News from March 2012

Plaintiffs designate expert witnesses in med-mal

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

The family of the late Judy Gregory, who sued Dr. Ezea Ede for medical malpractice last January, has filed a designation of expert witnesses.

United Petroleum Transports sued for trucker's collision

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

Two years ago, Harris County resident Wency Burton claims Charmaine Shay, who was driving a semi-truck owned by United Petroleum Transports, pulled out from a private and caused a collision.

La Morenita Meat Market hit with slip & fall

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

Area resident Juan Zuniga has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against La Morenita Meat Market.

Beaumont residents in litigation over motorcycle collision

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

Beaumont local Ronald Randle has filed suit against Lakarra Monet Broussard, also a Beaumont resident, for causing a motor vehicle collision.

Justices to examine $446K attorney's fees award in oil and gas royalty case

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

Wood Later this month the Ninth Court of Appeals will examine a jury's decision to award a plaintiff's counsel � the only party who ended up substantially profiting from an oil and gas royalty case � more than $500,000 in attorney's fees and court costs.

Trial over man's injuries from falling boat continued again

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

For the second time, an agreed motion for continuance has been granted in a suit alleging the defendant dropped a boat on a worker's leg.

60th Court District 4/2012

By Carrie Gonzalez | Mar 5, 2012

DON E PAGE JR VS JUSTIN ANDREW FRANKLIN ET AL

Doc dismissed from med-mal complaint

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

An area physician named as a defendant in a medical malpractice claim was recently dismissed from the suit.

Trial over Beaumont auto collision begins

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

LaRue Jury selection has begun in a case brought by five plaintiffs who claim they suffered injuries in an automobile collision.

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

By David Yates | Mar 5, 2012

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County. Feb. 27-29.

Stop-sign runner blamed for crash

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A Jefferson County man claims he sustained physical pain after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign and struck his vehicle.

Three plaintiffs seek payout from insurer for intoxicated driver

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

Three Jefferson County residents seek money from their insurance company after they claim they sustained injuries in a collision with an allegedly intoxicated driver.

Woman blames 36 companies for man's malignancy

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

Blevins A Texas woman is blaming 36 defendant companies for the death of a man who allegedly developed a malignant asbestos-related disease and industrial dust diseases after working around products manufactured by the companies.

Materials company seeks $20K for disaster service

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A Hopkins County company has filed suit against the global disaster agency that it claims has failed to repay it more than $20,000 for services it performed.

Insurance company seeks $30K from driver

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

An insurance company has filed suit against the driver who it claims caused it to pay more than $30,000 to one of its insureds.

Woman, daughter sue driver over crash

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A woman claims she and her minor daughter suffered various injuries after a driver struck their vehicle.

Orange County man claims daughter injured in collision

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

An Orange County man claims he and his minor daughter sustained injuries during a collision.

Port Arthur man sues driver who struck his vehicle

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A Port Arthur man has filed suit against the driver who he claims failed to yield the right-of-way and struck his vehicle.

Woman sues electrician for debt harassment

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against the electric company that she claims engaged in illegal actions in an attempt to collect debt from her.

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