News from 2010

Louisiana AG files drywall suit

By Nick Rees | Jan 14, 2010

Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Multiple Knauf entities and other international and domestic manufacturers, distributors, importers of Chinese drywall and several builders have been hit with a lawsuit by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell over allegations of defective and toxic drywall.

Guzman officially joins Texas Supreme Court

By Chris Rizo | Jan 14, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)- Eva Guzman this week became the newest justice on the Texas Supreme Court.

60th 2/10

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jan 14, 2010

TERRY ADAMS VS BNSF RAILWAY CO

Woman sues over collision at Dowlen and Old Dowlen roads

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 14, 2010

An Orange County woman says she suffered physical pain and mental anguish after a driver rear-ended her, causing her to be pushed into the car in front of her.

23 defendants named in recent asbestos lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 14, 2010

A Texas woman has filed an asbestos suit against 23 defendant corporations, claiming the lung cancer with which her deceased husband was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

Latest hurricane-related insurance suits filed in Jefferson County

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 14, 2010

One new lawsuit against an insurance company over a Hurricane Ike damage claim was filed in Jefferson County District Court, Dec. 28, 2009-Jan. 1, 2010.

Father sues after daughter bitten by dog

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 15, 2010

The father of a 4-year-old girl claims his daughter sustained serious injuries to her face after a dog attacked her.

Family sues Chevron over man's asbestos exposure

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 15, 2010

Hyde Four Texas residents have filed an asbestos suit against Chevron, claiming the lung cancer and pulmonary asbestosis with which their deceased husband and father was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

Any last requests?

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 16, 2010

There's a familiar scene in old western movies.

Woman files suit over deceased husband's asbestos exposure

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 19, 2010

Tina Bradley A Henderson County woman has filed an asbestos suit against eight defendant corporations, claiming the lung cancer with which her deceased husband was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

Fatal wreck in downtown Beaumont subject of lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 19, 2010

A Sour Lake woman has filed suit against the driver she claims caused her deceased husband to sustain life-threatening injuries.

Emissions testers claiming chemical exposure settle suit against DuPont

By David Yates | Jan 19, 2010

Dozens of potential jurors went home early on Tuesday, as a couple whose job it was to detect chemical emissions settled their case against E.I. DuPont De Nemours, the company who allegedly exposed them to chemicals.

Woman alleges local doctor assaulted her during exam

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 19, 2010

A Port Neches woman claims she was assaulted by a Port Arthur doctor during an examination.

Galveston judge wants name removed from primary ballot

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Jan 19, 2010

Dibrell GALVESTON - A Galveston County court at law judge who sought re-election only to change his mind and retire has filed a temporary restraining order to remove his name from the ballot.

Suit blames death on truck's dangerous design

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Jan 19, 2010

Payne MARSHALL � During a rollover accident in June 2009, the driver-side roof of a Ford F-350 collapsed and crushed the driver causing fatal injuries.

Apartment owners in dispute with contractor over repair delays

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 19, 2010

The owner of a Jefferson County apartment complex has filed suit against a contractor, alleging it lost rent after the contractor failed to complete work in a timely manner.

Seaman sues towing companies over injury on ship

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 19, 2010

A seaman has filed suit against Danielle Marine Towing and Lorris G. Towing II Corp., alleging he was injured because of the unseaworthiness of a ship on which he was working.

Employee slices fingers in meat cutter, sues Tyson for improper training

By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau | Jan 19, 2010

SHERMAN -- Although employed as a meat cutter for Tyson, Roberto Serrano alleges his improper training caused him to slice off the tips of three fingers while cutting meat for distribution.

Workers seek $500 million over benzene vapor release at Texas City refinery

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Jan 20, 2010

GALVESTON - A Houston law firm has filed suit against BP Products North America Inc. and Pasadena Tank Corp. on behalf of eight contract workers who claim to have been exposed to "extremely high levels of benzene," recent court documents say.

Groves woman claims granddaughter withheld proceeds from home sale

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 20, 2010

A Groves woman claims her granddaughter sold her home without her knowledge and only gave her $6,000 from the $148,000 transaction.

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