Dwight Talton filed suit in the Jefferson County District Court on Jan. 23, naming Overseas Enterprises USA Inc., doing business as Neighborly Store, as the defendant. Talton is suing over injuries he allegedly sustained when he fell at the defendant's store.
Belief can be a powerful thing. Sometimes, the law will, under certain circumstances, show deference to that belief, such as the individual who recently persuaded the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow him to have his driver’s license photo taken while wearing a spaghetti strainer on his head (he claimed to be a practicing “Pastafarian”).
We don’t know if it was a late Christmas gift, an early Valentine’s present, or a combination of the two, but last Monday Gov. Rick Perry gave Galveston attorney Tony Buzbee something he always wants: his own judge.