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Asbestos MDL Trial Docket 7/2/2012

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 2, 2012, 5:21am

Texas Asbestos Multi District Litigation

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New defendant answers slip & fall suit

David Yates Jul. 2, 2012, 1:54pm

Summit At Woodhaven has answered a lawsuit brought by Pamelia East, who slipped in a puddle of water near the soda dispenser at the Pei Wei Asian Diner in Beaumont.

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July trial between Major League Grill, landlord nixed for now

David Yates Jul. 2, 2012, 2:20pm

A contract dispute case set to go to trial in July has been continued for another four months.

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Illinois man files suit in Beaumont after UPR equipment malfunction

David Yates Jul. 2, 2012, 2:23pm

An Illinois railroad worker is suing Union Pacific Railroad, alleging he was struck by a malfunctioning hydraulic arm.

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GlaxoSmithKline settles health care fraud case for $3 billion

Michael Tremoglie Jul. 2, 2012, 2:26pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- GlaxoSmithKline will plead guilty and pay $3 billion in criminal and civil penalties for fraud, according to the Justice Department.

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New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

Stacie Yates Jul. 3, 2012, 7:16am

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, June 21-27, 2012.

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Report: Rick Perry stumps for Mo. AG candidate

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 3, 2012, 8:00am

Martin CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Former presidential hopeful and current Texas Gov. Rick Perry reportedly stumped for Missouri attorney general candidate Ed Martin over the weekend.

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Man files suit over Hwy 287 wreck

Kelly Holleran Jul. 3, 2012, 8:22am

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

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Port Arthur man sues insurer over fire damage claim

Kelly Holleran Jul. 3, 2012, 8:30am

A Jefferson County man claims his insurance company refuses to compensate him for damages his property sustained in a fire.

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Suit filed over car crash in Walmart parking lot

Kelly Holleran Jul. 3, 2012, 8:33am

Scott A Beaumont woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims rear-ended a vehicle behind her, causing her to sustain injuries.

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Former partner sues over interest in Harbor Hospice

Kelly Holleran Jul. 3, 2012, 8:38am

Malley A former partner in Harbor Hospice Beaumont has filed suit against the company, claiming she wrongly lost her interest in the company.

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Latest suits against insurance companies filed in Jefferson County

Kelly Holleran Jul. 3, 2012, 8:44am

A total of four new complaints were filed in Jefferson County District Court against insurance companies during the week of June 11-15.

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Slip-and-fall suit brought against CVS

David Yates Jul. 3, 2012, 9:14am

Lumberton residents Lisa and Ray Tidwell have filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy.

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Worker sues claiming employer's comp time pay system violated federal law

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 5, 2012, 7:00am

SHERMAN - An hourly worker has filed a lawsuit against his previous employer claiming that the company's pay system involving comp time violated federal law.

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Collin County man sues company after it obtained unauthorized copy of credit report

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 5, 2012, 7:00am

SHERMAN - A Collin County resident has filed a lawsuit against a company after finding the company obtained a copy of his credit report without his permission.

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Jefferson County residents file lawsuit claiming Nintendo controller caused house fire

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 5, 2012, 7:13am

A Jefferson County couple has filed a lawsuit that claims their Nintendo Wii controller started a fire that caused significant property damage.

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Widow sues Chevron for late husband's asbestos exposure

David Yates Jul. 5, 2012, 7:42am

Hyde The widow of Louis Esbry is blaming Chevron USA for his death, alleging the company exposed him to asbestos.

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Sewage damages Port Arthur home, city sued

David Yates Jul. 5, 2012, 10:53am

Bradley Port Arthur resident Darlene Goudeaux is suing the city, alleging a sewage backup damaged her home.

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Pro Field sued for tractor-trailer collision

David Yates Jul. 5, 2012, 11:00am

Area residents Geraldine Stagg and April Pete have filed suit against Pro Field Services and one of its truck drivers, Vernon Jordan, who allegedly caused a tractor-trailer collision.

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Stop sign runner, companies sued two years after collision

David Yates Jul. 5, 2012, 11:25am

Diane Baxter is suing Dustin Riley and two companies for injuries she received when Riley allegedly failed to yield at a stop sign and struck her vehicle two years ago.

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