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Consumer alleges credit report agency provided false information

Gene Johnson May 19, 2016, 2:58pm

HOUSTON – A Texas consumer is suing a credit report agency, alleging its report on his credit contained false information.

Insurance companies clash over coverage in crash

Gene Johnson May 18, 2016, 2:10pm

HOUSTON – An insurance company is suing a competitor, alleging the defendant should pay costs incurred in defending a motorist involved in a crash.

Worker alleges former employer won't allow him to pursue other work

Gene Johnson Apr. 26, 2016, 3:01pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County man is suing a former employer in an effort get out of a contractual work agreement.

Woman alleges she was injured at Family Dollar store

Gene Johnson Apr. 25, 2016, 5:44pm

BEAUMONT – A woman is suing a discount store for more than $1 million over a claim that she suffered injuries when an employee mishandled some merchandise that hit her from behind.

Rosharon woman alleges she was terminated after taking second maternity leave

Gene Johnson Apr. 25, 2016, 5:30pm

HOUSTON – An events and catering manager has sued her former employer over a claim that it fired her right after she took maternity leave for a second time in retaliation.

Woman sues hotel chain over alleged injuries suffered in an elevator

Gene Johnson Apr. 19, 2016, 6:11pm

BEAUMONT – A Garland woman is suing the owners of a chain of hotels, claiming that she suffered injuries when an elevator she was in at a hotel in Beaumont unexpectedly fell several floors.

Family alleges doctor's botched surgery led to death

Gene Johnson Apr. 13, 2016, 12:17pm

BEAUMONT – A family is suing a Jefferson County doctor, alleging a botched gallbladder removal surgery led to the death of a relative.

Jefferson County man seeks more information over chemical exposure

Gene Johnson Mar. 18, 2016, 1:43pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County man and his wife have filed a petition to determine if the husband should file a claim over alleged injuries he suffered after being exposed to unknown chemicals while working at an operations plant.

Marine service company alleges ship owners owe more than $214,000

Gene Johnson Mar. 18, 2016, 1:31pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County marine services business is suing the owners of shipping vessels, alleging they owe $214,632 for delinquent berth and security services.

Engineering firm seeks to collect nearly $3 billion from Samsung drill ship

Gene Johnson Mar. 16, 2016, 2:48pm

HOUSTON – A Houston engineering company is suing Samsung in an effort to collect more than $2.8 million in contractual repair fees.

Ship worker blames Wagenborg Shipping for injuries aboard vessel

Gene Johnson Mar. 16, 2016, 2:39pm

BEAUMONT – A Nederland man is suing a Dutch shipping company, alleging negligence after he said he suffered injuries aboard one of the defendant's vessels.

Patient alleges Jefferson County doctor over-prescribed anti-psychotic drug

Gene Johnson Mar. 16, 2016, 2:23pm

BEAUMONT – A Port Arthur patient is suing a Jefferson County doctor, alleging over-prescribing an anti-psychotic drug that left the plaintiffwith a permanent condition, requiring her to wear a neck brace.

Motorist blames Schneider National Carriers, driver for accident, injuries

Gene Johnson Mar. 16, 2016, 2:10pm

MARSHALL – A motorist is suing a national trucking company, alleging gross negligence after she says one of the defendant's big rigs drove through a red light and struck her car.

Ex-workers seek $265 million from Occidental Petroluem profit sharing plan

Gene Johnson Mar. 16, 2016, 1:59pm

HOUSTON – In a class action complaint, former employees of Occidental Petroleum, who are also citizens of Ecuador, are suing the company, alleging they are owed more than $265 million from a statutory profit sharing plan.

Beaumont woman blames CST Corner Store for fall, injuries

Gene Johnson Mar. 15, 2016, 3:13pm

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman is suing a local convenience store, alleging negligence for injuries she says suffered during a fall at the store.

Mechanic alleges Cat5 Resources failed to pay overtime wages

Gene Johnson Mar. 15, 2016, 2:18pm

BEAUMONT – A Texas man is suing a Jefferson County telecommunications engineering company, alleging not paying overtime compensation.

Beaumont woman blames Weingarten Realty for fall

Gene Johnson Mar. 15, 2016, 2:06pm

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman is suing a realty company, alleging negligence over a slip and fall at the defendant's office.

New Jersey business alleges Showcase Systems shipped incorrect Coke bottling equipment

Gene Johnson Mar. 15, 2016, 1:55pm

TYLER – A New Jersey equipment manufacturer is suing a Carthage business, alleging it shipped the wrong piece of bottling equipment to Coca-Cola Puerto Bottlers and refused to correct the problem.

Port Arthur homeowner alleges Allstate failed to pay for flood damage

Gene Johnson Mar. 14, 2016, 1:21pm

BEAUMONT – A Port Arthur homeowner is suing Allstate Insurance, alleging breach of contract in connection with a flood insurance policy.

Worker blames Choice Exploration for injuries suffered in fire

Gene Johnson Mar. 14, 2016, 1:10pm

BEAUMONT – A Texas worker is suing a Jefferson County industrial facility, alleging negligence for injuries he says he suffered from a ``blow-out” fire.