News from November 2013

Memorial MRI & Diagnostics LLC sued over purchase agreement

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A Jefferson County resident is suing, claiming the defendant breached an asset purchase agreement.

Travelodge Beaumont sues Nikola Enterprises for breach of contract

By Whitney Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

The Grand Hotel, doing business as Travelodge Beaumont, filed a lawsuit Nov. 19 in the District Court of Jefferson County against Nikola Enterprises LLC and Chris Cain, citing breach of contract, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and wrongful lien.

Offshore Lifeboats LLC and K&K Offshore sued for negligence; worker seeks $1M

By Joel Brakken | Nov 22, 2013

A ship worker is seeking $1 million after he fell onto the deck of a boat while transferring from one boat to another.

Hooters settles multi-million dollar lawsuit over patron's fatal DUI wreck

By David Yates | Nov 22, 2013

Rather than leave its fate in the hands of a jury, Hooters opted to settle a dram shop suit, which sought millions in damages and was filed over the death of 32-year old Amber Roussel.

Armstrong settles suit over $3M in bonuses for Tour de France wins

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 22, 2013

Although his legal troubles are far from over, Lance Armstrong has one less lawsuit to worry about.

Discovery underway in suit alleging busy carpet pattern caused man’s fall

By David Yates | Nov 25, 2013

Discovery is now underway in a lawsuit brought by Danny Stilley, who sued Kampus Korner blaming a “busy carpet pattern” as the reason why he tripped and fell at the local restaurant.

Coca Cola substitutes counsel in collision suit

By David Yates | Nov 25, 2013

Coca Cola Enterprises has filed a notice of substitution of counsel a suit brought by Beaumont local Delores Breaux, who sued the company alleging one of its employee’s, Edward Frank, caused an automobile collision.

Worker files racial discrimination lawsuit against Arlington company

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Nov 25, 2013

MARSHALL - A worker who tried to implement safety measures at his job is suing for racial discrimination claiming he was terminated after a campaign of retaliation.

Capital One Services sued by former employee for overtime compensation

By Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau | Nov 25, 2013

SHERMAN - A Hurst woman has filed a lawsuit against her former employer claiming the company violated federal law by not paying her overtime compensation.

U.S. SC to hear arguments in contraceptive mandate cases

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Nov 26, 2013

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments from two companies that say they should be able to claim religious exemptions from the federal health care law’s contraceptive mandate.

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