News from October 2011

Employee alleges attack by patient at Texas City medical facility

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - A Hitchcock woman has filed a lawsuit alleging she was attacked while working at a Texas City medical facility.

Insurer says plaintiff has not fulfilled conditions for underinsured motorist claim

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - An insurer and one of its adjusters have provided a formal response to a San Leon resident's lawsuit against them.

Continuance granted in defective flooring suit

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - The parties in a lawsuit over defective wood flooring have filed an agreed motion for continuance.

'Cost plus' agreement leads construction company to litigation

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - E.T. Morse Construction Inc. seeks to recover approximately $40,000 from a Galveston couple, recent court documents say

Employee sues marine service company over back injuries

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - Friendswood resident Matthew Sailer is suing his employer after he allegedly sustained "moderately severe and debilitating injuries" on the job earlier this year.

Friendswood homeowners allege water leaks due to faulty roof

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - Galveston County residents James and Simona Jamail have filed suit against League City local Cary R. Chapman over defects to the roof of their Friendswood residence.

Texas City woman seeks $5M from alleged drunk driver

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Oct 10, 2011

GALVESTON - Alleging she was involved in a two-vehicle accident with a drunk driver last month, Texas City resident Raquel Edwards has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the motorist.

Latest hurricane-related insurance suits filed in Jefferson County

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A total of three new lawsuits against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Sept. 26-30, 2011.

Woman sues over rear-end collision at Phelan and Major

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims rear-ended her vehicle.

Fabricator seeks $100K for unpaid work at three hotels

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

Ramada Inn, Orange A Beaumont business claims a construction company owes it more than $100,000 for materials it used on construction at various hotels.

Lumberton man claims multiple injuries from rear-end collision

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Lumberton man claims he sustained neck, shoulder, chest, hip and stomach injuries after a driver rear-ended his vehicle.

Bank claims rental company sold equipment used to secure loan

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A lender alleges one of the businesses to which it lent money sold property it used to secure a loan.

Silsbee man sues over multi-car collision

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Silsbee man says a multi-car collision caused him to sustain severe neck, mid- and lower-back, right shoulder and left hip pain.

Pile up on N. Dowlen subject of lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Jefferson County woman claims she sustained injuries when she was in a multi-car collision.

Insurer says woman's policy not in effect at time of wreck

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

An insurance company has filed a lawsuit against one of its former clients, asking the court to relieve it from any responsibility for paying the woman or defending her in a collision in which she was involved.

Sherwin-Williams sues over unpaid invoice involving BISD project

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

The Sherwin-Williams Co. has filed suit against a construction company, alleging it owes more than $40,000.

Improper turn blamed for Beaumont wreck

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Beaumont woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims turned at an unsafe time, slamming into her vehicle.

Insurer sues to recoup damages paid for wrecked vehicle

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

An insurance company claims it had to pay more than $15,000 to one of its insureds for vehicle repairs following a collision.

Woman claims termination from healthcare facility due to age

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 10, 2011

A Jefferson County woman claims she lost her job as admissions director at a Dallas healthcare facility due to her age.

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