While the U.S. economy may have sputtered a bit last year, Southeast Texas trial lawyers kept busy in 2009, filing 2,601 new lawsuits in Jefferson County District Court Ã¯Â¿Â½ upping their '08 totals by roughly 30 percent.
When an intoxicated driver plowed his truck into a popular deli, debris and equipment struck the patrons inside. An Orange County man who lost an eye when a meat slicer fell on his head has filed a suit against the store owner and the driver of the truck.
Reasonable minds can differ on virtually anything. What one person considers trash can be another's treasure, and what one individual feels is an emergency might not command the same level of urgency from others.
Satellite view of Hurricane Ike GALVESTON - The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association recently countered a League City man's argument that it cannot assert a work product privilege before the time it anticipated the client would file suit in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.
Most public officials swear to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." In some instances, however, no sooner have some public officials uttered that oath, than they begin to violate it and undermine what they've sworn to uphold.
TEXARKANA -- Referred to Christus St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital for physical therapy for fractured ribs, James Marshall claims he suffered an additional injury to his right shoulder because of the physical therapist's excessive and forcible manipulation of his arm.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department booking photo of Joshua Bush from 2006. A physician attempting to remove a bullet from a patient's head without his consent is not a medical malpractice issue, a plaintiff will argue before an appeals court in Beaumont later this month.