A young child’s time at the swimming pool at a Louisiana casino almost three months ago has resulted in civil litigation. Fort Bend County resident Tiffany Rodriguez is suing Golden Nugget Lake Charles, LLC and Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. on behalf of J.R.
A visiting judge presiding over the legal battle between Galveston County 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry recently issued a ten-page order granting temporary injunction in favor of the former. Judge Sharolyn Wood’s order, filed July 6, condemned Henry for purposely interfering with the independence of the county’s judiciary and its ability to perform its judicial functions, one of these being the employment of Bonnie Quiroga as director of Judicial Adm
A Santa Fe woman has brought a defamation lawsuit against the Santa Fe Police Department and the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office, alleging the entities wrongfully classified her husband’s recent death as a suicide. Barbara Younie filed the suit on July 1 in the Galveston County 405th District Court. Court documents explain that emergency responders on Jan. 8 were summoned to Dakota Dave’s Meat Market in Santa Fe where the late David Younie worked.
The July 2013 drowning death of a child at a public park is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the city of Texas City. In a complaint filed June 26 in the Galveston County 405th District Court, Beaumont residents Lecrease Jackson and Cedric Corbin claim a lack of barriers surrounding any part of the bodies of water at Texas City’s Carver Park led to their two-year-old child’s passing on July 6, 2013. The complainants and the child, whose name is not mentioned in the case, were attending a