The July 2013 drowning death of a child at a public park is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the city of Texas City. In a complaint filed June 26 in the Galveston County 405th District Court, Beaumont residents Lecrease Jackson and Cedric Corbin claim a lack of barriers surrounding any part of the bodies of water at Texas City’s Carver Park led to their two-year-old child’s passing on July 6, 2013. The complainants and the child, whose name is not mentioned in the case, were attending a
A resident filed a lawsuit against the chief deputy of a municipality alleging harassment and defamation in an undated complaint. Chet Driver filed suit against Stephen Godfrey of Nacogdoches in Tyler Division of the Eastern District of Texas June 24, claiming liability during an unspecified time period. According to the suit, Godfrey mistakenly told community members that the plaintiff owns a marijuana farm in California.
A Montgomery County woman filed a lawsuit against her stepson alleging public defamation negligence in 2014 and thereafter. Theresa Roemer filed a petition against Maximillian Roemer of Galveston in Galveston County District Court June 29, seeking injunctive action to prevent him from engaging in public defamation, and claiming he is in violation of a previous settlement agreement between them made in August 2014. The suit states that the defendant is 32, single, unemployed and troubled.
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, BP and five Gulf Coast states reached an agreement in principle on July 2, consenting to a settlement worth $20.2 billion in damages and penalties. According to a press release, Texas will receive more than $750 million. “After five years, I’m proud to announce that Texas, along with the other Gulf Sstates, has reached an agreement in principle with BP to resolve all the states’ claims,” said Gov. Greg Abbott in a written statement.
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An area resident has brought a lawsuit against ExxonMobil, seeking no more than $200,000 damages after he tripped on landscaping paper more than a year ago. John Hart filed the suit June 24 in Jefferson County District Court. According to his lawsuit, on Dec. 25, 2013, Hart, while at the direction and control of ExxonMobil, was a walking along a fence line when he tripped and feel over landscaping paper that was covered up by rocks.
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A Galveston resident filed a lawsuit against a dentist alleging professional negligence in her 2013 treatment. Rebekah Faircloth filed a complaint against Dr. Charles Scruggs d/b/a Dr. Charles Scruggs P.C., and Gulf Coast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Texas City in Galveston County District Court July 1, claiming liability in September 2013 when planned surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth allegedly resulted in permanent injuries to the plaintiff. According to the suit, Scruggs performe
A Bowie County resident filed a lawsuit against a Collin County police officer for alleged excessive force in 2013 when his restraint of the woman while in custody resulted in physical injuries. Veronica Anne Jones filed a complaint against Billy McIntosh in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas July 1, claiming liability in a July 2013 jail incidence of violence which purportedly left the plaintiff with serious injuries including broken bones and teeth. According to the suit,
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A Houston resident filed a lawsuit against a janitorial business alleging negligence in 2013. Kay Leftwich Dohanyos filed a complaint against ABM Janitorial Services and South Central Inc. in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas July 2, claiming liability in an August 2013 slippery fall on a wet restroom floor that the suit states permanently rendered the victim unable to work. According to the suit, the defendant was contracted to perform custodial services in the Continenta
A woman filed a lawsuit against a driver and his employer alleging vehicular negligence in a 2015 accident that she claims hurt her child. Tamesha Baylor, as next friend of minor Brooklyn Baylor, filed a complaint against Zaim Mehmedovic of Bowling Green, KY, and GRMI Logistics of Grand Rapids, MI, in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas July 2, claiming liability in a June 2015 collision.
A Jefferson County resident filed a lawsuit against a Beaumont police officer on allegations of false arrest and excessive force in a 2014 confrontation that left the diminutive 5’3” plaintiff with broken teeth and other injuries. Krystle Bob filed a complaint against Joshua Dunahoe in the Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas June 19, claiming liability in the March 2014 altercation. According to the suit, Officer Dunahoe responded to a neighbor’s call to investigate a possible d