News from July 2011
Johnson AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ Medical malpractice law covers a fatal bite from a brown recluse spider in a nursing home, the Supreme Court of Texas decided on July 1.
Supreme Court of Texas AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ A little over six hours that paralegal Clyde Williams billed in a lawsuit on a prior job don't disqualify his current firm from the other side of the case, the Supreme Court of Texas decided on July 1.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. --A man in prison in the Beaumont Federal Correctional Institution is suing West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant after he claims his name should be added to the 2012 presidential primary ballot.
Jones HOUSTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A federal jury in Houston has ruled Jamie Leigh Jones, whose case became a call-to-action for reform in arbitration clauses in contracts, was not raped.
Rather than present its case before a judge or jury, Kroger opted to settle a case alleging it sold a tainted lobster to an area woman.
While driving a go-kart, Derionna Guillory was rammed by another child, causing her to hit her head and blackout.
Beaumont resident Janice Simpson has filed suit against Market Basket No. 6, claiming she slipped on water near the ice machine two years ago.
Shirley Durmon has filed a trip-and-fall lawsuit against Monterey House, claiming the Mexican restaurant failed to properly color-code its access ramp.
Hecht AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ Angelina County District Judge Barry Randolph shouldn't have let a jury award accident victim Aaron Haywood $110,069 in medical expenses when Medicare discounts trimmed his bills to $27,739, the Supreme Court of Texas ruled on July 1.
Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital A Hardin County woman has filed suit against multiple medical providers claiming back surgery left her paralyzed.
A Jefferson County jury recently awarded plaintiff Lacey Lowery more than $3,000 in damages, finding that defendant Stuart Rumby negligently rear-ended her four years ago.
Abbott HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) Ã¯Â¿Â½ Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott charged Encore Capital Group Inc., on Friday with state debt collection law violations.
Union Pacific Railroad employee Richard Turney has filed suit against his employer, alleging he injured his shoulder while flipping a rail switch.
Due to a prolonged drought, several area counties, including Jefferson County, put in place a ban on fireworks this 4th of July.
Kenneth Rice has filed suit against Jonathan Theriot for allegedly causing a rear-end collision in March.
Arnold Seaman Daniel Battaglia has filed suit against Genesis Energy, alleging he sustained injuries due to the unseaworthiness of the company's vessel.
Two years ago, Carmen Torres was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Juan Castro when he allegedly disregarded a stop signal and caused a collision.
Buna resident Mickey Sterling has filed suit against Frank Richardson for allegedly hitting him while out riding his motorcycle.
Although a racial discrimination civil trial ended June 24 for three defendants, the fourth and final defendant has been served out, since he was in prison during the trial.