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Consumer Alert: Texans urged to check for potentially dangerous tires

The SE Texas Record Aug. 2, 2007, 10:00am

The Office of the Attorney General is urging Texas drivers to check their vehicles for potentially dangerous tires. The tires were sold from 2002 to 2006 for light trucks, sports utility vehicles, and vans, and could be in danger of tread separation.

Real Estate Foreclosures

The SE Texas Record Aug. 2, 2007, 5:00am

Jefferson County

Loot dispute

The SE Texas Record Jul. 28, 2007, 4:50am

Houston lawyer John O'Quinn has to return $35.7 million in misbegotten legal fees to a group of past clients. They're plaintiffs in his 1990s crusade that bankrupted silicone breast implant-maker Dow Corning.

August Movie Night At The Mcfaddin-Ward House

The SE Texas Record Jul. 26, 2007, 9:59am

August Movie Night At The Mcfaddin-Ward House,

Self-serve

The SE Texas Record Jul. 21, 2007, 10:47am

We all feel incredible sympathy for 23 year-old Eva Rowe, who famously lost both her parents in a 2005 explosion at a British Petroleum (BP) oil refinery in Texas City.

Chamber to hold roaring fundraiser

The SE Texas Record Jul. 19, 2007, 9:00am

The Beaumont Chamber Foundation will host its annual fundraiser with a night back to the Roaring '20s. Spice of the Season "Spicy Night at the Ritz" will be held at 6:30 p.m July 26 at the Beaumont Country Club.

Texas gets cured

The SE Texas Record Jul. 14, 2007, 5:46am

Four years after instituting sweeping medical malpractice lawsuit reforms, Texas has gone from a doctor shortage to a doctor surplus.

Worldwide Pants

The SE Texas Record Jun. 30, 2007, 8:15am

This is a local legal journal, so we generally steer clear of issues and conflicts that don't originate here in our backyard.

FBI warns against jury duty scam

The SE Texas Record Jun. 28, 2007, 6:17am

A press release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Lawsuit abuse hampers businesses, state economy

The SE Texas Record Jun. 27, 2007, 10:26am

The recent report of a $54 million lawsuit against a family-owned dry-cleaning business over a pair of lost pants was a harsh reminder of the threat of outrageous litigation American businesses, large and small, face every day.

We're #1

The SE Texas Record Jun. 23, 2007, 4:18am

That was fast. Last week, the U.S. District Court in Marshall saw America's very first lawsuit filed over the diabetes drug Avandia, proving once again that nobody has a quicker draw the Texas plaintiff's bar.

Asbestos justice in Austin

The SE Texas Record Jun. 16, 2007, 4:00am

If nothing else, the case of Arturo Flores was remarkable for its result.

Texas Attorney General: First-In-The-Nation Crackdown on Sex Offenders Using MySpace.com Yields Multiple Arrests

The SE Texas Record Jun. 14, 2007, 6:00am

Reginald Collins of Houston was one of seven previously convicted sex offenders with online profiles on MySpace.com arrested in an operation by the Texas attorney general. HOUSTON � Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott revealed the results of the nation's first large-scale crackdown on registered sex offenders using the popular social networking site, MySpace.com.

Patently newsworthy

The SE Texas Record Jun. 9, 2007, 7:00am

Once best-known as the birthplace of boxing champion-turned-pitchman George Foreman, Marshall is 25,000-strong and landlocked, four hours due north of Beaumont and 20 minutes east of the Louisiana border.

This Just In

The SE Texas Record Jun. 7, 2007, 7:00am

This Just In

Sen. Hutchison Applauds NASA Steps Toward Implementing Space Station as a National Laboratory

The SE Texas Record Jun. 7, 2007, 7:00am

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), ranking member of the Science and Space Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee, released the following statement June 1 regarding a NASA report outlining the steps toward implementing the congressionally-mandated designation of the U.S. portion of the International Space Station (ISS) as a National Laboratory:

Home foreclosures in Orange County, June 4-5

The SE Texas Record Jun. 6, 2007, 8:00pm

Home foreclosures in Orange County, June 4-5

Recent business licenses/assumed names May 31-June 6

The SE Texas Record Jun. 6, 2007, 6:00pm

Recent business licenses/assumed names issued by the Jefferson County Clerk, May 31-June 6

Recent patent/copyright infringement cases filed in U.S. District Court

The SE Texas Record Jun. 6, 2007, 6:00pm

Recent patent/copyright infringement suits filed in U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Texas, June 1-5, 2007

Port-o-Parasites

The SE Texas Record Jun. 2, 2007, 5:00am

Ports are the lifeblood of Southeast Texas' economy.