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Trainer sues Kendrick Perkins over contract

Marilyn Tennissen Apr. 20, 2007, 5:00am

Kendrick Perkins A local high school basketball star that went on to the pros is being sued by his former trainer and personal manager.

Woman sues PA doctor for death of son

Marilyn Tennissen Apr. 20, 2007, 5:00am

A Hardin County woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Port Arthur doctor.

Crew member sues ship owner for injury

David Yates Apr. 20, 2007, 5:00am

David Seals, a former crew member aboard the vessel Ocean Champion, is suing his employer, the Diamond Offshore Co. and its subsidiaries, for $75,000 plus.

This Just In: Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Apr. 20, 2007, 4:00am

This Just In

This Just In: Orange County

The SE Texas Record Apr. 20, 2007, 4:00am

Recent Civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 12

Bank files foreclosure on Port Arthur home

David Yates Apr. 19, 2007, 12:00pm

LaSalle Bank National Association has filed a home equity foreclosure application on the home of Port Arthur couple, Thomas and Stephanie Lee.

Hearing set on Floyd order to grill journalists

Ann Knef Apr. 19, 2007, 8:00am

Updated: 2:38pm CST

Pregnant passenger sues sleepy driver after fiery crash

Marilyn Tennissen Apr. 18, 2007, 12:00pm

The Interstate 10 overpass at Old Highway 90 where a March crash occurred. A fiery truck crash on I-10 last month that caused a pregnant woman to lose her baby has landed both the driver and the truck company in a legal dispute.

Collision suit may be pitting family against each other

David Yates Apr. 18, 2007, 11:00am

Tom Oxford A recent personal injury lawsuit doesn't specify if the two are related, but Dalila Sanchez is suing Patricio Sanchez for failing to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign and colliding with another vehicle.

ATV joy ride leads to amputation, lawsuit

David Yates Apr. 18, 2007, 10:00am

Honda ATV Back on April 17, 2005, two 11-year-old girls joy riding on a Honda ATV were struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of West Maine and Houston Street in China, Texas. Both girls were injured.

Suit calls anesthesiologists, remedies code into question

Marilyn Tennissen Apr. 18, 2007, 9:00am

LMA device for administering anesthesia A wrongful death lawsuit filed recently in Orange County is not only calling into question the actions of two anesthesiologists, but the constitutionality of the state's civil remedies code as well.

60-year employee of DuPont sues for benzene related disease

David Yates Apr. 18, 2007, 8:00am

Keith Hyde The benefactor of a former Dupont De Nemours employee is suing the Jefferson County chemical plant, along with a dozen other oil corporations, for exposing the late Earl Dean Thompson to benzene.

MDA 'arrests' attorneys for fundraiser

Marilyn Tennissen Apr. 18, 2007, 7:00am

Attorney Frani Broussard was 'arrested' and brought to night court last month for an MDA fundraiser at Suga's. A recent fundraising event had many of the area's attorneys appearing before a judge in a different kind of court.

'Lamarissimo!' series caps off April 26

The SE Texas Record Apr. 18, 2007, 6:00am

A tribute to jazz great Duke Ellington and homage to the Crescent City will cap off Lamar University's "Lamarissimo!" concert series at 7:30 p.m. on April 26, in the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.

Property owners sue over hurricane damage denial

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2007, 5:00am

Property owners of 1075 Calder Ave. in Beaumont filed a civil suit against United Fire Lloyd's in Jefferson County District Court alleging the insurance company refuses to pay for damages caused by Hurricane Rita on Sept. 25, 2005.

Outlaw suing Allstate over claim denial

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2007, 4:00am

Joseph Outlaw filed a civil suit against Allstate Insurance Company in Jefferson County District Court, seeking damages under $75,000 claiming Allstate denied a claim on his home that was covered under the policy.

Railroad worker files FELA case against Union Pacific

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 17, 2007, 4:00pm

A railroad worker from Whitehouse filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) suit in U.S. District Court April 10, alleging Union Pacific failed to provide him a safe place to work.

Injury at temporary church leads to suit against funeral home

David Yates Apr. 17, 2007, 4:00pm

Following destruction of their church by Hurricane Rita, members turned to a funeral home for a place to gather for worship and meetings.

Cypress Glen East sued for resident's falls

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 17, 2007, 1:00pm

The estate of Phenly Baham filed a wrongful death complaint against Cypress Glen East alleging that despite being assessed at a moderate-to-high risk for falling he fell on numerous occasions which ultimately led to his death.

City goes to Supreme Court to help keep union proposal at bay

Rob Luke Apr. 17, 2007, 12:00pm

AUSTIN -- The Texas Supreme Court could soon decide the outcome of a controversial effort to force the city of McAllen and its police union to arbitrate disputes.