Attorney Brent Coon Jefferson County District Judge Donald Floyd has ruled in favor of the Southeast Texas Record, denying plaintiff's attorney Brent Coon's demand to question its editor and reporter.
News from May 2007
Beaumont Police Officer Lisa Beaulieu It began with the roar of dozens of police motorcycles, but otherwise the motorcade escorting the body of a fallen Beaumont police officer was silent as it made its way through downtown Beaumont on Monday afternoon.
Shirley Jeanis, the executrix of the estate of Alfred Jeanis, is suing the Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., along with 28 other petrochemical suppliers, for exposing Alfred Jeanis to benzene.
After two full days of questioning, lawyers still have a pool of more than 50 potential jurors to narrow down before beginning a medical malpractice trial in Judge Gary Sanderson's 60th District Court.
Bryan Blevins Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey will represent the family of a "heavy" smoker and sue the A.O. Smith Corp., along with 42 other major corporations, for distributing products containing asbestos throughout Jefferson County.
Reminiscent of a 1994 case that caught national attention, a Jefferson County woman is suing McDonald's for failing to warn her that coffee is served hot.
A Jefferson County woman filed a lawsuit against McDonald's recently, claiming she was burned because their coffee was too hot.
CountyBank of Orange was advertised as "the bank of a lifetime," but its agreement with the ad agency lasted less than a year and now the bank wants its money back.
What began as a family visit ended in a lawsuit after a woman fell in a driveway in Vidor.
Texans for Lawsuit Reform joined with Texas ports and the maritime industry, including every dredging company doing business in Texas, to applaud the passage of CSHB 1602, introduced by Rep. Corbin Van Arsdale, R-Houston.
Last summer, the makers of small, disposable respirator masks (which sell for about $1 each) startled Congress and healthcare leaders when they announced that Americans might not have access to these basic medical devices in the event of a flu pandemic.
After Hurricane Rita left thousands of residences damaged throughout Southeast Texas, many homeowners have turned to the local courts with complaints against their insurance carriers.
Recent civil filings in Jefferson County District Courts, April 20-May 1
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 23 - April 27
Greg Abbott AUSTIN -- Richard Blumenthal apparently isn't the only state attorney general that has worries about a new drink called "Cocaine" running all around his brain.