“‘Heart Of My Heart,’ I love that melody!” That’s the song Jefferson County trial lawyers are singing now. Only it’s Melody with a capital M, as in Melody Chappell, the Democrat nominee to replace retiring 172nd District Court Judge Donald Floyd in next month’s election.
Jefferson County District Court News
Construction worker seeks more than $1 million from Sumner Homes and Remodeling after fall from roof
BEAUMONT – A construction worker is seeking damages from two companies located in Hardin and Smith counties over allegations after he fell from the roof of a project.
BEAUMONT – A metal shelf at a Port Arthur pet store is alleged to have injured a Nederland woman's foot.
BEAUMONT – An oil spill at a Beaumont auto parts store is alleged to have caused a customer to fall.
BEAUMONT – A bone found in a chicken pot pie served at a KFC restaurant is alleged to have broken a Bridge City woman's tooth.
THE STATE OF TEXAS vs. SALVADOR MAGDALENO ET AL
With Bradley out, JC trial lawyers throw financial support behind Chappell in race to replace Judge Floyd
BEAUMONT – With their fellow plaintiff’s attorney out, Jefferson County trial lawyers are now throwing their financial support behind Melody Chappell in the race to replace Judge Donald Floyd of the 172nd District Court.
BEAUMONT – TransCanada Keystone recently had a summary judgment win affirmed in a case alleging the taking of private rice farm leasehold without just compensation.
ERNEST D RILEY vs. AW CHESTERTON COMPANY ET AL
BEAUMONT – The guardian of a minor who attended Niklem Kids Academy is suing the preschool for a fingernail clipping injury the little girl suffered last April.
BEAUMONT – A Louisiana couple is seeking damages after the husband was injured by a pipe.
BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County couple alleges the husband developed kidney cancer as a result of his exposure to trichloroethylene-containing products.
BEAUMONT – A man alleges he injured his head and neck in a fall caused by a leaking washing machine.
BEAUMONT – A patient of Optimum Medical Weight Control and Family Wellness alleges he was injured because he was prescribed unsafe doses of hormones.
BEAUMONT – A female police officer for the city of Port Arthur alleges she was retaliated against for filing a discrimination complaint.
Jury finds YMBL of Beaumont and plaintiff equally at fault for gate-climbing injury, $778K in damages awarded
BEAUMONT – Both the Young Men’s Business League of Beaumont and the man who sued the organization are equally at fault for the injuries the plaintiff suffered while climbing a metal gate, according to a Jefferson County jury.
String of favorable plaintiff verdicts continues in Jefferson County, $205K awarded in auto collision case
BEAUMONT – Fall may be here, but that doesn’t mean things are cooling down at the Jefferson County courthouse, as civil jury trials in recent months continue to end with lucrative outcomes for plaintiffs.
RICHARD MCFARLAIN vs. DARR EQUIPMENT CO OF HOUSTON ET AL
Beaumont attorney John Morgan doesn’t know when to give up. His wife divorced him in 2008, but he appealed the lower court’s decision and lost again. He also appealed lower court decisions on child custody four times and lost each time. Then he went after his ex-wife’s attorney.