Polling places for May 12, 2007 Special Election
Plaintiff's lawyer Brent Coon says the Washington Post is "fair" and should be allowed to report on his cases at the Jefferson County courthouse.
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) was awarded the Connie Mack Lifetime Achievement Award for her support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts
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The hearing comes unprecedented. In 21st Century America, at least.
Texas court dismisses claim of VIOXX user who said Merck failed to properly warn of the alleged risks
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 20, 2007 - Merck & Co., Inc. said today that a Texas court overseeing the Texas litigation rejected a plaintiff's claim that she was not properly informed of the medicine's alleged risks because, in fact, the VIOXX label contained a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved warning. The court order in the case, Ledbetter v. Merck, could have an impact on most
Lamar University President James Simmons "On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of Lamar University, we extend our deepest sympathies to the Virginia Tech family," said President James Simmons. "We offer our heartfelt support as the community deals with this horrific and profound loss."
A hearing has been set April 25 at 1:30 p.m. on a motion to quash the depositions of two Southeast Texas Record journalists accused of tampering with a jury.
Recent Civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 12
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A tribute to jazz great Duke Ellington and homage to the Crescent City will cap off Lamar University's "Lamarissimo!" concert series at 7:30 p.m. on April 26, in the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.
Plaintiff's lawyer Brent Coon thinks the multi-million dollar lawsuits he pursues in our county courts aren't newsworthy. We disagree, and because we do, he wants our news reporters hauled before a judicial tribunal.
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 4-9
Recent civil filings in Jefferson County District Courts, April 4-11
By William H. Hanson
A Jefferson County resident is suing a Harris County doctor alleging cataract surgery left him with almost no sight in one eye.
"Junk science," during the reigning "sue everybody" era of American jurisprudence, has been the trial bar's best friend.
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