News from October 2008

Union Carbide, others named in Galveston asbestos suit

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 30, 2008

GALVESTON � A Bacliff woman claims the Union Carbide Corporation and two other entities may have had a hand in her husband's death from asbestos exposure, recent court documents say.

Couple sues Blue Cross over denial of cancer claim

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 30, 2008

A Jefferson County woman and her husband have filed suit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and a claims adjuster, alleging they were wrongfully denied coverage after the woman was diagnosed with colon cancer.

Nigerian pharmacists sue UTMB over alleged discrimination

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 30, 2008

GALVESTON – Four pharmacists at the University of Texas Medical Branch say they believe the 120-year-old medical institution is discriminating against them because of their nationalities.

McCown sues over unpaid equipment lease

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 30, 2008

McCown Paint and Supply of Texas has filed a breach of contract complaint against the owner of a Lumberton business, alleging he failed to pay a monthly lease amount for equipment.

Recent real estate foreclosures in Orange County

By David Yates | Oct 30, 2008

Recent real estate foreclosures in Orange County, Oct. 7-10, 2008

Christus settles before appeal of $1.5 M verdict is heard

By David Yates | Oct 30, 2008

Last month, the Record reported that on Oct. 30 the Texas' Ninth Court of Appeals was to hear oral arguments from Christus Health lawyers as to why the court should nullify a $1.5 million verdict levied against the hospital last September.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

By Marilyn Tennissen | Oct 30, 2008

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, Oct. 23-29, 2008

58th cd dec 08

By Carrie Gonzalez | Oct 30, 2008

MARIA GARCIA VS. TEX MEX GROCERS INC

Capitol Comment: Voting--An American Right and an Individual Responsibility

By U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison | Oct 30, 2008

In just a few short days, the historic 2008 Presidential campaign will reach its conclusion as Americans cast their ballots to help elect the next Commander-in-Chief.

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