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Suit over Texas City wreck comes to close

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 12:18pm

GALVESTON � The late Thomas Viancour's lawsuit over a two-vehicle accident in Texas City came to a close.

Lawsuit over nursing home death disposed

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 12:28pm

GALVESTON - A 2011 lawsuit stemming from a nursing home death has been disposed.

Foundation seeks dismissal from suit over yacht club shooting

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 12:42pm

GALVESTON - Asserting it neither owned nor operated the Galveston Yacht Club at the time that one of its clients was shot, the Sealy & Smith Foundation has submitted a motion for summary judgment.

Amended complaint filed in suit against JCP

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 1:00pm

GALVESTON - Revisions were recently entered into a local woman's personal injury lawsuit against J.C. Penney Corp. Inc.

Defendants claim Wiggins fails to show proof of defamation

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 1:00pm

GALVESTON - Two men being sued by a former Kemah mayor for defamation have each submitted motions to dismiss.

Former Galveston mayor's defamation suit concludes

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 1:13pm

GALVESTON - Former Galveston Police Chief Charles Wiley's defamation suit against Galveston Councilman Chris Gonzales recently came to a close after a year of litigation.

Woman alleges she was fondled by Harris Co. deputy

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Apr. 1, 2012, 1:19pm

HOUSTON - A Harris County woman says a Harris County deputy constable sexually assaulted her during a traffic stop last year, recent court documents say.

***FOR PRINT***Texas will receive $61M in Risperdal settlement

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2012, 6:35am

Texas will receive $61M in Risperdal settlement

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2012, 6:41am

Abbott AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced this week that Texas will receive a larger share than initially expected from a $158 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson that was approved by courts on Tuesday.

EPA's popularity possibly waning

Michael Tremoglie Apr. 2, 2012, 6:46am

Rahall WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has managed to antagonize not only its foes but now might also be alienating its friends.

***FOR PRINT***EPA's popularity possibly waning

Michael Tremoglie Apr. 2, 2012, 6:48am

Rahall WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has managed to antagonize not only its foes but now might also be alienating its friends.

Just Filed:Recent cases filed in Harris County Civil Courts

Staff Reports Apr. 2, 2012, 7:52am

Just Filed:Recent cases from the Clear Lake area filed in Harris County Civil Courts, March 2012.

Collision in private drive leads to lawsuit

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 10:55am

Scott A Beaumont man has filed suit against the driver he claims struck him as he was driving through a parking lot.

Maritime company claims manager embezzled $100K

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:00am

Cooney A company claims its former manager embezzled money in an elaborate scheme in which he siphoned more than $100,000.

Suit says minor girl injured in collision

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:00am

A minor girl sustained injuries during a collision, according to recently filed court documents.

Ship inspector claims he fell exiting vessel

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:12am

An Orange County man claims he sustained injuries while inspecting a ship after he fell on steps as he exited the vessel.

Women involved in lawsuit after car hits guardrail

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:26am

A Beaumont woman alleges she sustained back and knee injuries after a driver failed to control her speed and slid into a guardrail.

Wreck on Memorial leads to lawsuit

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:29am

A Jefferson County couple has filed suit against the driver they claim struck their vehicle, causing them injuries.

Woman claims elbow, knee injuries from rear-end collision

Kelly Holleran Apr. 2, 2012, 11:36am

A Jefferson County woman alleges she sustained elbow and knee injuries after a driver rear-ended her vehicle.

County Clerk appeals ruling granting Commissioners Court's plea to jurisdiction

David Yates Apr. 2, 2012, 11:42am

Schleicher Jefferson County Clerk Carolyn Guidry has appealed a Beaumont judge's decision to grant a plea to the jurisdiction motion in her suit against the Commissioners Court and several county judges.