News from May 2011
Rather than present arguments before a jury, H.E. Butt Grocery opted to settle a lawsuit brought by area resident Teresa Obregon.
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.
by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott
Midway through a personal injury trial against several corporate defendants, a local judge ordered the parties into mediation.
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.
A Beaumont woman claims she experienced physical pain and suffering after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way and struck her vehicle.
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.
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.
An insurance company seeks to recover money it paid to a Beaumont man following a car collision.
A Texas steel fabricating company claims it was not paid more than $50,000 for work it performed on two Beaumont elementary schools.
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.
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.
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.
MARSHALL - A Wal-Mart shopper is suing the store for not barricading a spill after she slipped in liquid and fell under a bench.
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.
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.
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.
TEXARKANA, Texas - A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over a deadly tractor-trailer collision in Arkansas.
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.