Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas News

Sabine County sheriff's department accused of treating female inappropriately

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

BEAUMONT — A Sabine County woman is suing the county sheriff's department, alleging a police officer treated her inappropriately and exposed himself doing a sexual act.

Employee alleges company failed to pay proper overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County man is suing his employer through a class action lawsuit, alleging he was not paid overtime wages for hours worked of more than 40 per week.

Consumer alleges debt collection agency sought to harass and intimidate

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County woman is filing a class action lawsuit against a debt collection agency, alleging harassment and intimidation.

Sonic Automotive fired salesman because of race, according to lawsuit

By John Suayan | Mar 27, 2019

BEAUMONT – Sonic Automotive, Inc. has been implicated in a former employee’s federal lawsuit alleging the North Carolina-based retailer terminated the plaintiff because he is Hispanic.

Vehicle occupants allege they were crashed into by USPS truck

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

BEAUMONT —Two men are suing the USPS alleging that a negligent driver caused a car accident that injured the plaintiffs.

Deweyville couple seek damages from Caliber Valve and Controls, employee over auto accident

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Mar 5, 2019

BEAUMONT – A Deweyville couple are seeking damages from a Louisiana man and his employer over a collision that occurred at an intersection near Tarkington Prairie.

Former employee alleges Sagora Senior Living failed to pay for all hours worked

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 18, 2019

BEAUMONT – A nursing assistant alleges that she was not paid overtime while working for a Kingwood retirement community.

Cat5 Resources alleged to owe workers overtime pay

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 9, 2019

BEAUMONT – A disaster recovery services business is alleged to have failed to pay workers for their overtime work.

Man accuses law firm of unlawful attempt to collect debt on personal loan

By John Suayan | Dec 7, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Ill.-based Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd. has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a man who alleges that a law firm in San Angelo unlawfully attempted to collect a debt from him, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

Orange Co. sued after man previously in custody of sheriff's office dies by suicide

By John Suayan | Nov 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – Port Arthur attorney Peter F. Doyle, Jr. has filed a federal lawsuit against Orange County and others on allegations the defendants neglected to follow an “emergency commitment order” after they took an area man into custody two years ago.

Beaumont named in federal lawsuit alleging off-duty officer fatally shot Vidor man unprovoked

By John Suayan | Oct 15, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Brasher Law Firm, PLLC and Weller, Green, Toups & Terrell, LLP have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Vidor man who was allegedly shot to death two years ago by an off-duty Beaumont police officer.

Buyer claims Classic Southeast Texas failed to disclose actual finance charge

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 9, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Groves consumer alleges a car dealership failed to accurately disclose the finance charge to him.

Female employees file discrimination suit against Excel Contractors over allegations of sexual harassment

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 28, 2018

BEAUMONT – Two women allege they were terminated from their jobs with a construction engineering company after they rejected the advances of their supervisors.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Sep 21, 2018

Sept. 20 BEAUMONT DIVISION 1:18-cv-00454-JRG-KFG AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC V. FCA US LLC

Sexual harassment caused Beaumont woman to resign from insurer, suit says

By John Suayan | Sep 4, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont woman’s lawsuit against Farm Bureau asserts that “constant and unrelenting” sexual harassment prompted her to resign from the insurance company, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

Former The Examiner staff writer alleges she is owed unpaid overtime

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – A former staff writer for a Beaumont newspaper alleges she was not paid for overtime work and retaliated against for her complaints.

Best Buy fired worker because of race, lawsuit says

By John Suayan | Feb 22, 2018

BEAUMONT – A local man claims Best Buy fired him because of his race.

Machinist claims he was terminated because of ill health

By John Suayan | Feb 21, 2018

BEAUMONT – A clinical laboratory instrument and reagent manufacturer faces a lawsuit for allegedly terminating a machinist because of his ill health, recent Beaumont federal court records show.

AD Astra Recovery Services Inc. alleged to have caused consumer emotional distress with collection calls

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 16, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Vidor consumer alleges a debt collector invaded his privacy with collection calls.

Ex-Jeff Co. Sheriff's Office employee alleges Stephens sought to assemble administrative staff of non-whites

By John Suayan | Feb 12, 2018

BEAU​​​​​MONT – An East Texas woman alleges racial discrimination forced her to resign from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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