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Dallas company sued after employee checks cell phone, causes collision

David Yates Jan. 2, 2013, 11:38am

Louisiana resident James Reynolds Jr. is suing Specialized Maintenance Services, a Dallas company, and one of its employees, Robyn Gilchriest, who allegedly caused an automobile collision by checking her cell phone. 

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HealthSouth dismissed from defamation suit

David Yates Jan. 2, 2013, 11:49am

At the plaintiff’s request, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital has been dismissed from a defamation suit.

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Discovery continues in electrocution suit against Gulf Coast Machine

David Yates Jan. 2, 2013, 11:52am

Discovery is still proceeding in a suit against Gulf Coast Machine & Supply, alleging the company is responsible for a worker’s electrocution.

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Landlord receives $125K default judgment in suit over damaged rental property

David Yates Jan. 2, 2013, 11:59am

A landlord, who claims one of his former tenants destroyed his property, was recently awarded a default judgment of $125,000.

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Disaster relief company claims it was not paid for work

Kelly Holleran Jan. 2, 2013, 12:32pm

A disaster recovery company claims it was not paid for work it performed following various storms, including hurricanes that hit Texas and an ice storm that struck Illinois, according to recently filed court documents. 

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Wrongful death suit claims rear-end crash caused by truck going too slow

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jan. 2, 2013, 12:44pm

MARSHALL - The family of a woman killed in a Titus County wreck has filed a lawsuit claiming she died because the tractor-trailer she rear-ended was going too slow.

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Wal-Mart sued after Hardin County man trips and falls

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jan. 2, 2013, 12:54pm

A Hardin County man has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart claiming that he suffered serious injuries after he slipped and fell.

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Capital One sues Beaumont attorney over delinquent account

David Yates Jan. 3, 2013, 12:58pm

Beaumont attorney Charlton P. Hornsby, a man accustomed to filing lawsuits, has been sued by Capital One National Association. 

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Texas AG announces settlements with Pfizer and Endo

Bryan Cohen Jan. 4, 2013, 2:53pm

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced two civil settlements on Friday with Pfizer Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud.

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Recovery of $39K debt sought by Capital One

David Yates Jan. 4, 2013, 2:56pm

Capital One National Association has filed suit against Beaumont resident Casey Dishman, alleging she owes more than $39,000 on a delinquent small business credit account. 

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Contracting company failed to repay more than $50,000, according to suit

Kelly Holleran Jan. 4, 2013, 2:59pm

A financial company has filed suit against the Houston business that it claims failed to repay more than $50,000 to Wachovia Bank. 

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Man fears losing $200,000 worth of equity in home

Kelly Holleran Jan. 4, 2013, 3:02pm

A man claims a mortgage company is attempting to wrongfully foreclose on his home, despite its failure to provide him with notice of its intent. 

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Driver says rear-end collision caused injuries

Kelly Holleran Jan. 4, 2013, 3:05pm

A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims failed to yield the right-of-way and struck her vehicle.

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Medical center, nurse sued for injuring man’s nerve with injection

David Yates Jan. 4, 2013, 3:09pm

Alleging his sciatic nerve was injured during an injection more than two years ago, Lonnie Rodgers Sr. has filed suit against The Medical Center of Southeast Texas and nurse Dennis Griffiths. 

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Child who broke arm at playground receives $30K settlement

David Yates Jan. 4, 2013, 3:16pm

Following five months of litigation, Ethan Blount, a minor who broke his arm when another child fell on him at a playground, has received a $30,000 settlement. 

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Doc sued following botched surgery

David Yates Jan. 4, 2013, 3:20pm

Bridge City residents Laura Flowers, and her husband, Gary, have filed a medical malpractice suit against Dr. John Schmidt and the Port Arthur Surgical Association. 

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Attorney sues attorney over attorney’s fees

David Yates Jan. 4, 2013, 3:30pm

Alleging he was not paid for preparing an appeal, Beaumont attorney Daniel Clayton has filed suit against Eddie Schroeder, also a Beaumont attorney, along with Khai Tran and Hai Hoang.

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Brazoria Co. man claims Champion tried to fire him over race, disability

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 4, 2013, 3:37pm

HOUSTON - Brazoria County resident Willie Johnson is suing Champion Technologies Inc. over "pervasive discrimination being allowed by management," recent court documents say.

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