News from April 2010

Truck backs into parked car, lawsuit filed

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Hardin County man claims he sustained injuries to his neck, back and body after a truck driver backed into his vehicle.

Beaumont man claims mortgage company won't cooperate, seeks TRO

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Beaumont man has filed suit against his loan and mortgage company, alleging they would not cooperate with him to lower his mortgage payments.

Companies ask court to sort out partnership agreements

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

Four corporations acting as partners in a Jefferson County business want the court to clarify their partnership agreements after one partner withdrew.

Driver sued over collision with Town Car

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

An Orange County man has filed suit against the driver who he says disregarded a stop sign and struck him.

Woman struck by object at Wal-Mart, sues

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Jefferson County woman claims she suffered serious personal injuries after an object at Wal-Mart fell on her.

Latest hurricane-related insurance suits filed in Jefferson County

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A total of five new complaints against insurance companies over hurricane damage claims have been filed in Jefferson County District Court, March 22-26, 2010.

Yoo: Health care law a government 'intrusion'

By Chris Rizo | Apr 5, 2010

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The controversial insurance mandate outlined in the new national health care law marks the federal government's "greatest intrusion" into society, a former Bush administration Justice Department official said.

Woman sues to recover expenses from uninsured driver

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Beaumont woman claims she had to pay medical expenses out of her own pocket because her auto insurance company refused to reimburse her after an uninsured driver struck her.

Man sues insurance company over refusal to pay for water damage

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Beaumont man claims his insurance company refuses to adequately pay for water damages caused to his home.

Malpractice suit claims tendon injury not properly treated

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

An Indiana man and his wife have filed suit against a Nederland physician, alleging the doctor failed to adequately treat the man for his tendon injury.

Woman claims dealership concealed car's flood history

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Jasper County woman has filed suit against five corporations, alleging they did not inform her an Acura she purchased had previously been in a flood.

Lawsuits allege Nuvaring birth control caused blood clots

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Apr 5, 2010

MARSHALL-Three East Texas women claim that after taking Nuvaring, the "first and only, once-a-month vaginal birth control ring," they developed blood clots.

Beaumont man sues foundation repair company over warranty

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Beaumont man claims a Houston company failed to honor its warranty, costing the man at least $14,000 worth of extra costs.

Building owner seeks $200,000 from former tenants

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

The owner of a Port Arthur facility has filed suit against five corporations, alleging they failed to pay more than $200,000 in lease payments.

Roofing company sues man over non-payment

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A roofing company claims a Port Arthur man failed to pay it $35,000 for services and goods he purchased on credit.

Suit filed over crash on Calder Ave.

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Jefferson County man has filed suit against a driver who he says rear-ended him.

Hurricane Katrina victim claims first floor apartment promised

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Apr 5, 2010

SHERMAN-After Hurricane Katrina, Gayl Payton found it necessary to relocate to Dallas. She claims that due to the emergency she was placed on a third floor apartment with the agreement that she would get a first floor apartment as soon as one became available.

BNSF employee sues over chemical exposure

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A railroad worker has filed suit against BNSF Railway Co., alleging he suffered great physical and mental pain after inhaling chemicals while working.

Sale of pool hall subject of contract dispute

By Kelly Holleran | Apr 5, 2010

A Beaumont man claims he has incurred financial and credit problems after a San Antonio couple refused to take steps to remove his name from a $25,000 loan.

DuPont asbestos retrial continued again, still no explanation from Floyd

By David Yates | Apr 5, 2010

Once again, a new trial against DuPont de Nemours has been continued until a later date. The asbestos trial of Caryl Richardson was slated to begin Monday, April 5, but has now been placed on the December docket.

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