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Lender files foreclosure order against Beaumont property owners

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 30, 2014

A mortgage company has filed a foreclosure notice against the owners of property in Beaumont who allegedly defaulted on a home equity loan. Nationstar Mortgage filed the application for an expedited foreclosure order against Jerry House and Angelia M. House on Aug. 22 in Jefferson County District Court. Nationstar Mortgage alleges the Houses are more than 14 months behind in payments on a home equity

Beaumont man accused of failing to repay credit card account

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 30, 2014

A Beaumont man is accused of failing to pay more than $7,500 in credit card debt. Cach LLC filed a complaint against Ross Bennett III on Aug. 22 in Jefferson County District Court. According to the lawsuit, FIA Card Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corp., issued a credit card to Bennett with the agreement he would be obligated to repay the charges incurred.In January 2013, the

Teacher accuses BISD of rights violations

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 26, 2014

A Jefferson County woman alleges she lost her teaching job under false pretenses and without proper procedure being followed.Pearline Arline filed a lawsuit Aug. 22 in the Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas against the Beaumont Independent School District and Timothy Chargois.Arline says she was a contract employee with the Beaumont School District as an adult education teacher, a position

Woman accused of backing into vehicle in Dickinson

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 26, 2014

Two Galveston County women say they were hurt when another woman allegedly drove out of a driveway and crashed into them.Virginia Ramos and Dolores Gloria Bautista filed a lawsuit Aug. 21 in Galveston County District Court against Chelsea Leeann Murray. According to the complaint, Ramos was driving an Isuzu Rodeo with Bautista as a passenger in Dickinson in October 2012. As they were stopped in traffic

Port Arthur homeowners accused of not paying mortgage for years

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 26, 2014

The owners of a Port Arthur house are being threatened with foreclosure for allegedly failing to pay mortgage for nearly five years. LaSalle Bank NA, as trustee and on behalf of the holders of Bear Stearns Asset-Backed Securities I Trust 2004-HE10 and Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2004-HE10, filed a lawsuit Aug. 19 in Jefferson County District Court against Bobby Perry and Don Perry Sr.According

Port Arthur property owner allegedly owes $34K in past-due mortgage

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 26, 2014

The owner of three Port Arthur properties is being threatened with foreclosure for allegedly not making payments on a loan for nearly five years. Lillian Wilson, an accounting and bookkeeping company, filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County District Court on Aug. 25 against Patricia Fairman.According to the petition, Fairman originally borrowed more than $17,000 in August 2009, encumbering two properties

Woman blames alleged head injury on Beaumont man

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 24, 2014

A Beaumont man is being blamed for a head injury a woman allegedly received when attacked at his house.

Jefferson County woman says she is owed money for managing co-owned property

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 24, 2014

A Jefferson County woman seeks to be paid for managing property she co-owns in Beaumont.

Harris County man accuses TESCO of discrimination, retaliation

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 24, 2014

A Harris County man alleges he was fired from TESCO because he accused supervisors of racial discrimination.

Man accused of driving drunk, killing pregnant woman

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 24, 2014

The family of a pregnant woman allegedly killed by a drunk driver is suing the driver and the bar they say served drinks to the man. 

Harris County Sheriff's deputy alleges social media policy violates rights

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 23, 2014

A Harris County Sheriff's deputy alleges his First Amendment rights are being violated because of a recent social media policy put in place by his boss. Carl Pittman filed a lawsuit Aug. 8 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia. According to the lawsuit, Garcia enacted a social media policy July 16 that would apply to Pittman and all other

Houston couple claims they were 'targeted' by Harris Co. employees

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A Houston couple alleges they were threatened and harassed by several Harris County agencies and employees after they cut trees down behind their house.Brian W. and Therese L. Eukel filed a lawsuit against Harris County on Aug. 19 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas. 

Pasadena man accused of negligence in crash on I-45

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A Galveston County man allegedly hurt in a crash is suing the Pasadena driver he says is responsible. Juan Sanchez filed the negligence claim against Fernando Baeza on Aug. 20 in Galveston County District Court. The incident happened Dec. 18, 2013. According to the lawsuit, Sanchez was a passenger in a 1999 Jeep Cherokee on U.S. Interstate 45 North service road. Sanchez says Baeza was driving a 1997

Man suing Lowe's after alleged fall in store

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A man is suing Lowe's after allegedly falling on a slippery floor. Willing Morning filed a lawsuit against Lowe's Home Centers on Aug. 19 in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas. Morning claims he was at the Lowe's store July 1 when he slipped and fell on a substance left on the floor. He accuses the company of negligence for allegedly failing to remove the substance from the floor

Polk County man files negligence claim over motorcycle crash

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A Polk County man has filed a negligence claim after an alleged motorcycle crash in San Jacinto County. Neil Allen Darby filed a lawsuit against Transco Express Corp., Johnny Ray Thrasher Jr. and Danny Madden on Aug. 19 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas. According to the complaint, Darby was driving his motorcycle on U.S. Highway 59 in San Jacinto County just after noon Oct

Texas City man accused of running stop sign, causing crash

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A Galveston County woman alleges a Texas City man is responsible for a crash she says caused her car to overturn. Ramona Benton filed a lawsuit against David Sanders on Aug. 19 in Galveston County District Court. The alleged crash happened July 18, 2013, at the intersection of 55th Street and Avenue J. According to the complaint, Sanders "failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign" and crashed

Houston woman accused of causing crash on Galveston road

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 22, 2014

A Galveston driver is suing a Houston woman she alleges crashed into her. Julianne Leissner filed the lawsuit against Sarah Waterwall on Aug. 19 in Galveston County District Court. The lawsuit alleges the crash happened Aug. 20, one day after the complaint was filed. Leissner says she was driving west on Avenue J in Galveston when Waterwall, driving in the opposite direction, attempted to make a left-hand

Builder sued by man who alleges part of unfinished garage fell on him

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 20, 2014

A man is suing Ryland Homes of Texas after part of an unfinished garage allegedly collapsed onto him. Michael Mortensen filed a lawsuit against Ryland Homes of Texas Inc. on Aug. 18 in Galveston County District Court. According to the complaint, Mortensen was asked to deliver walls to a Ryland Homes construction site June 24. He says a Ryland carpenter asked for assistance bringing the walls into the

Two Port Arthur women accused of defaulting on student loan

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 20, 2014

Two Port Arthur women are accused of not repaying an $18,000 student loan.National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2006-3 filed a lawsuit against April Price and Mildred Price on Aug. 19 in Jefferson County District Court.April Price borrowed money from Bank of America to fund her education at Lamar University, according to the petition. The loan, originated through the National Collegiate Student Loan

Beaumont men accused of refusing to pay student loan

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 20, 2014

Two Beaumont men are being sued for allegedly failing to repay nearly $18,000 in student loans.The National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2007-4 filed a lawsuit Aug. 19 in Jefferson County District Court against Ryan Shields and Harumi Nover. Shields allegedly borrowed money from Union Federal Savings Bank to attend Northwest Vista College with Nover guaranteeing the loan. According to the complaint,

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