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Woman seeks TRO to stop foreclosure

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2010, 4:00am

A woman has filed suit against a loan servicing agency and a mortgage company after she claims they have threatened to foreclose on her home.

Student's suit alleges false arrest, excessive force by campus police

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2010, 4:10am

SHERMAN -- A University of North Texas student alleges she was wrongfully arrested by the campus police and that officers used excessive force.

Houston loses tax suit against online travel companies

Michelle Massey Mar. 1, 2010, 4:49am

HOUSTON -- The city of Houston is the latest Texas city to lose its battle to collect additional hotel taxes from online booking sites like Expedia and Hotels.com.

Man sues hit-and-run driver

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2010, 5:17am

A man claims he sustained physical pain and mental suffering after a driver collided with him then fled the scene.

Texas woman sues debt collector over harassing phone calls

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2010, 5:24am

TYLER -- A Tyler woman is suing a credit collection agency for repeatedly calling her about a debt that is not hers.

High profile AGs to skip annual NAAG meeting

Chris Rizo Mar. 1, 2010, 5:29am

Abbott (R-Texas) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Three of the nation's highest profile state attorneys general are skipping the annual convention of their counterparts from around the nation.

Seaman files Jones Act suit against marine services company

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2010, 1:00pm

A man has filed suit against his employer, alleging he sustained severe and disabling injuries while working on a tug boat.

Tugboat workers sues over injuries

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2010, 1:12pm

A man has filed suit against his employer, alleging he sustained severe and disabling injuries while working on a tug boat.

Liability suit filed against Ford after Explorer rolls over

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2010, 1:19pm

While driving down Interstate 10, Linda McCabe's Ford Explorer ran over an piece of lumber that was in the middle of the road, causing her left-rear tire to blow out and the vehicle to enter a roll-over sequence.

Appeals Court: Father had no duty to warn of adult son's abuses

Steve Korris Mar. 1, 2010, 1:25pm

McKeithen Ninth District appeals judges upheld an $11 million verdict against wildlife ranch owner Jason Newsom for abusing boys, but they reversed a $2.2 million verdict against his father for failure to warn the victims.

Judge: UP has no right to communicate with injured employee

David Yates Mar. 2, 2010, 5:38am

Union Pacific Railroad has no right to contact an employee to ascertain when he might be able to return to work, Judge Bob Wortham ruled Monday, March 1.

Galveston bar owners strike back at smoking ban by suing city

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 2, 2010, 10:21am

GALVESTON - A group of local business owners have sued the city of Galveston over a smoking ban they claim would negatively affect their property values, recent court documents say.

Woman claims rear-end collision caused neck, back pain

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 12:23pm

A woman has filed suit against the driver who allegedly struck the rear of the vehicle in which she was riding.

Women claim multiple body pains from collision

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 12:27pm

Two women claim they suffered pain to multiple parts of their bodies after a driver rear-ended them.

Parents blame car rental agency for collision that caused daughter's death

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 12:39pm

The parents of a deceased woman claim their daughter may not have died had Enterprise Rent-a-Car not let a third party rent a vehicle for an unqualified driver.

Bank sues to get Harley used as loan collateral

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 12:47pm

A Texas bank claims a man refuses to turn over a Harley Davidson he used as collateral for a loan.

Mitchell company settles wrongful death suit from capsizal of 'Cynthia Woods'

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 2, 2010, 1:21pm

Crew of the "Cynthia Woods" just before the start of the Regatta de Amigos on June 6, 2008. GALVESTON - A yacht building company owned by Galveston's Mitchell family has agreed to pay damages to the family of a man killed when a sailing ship named for the Mitchell matriarch capsized during a regatta.

Plaintiff, defendant both seek summary judgment in suit over Hurricane Ike damage

David Yates Mar. 2, 2010, 2:30pm

The current and former owner of a Calder Street gas station have filed dueling summary judgment motions, with each side arguing that there is not enough evidence to support the other's argument.

Credit card company sues local woman for unpaid balance

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 2:46pm

A credit card company has filed suit against a Beaumont woman it claims has failed to pay the balance due on her account.

Man sued by bank over credit card balance

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 3:13pm

A credit card company has filed suit against a Beaumont man who it claims has failed to pay the balance due on his credit card.