John G. Browning Jan. 2, 2008, 5:36pm
Whether you've put on a few extra pounds after succumbing to holiday temptations, or if you've struggled with weight issues for years, one of the last places you want to be reminded of your size is the workplace Ã¯Â¿Â½ especially if your physique has nothing to do with your job performance.
Marilyn Tennissen Jan. 2, 2008, 7:34pm
American Microsystems' wireless bar code scanner East Texas has become a haven for patent infringement suits in recent years, so one small Texas company thought it could see the writing on the wall when it received a letter regarding patent "issues" from a company it believes makes its living from lawsuits.
Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Jan. 3, 2008, 4:00am
Carly Slack Anderson TEXARKANA Ã¯Â¿Â½ After having several surgeries to repair hernias, Marion Teague began to experience abdominal pain and inflammation. Teague claims the mesh patch used to repair the hernias had become infected, requiring additional surgery to remove the patch.
Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Jan. 3, 2008, 4:22am
MARSHALL Ã¯Â¿Â½ On July 17, 2006, Jimmy Maassen, a driver for Hunt Transportation, was making a delivery to General Cable Industries in Scottsville when an employee dropped a 500-pound steel cable reel off the truck. Maassen was pinned to the cement while his wife Marcy watched.
Marilyn Tennissen Jan. 3, 2008, 8:00am
Since its first publication in April 2007, the Southeast Texas Record has written about hundreds of Hurricane Rita-related lawsuits, asbestos injury claims, class actions against refineries and countless other civil suits filed in Jefferson County.