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Seaman blames U.S. government for hand injuries

Philip Gonzales Sep. 19, 2016, 11:40am

BEAUMONT — An Alabama seaman is suing the U.S. government, alleging its negligence caused the plaintiff to suffer a serious hand injury. 

13 states seek injunction against U.S. agencies regarding transgender bathroom use

Chandra Lye Aug. 11, 2016, 1:40pm

AUSTIN - More than a dozen states, including Texas, have requested a preliminary injunction against several U.S. agencies including the Department of Education, Department of Justice and Department of Labor regarding transgender students in school.

Texas lawyer defending himself against claims he stole victims' identities in Deepwater Horizon claims

Dawn Geske Aug. 7, 2016, 11:43pm

SAN ANTONIO – The trial for a well-known Texas lawyer accused of falsifying claims against BP in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is currently underway in Mississippi.

BBB Warns Consumers of the Cost of Watching 'Free' Online Movies

The SE Texas Record Mar. 28, 2011, 10:35am

BBB Warns Consumers of the Cost of Watching 'Free' Online Movies

Barbier says no to separating state, federal government claims from private BP suits

Steve Korris Feb. 1, 2011, 8:51am

Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected pleas from the federal government and 15 states to separate their suits over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill from private civil suits.

Bowl Championship Series could face multistate action

Chris Rizo Jan. 6, 2010, 3:57am

Shurtleff (R) SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is still planning to take legal action against a college football playoff system that he says disadvantages his and other states.

Galveston makes plans to reopen courts following Hurricane Ike

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Sep. 30, 2008, 7:24am

Galveston County Justice Center GALVESTON � The Galveston County Justice Center will reopen for public services after being shuttered for a couple weeks in light of Hurricane Ike.

Orwig making transition to private practice

Marilyn Tennissen Aug. 9, 2007, 6:22am

Matt Orwig After serving in public office for decades, former U.S. Attorney Matt Orwig is easily making the transition to private practice and diving into intellectual property litigation.

Texas jury hits Chavez-owned gas pumper for emissions breaches

Rob Luke Jun. 28, 2007, 9:34am

Ronald J. Tenpas AUSTIN -- A Texas federal court has sustained two major breaches of the Clean Air Act against petroleum refiner and retailer CITGO, owned by the Venezuelan government.