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Discovery still ongoing in suit over porch collapse

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 6:00am

Devenzio Two years later, discovery is still ongoing in a suit brought by plaintiff Chiquita Armstead, who claims she sustained injuries when her mother's porch partially collapsed.

Leaky sink causes maid to slip; Motel sued for not posting warning sign of known danger

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 6:00am

Alleging a company failed to post a warning sign of a known danger, a maid is suing the owners of a Super 8 Motel, claiming a leaky faucet near the break room caused her to slip and fall two years ago.

AT&T Advertising sues company for unpaid ads

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 6:12am

AT&T Advertising is suing George Ramirez, doing business as Ramirez Carpet & Tile, claiming he owes more than $10,000 in unpaid advertising.

Train conductors sue Gulfmark Energy, trucker after collision at crossing

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 6:21am

McGuire A pair of train conductors are suing a trucker and his employer after their train smashed into a tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing.

Lawyer losses out to businessman in bid for 14th Congressional seat

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 6:33am

Weber A small business owner, not a lawyer, will square off against Democratic challenger Nick Lampson for the right to represent the 14th Congressional District in Washington, D.C.

Woman sues Altus Healthcare for alleged injury during imaging

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 9:44am

Alleging she was injured during an imaging scan two years ago, Beaumont resident Charlene Goudeau has filed suit against Clarus Imaging and Altus Healthcare Management.

National Foundation Repair sued after home suffers water damage

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 9:48am

Alleging negligent foundation work caused his Beaumont home to suffer water damage, Paul Carr has filed suit against Weslar Inc., doing business as National Foundation Repair Co.

Apache Industrial sues Pabtex to recover $336K for services rendered

David Yates Aug. 1, 2012, 10:00am

Russell Seeking to recover more than $336,000 for services rendered, Apache Industrial Services has filed suit against Pabtex Inc. alleging the company refuses to honor an agreement.

Medina loses seat on Texas Supreme Court to tea party candidate

Marilyn Tennissen Aug. 1, 2012, 10:56am

Devine Republican incumbent Justice David Medina lost his Texas Supreme Court Place 4 re-election bid to former Houston district court Judge John Devine in one of the Republican Party's upsets in Tuesday's runoff elections.

Slaughter wins Mallia's seat on Galveston bench

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Aug. 2, 2012, 4:00am

Mallia GALVESTON - Twelve years ago, then-Galveston County First Assistant Criminal District Attorney Wayne Mallia was elected the first judge of the newly created Galveston County 405th District Court.

Wreck at red light in Silsbee subject of lawsuit

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2012, 8:00am

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims rear-ended her vehicle as she sat stopped at a traffic light.

Crash at Gulfway and DeQueen leads to suit

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2012, 8:59am

A Port Arthur man has filed suit against the driver who he claims failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign.

Man claims neurological damage from wreck

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2012, 9:00am

Powers A man has filed suit against the driver who he claims struck his vehicle.

Change orders lead electrician to litigation

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2012, 9:16am

An electrical company claims it incurred more than $100,000 in costs after a business failed to accept alterations to a contract.

Groves man files suit against driver over Port Arthur wreck

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2012, 9:24am

Oxford A Groves man has filed suit against the driver who he claims failed to yield at a stop sign.

Medical Center of Southeast Texas hit with slip-and-fall lawsuit

David Yates Aug. 2, 2012, 9:29am

Ivey Accustomed to dealing with the occasional medical malpractice lawsuit, the Medical Center of Southeast Texas will defend itself against a claim of a different nature, as an area resident has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against the healthcare provider.

Gulf Copper claims ODS owes $517K for purchase of drilling equipment

David Yates Aug. 2, 2012, 9:33am

James Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp. is suing ODS International Inc., claiming the defendant owes more than $517,000 for drilling equipment it purchased from the plaintiff.

Woman blames neck injury on unsafe lane change

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2012, 4:35am

Oxford A woman claims she sustained neck and shoulder injuries after a driver failed to make a safe lane change and struck her vehicle.

Seven employees sue Beaumont company for age, race and nationality discrimination

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Aug. 3, 2012, 5:19am

Seven workers have filed a lawsuit against a Beaumont company for allegedly terminating the men due to their age, race and national origin.

Crossbow maker sued after shooter's thumb severed

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Aug. 3, 2012, 5:25am

Barnett Jackal Crossbow SHERMAN - After losing part of his thumb trying to shoot a crossbow, a Collin County man has filed a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of the crossbow and is asking for more than $200,000.