Grandmother who attended Astroworld Festival says she bought ‘death ticket’
Personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law PLLC and Alex Hilliard of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales, LLP held a news conference Friday morning announcing the filing of nearly 100 lawsuits for Astroworld Festival victims.
Attorneys for those injured at deadly Astroworld Festival inspecting scene at NRG Park
Attorneys of those injured at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival went to NRG Park Tuesday to inspect the scene. Their goal was two-fold: First, to get drone footage for a bird’s eye view of the scene. Second, to get a digital scan so that they map it and recreate events that unfolded.
LIST: Which Houston-area school districts will require face masks? Check your child’s district here.
As Gov. Greg Abbott seeks to ban local officials and school districts from requiring masks, a few Houston-area school districts have announced plans to set mask mandates for staff and students for the 2021-2022 school year.
After accuser speaks, Watson’s attorney says her lawyer asked for $100,000 settlement before lawsuit filed
Tony Buzbee is holding a press conference Tuesday to discuss the nearly two dozen lawsuits that have been filed by women accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of assault and harassment.
18 massage therapists who worked with Deshaun Watson cast doubt on accusers’ stories
AdDuring the massage, Deshaun was more comfortable using a towel than draping sheets over the table; this isn’t unusual at all. In these roles, she has performed extensive tissue work and body manipulation on professional athletes for the past decade. I don’t believe they are being truthful.”Kaleigh GalindoGalindo has been a licensed massage therapist since 2018. She is certified in lymphatic drainage massage, prenatal massage, oncology massage, decompression (cupping), Graston technique and cryotherapy. Before the appointment, he laid out what he wanted in very clear terms: he was only interested in a professional massage.
Arizona woman joins list of 21 people suing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson
HOUSTON – Two more lawsuits were filed Tuesday against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, bringing the total number of women suing the star player to 21. She accused Watson of intentional infliction of emotional distress. She accused Watson of making inappropriate sexual requests during the 35-minute massage and leaving once he realized she would not entertain his requests. She accused Watson of civil assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress. She accused Watson of exposing himself to her, inappropriately touching her and coercing her to perform a sexual act.
4 more women file lawsuits against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, attorney says
HOUSTON – Rusty Hardin, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson’s attorney, has confirmed that the athlete been sued by four more women bringing the total number of lawsuits to 20. Attorney Tony Buzbee first posted about the four additional lawsuits Friday evening on Instagram. The incidents cited in the suits are said to have occurred between March 2020 and March 2021. Watson is a star quarterback for the Houston Texans. Note that none of the women are identified by name in the lawsuits.
Sources: Deshaun Watson had ‘completely consensual’ sexual encounters with ‘some’ of his accusers
HOUSTON – Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson did have sexual encounters with “some” of the women accusing him of sexual assault, sources close to Watson tell KPRC 2’s Vanessa Richardson. Those same sources insist the sexual encounters were “completely consensual.” They also said Watson had “non-sexual encounters” with some of the other accusers, where he was simply given a massage and there was no sexual contact. Watson posted a statement on Twitter after Houston attorney Tony Buzbee announced the first lawsuit. In that statement, Watson vehemently denied any wrongdoing. Buzbee is representing all of the accusers, while attorney Rusty Hardin will represent Watson.
6 more women file assault lawsuits against Texans’ quarterback Deshaun Watson
HOUSTON – Six more women have filed lawsuits Monday against Texans’ quarterback Deshaun Watson, accusing him of assault and inflicting emotional distress. According to court documents, Watson booked an appointment with one of the women through her manager. According to court documents, Watson is accused of inappropriately touching the woman and trying to force her to perform oral sex on him. According to court documents, Watson is accused of harassing, inappropriately touching and exposing himself to the woman. 5In the fifth lawsuit, a Houston woman accused Watson of civil assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress during an encounter in July of last year.
Paxton’s election fraud lawsuit is a non-starter but smart politics, legal experts say
HOUSTON – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed suit seeking to throw out millions of votes in four states. Many legal experts say it’s unlikely the Supreme Court will even hear the case. “The Supreme Court almost never takes cases where one state sues another state. The Attorney General is also still awaiting trial on felony security fraud charges returned in 2015. The Supreme Court has given the states named in Paxton’s lawsuit until Thursday to respond.
Turkey Leg Hut: A timeline of legal troubles dogging the popular restaurant in Houston’s Third Ward
HOUSTON – Houston’s Turkey Leg Hut started as a couple selling turkey legs in a parking lot for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in 2016. While some of its time in the spotlight has been positive, lately, the famous turkey leg empire has been shrouded in controversy. The court issues a temporary injunction saying the Turkey Leg Hut would not be able to use its outside smokers from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily for 14 days. “We have successfully operated our business in compliance and cooperation with the city of Houston ordinances.”The Turkey Leg Hut’s attorney showed architectural plans to build an enclosed smoker. “Today’s ruling was a successful step in the right direction for the Turkey Leg Hut, whose good name and business have been unjustly damaged this week by the plaintiffs and their counsel,” the attorney said.
UT-Austin faces a third lawsuit claiming that white students were unfairly denied admission under affirmative action
The statue of George Washington outside the University of Texas at Austin Main Building on July 16, 2020. The group, Students for Fair Admissions, is a nonprofit of "more than 20,000 students, parents and others" who believe that racial classifications and preferences in college admissions are "unfair, unnecessary, and unconstitutional," according to the group's website. In 2018, about 75 percent of UT-Austin students received automatic admission to the school through the Top 10 Percent Rule, a state law that offers admission to Texas students near the top of their high school class. The university has factored race and ethnicity into its admissions decisions for the remaining applicants since 2003, when a different U.S. Supreme Court ruling declared race-based affirmative action constitutional. "The university is reviewing the new lawsuit from (Students for Fair Admissions)," said J.B. Bird, a UT-Austin spokesperson, in a statement.