Bryan Blevins Jefferson County resident Donald Sims is suing the A.O. Smith Corp., along with 42 other major corporations, for distributing products containing asbestos throughout the county. Sims suit says he suffers from mesothelioma from asbestos exposure, but also indicates the plaintiff smoked cigarettes for 50 years.
News from 2007
The Beaumont-based law firm Provost and Umphrey is representing a plaintiff exposed to benzene.
A recent deposition for a refinery lawsuit had both sides making their own interpretation of the statements.
Joe Tonahill Jr. addresses media at Lamar University for the announcement of the $100,000 Joe Tonahill scholarship in honor of his late father. Joe Tonahill may have become known for defending Jack Ruby, but the lawyer from Jasper, Texas, may now be known for helping students go to college.
Abbott AUSTIN -- Companies in Texas should soon start to get the message that attorney general Greg Abbott is growing a little edgy about identity theft.
A man burned when a vacuum truck overflowed is seeking damages for his injuries that may exceed $1 million.
A Louisiana man is suing a Port Arthur doctor for failing to properly reattach his sternum following bypass surgery.
The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce is inviting all seafood lovers to take part in the annual Lobsterfest, and this year attendees should not only wear Hawaiian shirts but their dancing shoes as well.
An Orange couple is taking Allstate Texas Lloyds to court for not approving repairs to their swimming damaged by Hurricane Rita.
A Buna woman is suing a Vidor business owner after her handicapped son was hit by a car as he boarded a school bus.
Two Orange County residents are suing a distributor for selling them a faulty tractor
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. has filed a petition for declaratory judgment against a Jefferson County resident who unknowingly purchased a car owned by the insurance company.
Federal courthouse in Tyler TYLER -- The international sneaker wars have at last made their way to the Texas home of the patent-infringement lawsuit.
A Jefferson County jury found a Port Arthur doctor did nothing wrong by not ordering restraints on an elderly patient.
Jason Cansler of Brent Coon & Associates While a pool of potential jurors waited outside the courtroom, parties reached a settlement in an asbestos suit before the trial began in a Jefferson County District Court.
SAN ANTONIO Ã¯Â¿Â½Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott stopped two local contact lens dispensers from illegally selling contact lenses without prescriptions.
The wife of an inmate who died in a Jefferson County correctional facility has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the prison's medical staff and the hospital that treated him.
A Beaumont couple is suing Famers Insurance Co. for refusing to pay their claim.
A Jefferson County woman is blaming poor treatment by a local doctor and hospital for a staph infection that left dimished use of her hand.
Peter Cao has filed a lawsuit against Robert Le and his shrimp boat Miss Valerie II for not providing a safe working environment. The Jefferson County resident fell off a ladder while cleaning.