Last Thursday, the Ninth Court of Appeals in Beaumont set aside an order evicting Sheila Barnes, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, from her Jefferson County apartment.
News from February 2011
Alleging benzene exposure, the wife of a former E.I. DuPont De Nemours employee has filed a petition to perpetuate testimony, signaling that a potential lawsuit against the chemical company may be in the works.
The mother of a minor girl has filed a petition to take the deposition of the girl's father to further investigate a potential sexual assault claim.
Star Bar While exiting the dance floor at Star Bar, Beaumont resident Kathryn Gober fell flat on her face. She is suing the Crockett Street nightspot claiming she tripped because of poor lighting.
Making paper obsolete, Jefferson County's four civil district judges have gone completely digital in 2011, requiring all new lawsuits to be filed electronically.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected pleas from the federal government and 15 states to separate their suits over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill from private civil suits.
They were images "Paul Baker"* just couldn't get out of his head.
Abbott AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) -- A Travis County jury on Tuesday returned a record-setting $170 million verdict for damages, finding that Actavis Mid-Atlantic LLC misrepresented its drug prices to the taxpayer-funded Medicaid program.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A Harris County man claims that an incomplete construction project at his Galveston residence cost him $40,000 in economic and consequential damages, recent court documents say.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A group of Galveston County residents are suing Congra Foods Inc. over allegedly tainted peanut butter.
GALVESTON - A Dickinson man claims a Bacliff contractor lied to him about being insured for a renovation project at his residence and is seeking litigation, recent court documents say.
A notice of substitution of counsel was filed Jan. 31 in a case alleging Merrill Lynch and broker Robert T. Shriver poorly invested a Port Neches couple's money.
A final take-nothing judgment has been entered in a suit claiming a Golden Triangle Powersports employee failed to reconnect a bike's rear brakes, causing the owner serious injury.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ After colliding with a construction container more than a year ago, Harriet Toledo of Texas City is pursuing litigation against the container's owner.
GALVESTON - After being hit while walking near the Galveston Seawall, Alejandra Leal is suing Alfred James Paige and the city of Galveston.
A woman has filed suit against her insurance company and a driver, alleging they owe her money for damages she incurred during two separate collisions which occurred within two months of each other.
GALVESTON - After falling from a platform at Marathon's Texas City plant last year, Ramon Olvera of Dickinson has filed suit against Marathon Oil Co., Marathon Petroleum Co. LP and J.V. Piping Inc.
GALVESTON - Michael Ray Cook and his wife are suing 50 companies after his health allegedly deteriorated as a result of asbestos exposure.
L'auberge Du Lac Hotel and Casino, Lake Charles, La. The Ninth Court of Appeals in Beaumont recently affirmed a lower court's ruling not to give a local woman a new trial, decreasing her odds to score big against a Louisiana casino.