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Woman Hit With Flying T-Shirt Sues Astros

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A woman who was struck by a rocket-propelled t-shirt at an Astros game has settled her lawsuit with the team. The t-shirt was fired by the Astros’ mascot Orbit from an airgun engineered to shoot t-shirts into the stands of sporting events. The settlement was announced, but details concerning the settlement remain unclear. The… Read More »

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Employee Files Lawsuit After Massive Explosion

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A Houston employee was severely injured after an explosion that killed two other employees and damaged several nearby North Houston homes. According to the lawsuit, employee Sean Robert Rangel was driving to work when the explosion occurred. The blast was strong enough to propel his truck off the road. The lawsuit states that Rangel… Read More »

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Marathon Oil Building Collapse Results in Two Wrongful Death Lawsuits

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

The families of two men involved in the construction of the Marathon Oil headquarters have filed wrongful death lawsuits against Marathon Oil and several of the company’s subcontractors. The men died after a staircase collapsed during construction. The lawsuit claims the negligence and safety oversights led to the men’s deaths. There were three victims… Read More »

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Police Officer Files Police Brutality Lawsuit Against Police Officers

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

You know it’s getting out of hand when even other police aren’t safe from police officers. A recent lawsuit filed by a Waller County constable alleges that deputies violated his right to due process, used excessive force, and violated his civil rights concerning unlawful seizure. The lawsuit names Harris County constable Ted Heap and… Read More »

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Green Valley Ranch Sued Over New Years Day Shooting

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

On New Year’s Day of 2019, a man was gunned down by two armed Green Valley Ranch security guards. Now, his son has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the casino and four of its employees alleging that they had no right to issue commands to the victim or to shoot him a combined… Read More »

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Oil Platform Worker’s Lawsuit Tossed Under Longshoreman’s Act

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act fills a void under the law concerning workers’ compensation, jurisdictional issues related to offshore occurrences, and tort lawsuits against companies. In Texas, an employee is allowed to file a lawsuit against any company that doesn’t carry workers’ compensation. However, there is some question under the law as… Read More »

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Woman to File Suit After Incident with Mounted Patrolman

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A woman who was run over by a mounted police officer while at a George Floyd protest told reporters she intends to file a lawsuit against the City of Houston. Twenty-year-old Melissa Sanchez was attending a protest on May 29 and carrying a sign that said: “Pro-Black Doesn’t Mean Anti-White”. A bystander’s video captured… Read More »

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Family of Worker Killed by Falling Tower Files Lawsuit

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

The family of Steve Lemay, who ran a tower-repair company, has filed a lawsuit against Missouri State University after a 2,000-foot-tall TV tower collapsed, resulting in his death. The tower was owned by MSU and used for its Ozarks Public Television Station. The family, who has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the University,… Read More »

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Sex Abuse Victims File Lawsuits Against the University of Michigan

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

Dozens of former students from the University of Michigan have joined a lawsuit alleging that now-deceased physician, Dr. Robert Anderson, molested them during routine physicals. The latest allegation implicates legendary football coach Bo Schembechler who was reportedly told of the abuse and yet did nothing about it. This is the first time any plaintiff… Read More »

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Plaintiff Alleges His Paralysis Was Caused by Water Slide

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

Court records show that at least 115 injury complaints have been leveled against Universal Studios involving a water slide in Volcano Bay. One tourist claims that he was paralyzed after going on the ride. Among the injuries reported were concussions, scrapes, bruises, nose bleeds, and whiplash, according to court documents. Universal spokesman, Tim Schroder,… Read More »

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