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Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: May 2019

By John Suayan | Mar 28, 2019

TOBY WAYNE STEVENS vs. PM MANAGEMENT GOLDEN TRIANGLE NC I LLC

Employee alleges Marathon Oil failed to pay for overtime work

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

GALVESTON — A Louisiana man is suing Marathon Oil, alleging he was not paid for overtime work.

United Airlines employee alleges defamation

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

HOUSTON — A Houston woman is suing United Airlines, alleging she was defamed when she requested time off to tend to medical concerns.

Debt collection agency accused of harassment

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

SHERMAN — A Wylie man is suing a Utah business, alleging harassment by a debt collection agency.

From Legal Newsline

Mikal Watts defeats competitor's lawsuit that claims he misled farmers who wanted to sue Syngenta

By John Severance | Mar 27, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Kansas has dismissed a lawsuit brought against plaintiffs attorney Mikal Watts by one of his competitors who cried foul over the recruitment of farmers to sue Syngenta.

Sonic Automotive fired salesman because of race, according to lawsuit

By John Suayan | Mar 27, 2019

BEAUMONT – Sonic Automotive, Inc. has been implicated in a former employee’s federal lawsuit alleging the North Carolina-based retailer terminated the plaintiff because he is Hispanic.

Texas senator proposes two ethics bills

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 27, 2019

AUSTIN -- Sen. Brandon Creighton (R) has introduced two ethics bills in the Senate Committee on State Affairs.

Lowe's Home Center accused of firing employee based on discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 26, 2019

TEXARKANA — A Mount Vernon man is suing Lowe's Home Center, alleging he was terminated based on discrimination.

Consumer alleges debt collection agency violated state law

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 26, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a debt collection agency, alleging that improper statements were made about her debt payments.

Combat earplug suit filed against 3M in JC, Ferguson Law attorney says no one should profit at expense of veterans

By David Yates | Mar 26, 2019

BEAUMONT – All over the nation, lawsuits are being brought against the 3M Company, alleging the manufacture sold defective combat earplugs to the U.S. government.

Appeals court says lower court abused its discretion regarding disputed funds in real estate transaction

By Marian Johns | Mar 26, 2019

BEAUMONT – The Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals recently said a trial court abused its discretion regarding disputed funds in a failed real estate deal.

Grocery store sues over shopping center fire

By John Suayan | Mar 26, 2019

HOUSTON – A fire at a west Houston shopping center more than a year ago has prompted a halal food retailer to pursue legal action, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Former employee alleges racial discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 25, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a beverage company, alleging he was terminated due to his race.

Former employee charges unfair termination, racial discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 25, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a Houston business, alleging he was unfairly terminated due to his race.

Suit: Man alleges apartment complex sought to evict him after expressing concerns about property being near Energy Corridor

By John Suayan | Mar 25, 2019

HOUSTON – Miguel Bueno, of Harris County, is suing his apartment complex on allegations it sought to evict him when he expressed concerns about the property in the Energy Corridor section of Houston.

JC Dispute Resolution Center says it needs volunteer mediators to provide low-cost alternative to litigation

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 25, 2019

The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) of Jefferson County, which offers mediation sessions that aim to provide non-adversarial alternative to litigation or jury trial, is accepting applications for its volunteer mediation training.

Marine dealership denies selling defective sport fishing boat to couple

By John Suayan | Mar 25, 2019

GALVESTON – A marine dealership sued last month for allegedly selling a sport fishing boat that bore faulty equipment to a Matagorda County couple recently countered the litigation.

Parents seek damages in drunk driving accident which killed son, 22

By John Suayan | Mar 22, 2019

GALVESTON – A Tiki Island couple has pursued legal action in response to a late 2017 drunk driving accident which claimed the life of their 22-year-old son, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Woman accuses attorney of filing suit over motor vehicle accident in wrong county

By John Suayan | Mar 22, 2019

HOUSTON – James L. “Jim” Doyle, II of the Jim Doyle Law Firm in Houston has been named in a Harris County woman’s legal malpractice lawsuit, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Mar 22, 2019

Mar. 21 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:19-cv-00089-JRG PERSONALIZED MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC V. AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

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