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Texas AG announces $19.9 million agreement with Novartis

Bryan Cohen Nov. 1, 2012, 10:43am

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced a settlement Tuesday with the Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis to resolve a civil fraud enforcement action that alleged unlawful and deceptive marketing.

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Woman files suit in attempt to keep property

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:10am

A woman claims she rightfully owns the piece of Jefferson County property that her relatives are attempting to take from her. 

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Company claims $2M in repair costs associated with Ford fleet vehicles

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:16am

A Beaumont business claims it has incurred numerous unnecessary repair costs costing more than $2 million to correct defects on some of the 123 Ford vehicles it purchased from a Winnie Ford dealership. 

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Nederland residents blame repairman for destruction of home's foundation

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:20am

Two Nederland residents allege their home’s foundation has been destroyed after two professionals failed to adequately repair it.

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Man injured in collision sues deceased woman's husband

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:22am

A Silsbee man has filed suit against the recently deceased driver who he claims failed to control her vehicle and struck his. 

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Man alleges friend left him in critical condition to conceal drunk driving

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:30am

A man claims his friends allowed him to remain in a critically wounded condition after he was ejected from a vehicle that an allegedly intoxicated driver was operating.

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Man seeks documents related to single-car collision

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:34am

An Orange County man wants the court to order a company to provide depositions in relation to a collision which caused the man's vehicle to strike a tree and a concrete barrier.

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Man blames deceased driver for injuries in collision

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:40am

A Jefferson County man claims he sustained injuries in a collision with a deceased driver. 

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Woman seeks money from insurance company after wreck at Tinseltown

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:43am

A Jefferson County woman seeks money from her insurance company after she claims she got into a collision with an under-insured driver.

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Woman wants company to preserve vehicle involved in collision

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:47am

The wife of a recently deceased driver has filed a temporary restraining order against U-Haul, asking the court to prohibit the company from altering a trailer involved in an accident in which her husband died.

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Interstate collision subject of lawsuit

Kelly Holleran Nov. 1, 2012, 11:50am

Two Louisiana residents have filed suit against the driver who they claim struck their vehicle on the interstate.

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Debtor dismisses appeal after reaching settlement with Morrell Masonry Supply

David Yates Nov. 1, 2012, 11:54am

An appeal brought by Eugenio Herrera, who was sued by Morrell Masonry Supply for allegedly refusing to pay his tab, has been dismissed due to the parties reaching a settlement. 

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Walter Umphrey honored with Legends Scholarship at Lamar University

Marilyn Tennissen Nov. 1, 2012, 11:55am

"Superlawyer," "legend," "humanitarian," "business man," "philanthropist" -- these were the words Lamar University President James Simmons used to describe Beaumont attorney Walter Umphrey at a ceremony honoring Umphrey with an endowed scholarship in his name.

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Petition seeks man’s chemical exposure history

David Yates Nov. 1, 2012, 11:57am

Orange resident Verona Wolfford has filed a petition to perpetuate the testimony of Edward Wolfford, who allegedly suffers from an occupational lung disease.

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Suit alleges Becon Construction worker dropped object on plaintiff

David Yates Nov. 1, 2012, 11:59am

Orange resident Slade Clasby is suing Becon Construction for injuries he received when a company employee dropped an object on him. 

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Lemon suit brought against Ford for F-250 truck

David Yates Nov. 1, 2012, 12:04pm

Area residents Mike and Brenda Dobson are suing Ford Motor Co. and Energy Country Ford, alleging the defendants sold them a lemon.

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Defendant wants suit over sale of diabetic alert dog dismissed

David Yates Nov. 1, 2012, 12:23pm

Because Ryan and Tara McLeod signed a contract, Guardian Angel Service Dogs is asking a Beaumont judge to dismiss a suit filed over the sale of a diabetic alert dog. 

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Alleged fence dispute causes Galveston residents to file suit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Nov. 1, 2012, 12:29pm

GALVESTON - An apparent dispute between Galveston neighbors over a fence has resulted in a lawsuit, recent court records show.

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Suit: Woman retaliated against for complaints about 'uncomfortable' comments

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Nov. 2, 2012, 10:47am

HOUSTON - After she was allegedly terminated from Forfeiture Support Associates LLC for reporting sexual harassment against her, Harris County resident Valeri Devere has filed a lawsuit. 

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Suit alleges white woman subjected to 'hostility, favoritism and racism' prior to firing

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Nov. 2, 2012, 10:54am

HOUSTON - Alleging a supervisor of hers at her former employer racially discriminated against her prior to her termination, Harris County resident Olivia Wright has filed a lawsuit. 

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