This Just In: Recent civil suits filed in Jefferson County District Courts

June 8
  • Randolph Arreaza vs. Capitol Crew Construction PA - Dean Brinkley, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing his employer for allegedly failing to provide him with a safe workplace. The plaintiff claims he was instructed to work in a hazardous scaffold which caused him to fall 25 feet. The incident happened on Oct. 23, 2008, at a Port Arthur construction site. The plaintiff is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees. B184-244
  • Joseph Jolivet et al vs.State Farm Lloyds PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-246
  • Carolyn Chandler vs. Total Site and Ed Woods PA - James Lassiter, J - Milton Shuffield On July 25, 2007, the plaintiff was driving in Port Arthur when she was rear-ended by the corporate defendant's truck driver. The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees. D184-247
  • Megaplay USA et al vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Jessica Hallmark, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-248
  • Ken Joseph vs.Capitol County Mutual Fire Insurance PA - Jessica Hallmark, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-249
  • Janet Dancer et al vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Rocky Lawdermilk, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-250
  • Mayes Wood Flooring vs. Walt Lewicki PA - Thomas Mayo, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff alleges it provided goods and services to the defendant over the last two years and is suing the defendant to collect $4,645.28 in unpaid invoices. B184-251 June 9
  • Gwen Jackson vs.Texas Farmers Insurance Company PA - Rocky Lawdermilk, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-254
  • Beatrice Hamilton vs.State Farm Lloyds PA - Rocky Lawdermilk, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-255
  • Jose Reyes vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-256
  • Cathy Martel vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Milton Shuffield The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. D184-257
  • Robin Walker vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. B184-258
  • Chris Bradley vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-260
  • Sam Hunter Jr. vs.National Lloyds Insurance Co. PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Milton Shuffield The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. D184-261
  • Joyce Roberson vs.Capitol County Mutual Fire Insurance PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-262 June 10
  • Sam Daleo vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. B184-267
  • Monica Advani vs.Farmers Insurance Exchange PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Milton Shuffield The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. D184-268
  • Bruce Fontenot vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. B184-269 June 11
  • James Wade vs. Buckner Children and Family Services PA - Adam Terrell, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing on behalf of his minor daughter who was injured on March 1, 2008, while playing on the defendant's playground. The plaintiff is suing for his daughter's pain and mental anguish. B184-276 June 12
  • James Aldridge vs.Farmers Insurance Exchange PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-282
  • Shirley Osborne et al vs. Texaco et al PA - Keith Hyde, J - Gary Sanderson The wife and children of a deceased man are suing two giant corporations, claiming the man's exposure to asbestos in the workplace played a role in his death from mesothelioma. According to the complaint, Michael W. Osborne Sr. developed mesothelioma after his work at Texaco and other facilities in Jefferson County. During his work, Michael W. Osborne Sr. was exposed to asbestos fibers and dust, which caused his disease, the complaint says. Although Texaco and Chevron knew about the harms of asbestos for decades, they failed to warn Michael W. Osborne of the product's danger and failed to ensure that their employees were not exposed to the carcinogen, the lawsuit states. The Osbornes are seeking punitive and exemplary damages, plus interest at the legal rate, costs and other relief to which they may be entitled. B184-287
  • Eddie Marshall vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Bob Wortham The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. A184-292
  • Wilma Bias vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. B184-293 June 15
  • Dennis Dans vs. Ian Smith PA - Christopher Smith, J - Gary Sanderson On Aug. 14, 2008, the plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle driving down Highway 87 when the defendant allegedly made an improper left hand turn and smashed into the plaintiff. The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees. B184-297
  • Lesha Crawford vs.Texas Windstorm Insurance Association PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Donald Floyd The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim. The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA. The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorney's fees. E184-299
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