Issa Habash lost most of his clothing inventory when Hurricane Rita's waters leaked through his garments shop's porous roof, a condition he claims he asked his landlord to remedy before the disastrous storm arrived.
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Andre David Leffebre Leading corrections officers to believe he had a gun, a federal inmate caused a shut-down of the Jefferson County Courthouse on Monday.
Wasting no time, the very same day Michael Leidy and his children where in automobile collision, he filed a lawsuit against Timmy King, the driver who hit him, and King's employer, Great Guns.
Beaumont police officers secured the Jefferson County Courthouse after an inmate with a gun held corrections officers hostage at the adjacent city jail. An inmate with a gun at the Beaumont city jail caused a tense morning at the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday.
This is a local legal journal, so we generally steer clear of issues and conflicts that don't originate here in our backyard.
A federal grand jury in Houston charged an attorney and two former employees of The Hartford Insurance Company with conspiracy, mail and wire fraud and the laundering of millions of dollars.
Ronald J. Tenpas AUSTIN -- A Texas federal court has sustained two major breaches of the Clean Air Act against petroleum refiner and retailer CITGO, owned by the Venezuelan government.
William H. Barfield Kathryn Hebert has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont, claiming the care provider negligently failed to care for the late Mamie Green, a former resident at the facility.
Catherine Purser is suing Beverly Lafleur for more than $75,000 for an auto collision.
Pat McGinnis One Orange County resident is suing another for a fender bender that occurred in Jefferson County. Donna Michele Hurlburt is suing Donald Joseph Ellis for more than $50,000.
Nathaniel Stephens is suing Ashleigh Petry for $50,000 over an auto collision he claims occurred when Petry "failed to control her speed."
Rosalinda Pineda "sustained debilitating injuries" when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by Kelvin Lynn Edwards, a Bruckner Leasing Co. employee. Pineda is suing Edwards and the company for more than $50,000.
A press release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Apostolic Church of Beaumont When consoling a grieving member of his congregation, a reverend might say, "The Lord gives and takes away." However, at least one pastor of the Apostolic Church in Beaumont seems to believe in a different proverb, "When the Lord takes, sue your insurance provider for denying a portion of your Hurricane Rita claim."
Nike Free 5.0 Imagine going to the gym for a game of b-ball and forgetting to bring sneakers. Reebok claims it came up with an idea for a shoe that could be dispensed from a vending machine as easily as a can of soda in just such an emergency.
Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division
Aronoff David Aronoff believes that if more defense attorneys would vigorously challenge the independence of class representatives there would be less manufactured litigation.
The recent report of a $54 million lawsuit against a family-owned dry-cleaning business over a pair of lost pants was a harsh reminder of the threat of outrageous litigation American businesses, large and small, face every day.