Marc Mayfield After being injured while working on a drilling rig, Longview resident Pedro Prado claims he knew it was only a matter of time before someone was injured on the rig due to its poor condition.
News from July 2009
MARSHALL-- Shortly after voluntarily recalling their homeopathic remedy, the makers of Zicam are denying allegations that the product is the cause of hundreds of reports of anosmia, the loss of the sense of smell.
Claiming unsanitary conditions caused a serious infection on her feet, a local woman has filed a lawsuit an area nail salon.
Citizens gathered at South Park Middle School on July 1 to protest the demolition of the 86-year-old school. The Beaumont Heritage Society filed for a temporary restraining while it works preserve the building. Hoping to save South Park Middle School from being bulldozed, the Beaumont Heritage Society filed and obtained a temporary restraining order Wednesday, July 1.
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered Jefferson County Judge Donald Floyd to give the reasons behind his decision to grant the plaintiff a new wrongful death trial against DuPont.
Sotomayor WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Republicans on Capitol Hill say they are wondering what role U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor played in lawsuits filed by a Latino legal advocacy group when she sat on the group's board.
In May 2007, the Southeast Texas Record reported that a night out for Mexican food turned into more than just "another Casa Ole day" for Mary Kelly, a handicapped woman who sued the restaurant chain.
Numerous corporate defendants trapped in a benzene suit blaming 67 companies for the late Cloyce Johnson's leukemia and death are seeking to transfer the case to Harris County.
A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against a lumber company, alleging she was seriously injured after she fell while on the company's premises.
A Port Arthur homeowner is asking an electric company for more than $190,000 for damages caused to his property after his home caught on fire.
Jack Todd Ivey GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ Claiming he was seriously hurt three years ago while preparing a dish, a Harris County seaman is suing three Louisiana-based companies and a jack-up rig in Galveston County District Court.
A woman says she incurred serious injuries after a freight truck and trailer made an unsafe lane change and collided with her.
Greg Abbott (R-Texas) NEW YORK (Legal Newsline)-A bankruptcy court's decision in the General Motors Corp. case this week that disputes between the automaker and its dealers will be up to state authorities to settle has drawn praise from state attorneys general.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ Alleging an agent lied to them about being able to build a ground floor bathroom in their Tiki Island home, a Galveston County couple seeks $300,000 in damages from Coldwell Banker United, Realtors.
The two grown children of a deceased woman are suing The Oaks of Beaumont and one of its doctors, alleging their mother died from shock after being given incorrect dosages of anticoagulants.
James Payne A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against a local refinery, alleging she fell on its property while running after dropped papers.
MARSHALL Ã¯Â¿Â½ Suffering from a diabetic condition that causes a lack of feeling in his extremities, James Gotcher failed to notice a large laceration on his foot which later became infected.
Ted Cruz (R) AUSTIN (Legal Newsline)-The two possible Republican candidates for Texas attorney general say they are poised to report that they are raking in big money ahead of the 2010 race.
Sotomayor WASHINGTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor hid behind other judges at the Second Circuit appeals court on four occasions when she could have defined her view on a fundamental contradiction in civil rights law.