Harris County judge over the 2014 death of a woman in a nursing home.

Property owners allege Majestic Stone performed 'shoddy work'

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston business is alleged to have performed defective work at a Webster property.

Former Perry Homes employee claims he was terminated in retaliation after reporting alleged violations

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was terminated in retaliation for objecting to the practices of his former employer.

Project engineer alleges DAE & Associates owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A project engineer for a geotechnical engineering firm based in Houston alleges he was not paid at the correct rate for overtime work.

Copyright infringement lawsuit: Colo. photographer's image of pirate ship published without his consent

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

GALVESTON – A Colorado photographer alleges that the copyright to his image of a pirate ship at sunset was infringed upon, recent Galveston federal court records show.

Property buyer alleges Rustic Knolls Investments, Thisislivin Properties failed to disclose water system issues

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Katy man alleges he was not informed of problems with a property's plumbing and water system before he purchased it.

Former Airtex Valero cashier alleges he was not paid for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he is owed unpaid wages from his former employers.

Federal lawsuit by mother, daughter demands $2M from state agency for false child abuse investigation

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

HOUSTON – Paul H. LaValle of the Law Offices of Paul Houston LaValle & Associates, P.C. in Texas City has filed a $2 million federal lawsuit against the Texas Department of Family Services and Commissioner Hank Whitman for two Clear Lake women who assert that they were wrongfully investigated by the defendants, recent Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas records show.

Nurse alleges Dallas Medical Center improperly denied FMLA leave

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 4, 2019

SHERMAN – A Coppell resident alleges she was terminated from her job as a nurse because she reported an allegedly improper denial of protected leave.

Zachry terminated employee for taking leave to tend to heart-related condition, suit says

By John Suayan | Feb 4, 2019

GALVESTON – A Freeport man accuses Zachry of terminating him for addressing a heart-related condition, recent Galveston federal court records show.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

Jan. 31 TYLER DIVISION 6:19-cv-00033-JDK LUCIO DEVELOPMENT LLC V. CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC.

Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: March 2019

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

CAROLYN ANN ROOT REICH ET AL vs. BAPTIST HOSPITALS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS

NYC attorney, practice sued by client for failing to transfer case file to Houston-based counsel

By John Suayan | Feb 1, 2019

HOUSTON – Six Dimensions, Inc. hopes a lawsuit will prod its former legal counsel to timely transfer its file to its new counsel.

Buzbee Law Firm files sexual assault suit against restaurant on behalf of anonymous female lawyer

By John Suayan | Jan 31, 2019

HOUSTON – The Buzbee Law Firm in Houston has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a female lawyer who asserts that she was sexually assaulted by a bartender three years ago, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Daughter sues Park Manor of Humble, others over mother's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 31, 2019

HOUSTON – A woman alleges a health care facility failed to timely call 911 while her late mother was exhibiting respiratory distress.

Man alleges wall safe was stolen from motorhome while in possession of BE Property Management

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 30, 2019

GALVESTON – A Harris County resident alleges he has been damaged in an amount between $100,000 and $200,000 because of damages his motorhome incurred when it was broken into while in a business's possession.

Former T&T Offshore employee seeks declaration noncompetition provision is uneforceable

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 30, 2019

GALVESTON – A former employee of a Galveston County company alleges a noncompetition provision in an agreement he signed has made it difficult to obtain a new job.

Adam Peavy sues for his cut from Paxil litigation, attorney alleges he was ‘cheated’ out of millions

By David Yates | Jan 29, 2019

HOUSTON – A squabble between trial lawyers fighting over proceeds from Paxil litigation settlements has given rise to a lawsuit – a complaint teeming with allegations ranging from skimming off the top to pocketing money from lawsuit lenders.

Oil and gas company implicated in lawsuit after diabetic worker perishes on the job

By John Suayan | Jan 29, 2019

HOUSTON – The law firm Hilliard Martinez Gonzalez LLP in Corpus Christi has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Williamson County family whose patriarch perished on the job last November from a “severe and fatal diabetic complication.”

Apple user sues tech giant over FaceTime bug

By John Suayan | Jan 29, 2019

HOUSTON – Barely a day after it warned users about a bug with its FaceTime app, Apple finds itself the target of a local man’s product liability lawsuit.

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