Jefferson County District Court News

Concrete pile in Sun Travel Motorcoach and RV parking lot caused fall, man alleges

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A guest at a Jefferson County business alleges he was injured in a fall caused by a pile of concrete in the parking lot.

Kansas City Southern Railway worker alleges failure to provide equipment caused shoulder injury

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A railway worker alleges an unsafe work environment caused him to injure his shoulder.

Port Arthur man alleges Market Basket did not warn of water on floor that caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Port Arthur man alleges he fell at a business in the city because of water on the floor.

Benzene suit faults 21 companies for man’s exposure in ‘60s

By David Yates | Jul 30, 2018

BEAUMONT – More than 20 companies have been named as defendants in a benzene lawsuit brought by a man who was allegedly first exposed to the chemical in the 1960s.

Jefferson County escapes jailer’s suit, justices find Floyd erred by denying jurisdiction plea

By David Yates | Jul 26, 2018

BEAUMONT - The Ninth Court of Appeals has held a district judge erred by not dismissing a whistleblower suit brought against Jefferson County by one of its sergeants.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: August 2018

By John Suayan | Jul 20, 2018

THERESA HERNANDEZ ET AL vs. BECHTEL CORPORATION ET AL

Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: August 2018

By John Suayan | Jul 13, 2018

HECTOR BARRON ET AL vs. EXXONMOBIL OIL CORPORATION ET AL

There’s a reason it’s called ‘an obstacle course’

By The Record | Jul 9, 2018

According to the “About Us” blurb on its website, “Showcase Entertainment is the premier provider of party rentals and event entertainment in Houston. The company offers customers everything from bounce houses, inflatables, and water slides, to animals, entertainers and carnival rides and games.

Jefferson County 58th District Court Docket: August 2018

By John Suayan | Jul 5, 2018

GEORGE E BRISTER vs. A O SMITH CORPORATION ET AL

Woman seeks more than $200,000 from MCM Elegante Hotel over alleged fall injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – Harris County couple is seeking damages from a South Beaumont hotel after the wife was injured there while attending a sorority meeting.

Patient alleges permanent lung damage after procedure at Southeast Texas Cardiology

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County woman alleges that she suffered permanent lung damage as a result of a 2016 procedure.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: July 2018

By John Suayan | Jun 22, 2018

BARNEY TOMPKINS ESTATE vs. A O SMITH CORP ET AL

H-E-B shopper claims pothole in parking lot caused fall, seeks $200,000

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

BEAUMONT – A woman is seeking more than $200,000 from a grocery store chain after a pothole in a Port Arthur parking lot allegedly caused her to fall.

Parents allege infant was injured during delivery at Medical Center of Southeast Texas

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

BEAUMONT – Jefferson County parents allege that their minor child was injured during delivery at a Port Arthur hospital because of the use of a vacuum extractor.

Man alleges U-Haul truck leaked, damaged contents

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

BEAUMONT – A man alleges his belongings were damaged because the U-Haul truck he rented to haul them leaked due to rain.

Jefferson County man alleges insurance company failed to act on Harvey claim in 60 days

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

BEAUMONT – Jefferson County resident alleges his insurer failed to take action regarding this claim for property damage from Hurricane Harvey in a timely manner.

Texas SC: Constables are police officers, reverses Jefferson County immunity ruling

By David Yates | Jun 19, 2018

BEAUMONT –Last July, the Ninth Court of Appeals turned back the request of a former police constable to have Jefferson County arbitrate a settlement in his alleged wrongful termination case.

Family members file suit against three Texas physicians over man's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 19, 2018

BEAUMONT – A nurse practitioner and two doctors have been named in a suit by the widow and children of a man his family claims died from unsafe hormone doses.

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