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Texaco non-suited from asbestos case filed over lung cancer death of 45 pack-year cigarette smoker

A week after suing Texaco, Julie Verret-Walker non-suited the company from litigation blaming the oil giant for the lung cancer death of her father, a 45 pack-year cigarette smoker.  

African American man claims race, age factors in double firings

HOUSTON - According to a recent lawsuit, Harris County resident James Green alleges Austin Industrial Inc. fired him twice because of his race and age. 

School denied woman admission into program because of disability, suit says

GALVESTON - A wheelchair-bound Galveston County woman has filed suit against a local community college for allegedly denying her admission into its nursing program because of her disability. 

Judge grants Galveston police sergeant TRO to stop release of records

GALVESTON - A Galveston police sergeant recently acquired a temporary restraining order against the city of Galveston, recent court documents show. 

Bounced check results in suit

Dollar & More has filed suit against Ursula Keller, alleging a check she cashed with the company bounced.

Suit brought over sale of home

Port Arthur local Luis Trejo is suing Orange resident Neris Velasquez for not deeding a piece of property. 

Discovery now underway in suit flied over car crashing into house

Discovery is now underway in litigation brought by Port Arthur resident Willie LaDay III, who sued Maribel and Said Nechar for injuries received when the vehicle in which he was a passenger crashed into a house.

Medical affidavits filed in slip & fall against Kohl’s

Medical affidavits have been filed in a personal injury lawsuit against Kohl’s Department Stores and Straightline Powerwashing and Stripping. 

Driver who struck pedestrian asserts contributory negligence

The driver accused of sideswiping Warren Trahan while he was walking on the shoulder of a road has amended his answer, asserting that it was Trahan’s negligence that caused the incident.

Centerpoint Energy seeks to transfer venue in collision suit

Centerpoint Energy, a defendant in an automobile collision suit, recently filed a motion seeking to transfer venue from Jefferson County to Harris County.

EEOC sues oil drilling company for racial discrimination

MARSHALL - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Sandia Drilling in an effort to stop the company from allegedly committing racial and national origin discrimination against its workers. 

Fort Bend woman sues USPS over crash at Mo City post office

HOUSTON - Fort Bend County resident Minh Sullivan has filed suit against the U. S. Postal Service in response to injuries she received in a one-vehicle accident at the post office in Missouri City. 

Beaumont woman sues city to stop demolition of home

Bertie Mae Reese has field a petition for temporary restraining order against the city of Beaumont in hopes of saving her home. 

Petition seeks man’s chemical exposure history

David Landry III has filed a petition to perpetuate the testimony of David Landry Jr., who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

Denial of coverage for water leak prompts lawsuit

GALVESTON - La Marque resident Kirby Dickey complains that his insurance company refused to cover a water leak at his residence although it qualifies for compensation, recent court documents say.

Discovery starts in slip & fall against Floyd’s Restaurant

Discovery has now started in a slip and fall lawsuit against Floyd’s Cajun Seafood and Steakhouse. 

Trip & fall lawsuit against Parkdale Mall set for February trial

Unless the case is mediated or dismissed, Parkdale Mall will face a February trial in litigation brought by Bulinda Mathis, who tripped and fell over a door jam while shopping.

Slip-and-fall trial against Golden Corral ends with $64K verdict

A trial against Golden Corral, who was sued by a woman alleging she slipped and fell in a puddle of water on the floor of the restaurant, ended with a jury award of more than $64,000.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Marshall Division 

Jefferson County 60th District Court docket : November 2012