Man sues travel insurance company for failing to cover mother's death in Nigeria

Texas resident Eseoghene Ogbu-Sifo has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming Travelex Insurance Services, Inc. should cover his mother’s 2013 death as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Nigeria. Ogbu-Sifo’s suit, filed Aug. 19 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas, accuses Travelex of engaging “in deceptive practices for the sole purpose of avoiding payment of the plaintiff’s bona fide claim.” Court documents show that Ogbu-Sifo purchased the policy in question for his mot Read More »

Trial of collision suit continued due to illness

A trial of a lawsuit brought by an area resident claiming he sustained spinal injuries after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way at an intersection has been continued. As previously reported, Wayne Earl Guice filed a lawsuit July 3, 2012, in Jefferson County District Court against Jonathan Quach. The case was suppose to go to trial on Aug. 31 but was continued due to illness, according to a courthouse official. Guice claims he was driving north on Gladys Avenue on May 24, 2012, when he Read More »