A Hemphill man says his wife died because hospital staff did not realize her breathing tube had fallen out, a discovery made instead by the couple's 10-year-old son.
After being named as a defendant with 42 other companies in a recent lawsuit, one company says it has experts that will show that the plaintiff would have to have received hundreds of years of asbestos exposure to contribute to his death.
The Huntsman Corporation announced June 26 that it will be acquired by Basell in a transaction valued at approximately $9.6 billion.
Lewis Martin, a former trucker for Golden Triangle Delivery Inc. (also known as KDSI), left the company to start his own business, Jeanie's Delivery Service. To stop Martin from stealing clients, KDSI filed a request for a temporary restraining order with the Jefferson County District Court on June 22.
Alleged "shoddy workmanship" performed by Fast-Trak Construction has lead Micah Harrison to sue the contractor. Harrison hired the company to repair his Hurricane Rita ravaged property.
While James McGallion, a contracted employee, was working on a Motiva refinery reactor, a blind "swung free" and whacked him in the back. He is suing Motiva Enterprises for failing to maintain a safe work environment.
Jeep Commander Charles and Marcia Guillory bought a 2006 Jeep Commander from Greenville Automotive Partners. They claim the vehicle has an "uncontrollable leak" and are suing the dealer and vehicle's maker for the price of the jeep, plus $50,000 in attorney fees.
Brandon Socia, a plumber, received an electrical shock while working under a house and claims his co-workers were negligent when they failed to turn off the power. Socia is suing his employer Charles Marcum, owner of Impact Plumbing Co., for more than $75,000.
A company that allegedly distributed asbestos products is requesting that a recent civil suit be moved out of Jefferson County.
That was fast. Last week, the U.S. District Court in Marshall saw America's very first lawsuit filed over the diabetes drug Avandia, proving once again that nobody has a quicker draw the Texas plaintiff's bar.
R&R Marine Maintenance claims it paid Falcon Offshore Services a tidy sum of money to purchase some materials and build the company a heliport structure.
Deloris "Bobbie" Prince A run-off election to decide city leadership positions in Beaumont and Port Arthur is set for June 30.
While picking up a meal at a restaurant, Lauren Abigail Hoffpauir's arm went through a glass window, severing a tendon.
Gov. Rick Perry signed House Bill 1 into law, approving a $151.9 billion budget for the state of Texas in 2008-2009.
An 21-foot diameter bronze propeller from a Gulf Oil tanker was installed June 12 at the Port of Beaumont to recognize the area's history in the maritime industry. Southeast Texas has a long history with the maritime industry, and a new display at the Port of Beaumont is making sure visitors don't forget.
Yogi Berra Which states have laws that limit ballpark owners' liability to fans hit by foul balls?
A locomotive engineer for BNSF Railway Co. for most of career, Gary Bryant now suffers from severe back problems. He is suing the railway for "failing to provide ergonomic seats."
James Zagone, a construction worker, was in the back of a truck loading steel materials when a crane operator dropped a load of steel on his legs. He is suing his employer at the time of the incident, James Stuart Construction Co.
The two Texas-based shipping companies, the James J. Flanagan Shipping Corp. and the Mediterranean Shipping Co., that have been disputing a $6 million contract for three months now will now take their battle to the federal courts.
I recently had the opportunity to host a visiting judge from Japan, to help him learn more about the American civil justice system. In the process, I not only gained some insight into the Japanese legal system, but I made a new friend as well.