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Hunter sues after crossbow amputates part of finger

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:20pm

TYLER -- After his crossbow amputated part of his finger, a Collin County man has filed a lawsuit claiming that the manufacturer of the crossbow is negligent for failing to provide an appropriate guard to protect users' fingers.

Harris Co. resident claims sheriff's deputies wrongfully detained him

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:33pm

HOUSTON - Harris County resident Jimmy Osborne alleges deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office wrongfully accosted him almost two years ago and has filed a lawsuit.

Marketing company sued for invoicing business after contract expired

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:45pm

MARSHALL  - A direct marketing business has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a marketing company for continuing to send invoices for several months after their contract expired.

Motorcycle riders sue following tractor-trailer collision

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:49pm

MARSHALL - A Texas couple has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company claiming that one of its employees failed to yield its tractor-trailer at a stop sign and collided into their motorcycle. 

Brazoria Co. man claims HISD fired him for reporting wrongdoing in police department to Harris Co. DA

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:51pm

HOUSTON - A Brazoria County man has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the Houston Independent School District after he lost his job with its police department, recent court documents say. 

Lawsuit: Sam's East fired woman because of race

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 3:55pm

HOUSTON - A Harris County woman claims Sam's East Inc. fired her because she is black, recent court documents say. 

Jefferson County 58th District Court: Docket for April 2013

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 1, 2013, 4:00pm

EDELMIRA RHODES ET AL V. GABRIEL ROGELIO HERRERA ET AL

Investors claim to have lost money in restaurant deal

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 4:07pm

The investors in a restaurant franchise claim they were duped out of money and stand to lose more thanks to the actions of another group of investors, according to a recent lawsuit.

Man files suit against driver who caused collision while turning

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 4:38pm

A Jefferson County resident has filed suit against the driver who he claims struck his vehicle while attempting to make a turn.

Woman sues driver who allegedly struck child, left her in middle of road

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 4:41pm

A woman has filed suit against the allegedly intoxicated driver who she claims left a minor child lying in the middle of the road after striking her.

Driver sues after rear-end collision

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 4:43pm

In recently filed court documents, a Jefferson County man claims he incurred medical costs after a driver rear-ended his vehicle.

Insurance company requesting ability to nullify insurance policy

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 4:54pm

An insurance company has filed suit against the driver that it claims was driving a vehicle it had insured when the driver got into a collision. 

Woman claims her employer misled her

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 5:01pm

A Beaumont woman claims she was misled into agreeing to an employment contract at a company that was going to be shut down soon thereafter.

Santa Fe residents sue Allstate for failing to properly cover water damage to home

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Mar. 1, 2013, 5:03pm

GALVESTON - Claiming Allstate Fire and Casualty Co. provided poor coverage for their Santa Fe property, Monica and Jeremy McCollum have filed a lawsuit.

Slip & fall plaintiff seeks to compel settlement with La Morenita Meat Market

David Yates Mar. 1, 2013, 5:06pm

A motion to compel settlement was been filed in litigation brought by Juan Zuniga, who filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against La Morenita Meat Market. 

State Farm sues Entergy after power line damages insured’s home

David Yates Mar. 1, 2013, 5:09pm

Seeking to recover the money paid to a policyholder, State Farm Lloyds is suing Entergy Services.

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

David Yates Mar. 1, 2013, 5:11pm

• JPMC Specialty Mortgage has filed an application to foreclose on a lien securing a home equity loan on the property of Harris Eaton, located at 8753 Garden Road, Beaumont, Texas 77705. 

$39K debt sought by LVNV Funding

David Yates Mar. 1, 2013, 5:12pm

LVNV Funding has filed a lawsuit against Port Arthur local Elton White, alleging he refuses to pay a credit card balance of more than $39,000. 

Bank says Beaumont man owes it more than $10,000 in credit card debt

Kelly Holleran Mar. 1, 2013, 5:14pm

A bank has filed suit against the Beaumont man that it claims owes it more than $10,000 in credit card debt. 

Some things are more important than saving a little money

The SE Texas Record Mar. 4, 2013, 12:54pm

Texas newspapers are protesting a proposed state law that would eliminate public notice from newspapers and save some money.