News from November 2013

Jefferson County 136th District Court: Docket for January 2014

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 22, 2013

JEFFERY BROUSSARD SR ET AL V. GENERAL MOTORS CORP ET AL

U.S. Senate changes filibuster rules

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Nov 22, 2013

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — In response to the GOP’s obstruction of President Barack Obama’s nominees, the U.S. Senate changed its rules Thursday.

High-speed chase of beer-can chunking four-wheeler constitutes emergency situation, justices rule

By David Yates | Nov 22, 2013

For seven miles, a Jasper County deputy pursed a man driving a four-wheeler while he chunked beer cans at the cop car and drove at a high rate of speed without headlights.

Drunk driving accident leads to lawsuit

By Thomas Kallies | Nov 22, 2013

Sam Sheffield filed suit in the District Court of Jefferson County on Nov. 13, naming Mark Crowder and Tara Nayons as the defendants.

Pedestrian sues driver he claims hit him in parking lot

By Joel Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A man is suing a driver claiming he was hit struck while walking in a Wal-Mart parking lot. 

Pregnant woman sues after car crash

By Joel Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A pregnant woman is suing a couple alleging they failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into her vehicle. 

Jefferson County crash at SH 87 and Main St. leads to lawsuit

By Thomas Kallies | Nov 22, 2013

Maria Perez filed suit in the District Court of Jefferson County on Nov. 15, naming David Terpstra as the sole defendant.

Woman files negligence lawsuit against driver following car accident

By Thomas Kallies | Nov 22, 2013

Rosa Lopez, as next friend of Victoria Galvan, a minor, filed suit in the District Court of Jefferson Co. on Nov. 12, naming Lillie Henderson as the defendant. Lopez is suing over injuries allegedly sustained in a car accident in November of 2011.

Three-car crash results in lawsuit

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

An Orange County resident is suing three people after being involved in an automobile collision.

Two drivers blamed for causing accident with third driver

By Joel Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A woman is suing two drivers after they allegedly collided with her vehicle on the interstate.

Groves residents sue State Farm after car accident

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

Groves residents are suing seeking payment from State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

Car crash on Jimmy Johnson Boulevard results in lawsuit

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A Port Arthur man is suing after being involved in an automobile collision.

Homeowner sues Jefferson Co. claiming they sold his house without notice

By Thomas Kallies | Nov 22, 2013

Charles Kirkwood filed suit in the District Court of Jefferson County on Nov. 12, naming W. Properties LLC and Jefferson County as the defendants.

Esurance asks court to grant petition seeking video surveillance

By Joel Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

An insurance company is asking the court to have a bank to produce video surveillance as it investigates a claim against an insured motorist.

S and S Sprinkler sues Capital Crew for unpaid bill

By Thomas Kallies | Nov 22, 2013

S and S Sprinkler Co. LLC filed suit in the District Court of Jefferson County on Nov. 12, naming Capitol Crew LLC as the sole defendant.

Community Bank of Texas sues Hardin County resident for unpaid lien note

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A local bank is suing to collect an unpaid commercial real estate lien note.

Synflex Insulations sues USA Technologies alleging breach of contract

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

Synflex Insulations LLC filed a lawsuit Nov. 15 in the District Court of Jefferson County against USA Technologies Inc., citing breach of contract and construction trust fund.

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