Angry that it didn't receive its 3 percent cut from a $1.5 million contract, Prime Real Estate is suing Kmart and Christian Life Community Church.
Recent home foreclosure filings in Jefferson County, June 7-8
Hurricane victims and Orange County residents Murphy and Debra Hunt will have their $75,000 lawsuit against State Farm Lloyds plucked from the county's court and placed in hands of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division.
Several coin and bullion companies across the nation have been exposed as scams designed to target senior citizens and their hard earned savings. However, one local coin seller says he's been unfairly targeted by a law firm that is only trying to round up clients to file suit against him.
Jason Gibson Mediation may be ordered in a case alleging that a local rare coin dealer ripped off elderly investors.
A technician works on one of the wells at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. For 16 years Joe Melanson protected the nation's petroleum assets at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Beaumont, until he was fired for what he claims was age discrimination.
Sandra Hinson hopes to extract around $50,000 from the contractor who she hired to repair her home following Hurricane Rita. Hinson claims she paid Jesus Delacruz up front, and that he split before finishing the job.
The state of Texas has filed a restraining order and permanent injunction to stop Eppie Hill, doing business as Tyrell House, from operating her assisted living facility. She has been operating the facility without a license.
Arnold & Itkin She may have been working for a chiropractor, but Ladonna Burge told her co-workers it was strictly "hands off" when it came to her own injured neck.
Arnold & Itkin A superstitious person might blame "ghosts in the machine" for an unexplained mechanical breakdown, but a local plant employee isn't putting the blame on phantoms for the injuries he received at the Beaumont Goodyear facility.
Robert Guidry smoked more than a pack of cigarettes a day for 50 years of his life. Now dying of cancer, Guidry will seek compensation for what he claims is an asbestos-related lung disease.
Bryan Blevins Nearly two years ago Ray Rogers died of lung cancer at the age of 83. A smoker for most of his adult life, Rogers worked at the Gulf Oil Co. in Port Arthur from 1946 to 1980 as a boilermaker. His family and a Beaumont lawyer believe Rogers' profession and time period of employment make him a candidate for an asbestos lawsuit.
Clay Dugas Needing an upgrade to his heart device, Joseph Roberts was admitted to Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital. However, a complication during the procedure left him in a vegetative state. Roberts died a few weeks later.
The $3 million medical malpractice trial that has been tying up Judge Gary Sanderson's 6oth District Court for the last six weeks ended in a mistrial on Monday, June 4.
The Nederland Economic Development Corp. will seek to recover $12,500 in incentive funds, which comes from tax payers' money, that it loaned to Shannon Landry, owner of the Jaguar Salon and Day Spa.
Keith Hyde While he was alive, Carl Larkin sued a petrochemical plant and received a claim for his "non-malignant asbestos-related disease."
Ian Cloud The heirs of Joe Coleman's estate are suing four corporations for conspiring to inflict him with an asbestos-related disease.
A contracted worker for the Port Arthur Chevron refinery, Joel Hernandez was riding his bike when a plant truck allegedly ran a stop sign and struck him. He is suing the company for failing to post biking crossing signs.
Keith Hyde The children of the late Warren Schroeder are suing their father's former employer, Texaco Inc., for negligently and maliciously exposing him to asbestos.
Keith Hyde The family of Frederick Schultz mourned his death almost two years ago. They claim his former employer, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., exposed him to asbestos, which ultimately caused him to die of mesothelioma.