News from May 2014

Woman claims tire, wheel fell off back of truck, struck vehicle

By Ben Hart | May 1, 2014

A Texas woman is suing over claims she sustained injuries after a wheel and tire hit her vehicle.

Tank cleaner claims acid burns, sues Seacor for negligence

By Ben Hart | May 1, 2014

A Louisiana man is suing over claims he was burned while cleaning a tank aboard a vessel.

Man says home raided during dinner party, sues Brazoria sheriff

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

A man is suing a county, its sheriff and two deputy sheriffs on allegations they violated his Fourth Amendment rights, unlawfully arrested him and used excessive force. 

Tenured professor sues college after contract isn't renewed

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

A woman is suing a college after her contract was not renewed with her, alleging the decision was made because of race.

Entergy Texas named in claim after home catches fire

By Ben Hart | May 1, 2014

Entergy Texas is being sued after a home they worked on caught fire.

Jefferson County woman sues after car accident

By Ben Hart | May 5, 2014

A Jefferson County woman is suing over claims she sustained injuries after a car accident.

Home health care worker files suit after being attacked by patient

By The SE Texas Record | May 5, 2014

A Jefferson County woman is suing her employer over claims she was injured by a patient as a result of their negligence.

Jefferson County man files restraining order to stop demolition of home

By Ben Hart | May 5, 2014

A Jefferson County man is filing for a temporary restraining order to stop the city of Beaumont from demolishing his home. 

Savant's Collision Center sued by GEICO on fraud allegations

By Whitney Brakken | May 5, 2014

An insurance company has filed a lawsuit against a towing business that allegedly committed numerous wrongful acts.

L'Auberge Casino Hotel sued after visitor injured on chair

By Whitney Brakken | May 5, 2014

A Jefferson County resident is suing after sustaining injuries at a casino hotel.

Car accident on Eastex Freeway, lawsuit results

By The SE Texas Record | May 5, 2014

Jefferson County residents are suing after their vehicle was rear-ended on Eastex Freeway.

Driver sued after failing to yield right of way at intersection

By Annie Cosby | May 5, 2014

A Jefferson County woman is suing over claims she was injured in a vehicle collision on Avenue D.

Bank seeks foreclosure over Beaumont mortgage

By Annie Cosby | May 5, 2014

A bank is suing over a mortgage in default in Beaumont.

JCPenney named in $1M claim after customer is injured

By Ben Hart | May 5, 2014

JC Penney is being sued after a customer tripped and fell on the sidewalk outside its store.

Parents sue over daughter's injuries in traffic accident

By Melody Dareing | May 5, 2014

The parents of a girl injured in a traffic accident are suing the couple driving the other car.

Man sues USAA over damages in traffic accident

By Melody Dareing | May 5, 2014

A man is suing an insurance company on claims they didn’t pay enough in a settlement.

Brite Lights of Houston sued after employee injured installing Christmas lights

By Annie Cosby | May 5, 2014

A Harrison County man is suing over claims he was injured while installing Christmas lights for his employer.

California Texas, here I come!

By The SE Texas Record | May 5, 2014

“Toyota Escapes to Texas”  was the headline on a Wall Street Journal article last week, with the subhead: “Another engine of middle-class jobs flees California.”

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