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Barge inspector seeks new trial in suit over ‘inadequate lighting’ trip & fall

David Yates Jan. 24, 2017, 1:58pm

BEAUMONT – A barge inspector is seeking a new trial of his suit, which sought punitive damages from a maritime company for injuries he received after tripping and falling because of an alleged lack of “inadequate lighting.” Charlie Ducote filed suit against Enterprise Products Partners on July 22, 2015 in Jefferson County District Court.

Jefferson County 136th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:16am

THERESA JOHNSON V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:05am

Jan. 13 - 19 License #:1385 Assumed Name:WEAVER ENTERPRISE Address:600 WHITE OAK DRIVE,,LUMBERTON,TX77657 Owner Name:WEAVER BRYAN D License #:1387 Assumed Name:ACADIAN POOLS Address:600

Judge Sanderson knocks out first trial, car wreck plaintiff lands $18K verdict

David Yates Jan. 20, 2017, 10:18am

BEAUMONT – New District Judge Justin Sanderson, 60th Court, recently wrapped up his first trial, with a Southeast Texas jury awarding a car wreck plaintiff $18,227.42 in damages. 

A motorist sues individual over alleged negligence

Wadi Reformado Jan. 18, 2017, 11:10am

BEAUMONT — A motorist is suing Paul Banda, an individual, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Ferguson Law Firm obtains TRO in suit brought over recent I-10 fatality

David Yates Jan. 17, 2017, 1:46pm

BEAUMONT - A district judge has issued a temporary restraining order to preserve evidence from the Jan. 10 18-wheeler crash that claimed the lives of a Southeast Texas couple.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 16, 2017, 2:05pm

Jan. 1 - 12 License #:364 Assumed Name:YELLOW JACKET CLEANING SOLUTIONS

Man claims chemical in product manufactured by CRC Industries, others caused cancer

Wadi Reformado Jan. 16, 2017, 11:57am

BEAUMONT – A man alleges he was diagnosed with cancer because of exposure to a certain chemical in a product.

Jefferson County 58th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 16, 2017, 10:48am

DELBERT COOK V. HENRI ARBEY ET AL

Beaumont trial lawyer indicted, charged with creating false court documents

David Yates Jan. 13, 2017, 1:47pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County Grand Jury has indicted Beaumont attorney Kenneth Leigh Parker, Jr. for Tampering with a Government Record. 

Patient blames medical providers for injuries

The SE Texas Record Jan. 12, 2017, 1:39pm

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County woman is suing Port Arthur health care providers, alleging their negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Parents accuse companies of product liability

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 1:31pm

BEAUMONT — Two Louisiana parents are suing two Beaumont companies, alleging product liability for producing a hazardous product.

Carolyn Rhymes, learn how to walk defensively

The SE Texas Record Jan. 10, 2017, 1:22pm

There's neither rhyme nor reason to many personal injury lawsuits, but one filed two years ago against the Applebee's on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, and recently continued, does have Rhymes.

Jefferson County 60th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 9, 2017, 1:15pm

HERBERT CYRUS ET AL V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 9, 2017, 1:12pm

Dec. 27 - Jan. 4 License #:39914 Assumed Name:BOUNCE MULTIMEDIA Address:2290 ORCHID LANE,BEAUMONT,TX,77713 Owner Name:BROCATO TRAVIS License #:39917 Assumed Name:COMPANY E Address:6025 PHELAN BLVD,PEYTON PLACE,BEAUMONT,TX,77706 Owner Name:SEKALY BARBARA License #:39922 Assumed Name:UTOPIA BEAUTY Address:3082 DONOHUE ST,BEAUMONT,TX,77705 Owner Name:JONES GLORY License #:39974 Assumed Name:CELEBRITIES ONLY Address:2600 GULFWAY DRIVE,PORT ARTHUR,TX,77642 Owner Name:ROBERTS WENDELL License #:39

Ferguson Law Firm attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers

David Yates Jan. 6, 2017, 9:12am

BEAUMONT - The partners at Beaumont's The Ferguson Law Firm have been, after a nationwide peer review evaluation, chosen among The Best Lawyers in America for 2017.

Race not a factor in Port Arthur ISD’ firing of white woman, jury finds

David Yates Jan. 4, 2017, 1:05pm

Race not a factor in Port Arthur ISD’ firing of white woman, jury finds BEAUMONT – Race was not a motivating factor when the Port Arthur Independent School District opted not to renew a white teacher’s employment contract, a jury recently found.

Judge Sanderson hands gavel off to son

David Yates Jan. 3, 2017, 3:05pm

BEAUMONT – A sizeable portion of the Jefferson County trial bar showed up for the Jan. 3 swearing in ceremony of the 60th District Court’s newest judge, Justin Sanderson, who succeeds his father, Gary Sanderson.

Jefferson County 58th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 2, 2017, 1:54pm

DELBERT COOK V. HENRI ARBEY ET AL

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 2, 2017, 1:52pm

Dec. 16 - 22 License #:39107 Assumed Name:ND WISE Address:1203 ORANGE AVE,NEDERLAND,TX77627 Owner Name:KIRBOW CHASE License #:39109 Assumed Name:DAIKIN DISTRIBUTION INC Address:5151 SAN FELIPE ST,STE 500,HOUSTON,TX77056 Owner Name:GOODMAN DISTRIBUTION INC License #:39115 Assumed Name:BATTING TECHNIQUES BY KEYES Address:648 W 19TH ST,PORT ARTHUR,TX77640 Owner Name:KEYES KENNETH License #:39119 Assumed Name:EAT HERE Address:PO BOX 7201,BEAUMONT,TX77726 Owner Name:WARREN DOROTHY A License #:39