A commercial developer with designs on renovating a condemned property has filed a temporary restraining order and injunction in hopes of stopping the city of Beaumont from bulldozing his newly purchased piece of real estate.
After two full days of questioning, lawyers finally selected a jury for a medical malpractice trial in Judge Gary Sanderson's 60th District Court.
Reminiscent of a 1994 case that caught national attention, a Jefferson County woman is suing McDonald's for failing to warn her that coffee is served hot.
Shirley Jeanis, the executrix of the estate of Alfred Jeanis, is suing the Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., along with 28 other petrochemical suppliers, for exposing Alfred Jeanis to benzene.
After two full days of questioning, lawyers still have a pool of more than 50 potential jurors to narrow down before beginning a medical malpractice trial in Judge Gary Sanderson's 60th District Court.
Bryan Blevins Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey will represent the family of a "heavy" smoker and sue the A.O. Smith Corp., along with 42 other major corporations, for distributing products containing asbestos throughout Jefferson County.
Insurance adjusters working in Jefferson County will continue to collectively hold their breath as the so called "precedent-setting" Hurricane Rita insurance trial was reset due to the sudden illness of an attorney.
A medical malpractice suit has been brought against a Port Arthur physician who sliced into a patient's common bile duct while performing a laparoscopic surgery to remove her gallbladder.
The alleged lack of action of several medical personnel has lead to a wrongful death trial that will begin May 1.
Gilbert Adams A couple whose home was flattened by Hurricane Rita claim the contractors they hired split with the $41,848.69 they paid them without completing the repairs.
Houston Attorney Ian Cloud The children of Traville Franks, a deceased petrochemical worker, are suing numerous oil companies for exposing their father to asbestos.
Debra Berg is suing her lender, Countrywide Home Loans, for attempting to foreclose on her home when they promised not to.
Galvin Kennedy On Feb. 19, 2007, an oven explosion at Tex-Mex Grocers threw one employee 15 feet across a room. The injured baker, Miguel Martinez, and a fellow employee, Mercedes Zepeda, have filed a lawsuit against the grocer and Savatri Ramdath.
Bryan Blevins Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey has filed a suit on behalf of refinery worker against A.O. Smith and 42 other corporations for distributing asbestos containing products.The petition says the plaintiff was a lifelong smoker. This is the third case of its type filed by Blevins in the last 30 days.
Orange County resident Rex Mccorqodale has filed a lawsuit against Travelers Lloyds of Texas Insurance Co. for refusing to pay his claim in full following Hurricane Rita.
Orange County resident Yvonnie Williams has filed a lawsuit against Foremost Lloyds of Texas Insurance Co. for refusing to pay a claim in full following Hurricane Rita.
Christopher Dean Encarnacion Perez Jr., a Total Petrochemicals Refinery employee, is suing United Scaffolding Inc. for improperly constructing the scaffold that collapsed while he was dismantling it.
After several cities in the U.S. rejected the incineration of neutralized nerve gas in their communities, the city of Port Arthur has been making local headlines for allowing the process there as a way to bring revenue to the city.
Numerous lawsuits against State Farm Lloyds surfaced after Hurricane Rita whipped through the Golden Triangle. On April 24, one of those suits went to trial.