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Man claims he was crushed by backhoe, files personal injury suit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 1:55am

GALVESTON � Claiming he was crushed by a piece of the company's equipment, Jacob Walker is suing Bates Backhoe Service.

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Seaman says vessel moved as he attempted to board

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 2:33am

Eiland GALVESTON � Seaman Eugene Ceasar claims he was injured two years ago as he attempted to board a vessel, recent court documents say.

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Defective door blamed for seaman's injuries

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 2:37am

GALVESTON � Galveston resident Jason L. Upchurch is seeking compensation after he injured his right hand while working aboard the M/V Kylie Williams.

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Dickinson resident sues over auto crash

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 4:41am

GALVESTON � Dickinson resident Marisela Montes Martinez has filed suit against Richard Andrew Clark over an auto collision last year.

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Assisted living manager claims race prevented promotion to director

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 4:45am

GALVESTON � Sharon A. Jackson believes she was passed over for a key position with her employer because of her race, recent court documents say.

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Water in seafood aisle leads to slip-and-fall suit against HEB

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 4:52am

GALVESTON � Friendswood resident Laura Brower has filed suit against H.E.B. Grocery Co. LP after she slipped on a pool of water at its Friendswood store last April.

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Woman sues Wal-Mart over fall at La Marque store while pregnant

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 4:57am

GALVESTON � A Galveston County woman has filed a $50,000 lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a fall she took at its La Marque store more than a year ago.

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Santa Fe collision subject of lawsuit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 5:00am

GALVESTON � A Texas City man has filed suit over a side collision in Santa Fe.

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Business partner sues Kemah mayor for violating agreement

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 5:00am

GALVESTON � A Seabrook business owner alleges that Kemah Mayor Matthew D. Wiggins Jr. committed detrimental acts against their joint venture.

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Galveston police chief files $1M defamation suit against councilman

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 5:12am

GALVESTON � Galveston Police Chief Charles Wiley is seeking $1 million from Galveston Councilman Chris Gonzales for making false statements about him.

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Judge orders dismissal of case over loss of investment funds

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 5:21am

A local judge has ordered a case brought by a Port Arthur man, who sued several investment companies and a broker over lost investments, be dismissed with prejudice.

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Loan company seeks summary judgment in suit over withholding insurance payments

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 5:28am

Two years ago, Paul and Anitra Henson sued their mortgage company, Homeq Servicing, for allegedly failing to endorse insurance proceeds for hurricane damage.

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Man alleges knee went through dashboard in auto collision

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 5:31am

Area resident James Corkran has filed suit against Nederland resident Charles Lyon, alleging he made an unsafe lane change and caused an automobile collision.

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Defendants in slip-and-fall against mall non-suited

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 7:28am

Defendants in a slip-and-fall lawsuit filed by Orange County resident Sandra Duhon were recently non-suited.

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Texas Petrochemicals files motion dismiss in suit over damaged pipeline

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 7:48am

Texas Petrochemicals has filed a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit claiming its pipelines were damaged when another pipeline ruptured and started a fire.

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Muslim inmate claims TDCJ denied religious dietary restrictions

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 7:58am

GALVESTON � A Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate claims he is not being served meals prepared in accordance to his religion's laws, recent court documents say.

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Seaman claims fall in galley due to improper cleaning materials

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2011, 8:11am

GALVESTON � Blaming an overly-slick floor for his multiple injuries, seaman Guillermo Camarillo has filed suit against his employer.

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Asbestos suit filed against KCSR

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 8:17am

The son of the late Daniel Oney has filed suit against his father's former employer, Kansas City Southern Railway Co., for allegedly exposing him to asbestos.

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Lawsuit claims woman ran red light, caused collision

David Yates Mar. 1, 2011, 8:29am

Hampshire local James Bass is suing Vidor resident Sheri Terrell for allegedly disregarding a red light and striking his vehicle.

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