News from August 2013

Man claims he nearly died after dentist failed to properly extract tooth

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 2, 2013

A man has filed suit against his dentist, saying he nearly died after he sustained a severe infection of one of his wisdom teeth. 

Jefferson County 136th District Court: Docket for September 2013

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 5, 2013

BEAUMONT FAMILY PRACTICE ASSOCIATES PA ET AL V. CENTRAL MUTUAL INSURANCE CO ET AL

League City woman attributes husband's myelodysplasia death to benzene exposure at BP refinery

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Aug 5, 2013

GALVESTON - A League City woman is suing BP and a host of other companies in response to her husband's 2012 death from alleged benzene exposure.

Montana woman sues East Texas debt collection agency for refusing to stop debt collection calls

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Aug 5, 2013

SHERMAN - A Montana resident has filed a lawsuit claiming an East Texas debt collection agency violated federal law by refusing to stop its collection calls.

Driver claims injuries caused after driver disobeyed red light

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

A Groves woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims disregarded a red light, causing a collision. 

Man suffered injuries when driver failed to yield at stop sign

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

A Groves man has filed suit against the driver who he claims failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign, causing him to sustain neck, back, arm and shoulder injuries.

Bank blames small businesses for failure to repay loan

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

A bank claims a business has failed to repay it the more than $600,000 it loaned the small company. 

Non-profit’s suit over water damage continued

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

Needing more time for discovery if mediations negotiations fail, A nonprofit organization claiming it was forced to replace portions of its facility after moisture invaded the space recently had its case continued, again.

Discovery continues in malpractice claim

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

Discovery is still proceeding in a suit claiming a man died after a doctor at Christus Health Southeast Texas failed to take appropriate measures following surgery.

Take nothing judgment entered in slip & fall suit against McDonald’s

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

A take nothing judgment has been entered in a suit brought by Tonya Gilbert, who sued Wal-Mart Stores and McDonald’s after slipping in a freshly mopped area.

Recent real estate foreclosures filed in Jefferson County

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

• Wells Fargo Bank has filed an application allowing foreclosure of a lien securing a home equity loan against the property of Elton and Minnie Senegal, located at 6185 Windemere W. Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713.

City of Beaumont sued after collision

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

Area resident Russell Brister has filed suit against the city of Beaumont following an automobile collision. 

Glen Morgan sues over taxes on airplane hangar, again

By David Yates | Aug 5, 2013

Once again, Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan is suing the Jefferson County Appraisal District, seeking to keep the entity from taxing his private airplane hanger.

Local couple says wife's head injury caused by defective water ski

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Aug 5, 2013

GALVESTON - A local couple alleges that the wife purchased a defective slalom water ski, recent court papers say.

Water leak at Friendswood home prompts Allstate to file lawsuit

By John Suayan, Galveston Bureau | Aug 5, 2013

GALVESTON - Allstate Texas Lloyds is suing CJC Enterprises Inc. over a May 2012 water leak at a Friendswood policyholder's residence.

Women say rear-end collision caused them to sustain injuries

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

Two women have filed suit against the driver who they claim rear-ended their vehicle, causing them to sustain physical pain and mental anguish. 

Business owner claims woman repeatedly harassed him following her termination

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

The former employer of a woman claims the woman has continually harassed him after her termination from his company, causing him to call the police on her once after she verbally attacked him in a men’s restroom. 

Woman says insurance company failed to adequately compensate her for injuries

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

A woman claims her insurance company insufficiently paid her for damages she sustained in an automobile collision. 

Driver blamed for causing injuries after failure to yield right-of-way

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

Two Jefferson County residents have filed suit against the driver who they claim failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign.

Former college student failed to repay loans, lawsuit says

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 5, 2013

The National Collegiate Student Loan Trust has filed suit against the Beaumont woman who it claims failed to repay her student loans.

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