Houston BBQ Joint Owner Seeks $1M For Alleged Shutout

Law360 (February 12, 2018, 4:49 PM EST) -- A partial owner of a popular Houston barbecue joint that's been in business and family-owned for more than 50 years filed a lawsuit against the other owners in state district court on Friday, alleging they have effectively cut him out of the business and owe more than $1 million in damages.

George M. Demeris, part owner of Demeris Bar-B-Q restaurant, told the court in his petition that until recently, there was no issue between him and the three other partial owners, explaining that each shareholder had...
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