News from December 2007
Del Lago Resort in Conroe AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ In a case from "Houston's playground," the Texas Supreme Court must decide whether to hold a bar owner liable for injuries from a brawl.
A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy will get another chance in court to recover the full pay he claims he is owed for time lost after a work-related injury.
MARSHALL -- Robert Steinruck says he was worried about contaminating a day care center when he refused to help dump used oil into a parking lot. Now Steinruck claims he was fired after he notified the Environmental Protection Agency about the illegal dumping.
Blasted in the face with "spoiled and contaminated bodily fluids" while removing waste from Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, George Glenn Eddings first sought medical attention and then quickly followed up with a civil suit.
Law school tends to attract all types of people, even if they don't always make it all the way through to graduation.
Austin-based U.S Money Reserve, Inc. is pursuing a permanent injunction against a band of former employees, who formed their own coin company by allegedly stealing the company's consumer accounts.
A tenant at Cardinal Square apartments says a protruding metal strip snagged her foot and caused her tumble down a flight of stairs and crash land on a slab of cement.
Baja Outlaw 40 Tom Jordan claims Baja Marine Corp. sold him a bum boat and has filed a Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act against the company.
Clay Dugas Another medical-malpractice lawsuit alleging that the Pine Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center failed to supervise patients and allowed them to fall has been filed against the care provider.
John Read and his lawyer will spend Wednesday morning attempting to convince Judge Gary Sanderson, 60th Judicial District, that Mike Smith Autoplex sold him a "lemon."
A new Better Business Bureau survey suggests consumers are neglecting to read the extended warranties, service contracts and return/exchange policies when purchasing goods.
'Thumper Truck' used for seismic testing A group of Orange County residents are claiming seismic testing left their homes in shambles.
A hiring scout for Goodwill is suing the charity for refusing to hire and pay him for the "suitable persons" he found to work.
Marshall Division, Eastern District of Texas
Justice Paul W. Green AUSTIN -- The Texas Supreme Court will likely draw more fire from opponents accusing it of pro-business bias following an opinion last week in a class action suit against a prominent insurer.
Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly filed suit Dec. 4 against the manufacturer of heparin, claiming the drug maker's labeling and design were the cause of a massive overdose of their newborn twins, the Los Angeles Times reported.
OXFORD, Mississippi Ã¯Â¿Â½ Ten years after the Supreme Court of Mississippi turned the Attorney General's office into a mint cranking out easy money for lucky lawyers, the luckiest one of all has dragged the whole state down in disgrace.
MARSHALL -- Pilgrim's Pride is facing allegations of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act from 41 East Texas families who are contracted to operate chicken farms for Pilgrim.