Another Golden Triangle resident has filed suit against Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., claiming the lender misrepresented its mortgage repayment program.
News from April 2008
A Jefferson County man has received a temporary restraining order to stop the city from demolishing a building he purchased in downtown Beaumont.
John Morgan Clearly marked with yellow paint, David Pouncy still slipped and fell on a concrete ramp while exiting a gas station owned by Steinhagen Oil Co. Pouncy says the incident left him partially disabled and is suing Steinhagen Oil, claiming the company failed to treat the ramp with "non-skid materials."
An asbestos suit filed by Provost Umphrey takes up about half of the courthouse record's vault. Asbestos lawsuits tried in Jefferson County may no longer be a homerun, as two recent jury verdicts sent plaintiffs' lawyers from two renowned law firms back to the dugout on strikes.
An electrician working at a construction site claims his eye was injured when he walked into a protruding piece of metal on a roofing company truck.
Mostyn Orange County resident Gerald Bailey Sr. is the latest Hurricane Rita victim to sue his insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay at least a portion of his policy damage claim.
A male employee at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston claims he was demoted because of his gender and has filed a discrimination suit against UTMB.
TEXARKANA -- A worker for a concrete company claims his employer told him to adjust a power saw in an improper manner to get his work done faster. When the manipulation caused a severe injury, the man sued his employer.
Marshall Division, Eastern District of Texas
In the first part of this series, I discussed lawyers with some serious ethical shortcomings Ã¯Â¿Â½ stealing from clients, bribery, filing made-up lawsuits, and so on.
Bryan Blevins Attorney Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey has filed a suit on behalf of refinery worker against A.O. Smith Corp. and 78 other corporations for distributing asbestos-containing products.
JACKSON, Miss. - The firm providing the financial support of the former Scruggs Katrina Group is trying to turn the tables on a former employee who filed a sexual harassment suit against it.
Orig. Filing Date: 03/27/2008 Certificate #: 72470
A burst of wildflowers and green leaves across Texas point to a welcome change of seasons, but springtime also brings an unwanted weather visitor. Texas is hit by more tornadoes than any other state.
The Better Business Bureau is warning Americans to shred sensitive documents while cleaning out dusty filing cabinets this spring.