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60th Court District Docket : 6/2011


H.E.B. settles slip & fall during pretrial

Rather than present arguments before a jury, H.E. Butt Grocery opted to settle a lawsuit brought by area resident Teresa Obregon.

Judge mulling over Starvin Marvin's injunction request

For four days, Judge Donald Floyd has digested polarizing arguments on whether he should grant a temporary injunction that would permit live music to continue at Starvin Marvin's Bar and Grill.

How To Protect Sensitive Data After an Internet Security Breach

by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

Pipeline worker's injury trial cut short; judge orders parties into mediation

Midway through a personal injury trial against several corporate defendants, a local judge ordered the parties into mediation.

Mike Smith Chrysler awarded summary judgment in false arrest case

Gould After the plaintiff failed to show for a Monday hearing, a local judge awarded summary judgment to Mike Smith Chrysler Jeep Dodge and ordered that the dealership be dismissed from a false imprisonment lawsuit.

Beaumont woman files suit over auto crash

A Beaumont woman claims she experienced physical pain and suffering after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way and struck her vehicle.

Salesman sues after being replaced by saleswoman

Claiming violations of his civil rights, Anthony T. Rallis filed suit against The Morrison Group Inc., doing business as Morrison Supply Co. on April 12 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division.

Longview company sued for racial discrimination after employee loses job

MARSHALL - In a recently filed lawsuit, a Longview company is being accused of racial discrimination after an African-American employee is terminated for not properly adhering to his job duties.

Insurer sues to recover payout for car crash

An insurance company seeks to recover money it paid to a Beaumont man following a car collision.

Steel fabricator sues contractor over work on BISD elementary schools

A Texas steel fabricating company claims it was not paid more than $50,000 for work it performed on two Beaumont elementary schools.

Suit blames trench work company for damage to sewer lines

Beaumont Trace apartments An insurance company claims it was forced to pay the owners of a Beaumont apartment building more than $60,000 after a flood destroyed the premises.

Man blames 23 companies for asbestos-related disease

Bradley A Jefferson County man is blaming 23 defendant companies for causing a malignant asbestos-related disease he developed after working around products manufactured by the companies.

Contract worker sues to get wages for travel time to Motiva worksite

Bourque A contract worker at the Motiva Port Arthur Crude Expansion Project has filed a lawsuit in an effort to obtain wages for time spent traveling to and from the worksite.

Shopper sues store for not placing barricade around spill

MARSHALL - A Wal-Mart shopper is suing the store for not barricading a spill after she slipped in liquid and fell under a bench.

Oilfield worker sues for $2 million after breaking leg

An old oilfield worker has filed a $2 million lawsuit against his employer, claiming he is now disabled after breaking his leg on the job.

Technician sues maker of pharmacy windows after hand gets crushed

MARSHALL - After a customer shut a pharmacy window on her hand, a CVS Pharmacy technician is suing the manufacturer of the window drawer, claiming it was defective.

Church members seek $4.5M from Cracker Barrel over alleged racial discrimination

Welton SHERMAN - A Dallas pastor and members of her church are seeking $4.5 million in a lawsuit against Cracker Barrel for racial discrimination and assault after a staff member gave them a threatening note.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed over tractor-trailer collision

TEXARKANA, Texas - A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over a deadly tractor-trailer collision in Arkansas.

Woman files religious discrimination lawsuit over alleged voodoo curse

TYLER - An East Texas resident has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against her employer after she lost her job for allegedly threatening others with a voodoo curse.