News from February 2011

Couple sues insurer for not paying for daughter's injuries

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 10, 2011

An Orange County couple has filed suit against its insurance agency, which allegedly has refused to pay for injuries their minor daughter sustained during a collision.

Man claims crash caused by texting driver

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 10, 2011

An Orange County man has filed suit against the driver who he claims rear-ended his vehicle because he was texting.

Suit says driver caused multi-car wreck by changing lanes unexpectedly

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 10, 2011

Arnold A Texas man claims he had to undergo spinal decompression following a multi-car collision.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

By Stacie Yates | Feb 10, 2011

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, Feb. 3-9, 2011.

Son mows over downed power line, mother sues Entergy

By David Yates | Feb 10, 2011

Two years ago while mowing the lawn, Quantae Conner rolled over a downed power line, causing electricity to course through his body.

Gangrenous toe ends in leg amputation, malpractice claim alleges

By David Yates | Feb 10, 2011

Area resident William Riley had filed a medical malpractice suit against Podiatry Associates of Southeast Texas and two of its physicians, claiming the gangrene in his toe was not treated in time, making a below-the-knee amputation necessary.

Woman claims lung cancer should have been detected earlier

By David Yates | Feb 10, 2011

Dugas A Dayton resident is suing a Beaumont physician and his practice, claiming the doctor failed to report the findings of an MRI that would have detected her lung cancer two years earlier.

There's nothing like a good argument

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 12, 2011

In the film version of Mary Poppins, Bert the chimney sweep tells a painfully punny joke and then comments: "I always say there's nothing like a good joke."

Cyclist sues TXDoT, says construction caused bike flip

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Feb 14, 2011

GALVESTON - Daniel Valdez is suing Angel Brother Enterprises Ltd. and the Texas Department of Transportation over an accident he insists was caused by roadwork.

Galveston woman says power charges not hers, sues electric company

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Feb 14, 2011

GALVESTON - Janet Winn of Galveston claims First Choice Power LP charged an outstanding balance to her account which does not belong to her, recent court documents say.

Dickinson resident sues insurer over denial of burglary claim

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Feb 14, 2011

GALVESTON - Dickinson resident Bonita Y. Edwards-Scott seeks full compensation for a burglary claim from Farmers' Insurance Exchange, recent court documents say.

Wreck on W. Port Arthur Road subject of lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 14, 2011

Two Beaumont men claim they sustained head and back injuries when a truck driver crossed the center lane of the road, striking their vehicle.

Failure to yield results in lawsuit over wreck

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 14, 2011

A Nederland woman's decision to file suit against the driver she claims failed to yield the right-of-way may cost the driver significant sums of money.

**** FOR PRINT *** Expert calls AAJ's confidentiality agreement into question

By Justin Anderson | Feb 14, 2011

A legal expert says it's suspicious that the American Association for Justice would impose a confidentiality agreement on members to attend the group's winter convention.

Insurance company wants out of policyholders' lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 14, 2011

An insurance company wants the court to protect it from defending policyholders who are facing a lawsuit after a collision.

Woman says wreck caused physical pain and suffering

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 14, 2011

An Orange County woman blames a driver for causing her physical pain and suffering following a collision.

I-10 wreck subject of lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Feb 14, 2011

Two Hardin County residents have filed suit against the driver who they blame for causing a collision.

Galveston woman sues over wreck in La Marque

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Feb 14, 2011

GALVESTON � A Galveston County woman has filed suit over a two-vehicle collision in La Marque which occurred more than a year ago.

Business seeks full insurance payout for break in

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Feb 14, 2011

GALVESTON � FST Enterprises claims that it did not receive full insurance coverage after its business was burglarized, recent court documents say.

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