Provost Umphrey attorney Christopher Kirchmer was busy in 2008 filing dozens of suits against Glaxo Smith Kline and is starting the new year with more suits against the pharmaceutical company.
Barack Obama (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-In signing his first piece of legislation, U.S. President Barack Obama provided a bonanza for the nation's trial bar, legal reformers say.
Valorie Davenport After six days of deliberations, the medical-malpractice trial of Thompson vs. Dr. James Woodruff et al came to an end Friday, Jan. 30, as jurors found no wrongdoing on the part of the three defendant doctors.
The family of a deceased Beaumont refinery worker has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of their recently deceased husband and father against four defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which he was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.
In four years, three hurricanes have whipped through the Golden Triangle area, leading to thousands of lawsuits by property owners who claim they were short changed by their insurance companies.
A Jefferson County woman whose husband allegedly died after being exposed to toxic and benzene containing products has filed suit against his former employer.
Last year, attorneys for DuPont convinced a Jefferson County jury that the company was not responsible for a former contractor's mesothelioma. A few months later, the judge granted the plaintiff's motion for a new trial and set the date for Feb. 9, 2009.
A Dallas County woman has filed suit against Golden Corral, alleging she was seriously injured after she fell in a puddle of water on the floor of the restaurant.
A Harris County man has filed suit against JE Merit Constructors and one of the company's employees, alleging his hand was crushed because of a strap that was the "wrong color."
The owner of a Texas business has filed suit against a Minnesota corporation and an Alabama man, alleging they did not perform work he paid them to perform.
A Beaumont newspaper has been trying to get student test scores from a Port Arthur school for almost a year, and has now asked the courts to step in and order the school to comply with its request.
A Beaumont woman who broke her arm and leg while performing a physical fitness test for the Beaumont Police Department has filed suit against the city.
Five Beaumont citizens claim they were injured because of negligence at Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital.
An Orange County man has filed suit against Allstate Insurance Company, alleging he was not paid damages to which he was entitled after an accident.
A former Union Pacific Railroad Company worker has filed suit against the company, alleging he was injured after one of the handholds on a rail car gave way.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ The family of a 38-year-old Galveston electrician who was killed during an armed robbery of a local convenience store in February 2007 is seeking damages from the business, recent court documents say.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A Denton County man is suing a local timeshare condominium after a young female relative of his was reportedly injured during a visit in early 2007.
Eric Holder WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Newly sworn in U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said he was not planning to zealously pursue corporate America amid public outrage over perceived excess.