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Beaumont man sues driver who rear-ended him

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 3:37am

A Beaumont man has filed suit against the driver who he claims rear-ended his vehicle.

Masonry company sues developer over unpaid bill

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 3:44am

A Beaumont corporation has filed suit against two companies that it claims failed to pay more than $11,000 for services and goods it provided.

Creditor sued for not contacting debtor's attorney

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Sep. 1, 2010, 3:51am

MARSHALL-A Missouri creditor is being sued for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act after one of its collectors refused to contact a debtor's attorney.

Suit filed on behalf of minor injured in collision

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 3:59am

A woman has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a minor who was injured in an auto collision.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against manufacturer of railcar elevator

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Sep. 1, 2010, 4:00am

MARSHALL-The family of a deceased Greg County man, who was killed using a railcar elevator, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit that alleges the machine lacked an emergency cut-off device that could have saved the man's life.

Plaintiffs' Law Firm Motley Rice Strengthens Litigation Team

Staff Reports Sep. 1, 2010, 5:23am

WASHINGTON-Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms, today announces that trial lawyer Nathan D. Finch has joined the firm as a member in its Washington, D.C. office.

60th 10/2010

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 1, 2010, 8:28am

SANDRA SACHITANO VS AL COOK NURSERY AND LANDSCAPING ET AL

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

David Yates Sep. 1, 2010, 9:39am

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County, Aug. 26-30, 2010.

Mother, daughter mauled by pit bulls, sue owners

David Yates Sep. 1, 2010, 9:44am

Alleging they were mauled by a pair of pit bulls, a mother and daughter have filed suit against the dogs' owners.

Firms must prevent conflict of non-lawyer employees too, Texas SC rules

Steve Korris Sep. 1, 2010, 10:22am

Medina AUSTIN � Texas law firms must adopt and enforce policies to prevent office workers from betraying secrets of firms where they previously worked, the Supreme Court of Texas ruled on Aug. 27.

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Sep. 1, 2010, 10:50am

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Aug. 25-27, 2010.

Perry visits plant managers, promotes Texas energy industry

News Service Sep. 1, 2010, 1:48pm

Gov. Rick Perry met with plant managers from the Beaumont area at the Southeast Texas Plant Managers Forum on Aug. 30 to discuss Texas' economy and the role of the state's petrochemical industry in fueling the nation.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

Stacie Yates Sep. 2, 2010, 3:18am

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, Aug. 26-31, 2010.

Surgical service sues BlueCross over denial of claims

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Sep. 2, 2010, 4:10am

Banowsky MARSHALL-Encompass Office Solutions Inc. filed a lawsuit against BlueCross BlueShield of Texas claiming violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Texas high court tackles question of seller indemnity

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2010, 4:21am

Stovall AUSTIN � Former Montgomery County District Judge Suzanne Stovall can enjoy retirement more fully now that the Supreme Court of Texas has ruled she ran a flawless trial in a weird case with four defendants and no plaintiff.

1997 Explorer rollover leads to suit against Ford

David Yates Sep. 2, 2010, 5:48am

The surviving family members of Cassandra Holcombe have filed a product liability suit against Ford Motor Co., alleging its 1997 Explorer was defectively designed and sold.

Gym reaches settlement with Abbott

Keith Loria Sep. 2, 2010, 5:51am

Abbott AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced that his office has secured a deal with a fitness center that allegedly deceived its customers with fake past-due bills.

PU seeks TRO 3 days after KCS employee dies

David Yates Sep. 2, 2010, 6:59am

Last Friday, Arthur Hufstetler was electrocuted. Three days later, Vicky Hufstetler filed an application for a temporary restraining order to stop his employer from tampering with any evidence that may be used in a civil suit.

Dodd-Frank reform law invites new litigation opportunities against mortgage lenders

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2010, 7:46am

Taft WASHINGTON -- Homeowners gained leverage for litigation against mortgage lenders through the financial reform law Congress passed this summer.

Latest hurricane-damage related suits against insurance companies

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2010, 10:44am

A total of 19 new lawsuits against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Aug. 23-27, 2010.