ChemTreat, Inc. has filed a petition to compel arbitration against Motiva Enterprises. The water treatment company is claiming Motiva breached its contract.
News from 2007
Charles Hughes is suing the city of Beaumont for not warning him of a dangerous condition. In the midst of a storm, Hughes drove his vehicle through a flooded underpass.
A case involving landowners who say a lawsuit against them is a violation of their civil rights is making its way to a federal court in the Eastern District of Texas.
Matthew Orwig, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, is leaving his post at the end of May to join a law firm opening a branch in Dallas.
"Junk science," during the reigning "sue everybody" era of American jurisprudence, has been the trial bar's best friend.
Ron Rainey A Port Arthur doctor is on trial for malpractice this week in a strange case that involves a girl's throat bursting into flames during surgery.
Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey is representing another plaintiff suing the A.O. Smith Corp., along with 42 other major corporations, for distributing products containing asbestos throughout Jefferson County.
A Jefferson County resident is suing a Harris County doctor alleging cataract surgery left him with almost no sight in one eye.
Texas Marine & Brokerage, Inc. is suing the Federal Insurance Co., and a host of other individuals and companies, for "stringing" Texas Marine along after Hurricane Rita damaged its property.
The U.S. Bank Association has filed an application for order for foreclosure with the Jefferson County District Court against John and Ellen Wycoff.
JP Morgan Chase Bank submitted an application for order for foreclosure against Joseph (Tien) Tran, Giau Thi Nguyen and their Port Arthur home.
A man who served Jefferson County for 25 years as a justice of the peace was mourned this week.
The Jefferson County District Judges may have a little more work to do next month, but their efforts will help determine if their courts should have a little less work in the future.
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) Texas senators want to make sure that the local waterway is included in upcoming legislation.
Each April since 1981, Office for Victims of Crime, a division of the U.S. Department of Justice, has helped lead communities throughout the country in their observances of National Crime Victims' Rights Week. Rallies, candlelight vigils and a host of commemorative activities are held each year to promote victims' rights and to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.
Bolts of electricity coursed through Percy Flannigan's body until his wife could unplug the machine.