This Just In: Orange County

Marilyn Tennissen Dec. 6, 2007, 5:21am

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  • Clifford and Rhonda Miller et al vs. Century Exploration of Houston, Inc.

    PA - David Wenholz, J � Pat Clark

    A group of Orange County residents are claiming seismic testing left their homes in shambles. Clifford and Rhonda Miller, along with Warren Wylie and Curtis Richard, have filed suit against Century Exploration of Houston, Inc. and Seismic Specialist, Inc.

    The plaintiffs are suing for actual, consequential and exemplary damages, plus mental anguish.

    Case No. A-070652-C

  • Harold Smith vs. Goodwill Southeast Texas

    PA - George Barron, J � Dennis Powell

    A hiring scout for Goodwill is suing the charity for refusing to hire and pay him for the "suitable persons" he found to work.

    Sometime in October of 2006 he and Goodwill entered "into a valid and enforceable oral contract." The parties agreed Smith would find 32 suitable persons for Goodwill to employ. They also agreed Smith would locate places for Goodwill to rent as "drop-off locations."

    Smith is suing for the amount of money that he was allegedly to be paid for finding "suitable" employees and drop-off locations.

    Case No. B-070653-C

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