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Late April summary judgment hearing set in suit over woman tossed by backhoe

Fulkerson A summary judgment hearing between ABClean and plaintiff Ruby Clurksy, who sued after being swung around by a backhoe, has been set for late April.

Motion for partial summary judgment filed in welding injury suit

A defendant recently filed a motion for partial summary judgment in a suit alleging a teenage welder sparked a fire and burned plaintiff James Anderson.

Asbestos suit blames Chevron for man's death

Hyde The family of the late Romeo Vera has filed suit against Chevron U.S.A., blaming the company for Vera's asbestos exposure and death.

Motor vehicle collision results in suit

Irving resident Calvin Brown has filed suit against Kirbyville resident Rafaela Gutierrez for causing a collision in Beaumont last April.

Slip and fall filed against McDonald's

A woman claiming she slipped and fell in a recently mopped area two years ago has filed suit against the owners of a McDonald's Restaurant franchise.

Suit filed over unsafe lane change and resulting collision

Beaumont local John Broussard Jr. is suing Orangefield resident Doyle Ramsey Jr. for allegedly causing an automobile collision two years ago.

Suit says wind turbine blade came off, hit employee vehicle

GALVESTON � Henry Beall Enterprises Inc. has filed suit against Bridlewood Construction LLC, Earth Tech Energy Systems LLC, New Frontier Structures LLC and Alvin resident Anthony Freeborn over a defective windmill structure.

Neighboring businesses in dispute over junk piled in easement

GALVESTON � Two Dickinson business owners are at odds over an easement at their strip center.

Homeowners sue lumber company over defective wood flooring

GALVESTON � Claiming they purchased defective pieces of wood flooring for their home, Brent and Stephanie Vesut have filed suit against John Cox Lumber Co.

Texas City man claims he was terminated by Comcast for taking disability leave

GALVESTON � Texas City resident Daniel Antley has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Comcast of Houston LLC.

Judge says Backe, others can't sue city and employees in brutality case

GALVESTON � U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt has dismissed part of a lawsuit stemming from alleged police brutality during a wedding reception at a Galveston hotel bar.

Judge turns down request to remove UTMB provost from Ike layoff suit

GALVESTON � A Galveston district judge recently denied a motion to dismiss the administration of the University of Texas Medical Branch from a lawsuit over layoffs following Hurricane Ike.

Baseball academy suit against instructor ends in take-nothing judgment

GALVESTON � A Dickinson baseball training facility's lawsuit against one of its former employees has been closed.

Officers claim termination due to refusal to arrest patient at UTMB

GALVESTON � Tim Scheurer and Ivory Lartigue allege the University of Texas Medical Branch terminated them from their positions as police officers because they refused to perform a "warrantless arrest."

Condo owners sue building framer for not completing job

GALVESTON � A Galveston homeowners' association has filed suit against a Plano framer for breach of contract and negligence.

Convenience store sued after man trips on 'unsecured' rug

Two years ago, Dovie Stokes entered a Texaco Food Mart in Vidor and tripped on an "unsecured" rug.

Centerpoint Energy sued for employee's auto collision

Beaumont resident Courtney Thibodeaux has filed suit against Centerpoint Energy and one of its employees, Tim Irvin, who allegedly caused an automobile collision last September.

Injured gas well worker sues Ballard Exploration

Louisiana resident Kenneth Poole is suing Ballard Exploration and two other companies for an injury he received while working a gas well.

67-year-old employee sues for age discrimination

LUFKIN - A 67-year-old manager is suing his former employer after his supervisor forced his retirement.

Tyler woman sues Wal-Mart after slipping and falling

MARSHALL - After slipping and falling, Debra Wilson has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on March 31 in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.