News from February 2012

Medical billing records filed in trip & fall against HEB

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

A few weeks ago, Beaumont resident Laura Wheeler filed a notice of her medical and billing records in a trip-and-fall lawsuit against HEB Grocery.

Slip & fall against BNSF Railroad slated for summer trial

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Vujasinovic A discovery control plan order was recently entered in a slip-and-fall lawsuit against BNSF Railroad, slating the case for a summer trial.

Three defendants non-suited in med-mal alleging man died from neglect

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Perdue Jr. Three defendants were recently non-suited in litigation brought by the widow of David Wharton, who claims her husband "lingered in the hospital alone" until he died from a heart attack.

Woman sues mental health provider for 'sexual exploitation'

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

For more than a year, Stephanie Kemmerling sought mental health services from Bryan Sims, during which time they allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship.

Klein's crusade to unmask bloggers finally comes to an end

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Klein A local judge has denied Philip Klein's petition to take the depositions of Google and Beaumont attorney Brent Coon, effectively ending the political commentator's three-year crusade to unmask two area bloggers.

Daycare settles $1M suit over toddler left in van unattended

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Little Angel's Faith Development Center recently reached an undisclosed settlement with Sheryl Maxile, who originally sought $1 million in damages from the daycare after an employee left her child unattended in a van when he went home to sleep.

Plaintiff's attorney says slip & fall client refuses to cooperate, withdraws as counsel

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Oxford Beaumont attorney Tom Oxford of Waldman Smallwood has withdrawn from a slip and fall lawsuit on the grounds his client refused to cooperate with him.

Adhesive Services non-suited from chipping gun injury suit

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

Last Friday, Adhesive Services Co. was non-suited from litigation brought by Eagan Chesser, who sued for injuries he received while operating a chipping gun.

Trip & fall trial bumped to May

By David Yates | Feb 1, 2012

A trip-and-fall lawsuit, which was slated to be tried in December, will now be tried in May.

PERSONNEL FILE: Ford Nassen & Baldwin welcomes David Tolin to Houston office

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 2, 2012

David Tolin Jr. HOUSTON � Ford Nassen & Baldwin PC is pleased to announce that David L. Tolin Jr. has joined the firm's Houston office as an associate, continuing the firm's expansion of its Houston office.


By The SE Texas Record | Feb 2, 2012

Ford Nassen & Baldwin Attorneys Named to 2012 International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers

R.L. Eldridge Construction non-suited from Jones Act suit

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2012

R.L. Eldridge Construction has been non-suited from a Jones Act suit filed by an injured worker.

PAISD non-suited from discrimination case

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2012

A former Port Arthur Independent School District teacher has non-suited the district from his age discrimination suit.

Former Commercial Metals employees sue over severance package

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2012

Several former employees of Commercial Metals Co. in Beaumont have banded together and filed suit against the company, alleging they have not received all the severance benefits they were promised.

Ean Holdings sued for driver's collision

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2012

Area resident Elisa Murphy has filed suit against Ean Holdings and one of its drivers, Dennis Delsonter, who allegedly struck Murphy's vehicle nearly two years ago.

Wrongful death suit brought against tow truck driver who struck cyclist

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2012

On behalf of her late son Ernest Osborne, Celia Klima has filed suit against Top Gun Wrecker and Jacob Martinez, the driver who allegedly struck Osborne with a tow truck while he was out riding a bicycle.

CALA: It's time to take smart action against double dipping

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 6, 2012

Not so long ago, the Texas court system was drowning in asbestos personal injury lawsuits, seriously threatening access to our courts, harming our business climate and posing a real obstacle for those who were truly harmed by asbestos and deserved their day in court.

Legally Speaking: It's hard out here for a judge, or is it?

By John G. Browning | Feb 6, 2012

In a recent survey performed by AOL Jobs using statistics provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job of judge was rated one of the best "lifestyle jobs" (those that pay above average but which require fewer hours than average).

60th Court District 3/2012

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 6, 2012


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