News from January 2010
A man has filed suit against his former employer, saying he was wrongly fired because he filed for workers' compensation.
A local man has filed suit against the person he says negligently entrusted a vehicle to a non-licensed driver who rear-ended him.
480 Magazine St. in Beaumont A Beaumont couple claims the city of Beaumont should not be allowed to tear down a historic building at 480 Magazine St. because they have been making repairs to the property.
An insurance company is attempting to recoup more than $140,000 in damages it says it was forced to pay a Beaumont business after a corroded water pipe caused the business to flood.
TEXARKANA, Texas Ã¯Â¿Â½ Chevron has agreed to pay $45.5 million to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly underpaying royalties it owed on natural gas produced from federal and Indian leases.
A Jefferson County recreational vehicle resort claims it failed to obtain insurance on a building after a construction company installed doors without a wind rating.
A man and his wife have filed suit against the driver they say rear-ended them as they were driving on a highway.
The Ridgewood A Texas corporation says a roofing company failed to properly replace a section of roof damaged after Hurricane Ike struck.
A Nederland man is suing the driver he says rear-ended him while he was driving on West Cardinal Drive in Beaumont.
Morgan Frustrated with only receiving "fancy charts," a local security company sued a pack of out-of-town financial consultants last March in hopes of recovering the $100,000 it paid them to reshape the company's business paradigm.
MARSHALL Ã¯Â¿Â½ While working as a floor hand on an oil rig in Harrison County, Chris Gleaves closed a door on his hand and fractured two fingers.
Morgan A weight loss center has filed suit against one of its employees, alleging she violated a non-compete clause when she began working for a rival company.
TYLER Ã¯Â¿Â½ The family of a deceased Texas woman claims her death was caused by the use of hormone replacement drugs and is suing the drugs' manufacturers for concealing the risks.
A man says he sustained second- and third-degree burns at work after he was sprayed with hot liquid asphalt.
Three new lawsuits against insurance companies over hurricane damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Dec. 14-24, 2009.
The family of an east Texas man who allegedly died after taking a contaminated blood thinner has filed a lawsuit against the drug's manufacturers and the medical facility where the drug was administered.
Shurtleff (R) SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is still planning to take legal action against a college football playoff system that he says disadvantages his and other states.
Radnofsky (D) AUSTIN (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is wrong to consider possible legal action over a deal that got Senate Democrats their final 60th vote on a federal health care overhaul, his Democratic challenger says.
GALVESTON - Two Galveston County men claim a League City auto dealership failed to return title papers and $1,300 in cash to them after they backed out of an agreement, recent court documents say.