In May, the Record reported on an Iraq Army veteran who was "worked up" over what he claims were fraudulent charges for a workout. On July 2, Army Lt. Col. Bryan Lawson's lawsuit against Bally Fitness and American Express was plucked from Judge Floyd's 172nd District Court and seated in federal court.
J. Keith Hyde William Holmes, a local refinery worker, died of colon cancer more than a year ago. His benefactor, Joy Holmes, claims William's cancer was caused by asbestos and is suing Chevron U.S.A. and Texaco for negligently exposing him to the "toxic" dust during his employment at the Port Arthur plant.
Last month Chantel Laurent paid a visit to EZ Washateria in Port Arthur for "business purposes." She alleges that when she entered the laundry mat, an unhinged door fell on her, causing Laurent to suffer serious and permanent injuries, plus mental anguish.
William and Joyce Ford claim Allstate Texas Lloyds denied their Hurricane Rita damage claim, forcing the couple to live in their "home under dangerous and unhealthy conditions."
Bryan Blevins Even though Provost Umphrey attorney Brian Blevins is busy trying a million dollar asbestos case in Judge Sanderson's 60th District Court, he still finds the time to file fresh asbestos lawsuits.
Tim Riley Nuts are a common salad topping. However, Jennifer Kaiser is suing a Woodlands Jason's Deli for failing to hold the bolts.
While growing up, Joyce Myers helped her mother with the family laundry, a task that included washing the uniforms her father wore during his 22-year refinery career. From 1943 to 1965, Myers' father insulated pipes with asbestos at the Mobil Oil Refinery in Beaumont.
Perry Ashworth's leg was mutilated and severed below the knee when the rail car he was working on at the Huntsman Refinery rolled over him.
Two years ago, a table saw tore through John Leatherwood's hand. He was rushed to Memorial Hermann Baptist Orange Hospital.
The medical malpractice trial of Darlene Spears vs. Dr. Carl J. Beaudry and Christus Health Southeast Texas that was slated to begin in Judge Donald Floyd's 172nd District Court on July 10 was settled before the crop of 40 plus potential jurors could be narrowed down.
It's hard to separate a Texan from his pickup truck, and when Bryant Jarnagin's Ford F-150 was repossessed, the man claims he suffered "severe emotional distress." The incident has led him to sue Southern Ford (Central Ford Inc.), the dealership that sold him the truck.
Bryan Blevins While growing up, Joyce Myers helped her mother with the family laundry, a task that included washing the uniforms her father wore during his almost 20-year refinery career. From 1943 to 1965, Myers' father insulated pipes with asbestos at the Mobil Oil Refinery in Beaumont.
The medical malpractice trial of Darlene Spears vs. Dr. Carl J. Beaudry and Christus Health Southeast Texas is slated to begin in Judge Donald Floyd's 172nd District Court on July 10.
While out with friends, Mary Schuldt's teenage daughter was physically injured. Now Schuldt is suing the other girls' mothers for allowing the teens to be out past curfew.
Jennifer Turner More often than not, money is at the root of family conflict. That became evident in Jefferson County recently when a woman filed for a restraining order against her own father, whom she claims is squandering her incapacitated mother's retirement account.
Issa Habash lost most of his clothing inventory when Hurricane Rita's waters leaked through his garments shop's porous roof, a condition he claims he asked his landlord to remedy before the disastrous storm arrived.
Wasting no time, the very same day Michael Leidy and his children where in automobile collision, he filed a lawsuit against Timmy King, the driver who hit him, and King's employer, Great Guns.
William H. Barfield Kathryn Hebert has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont, claiming the care provider negligently failed to care for the late Mamie Green, a former resident at the facility.
Catherine Purser is suing Beverly Lafleur for more than $75,000 for an auto collision.
Pat McGinnis One Orange County resident is suing another for a fender bender that occurred in Jefferson County. Donna Michele Hurlburt is suing Donald Joseph Ellis for more than $50,000.