News from July 2012

Asbestos MDL Trial Docket 7/2/2012

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jul 2, 2012

Texas Asbestos Multi District Litigation

New defendant answers slip & fall suit

By David Yates | Jul 2, 2012

Summit At Woodhaven has answered a lawsuit brought by Pamelia East, who slipped in a puddle of water near the soda dispenser at the Pei Wei Asian Diner in Beaumont.

July trial between Major League Grill, landlord nixed for now

By David Yates | Jul 2, 2012

A contract dispute case set to go to trial in July has been continued for another four months.

Illinois man files suit in Beaumont after UPR equipment malfunction

By David Yates | Jul 2, 2012

An Illinois railroad worker is suing Union Pacific Railroad, alleging he was struck by a malfunctioning hydraulic arm.

GlaxoSmithKline settles health care fraud case for $3 billion

By Michael Tremoglie | Jul 2, 2012

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- GlaxoSmithKline will plead guilty and pay $3 billion in criminal and civil penalties for fraud, according to the Justice Department.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

By Stacie Yates | Jul 3, 2012

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, June 21-27, 2012.

Report: Rick Perry stumps for Mo. AG candidate

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 3, 2012

Martin CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Former presidential hopeful and current Texas Gov. Rick Perry reportedly stumped for Missouri attorney general candidate Ed Martin over the weekend.

Man files suit over Hwy 287 wreck

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 3, 2012

A man has filed suit against the driver who he claims struck the side of his vehicle.

Port Arthur man sues insurer over fire damage claim

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 3, 2012

A Jefferson County man claims his insurance company refuses to compensate him for damages his property sustained in a fire.

Suit filed over car crash in Walmart parking lot

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 3, 2012

Scott A Beaumont woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims rear-ended a vehicle behind her, causing her to sustain injuries.

Former partner sues over interest in Harbor Hospice

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 3, 2012

Malley A former partner in Harbor Hospice Beaumont has filed suit against the company, claiming she wrongly lost her interest in the company.

Latest suits against insurance companies filed in Jefferson County

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 3, 2012

A total of four new complaints were filed in Jefferson County District Court against insurance companies during the week of June 11-15.

Slip-and-fall suit brought against CVS

By David Yates | Jul 3, 2012

Lumberton residents Lisa and Ray Tidwell have filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy.

Worker sues claiming employer's comp time pay system violated federal law

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Jul 5, 2012

SHERMAN - An hourly worker has filed a lawsuit against his previous employer claiming that the company's pay system involving comp time violated federal law.

Collin County man sues company after it obtained unauthorized copy of credit report

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Jul 5, 2012

SHERMAN - A Collin County resident has filed a lawsuit against a company after finding the company obtained a copy of his credit report without his permission.

Jefferson County residents file lawsuit claiming Nintendo controller caused house fire

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Jul 5, 2012

A Jefferson County couple has filed a lawsuit that claims their Nintendo Wii controller started a fire that caused significant property damage.

Widow sues Chevron for late husband's asbestos exposure

By David Yates | Jul 5, 2012

Hyde The widow of Louis Esbry is blaming Chevron USA for his death, alleging the company exposed him to asbestos.

Sewage damages Port Arthur home, city sued

By David Yates | Jul 5, 2012

Bradley Port Arthur resident Darlene Goudeaux is suing the city, alleging a sewage backup damaged her home.

Pro Field sued for tractor-trailer collision

By David Yates | Jul 5, 2012

Area residents Geraldine Stagg and April Pete have filed suit against Pro Field Services and one of its truck drivers, Vernon Jordan, who allegedly caused a tractor-trailer collision.

Stop sign runner, companies sued two years after collision

By David Yates | Jul 5, 2012

Diane Baxter is suing Dustin Riley and two companies for injuries she received when Riley allegedly failed to yield at a stop sign and struck her vehicle two years ago.

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