News from October 2012

Why is Roberta Leyendecker suing Larry and Cynthia Chandler?

By The SE Texas Record | Oct 1, 2012

Barry Leyendecker died at the age of 69 on April 25th of this year, following a car accident two days earlier. He served in the Marine Corps for 10 years and was a Vietnam vet. 

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

By David Yates | Oct 1, 2012

• Mobil Credit Union has filed an application to foreclose on the property of Patrick and Lana McDonald, located at 2505 Maple, Nederland, Texas 77627. 

Female police officer sues college for racial and gender discrimination

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Oct 1, 2012

MARSHALL - Claiming she was a victim of racial and sexual discriminatory acts so severe that she attempted suicide, a female police officer has filed a lawsuit against the college campus where she worked.

Sabine County Hospital worker files racial discrimination lawsuit

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Oct 1, 2012

A Sabine County Hospital worker has filed a lawsuit that claims she was fired during medical leave and replaced by a non-black person.

Satellite television technicians sue employer for overtime wages

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Oct 1, 2012

Three satellite television technicians have filed a lawsuit against their employer that claims there were regularly required to work more than 40 hours in a week but were not paid for those hours. 

Plano man files lawsuit against knee replacement device manufacturers

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Oct 1, 2012

SHERMAN - A Plano man has joined the multi-district litigation against the manufacturers of knee replacement devices, claiming that his device was defective. 

Lawsuit claims driver fell asleep and caused vehicle collision

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Oct 1, 2012

MARSHALL - Asking for more than $100,000 in damages, a Tyler man has filed a federal lawsuit against the employer of a sleeping driver who allegedly caused a violent rear-end collision in Tyler. 

Jefferson County man claims various injuries from crash

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2012

A Jefferson County man claims he sustained various injuries after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way and collided with his vehicle. 

Beaumont Bone settles med-mal for $15K

By David Yates | Oct 1, 2012

A Rule 11 agreement and subsequent letter has been in a medical malpractice complaint, showing that the defendants opted to settle for $15,000.

Beaumont man files suit over rear-end collision

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2012

A Beaumont man has filed suit against the driver who he claims rear-ended his vehicle. 

Woman says foundation repairs were inadequate

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2012

A Jefferson County resident claims a company failed to adequately perform the work it was hired to do, causing her to incur thousands of additional dollars in repair costs.

Company sues partners over oil and gas profits

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2012

A Harris County company with interests in oil and gas producing regions claims it has been prevented from realizing the full profits of its land. 

Legally Speaking: 'Justie' Awards I'd like to see

By John G. Browning | Oct 1, 2012

For years, I’ve been chronicling some of the best, worst, and most unusual aspects of the legal system.  Many of the strangest claims, defenses, and even the litigants themselves deserve their own special kind of notoriety, so I made up the “Justie” Awards, for some of the weirdest denizens of our legal system. 

Man claims financial institution withholding $600,000 from him

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 2, 2012

A Jefferson County man has filed suit against the financial institution that is holding more than $600,000 worth of money that he claims belongs to him. 

Man says he lost leg due to doctor negligence

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 2, 2012

A Jefferson County man has filed suit against the doctor at Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital who he claims failed to appropriately treat his leg problems, causing his leg to be amputated. 

Woman says driver attempted to beat train across tracks

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 2, 2012

A woman claims she endured surgery after a driver attempted to turn left from a right-hand lane and struck her vehicle. 

Lawsuit filed over alleged injuries caused in collision

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 2, 2012

A minor seeks payment for damages he claims he incurred during a collision.

Jefferson Co. couple says insurance company refuses to pay damages

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 2, 2012

Two Jefferson County residents claim an insurance company refuses to pay them for damages they sustained in a collision.

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