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Alleged collision between local motorists yields lawsuit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 2, 2014, 3:22pm

GALVESTON - Dickinson resident Maria Rojas is suing Texas City local Dillon L. Smith over an alleged two-vehicle accident that occurred between them in her city almost two years ago.

Harris Co. man says he suffered wrist injury while using Kemah Boardwalk restroom

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 2, 2014, 3:23pm

GALVESTON - A Harris County man alleges he suffered a wrist injury last year while using the restroom at the Kemah Boardwalk and is suing Landry's.

Depositions sought in potential slip and fall lawsuit

David Yates Jan. 2, 2014, 3:25pm

While walking in a parking lot at Uncle Bob’s Self Storage, Lisa Wright claims she slipped in a puddle and fell. 

Suit brought over non-payment for debris removal

David Yates Jan. 2, 2014, 3:26pm

Lombardo’s Bonded Tree Service has filed suit against Morgan Building & Spas and ATMC Investments, seeking to recover payment for debris removal.

Woman alleges Triangle Therapeutics subjected her to inappropriate therapy

David Yates Jan. 2, 2014, 3:29pm

Seeking $1 million in damages, Catherine Bertrand has filed suit against Triangle Therapeutics, alleging the company subjected her to inappropriate therapy three years ago.

BMT sued following driver’s collision

David Yates Jan. 2, 2014, 3:30pm

Area resident Jamie Green has filed suit against Beaumont Municipal Transit and one of its drivers, Gregory Kemp, alleging the man caused an automobile collision.

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

David Yates Jan. 2, 2014, 3:33pm

• Ocwen Loan Servicing has filed an application to foreclose on the property of Henry and Oanh Hoang located at 1845 Linns Way, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

Calif. construction employee sued over Baytown wreck

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 2:02pm

HOUSTON - Two Southeast Texas women have filed a lawsuit over a two-vehicle accident in Baytown last summer with an alleged drunk driver.

Motion to dismiss filed in dog euthanasia case

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 2:16pm

GALVESTON - The end may be near for a recent lawsuit arising from the tug-of-war between a canine legal defense group and the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, or ARCPETS.

Chrysler says Durango safe, company has no liability in negligence-related litigation

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 2:47pm

GALVESTON - Insisting it did not design, manufacture or test the vehicle, Chrysler Group LLC issued a formal rebuttal to a recent lawsuit that claimed a manufacturing defect resulted in a fatal single-vehicle accident in March 2012.

Broker wants Montgomery Co. to hear timeshare death suit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 2:58pm

GALVESTON - A timeshare trade broker wants a Harris County woman's wrongful death lawsuit against it and the Silverleaf entities removed from Galveston County, according to recent court records.

Seaman seeks compensation for multiple injuries

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 2:59pm

GALVESTON - Claiming he sustained multiple injuries while working at sea last year, Chris Stripling has filed a lawsuit.

Day care employee traumatized little girl, lawsuit says

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 3:03pm

GALVESTON - A local couple is pursuing legal action against a Dickinson day care facility over what they claim was an incident that traumatized their young daughter.

Plant worker sues over alleged exposure to acetic acid

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 3:04pm

HOUSTON - Claiming he was exposed to glacial acetic acid while working at a chemical plant in La Porte two years ago, Harris County resident Jason Mitchell has filed a lawsuit.

Cashier alleges Mexican restaurant fired her for complaining about sexual harassment

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 3, 2014, 3:07pm

HOUSTON - Brazos County resident Teresa McKinney is taking her former employer to court for firing her in light of her complaints about alleged sexual harassment, recent court documents say.

BP to return to appeals court following Barbier ruling upholding settlement parameters

Kyle Barnett Jan. 5, 2014, 2:55pm

NEW ORLEANS – Only days after U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier upheld a controversial settlement process concerning business damage claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP has again filed an appeal with the same court that ordered Barbier to revisit the claims process.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court: Docket for February 2014

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 5, 2014, 3:00pm

JAMES LEVINE ET AL V. UNITED SCAFFOLDING INC ET AL

Parties in forklift collision suit reach settlement

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 5, 2014, 3:02pm

GALVESTON - A lawsuit focusing on a forklift collision at a Galveston cruise terminal was reportedly settled.

Bedpan suit gets two-month continuance

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jan. 6, 2014, 1:03pm

GALVESTON - The parties in a League City nursing facility resident's personal injury lawsuit were recently given more time to conduct additional discovery from a local state district judge, Galveston County court records indicate.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Marilyn Tennissen Jan. 6, 2014, 11:21pm

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