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Texas gets it--California doesn't--that's just the way it is

News Service Apr. 1, 2011, 11:39pm

Carl's Jr. hamburger outlets have been popping up all over Texas for several years now and the parent company, CKE Restaurants, is considering moving here, too.

136th Court district 5/2011

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 4, 2011, 5:28am

PHYLLIS KNIGHTON ET AL VS A C AND S INC ET AL

Judge orders Major League Grill, landlord into mediation

David Yates Apr. 4, 2011, 10:00am

Major League Grill A local judge ordered a Beaumont restaurant and its landlord into mediation on Monday, setting a May 31 trial date if the two parties refuse to resolve their legal dispute.

CRC Industries ordered to fund settlement in benzene case

David Yates Apr. 4, 2011, 10:16am

CRC Industries was recently ordered to fund and pay a settlement reached with plaintiff Kelly Dial earlier this year.

Parties agree to 30-day injunction in rent dispute litigation

David Yates Apr. 4, 2011, 10:26am

In January, Cajun Country Cookers filed a request for a temporary restraining order, claiming their new landlord unjustly jacked up its rent from $100 a month to $100,000.

Suit claims Wal-Mart employee slipped, injured shopper as she fell

David Yates Apr. 4, 2011, 10:34am

Beaumont resident Pam Thomas has filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Texas, alleging that two years ago a female employee grabbed onto her shoulder as she fell.

Minors now plaintiffs in second suit over vehicle crash

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 10:47am

Two people have filed suit against a driver who they claim injured two minors in an accident.

Man sues driver over crash on W. Port Arthur Road

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 10:53am

A Port Arthur man alleges he sustained numerous damages after a driver side-swiped his vehicle.

Multi-car crash on Eastex subject of lawsuit

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 10:56am

A man has filed suit against the driver of an 18-wheeler he claims caused a multi-car collision on the highway.

Woman claims kids injured when driver ran stop sign

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 10:59am

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign, causing a collision and injuries to three minors.

Citibank seeks $15,000 from Beaumont man over credit card debt

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 11:00am

A bank has filed suit against the Beaumont man it claims failed to repay more than $15,000 in credit card debt.

Latest Hurricane Ike-related insurance suits filed in Jefferson County

Kelly Holleran Apr. 4, 2011, 11:00am

A total of two new lawsuits against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike related damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, March 21-25, 2011.

Ammunitions plant employee sues over asbestos exposure

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Apr. 4, 2011, 11:10am

Scott Carlile MARSHALL - An East Texan is suing several of his former employers claiming he was exposed to airborne asbestos fibers during his employment which resulted in his diagnosis of asbestos-related disease. and mild interstitial pulmonary fibrosis.

Worker loses arm in machinery, sues four companies

Kelly Holleran Apr. 5, 2011, 2:37am

A Grimes County man claims doctors had to partially amputate his arm after a machine grabbed hold of it and wrenched it.

Target sued for allowing hostile working environment

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Apr. 5, 2011, 2:43am

A Target employee is suing the store for allegedly allowing its supervisors to create a hostile working environment.

Bill collector is sued after calling individual five times each day

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Apr. 5, 2011, 3:41am

A bill collector is being sued after repeatedly calling an Orange County man in an attempt to collect on an account which he claims has already been paid off.

Exonerated pedophile wants $18 million from nurse who provided false testimony

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Apr. 5, 2011, 3:50am

SHERMAN - Now that his conviction has been overturned by the Dallas Fifth Court of Appeals, a Dallas County resident is suing the nurse who provided false testimony during his criminal trial.

McKinney police officer sued for allegedly breaking student's arm

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Apr. 5, 2011, 3:57am

Pipkin SHERMAN - The city of McKinney and a McKinney police officer are facing a lawsuit after the police officers allegedly broke a high school student's arm.

School districts immune from prevailing wage suit, appeals court rules

David Yates Apr. 5, 2011, 4:43am

Texas Justices seated on the Ninth Court of Appeals recently found that a Beaumont judge did not err in granting the Beaumont and Port Arthur Independent School Districts governmental immunity in a prevailing wage case.

Car wreck trial continued until later this month

David Yates Apr. 5, 2011, 5:10am

An automobile collision trial slated to begin Tuesday, April 5, has been continued and tentatively rescheduled for April 25.