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Apparent outburst from Granger forces Wortham to adjourn first day of punishment phase

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 1, 2013, 1:14pm

GALVESTON - An apparent outburst from the Houston man convicted of capital murder in the Jefferson County Courthouse shootings abruptly ended the first day of his trial's punishment phase.

Father, daughter file suit following 'extremely traumatizing' dog attack

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 1, 2013, 1:15pm

GALVESTON - An area man pursues legal action on behalf of his daughter following an alleged dog attack six months ago.

Ross Stores hit with slip & fall suit

David Yates May 1, 2013, 1:16pm

Area resident Modesta Cervantes has filed a slip and fall lawsuit against Ross Dress for Less, Ross Stores Texas and Rancho Dowlen. 

Nurse put patient through bathroom wall, suit alleges

David Yates May 1, 2013, 1:17pm

Area resident James Hardee is suing Gulf Healthcare Center-Port Arthur, alleging a nurse forgot to lock his wheelchair, which caused him to fall and “knock” a hole in the wall as he returned from the bathroom.

American Express sues card member for $51K

David Yates May 1, 2013, 1:18pm

Seeking to recover more than $51,000 on a delinquent account, American Express Centurion Bank has filed suit against Port Arthur local Leondias Smith. 

UPR denied summary judgment in repetitive trauma case

David Yates May 1, 2013, 1:24pm

Union Pacific Railroad has been denied summary judgment in a repetitive trauma case brought by Frank Tucker. 

Tarrant County woman sues over vaginal mesh

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau May 1, 2013, 1:27pm

MARSHALL - A Tarrant County woman has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of vaginal mesh claiming that the device used in her surgery did not remedy her medical condition and has caused other complications.

Area man claims 2012 Dickinson wreck gave him 'nervous shock'

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 1, 2013, 1:27pm

GALVESTON - A local man has filed suit over a two-vehicle accident that reportedly gave him "nervous shock," recent court papers say.

Woman blames injuries on driver who allegedly caused rear-end collision

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2013, 1:28pm

A Port Arthur woman claims she suffered neck, back and shoulder injuries after a driver rear-ended her vehicle. 

Patient suffers stroke, sues medical center

David Yates May 2, 2013, 1:39pm

Orange County resident Crystal Haynes has filed suit against the Medical Center of Southeast Texas and Dr. Roy Marrero Jr., alleging it was the defendants fault she suffered a stroke while in their care more than two years ago.

Alvin woman sues Beltone over trip and fall at Dickinson store

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 2, 2013, 1:39pm

GALVESTON - While Beltone is known for assisting the hearing impaired, an Alvin woman filed a lawsuit against it in response to a hip injury she reportedly sustained at one of its area stores more than a year ago.

La Marque woman's lawsuit says unsafe lane change caused collision

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 2, 2013, 1:40pm

GALVESTON - La Marque local Ceava D. Laster is suing another La Marque resident over a two-vehicle accident that allegedly sent her into a wall, recent court documents say.

Discovery still proceeding in cowboy’s suit over falling off horse

David Yates May 2, 2013, 1:43pm

Discovery is still proceeding in a lawsuit brought by Jesus Luis Rivera, who fell off his horse while trying to roundup a stray calf. 

Suit alleging man dragged by wire continued

David Yates May 2, 2013, 1:44pm

An agreed motion for continuance has been granted in litigation brought by Richard Williams, who sued Turner Industries Group and one of its employees, Ernest Salazar, who allegedly ran over a wire Williams was holding and dragged him across the floor.

Man's termination after on-the-job motor vehicle accident was because of race, suit says

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 2, 2013, 1:45pm

HOUSTON - Harris County resident Xzavior Lancester alleges his employment with Trican Well Service LP and TriLib Management LLC was marked by racial discrimination and harassment, recent court documents say.

Lawsuit: Roofing services for new League City dental office remain unpaid

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 2, 2013, 1:46pm

GALVESTON - Asserting it is owed nearly $24,000 for roofing services, Seibert Enterprises LLC has filed a lawsuit.

Lake Jackson proprietor claims city not doing enough to protect store, files lawsuit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau May 2, 2013, 1:46pm

GALVESTON - An apparent lack of effort from law enforcement to protect his business has prompted Mohamed A. Aly to sue the city of Lake Jackson.

Man blames driver for causing collision after running light

Kelly Holleran May 2, 2013, 1:47pm

A man claims he experienced physical pain and mental anguish after a driver disregarded a light and struck his vehicle. 

Woman blames driver for causing collision after disregarding stop sign

Kelly Holleran May 2, 2013, 1:50pm

A Beaumont woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims disregarded a stop sign and struck her vehicle. 

Intoxicated driver struck Jefferson County residents while driving wrong way on divided highway

Kelly Holleran May 2, 2013, 1:55pm

Two Jefferson County residents filed a lawsuit against the allegedly intoxicated driver who they claim struck their vehicle head-on while driving the wrong way on a divided highway.