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Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: December 2017

John Suayan Nov. 16, 2017, 8:58pm

TOMMY G VANCE ET AL vs CROWN TEAM TEXAS LLC ET AL

Motorist seeks damages after rear-end collision on I-10 in Beaumont

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:50am

BEAUMONT – A San Benito man is seeking damages from a Beaumont resident after a collision on Interstate 10 in Beaumont.

Motor vehicle passenger seeks more than $100,000 after Port Arthur collision

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:32am

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont man is seeking damages after he was allegedly injured in a collision in Port Arthur.

Texas appellate court hears asbestos case filed on behalf of late JC judge

David Yates Nov. 13, 2017, 3:07pm

BEAUMONT – The First Court of Appeals recently heard oral arguments on whether to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of a deceased judge who died of mesothelioma and was allegedly exposed to asbestos while working at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

Suits surface against German Pellets in Port Arthur

David Yates Nov. 9, 2017, 2:58pm

BEAUMONT – Two lawsuits have been filed in Jefferson County against German Pellets Texas, a company that has made headlines in recent months.

$1.1M jury award taken away from barge inspector who was thrown from gangway

David Yates Nov. 8, 2017, 11:17am

BEAUMONT – In August, a Jefferson County jury awarded $1.1 million in damages to Michael Stelly, who claims he stepped onto a gangway that gave way and nearly tossed him into the water after finishing his barge inspection.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: December 2017

John Suayan Nov. 8, 2017, 9:01am

LOUIS MATTHEW FARROW vs THE KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY

Jefferson County 58th District Court Docket: December 2017

John Suayan Nov. 1, 2017, 5:05pm

BEVERLY SALVAGIO ET AL vs BANK OF AMERICA ET AL

Walgreens customer sues over fall on waxed floor

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 2:37pm

BEAUMONT — A Walgreens customer is suing the pharmacy chain and M Tello Floor Care over injuries she sustained during a fall inside one of the company's stores.

Former Liberty County deputy has whistleblower suit gutted on appeal

David Yates Oct. 26, 2017, 2:15pm

BEAUMONT – Justices on the Ninth Court of Appeals have reversed a trial court that denied Liberty County and several officials summary judgment in a whistleblower suit brought by a former deputy sheriff.

Chick-Fil-A sues over property tax bill

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 12:17pm

BEAUMONT — A property owner and lessee is suing Jefferson Central Appraisal District, alleging an excessive tax burden.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: November 2017

John Suayan Oct. 26, 2017, 12:10pm

JAMES ANDREW BRENEK ET AL vs. AGGREKO LLC ET AL

Whataburger worker sues employer over injury

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 11:26am

BEAUMONT — A restaurant employee is suing Burgers of Beaumont 1 Ltd., alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent workplace injuries.

Beaumont woman sues waste hauler over collision

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 11:04am

BEAUMONT — A driver is suing Waste Management of Texas Inc. and one of its employees after she was injured in a collision on Highway 87 near Orange.

Outback Steakhouse customer sues after fall

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 10:50am

BEAUMONT — A customer is suing the parent company of Outback Steakhouse, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries in one of the restaurants.

Couple blames Dubuis Hospital for wife's paralysis

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2017, 10:32am

BEAUMONT — A husband and wife are suing Earle Thornhill and Christus Health Southeast Texas, which does business as Dubuis Hospital of Beaumont, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent the wife's paralysis in both her legs.

Motion for contempt filed in wrongful death suit

David Yates Oct. 23, 2017, 2:35pm

BEAUMONT – A motion for contempt was recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Jefferson County 136th District Court Docket: November 2017

John Suayan Oct. 19, 2017, 1:13pm

ROBERT DOUCET ET AL vs. AMOCO CHEMICAL COMPANY ET AL

Defendant motorist says police report shows he was pushed into vehicle, seeks summary judgment in $1M suit

David Yates Oct. 18, 2017, 4:05pm

BEAUMONT – A defendant in an automobile collision lawsuit is seeking summary judgment, arguing that a police report shows his vehicle was pushed into the plaintiff’s vehicle after he was rear-ended.

Quality Event Flooring Systems alleges it is still owed $155,000 for rental mats

Philip Gonzales Oct. 18, 2017, 1:42pm

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont company alleges it was not paid in full for equipment it provided.