Heather Ragan, a former sales associate with Specialty Retailers (Beall's Department Store), was told to stock some merchandise. She injured herself in the process and is now suing the Port Arthur shop for negligently making her perform work "not conductive to the safe performance of her duties."
Arturo Salinas, accompanied by his minor son and a co-worker, was driving a company vehicle on County Road when another motorist veered into his lane and collided with him head on.
Juan Gonzales, an injured seaman, invoked the Jones Act and sued Beacon Maritime and Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
While at sea, a few of Paul Bailey's co-workers were roughhousing. One tossed a string of firecrackers at him and Bailey fell, injuring his head.
Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey will represent Maren Roberts, the executor of the estate of Henry Joe Roberts, and sue the A.O. Smith Corp., along with 42 other major corporations, for distributing products containing asbestos throughout Jefferson County.
Here at the Record, we know a little something about arbitrary subpoenas of journalists.
Deloris "Bobbie" Prince A recount for the Port Arthur mayor's race is set for Wednesday, May 23.
After sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle collision in 2004, a woman, her daughter and another passenger are taking the driver that hit them to trial in hopes of receiving compensation for their injuries and other damages.
This summer the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department will sell 63 pieces of property from owners that are delinquent on property taxes.
A construction company hired to repair the roofs of three apartment complexes following Hurricane Rita failed to bring the roofs up to the windstorm code, leaving the Spansih Villa, Prutzman Place, and McFaddin North Apartments in bad shape with hurricane season just around the corner.
An Orange County resident, Ellison Crew III, hired by Morgan Buildings & Spas, Inc. to work at its Beaumont site is suing his former employer for failing to train him on how to lift a spa tub.
The protection of journalists and the flow of public information was discussed by the Press Club of Southeast Texas at its monthly meeting May 17.
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Recent civil filing in Orange County district courts, May 10-14, 2007
An Orange homeowner filed a claim with his insurance company after Hurricane Rita and now blames the adjuster for the company's failure to pay in full.
An Orange couple says Allstate Texas Lloyds is better off facing an $800,000 lawsuit than it would be facing the Texas insurance board.
Texas Tourism Week Gov. Rick Perry declared May 12-20 as Texas Tourism Week. Among many tourist destinations in Beaumont is the Babe Didrickson Zaharias. Born in Port Arthur in 1991, Zaharias is considered perhaps the greatest all-around female athlete of all time. She achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball and track and field. Stand alone art -- Tourism week, Zaharias museum
Becky Ames Becky Ames, a 13-year veteran of the Beaumont City Council, was elected May 12 to lead the city as mayor.
Wendell "Chip" Radford Jr. On June 1, a former assistant district attorney will no longer to be able practice law in the state of Texas.