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Magistrate judge recommends case filed by union against Southwestern Bell, others be dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 2, 2018

AUSTIN – A U.S. magistrate judge has recommended that a lawsuit filed by a union be dismissed from federal court.

U.S. Supreme Court decision upholds Texas' district maps

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 2, 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court recently released a court opinion to uphold the majority of Texas’ House and Congressional district maps, ending the years-long debate over whether Texas’ legislatures intentionally drew districts to discriminate against minorities.

Lawsuit filed in fatal steam release at Kan. power plant, widow alleges husband 'endured horrific death'

By John Suayan | Jul 2, 2018

HOUSTON – The widow of a worker who recently perished after being exposed to a large steam release at a coal-fired power plant in Kansas has initiated wrongful death litigation against several companies, per recent Harris County District Court records.

Fort Bend County man alleges Spirit Airlines flight attendants injured knee with cart

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Fort Bend County couple alleges the husband's knee was injured during a flight by airline attendants.

Former assistant manager alleges race was factor in termination from Murphy Oil USA

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

TEXARKANA – Three Titus County residents allege one of them was terminated because of her race by her employer.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Jun 29, 2018

MARSHALL DIVISION June 26 2:18-cv-00266-RWS-RSP TECHNO LICENSING LLC V. AT&T, INC.

KSW Oilfield Rental, Dupre Energy Services alleged to have failed to pay overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 28, 2018

HOUSTON – Two fluid management equipment and solids control companies are alleged to have misclassified solids control consultants as independent contractors.

Wisenbaker Builder Services owe unpaid overtime wages, former employees allege

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 28, 2018

HOUSTON – Two former inside sales representatives of a Houston company allege that they were misclassified as exempt from receiving overtime pay.

ABM Industries faces assault and battery suit from female employee

By John Suayan | Jun 27, 2018

HOUSTON – Harris County resident Juventina Lopez is suing her employer in response to alleged assault and battery at the hands of her superior, recent local state district court records show.

Florida Gas Transmission's claims against FCC Environmental VP dismissed

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 27, 2018

HOUSTON – In an opinion issued June 21, the 1st District Court of Appeals reversed a ruling that dismissed Florida Gas Transmission Co.'s claims against the vice president and general counsel of a pipeline maintenance company.

Lawsuit filed after alleged shooting at gentlemen's club, patron says employee fired at her

By John Suayan | Jun 27, 2018

HOUSTON – An alleged shooting at a local gentlemen’s club earlier this year is the subject of a Harris County woman’s lawsuit.

Allied Collection Services alleged to have placed illegal collection calls to Dallas man

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 26, 2018

SHERMAN – A Dallas resident claims a debt collection company illegally contacted him to collect an alleged debt.

Engineer affidavit in case against ExxonMobil programmer unqualified, court rules

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 26, 2018

HOUSTON – The 1st District Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s ruling that denied three engineering companies' motion to dismiss a man's negligence claims against them.

Appellate court rules lower court abused discretion in Associates in Medicine trade secrets case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 26, 2018

HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals issued a ruling on June 21 conditionally granting a writ of mandamus that two physician groups do not need to follow an “extreme and highly intrusive” trial court order that a forensic expert will search for information relating to allegations of stolen trade secrets.

Former American Postal Workers Union president defamed by widely circulated letter, suit alleges

By John Suayan | Jun 26, 2018

HOUSTON – The American Postal Workers Union Local 0185 is facing a defamation lawsuit from a former president, per recent Harris County District Court records.

'They were next': new plaintiff in Texans Cheerleaders labor suit alleges squad manager forced her to wear duct tape

By John Suayan | Jun 25, 2018

HOUSTON – Another former Houston Texans Cheerleader has been added as a co-plaintiff in the ongoing labor litigation against the NFL franchise, claiming the cheerleading squad’s coach forced her to wear duct tape.

Candidate in race for MUD seat files suit to overturn election results, alleges 'illegal' votes cast

By John Suayan | Jun 25, 2018

HOUSTON – A man who recently ran for the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 400 filed a lawsuit contesting last month’s election results, according to recent state district court records.

Swissport USA alleged to have failed to pay employees for all hours worked

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 25, 2018

HOUSTON – A The Woodlands resident alleges her employer failed to pay employees wages for all work performed.

Lawsuit filed over accidental shooting of boy, 4

By John Suayan | Jun 22, 2018

GALVESTON – A Texas City woman faces a lawsuit in response to the accidental shooting death of her grandson at her residence last year, recent Galveston County District Court records indicate.

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