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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.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Jun 22, 2018

TYLER DIVISION June 19 6:18-cv-00283-RWS-JDL REALTIME DATA LLC V. SYNACOR, INC.

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A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Berry Y&V Fabricators formally counters former personal assistant's sexual harassment claims

By John Suayan | Jun 21, 2018

HOUSTON – The defendant in a former personal assistant’s sexual harassment lawsuit has requested that the case be dismissed and referred to arbitration.

Lawsuit: PSI terminated previous VP of Construction Services because of age

By John Suayan | Jun 21, 2018

HOUSTON – A former vice president with Professional Service Industries, Inc. has brought an age discrimination lawsuit against the company, per recent Harris County District Court records.

Former Incarnation Home Health Services employee alleges she is owed wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 21, 2018

HOUSTON – A former employee of a home health care services company alleges she was not paid for the last pay period she worked.

Houston must face pension system lawsuit following state Supreme Court ruling

By Karen Kidd | Jun 20, 2018

The City of Houston will have to face up to litigation in its ongoing dispute with the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System following a Texas Supreme Court decision earlier this month that found the city has no immunity in the case.

Texans seek dismissal, arbitration of ex-linebacker's 2016 turf injury suit

By John Suayan | Jun 20, 2018

HOUSTON – The Houston Texans reportedly seek to have a former player’s personal injury lawsuit arbitrated.

Pete Dimas Enterprises alleged to owe former warehouse worker unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A former employee of a dry goods storage, sale and delivery company alleges he is owed unpaid overtime.

Texans on defensive against ex-cheerleaders' suit, seek dismissal of litigation

By John Suayan | Jun 19, 2018

The Texans are on the defensive in terms of a recent federal lawsuit accusing the team of underpayment and mistreatment from a few former members of its cheerleading squad.

Male A&M student claims university wrongfully deemed him responsible for sexual abuse of woman he met on Tinder

By John Suayan | Jun 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A Brazos County man who attends Texas A&M University has initiated legal action against the school, alleging its Student Conduct Office wrongfully found him responsible for sexual abusing a female student almost three years ago.

Salesperson files discrimination suit against One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A salesperson for an air conditioning and heating business alleges that she was discriminated against because of her sex.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Jun 15, 2018

TYLER DIVISION June 11 6:18-cv-00267-RWS-JDL AMG PRODUCTS, INC. D/B/A AMG DEVELOPMENT ET AL V. DIRT CHEAP, LLC ET AL

Parents of Sutherland Springs victim chastise federal gov't for failing to bar alleged gunman access to firearms

By John Suayan | Jun 15, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – The parents of one of the victims killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church last year have brought a $50 million lawsuit against the federal government.

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