News from September 2010

What do you do when you're branded?

By The SE Texas Record | Sep 4, 2010

What do Rick Perry and Chuck Connors have in common?

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Honda for defective seats

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

MARSHALL-The family of a deceased Texas woman has filed a lawsuit against Honda claiming the vehicle's seats and seatbelts failed to protect her.

Cooper Tire sued after man dies when vehicle rolls over after tire tread separation

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

MARSHALL-A Chicago resident is suing Cooper Tire after her husband received fatal injuries in a crash allegedly caused when the tread separated from a tire.

Lawsuit accuses GM of not abiding by internal goals for occupant protection

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

MARSHALL-A recently filed federal lawsuit accuses General Motors of manufacturing a vehicle that violated crashworthiness goals for occupant protection and caused the death of a Texas man.

EEOC sues Beaumont company for alleged discrimination of disabled

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

Alleging disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against ENGlobal Engineering Inc.

Beaumont company sued by EEOC for alleged age discrimination

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

Alleging age and disability discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Co. after they allegedly failed to hire Mike Swafford because he was 56 years old and because his wife had cancer.

Salesman sues for breach of contract after losing job

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

MARSHALL-A salesman with a Kentucky-based global marketing and print media services company has filed a breach of contract lawsuit after he was terminated from his position.

Friends in litigation over boat loan

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Sep 6, 2010

GALVESTON � A Kemah couple claims a friend from Arizona is demanding payments on a boat loan they insist did not default, recent court documents say.

Home owners file suit over damage from trash dumpster

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Sep 6, 2010



GALVESTON � An El Paso attorney has filed suit on behalf of his family against Alta Vista Development and Peninsula Sanitation after their Galveston home sustained damage from a garbage dumpster two years ago.

Multi-car wreck on College Street subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

An Orange County woman has filed suit against the truck drivers she claims caused a multi-car collision with the vehicle in which she was riding.

Suit filed against driver who ran light, fled scene

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

A Port Arthur man claims he incurred medical costs after a driver rear-ended him at a red light and fled the scene.

Cardinal Drive wreck leads to lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

A Houston woman has filed suit against the Jefferson County driver who she claims rear-ended her vehicle as she slowed for traffic.

Beaumont man claims conspiracy behind non-payment of judgment

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

A Beaumont man has filed suit against the companies that he claims conspired to keep him from getting paid more than $100,000 he was awarded in a judgment.

Suit alleges electrical product failed causing fire

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 7, 2010

SHERMAN-An electrical component manufacturer has been sued after the component allegedly failed causing a destructive fire to a residence in Highland Village.

Corps of Engineers sues to remove house from flood control easement

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 7, 2010

MARSHALL-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has filed a lawsuit asking the court for $25,000 to remove a structure that is encroaching on a flood control easement outside of Jefferson.

Woman sues insurer after collision

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

A woman has filed suit against her insurance company, alleging it did not pay her for damages she incurred during a collision with an under insured driver.

Woman sues over Nederland wreck

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 7, 2010

A Nederland woman claims her insurance company refuses to pay her for damages she sustained in an automobile accident with an under insured driver.

Texas City woman sues after being struck by backhoe

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Sep 8, 2010

GALVESTON - A Texas City woman is suing a construction company over a collision five months ago with one of its employees.

Father, daughter claim injuries in collision

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Sep 8, 2010

GALVESTON - A Montgomery County man has filed suit against a towing company, its owner and one of its employees over an accident two years ago.

Woman accuses manufacturer of racial, gender discrimination

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Sep 8, 2010

MARSHALL-A Jefferson woman has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against her former employer after she was terminated.

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