Latest News

Lawsuit against Mercury Insurance settles before trial, plaintiff sought underinsured motorist benefits

By David Yates | Oct 29, 2018

BEAUMONT – Before a jury could be selected, a lawsuit against Mercury Insurance Group over underinsured motorist benefits settled.

Woman collecting worker’s comp has suit against Valero tossed

By David Yates | Aug 16, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s ruling granting The Premcor Refining Group summary judgment in a personal injury lawsuit.

CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric seeks more than $20,000 from driver who damaged pole

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A utility company is seeking damages from a Spring driver and the owner of a vehicle after the driver damaged a utility pole.

Chick-fil-A hit with slip & fall lawsuit, woman allegedly slipped near bathroom two years ago

By David Yates | Mar 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – A local resident is suing Chick-fil-A for injuries she received while allegedly slipping and falling near the bathroom two years ago.

Life insurance beneficiary alleges Globe Life and Accident Insurance Co. refused to pay policy amount

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 26, 2017

HOUSTON – A life insurance beneficiary is accusing an insurance company of false, misleading and deceptive acts in relation to an insurance policy.

Man alleges Continental Resources Inc., Sierra Hamilton LLC owes unpaid wages

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 12, 2017

HOUSTON – A former drilling consultant for an independent oil producer alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and is owed unpaid wages.

Sixth District appeals court strips Harleton Oil of interest sale award

By Carrie Salls | Jul 18, 2017

TEXARKANA – Harleton Oil & Gas Inc. will no longer receive $6.8 million it was awarded by the 71st District Court, Harrison County in connection with a sale of deep right interests in an oil and gas leasehold after the 6th District Court of Appeals at Texarkana reversed part of the district court’s ruling.

Attorneys general try to block transfer of authority over internet domains

By John Breslin | Nov 8, 2016

GALVESTON -- A federal judge has denied a last-minute attempt to block the transition of oversight of internet domain names to an international non-profit.

Pump operator accuses energy company of not paying overtime

By Oswaldo | Aug 19, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing an Oklahoma energy company and others, alleging failure to pay overtime. 

Commodity prices, judges' protocol draw major bankruptcy cases to Texas district

By Carrie Salls | Aug 9, 2016

HOUSTON – The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has seen a boom in major Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings this year, particularly from companies in the energy sector.

Delivery driver accuses Domino's of failing to pay proper wages

By The SE Texas Record | Jun 23, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County pizza delivery driver is suing Domino's, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.

U.S. litigation panel sends Enron-centered case back to NY court

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 22, 2016

NEW YORK – One of the last remaining cases stemming from the bankruptcy of Houston-based commodities giant Enron Corp. will go back to the New York federal court where it was initially filed in 2002.

2 employees allege Bank of America failed to pay overtime

By Wadi Reformado | May 13, 2016

HOUSTON — Two employees are suing Bank of America, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.

Employee accuses Hobby Lobby of retaliation

By Wadi Reformado | May 12, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing Hobby Lobby Stores, alleging he was fired for raising concerns about sexual harassment.

Evanston Insurance Co. files suit against Mid-Continent Casualty Co.

By Wadi Reformado | May 5, 2016

HOUSTON – An insurance company is seeking reimbursement from another insurance company after a Houston accident.

Woman alleges Crossroads RV sold defective vehicle

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 30, 2016

HOUSTON – A woman alleges she was sold a defective RV.

Client alleges Allstate refused to pay insurance benefits

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 25, 2016

GALVESTON — A Galveston woman is suing Allstate, alleging refusal to pay benefits for injuries she suffered in an auto accident.

Customer alleges GM negligence led to car accident

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 21, 2016

MARSHALL — A customer is suing a GMC dealership, alleging its negligence led to an accident.

Port Arthur homeowner alleges Allstate failed to pay for flood damage

By Gene Johnson | Mar 14, 2016

BEAUMONT – A Port Arthur homeowner is suing Allstate Insurance, alleging breach of contract in connection with a flood insurance policy.

The Record Network