While severing as a cook aboard a drilling rig owned and operated by Rowan Drilling Co., Paul Perronne claims he was injured. He is invoking the Jones Act and suing Rowan and Sodexho for $1 million in damages.
Michael Clayton, president/CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas received three awards for outstanding achievement recently at the International Assembly of Better Business Bureaus held in Milwaukee, Wis. The three awards are added to six others received in recent years.
With the high volume of consumer traffic pouring through Wal-Mart stores everyday, accidental slip hazards are bound to happen. However, Kissa Madkins claims employees at a Nacogdoches Wal-Mart "intentionally" allowed the puddle of vomit she slipped in to linger.
With the second anniversary of Hurricane Rita on Sept. 24, the statute of limitations has ended for most property owners to file a lawsuit against their insurance carrier regarding hurricane claims. Some policy holders may have additional time as specified in their individual policies.
Justices on the Ninth Court of Appeals heard arguments on Thursday, Sept. 27, from lawyers representing Hewlett-Packard Co. and Gateway US Retail Inc. as to whether or not the 58th Judicial District abused its discretion in certifying a statewide class action.