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14 Provost Umphrey attorneys selected to 2018 Best Lawyers in America

David Yates Aug. 17, 2017, 1:01pm

BEAUMONT – Best Lawyers in America has recognized 14 trial lawyers from Beaumont-based Provost Umphrey Law Firm in its 2018 edition for a successful year representing plaintiffs in their respective legal practices.

Appraisal district faces age discrimination suit from former employee

John Suayan Aug. 17, 2017, 11:16am

HOUSTON – The Colorado County Appraisal District faces a federal lawsuit alleging age discrimination from a former employee.

Beaumont woman seeks damages after fall at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 7:22am

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman alleges she was injured at a hotel because of an unmarked speed bump.

Owner seeks restraining order to keep city of Beaumont from demolishing property

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 7:15am

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County man is seeking to stop the city of Beaumont from demolishing a home.

Patient files suit against Eye Centers of Southeast Texas, others over alleged injuries from surgery

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 7:10am

BEAUMONT – An Orange County woman alleges she has lost vision in one of her eyes because of the actions of a surgeon.

Man claims Chrysler vehicle failed to protect him in crash

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 6:57am

MARSHALL – A Gilmar consumer alleges he was injured in a collision because the vehicle he was driving was defective.

Jason's Deli customer alleges water on floor caused fall, injuries

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 6:02am

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges she was injured at a deli in the city because of a wet floor.

Consumer claims Westside Lexus failed to disclose vehicle had been in accident

Philip Gonzales Aug. 17, 2017, 5:54am

HOUSTON – A Harris County auto dealer is accused of failing to tell a consumer that a vehicle she purchased had been in an accident.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Aug. 16, 2017, 2:06pm


Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: September 2017

John Suayan Aug. 16, 2017, 2:03pm


Government seeks to seize assets of Dallas attorney in medical equipment fraud case

John Sammon Aug. 16, 2017, 1:55pm

DALLAS – The U.S. government moved to seize the assets of Dallas attorney Tshombe Anderson after Anderson pled guilty Aug. 3 to conspiracy to commit health care fraud in a case that also involves four of his family members.

Texas AG reacts to court’s redistricting ruling

David Yates Aug. 16, 2017, 12:51pm

AUSTIN – Although an Aug. 15 decision upheld the vast majority of Texas congressional district map, Attorney General Ken Paxton expressed his disappointment with a portion of a federal court decision on maps that the district court itself adopted in 2012 and have been in effect for the last three election cycles.

Court battle between Erykah Badu, former manager continues

Dee Thompson Aug. 16, 2017, 12:46pm

DALLAS – The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals at Dallas ruled that Erykah Badu’s comments on social media about former manager Paul Levatino were protected free speech, however the case is going back to the trial court for further rulings.

Man alleges that Advanced Integration Technology terminated him because of age

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 12:38pm

SHERMAN – An Illinois man who formerly resided in Houston alleges his former industrial automation and tooling company employer terminated him because of his age.

Alliance Data Systems Inc. owes unpaid overtime, former employee claims

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 12:26pm

SHERMAN – A former employee of a loyalty and marketing services corporation alleges that she is owed unpaid overtime.

Registered nurse alleges Catholic Health Initiatives interfered with FMLA rights

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 12:13pm

HOUSTON – A registered nurse residing Walker County alleges her health care employers discriminated against her because of her disability.