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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Following destruction of their church by Hurricane Rita, members turned to a funeral home for a place to gather for worship and meetings.
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.
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.
Before the medical malpractice trial of a Jefferson County doctor began on Monday, April 16, prospective jurors were warned the content of the trial -- complications following an episiotomy -- may turn even the strongest of stomachs.
Jefferson County District Judge Donald Floyd has allowed Beaumont plaintiff's attorney Brent Coon to depose staff members of the Southeast Texas Record.
Plaintiff's lawyer Brent Coon thinks the multi-million dollar lawsuits he pursues in our county courts aren't newsworthy. We disagree, and because we do, he wants our news reporters hauled before a judicial tribunal.
Recent civil filings in Jefferson County District Courts, April 4-11
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 4-9
FBI Agent Ann Figeuras, center, discusses the copycat phenomenon with the Press Club of Southeast Texas April 12. She was part of a media panel that included Brian Pearson of the Beaumont Enterprise, left, and David Lowell of KFDM-TV, right. Does reporting on school "hit lists" and bomb threats add to the problem? Do daily news organizations empower the perp?
Ron Rainey Dr. Nabil Ghabrial never stopped caressing his crucifix necklace during his eight-day trial. His prayers were answered on Thursday, April 12, as jurors cleared him of all negligence charges.
Brock Akers An entire Port Arthur neighborhood has banded together and filed a lawsuit against the chemical plant next door for not abiding by the "good neighbor policy."
Thomas and Wan Man claims Motiva's carelessness caused his brain damage