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Tractor-trailer owner accused of negligence for faulty brake light

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 8, 2014

The owner of a tractor-trailer is being asked to pay more than $1 million for a crash allegedly caused by a faulty brake light.Rojaramani Bai Thronagiri Basisthagorata, also known as Roja Thronagiri, individually and as guardian of the estate of Rama Bhoopal Reddy Jammuladinne and as next friend of minors Meghana Reddy Jammuladinne and Kirthi Reddy Jammuladinne, filed a lawsuit against BTS Logistics,

Enbridge Energy accused of discrimination

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 8, 2014

A former Enbridge Energy employee alleges she was discriminated against because she is an African-American female. Kenya Thompson filed the discrimination complaint against Enbridge Employee Services Inc. of Houston, Enbridge Energy Partners, Enbridge Energy Co. Inc. and Enbridge Energy LP on Aug. 8 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas. Kenya Thompson says she is an African-American

Beaumont man accused of causing crash in Port Arthur

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 5, 2014

A Beaumont man is accused of ramming into the side of a pickup truck and causing serious injuries to its passenger.Penny Cade filed the complaint against Jim Crawford Jr. on Aug. 12 in Jefferson County District Court. Cade says she was a passenger in a Dodge Ram pickup truck going west on state Highway 73 in Port Arthur on Sept. 12, 2012. She says Crawford, driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck, slammed

Couple accused of failing to pay for Beaumont home

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 5, 2014

A couple is accused of defaulting on an agreement to buy the Beaumont home they lived in for more than a year.Estella M. Wendt filed a complaint against Miguel A. Lopez and Erica Lopez on Aug. 12 in Jefferson County District Court. On Dec. 16, 2011, Wendt says she executed and delivered to the Lopezes a deed "purporting to convey" a piece of property on Evalon Street in Beaumont. According to the complaint,

Beaumont dog owner sued over alleged pit bull attack

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 5, 2014

A Beaumont dog owner is accused of allowing four pit bulls to attack a passer-by.

Beaumont dance hall accused of negligence after alleged assault

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 4, 2014

A man is suing a Beaumont dance hall that he alleges failed to protect him from a physical attack. Daniel Brack filed the lawsuit against the Dixie Dance Hall, The Dixie Dance Hall Ltd. and Crockett Street Entertainment Inc. in Beaumont on Aug. 13 in Jefferson County District Court. Brack says he was at the Dixie Dance Hall in Beaumont on Dec. 28, 2013, when he was assaulted and seriously injured.

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