News from 2010

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County courts

By David Yates | Dec 21, 2010

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County courts, Dec. 17, 2010.

Woman claims PTSD after biting into metal blade at Luby's

By David Yates | Dec 21, 2010

Luby's on Interstate 10 in Beaumont Travis County resident Linda Bives claims she now suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after biting into a metal blade while dining at a Beaumont Luby's.

DOJ recognizes two from Eastern District of Texas

By The SE Texas Record | Dec 21, 2010

Holder WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice held its 27th annual Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director's Awards Ceremony on Dec. 8, during which 159 award recipients from more than 45 districts were recognized for their dedication to carrying out the mission of the Department of Justice.

Texas SC: Federal bus safety laws do not preempt state common laws

By Steve Korris | Dec 21, 2010

Guzman AUSTIN � McClennan County jurors correctly blamed Motor Coach Industries Mexico for a crash that killed five on Interstate 35, the Supreme Court of Texas ruled on Dec. 17.

Suit claims motorist fled from collision scene

By David Yates | Dec 21, 2010

Local Randolph Oliver is suing Port Arthur resident Terrence Coleman for allegedly causing an automobile collision then fleeing from the scene before police could arrive.

Wreck on Galveston seawall subject of lawsuit

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - Mark and Alane McClain of Orange are suing Frederick Josephson and Esther Tegge of Galveston over a car accident a year ago on the Galveston Seawall.

Couple sues insurer, adjuster over water line rupture at home

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - A Santa Fe couple alleges that American Security Insurance Co., Assurant Inc., Claim Adjustment Specialists and adjuster Michael Bower have failed and refused to fully honor their claim over a water line rupture at their residence, recent court documents say.

Woman sues homeowner, city over fall on sidewalk

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - After injuring her knees and elbows during a visit to Galveston two years ago, Patti Browning has filed suit against her host Todd W. Slaughter and the city of Galveston.

Allstate sues sewer line maker over flood at client's home

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - Allstate Insurance Co. has filed suit against Everlotus Industries Co.; Zhejiang Metals & Minerals Imp. & Exp. Co. Ltd.; and Interline Brands after flooding reportedly took place last year at a client's residence.

Williamson Construction employee claims Christmas party turned violent

By David Yates | Dec 21, 2010

A Williamson Construction employee claims his boss, Ronny Williamson, assaulted him at the company's 2008 Christmas party.

Intersection collision results in suit

By David Yates | Dec 21, 2010

Beaumont residents Brittany Crosson and Reginald Richard are suing Carlos Lopez for allegedly illegally entering an intersection and striking their vehicle.

Woman falls off stool, sues Dickinson establishment

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - Holly C. Roell claims that she hurt herself two years ago as she tried to sit on a stool at a Dickinson establishment, recent court documents say.

Inmate claims medical staff botched several procedures

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

GALVESTON - An inmate at the Larry Gist Unit in Beaumont claims he underwent a number of medical procedures six years ago which caused him health problems, recent court documents say.

Woman sues after being run over by shopping carts

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 21, 2010

MARSHALL - Asking for more than $75,000, an East Texas woman has filed a lawsuit that claims she was ran over by a row of shopping carts.

Wal-Mart sued for falsely accusing teenager of shoplifting

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 22, 2010

A federal lawsuit has been filed against Wal-Mart for falsely accusing a teenager of shoplifting causing him mental anguish and the loss of a scholarship.

Ford sued after driver suffers fatal injuries during roll over

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Dec 22, 2010

MARSHALL - Two Mount Vernon residents are suing Ford after their son was killed when his Ford vehicle entered a roll over sequence and he was ejected.

Trip-and-fall suit filed against Dollar Tree

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Dec 22, 2010

GALVESTON - A Galveston County woman blames Dollar Tree Stores Inc. and Weingarten Realty Management Co. for an alleged fall she took at their Texas City store.

Karl Rove to speak at Texas Energy Museum fund raiser

By The SE Texas Record | Dec 22, 2010

Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, will speak at Blowout 2011, the Texas Energy Museum's annual fund raising dinner. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the Beaumont Civic Center.

Ordinary negligence, medical malpractice can't be pursued in same claim, Texas SC says

By Steve Korris | Dec 22, 2010

Johnson AUSTIN � Parents who didn't sustain a malpractice claim against a doctor can't pursue it as a case of ordinary negligence, the Supreme Court of Texas decided on Dec. 17.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

By Stacie Yates | Dec 22, 2010

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, Dec. 16-21, 2010.

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