News from February 2015

It’s time for school choice in Texas

By The SE Texas Record | Feb 2, 2015

By Brendan Steinhauser and Randan Steinhauser

'Loser Pays' has not deprived anyone of any rights

By Southeast Texas Record | Feb 2, 2015

Four years ago, the Houston Chronicle described our state's new loser-pays law as “an all-out assault on the ability of consumers and small business owners to seek legal redress.”

Texas U.S. Senators honor ‘Chris Kyle Day’ via social media

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2015

Social media accounts belonging to the two politicians representing Texas in the U.S. Senate were active Monday with tweets and posts honoring Chris Kyle, the retired Navy SEAL featured in the mega hit movie “American Sniper.”

Ignite Restaurant Group tentatively settles federal securities suit for $1.8M

By David Yates | Feb 2, 2015

The owners of Joe’s Crab Shack and several other popular restaurant chains have reached a $1.8 million settlement in a federal securities class action lawsuit.

Entergy settles $1M suit over man’s backyard shock

By David Yates | Feb 3, 2015

Entergy Texas has reached a settlement in a personal injury lawsuit that was set for trial next month.

Sally Beauty Supply dismissed from slip & fall suit

By David Yates | Feb 3, 2015

A Beaumont judge recently dismissed a slip and fall claim against Sally Beauty Supply.

Company says it was tricked over lien

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A Jasper County company is suing over claims it was fraudulently induced to release a lien.

Boating accident leads to lawsuit

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A Jefferson County man is suing over claims he was injured in a boating accident.

Woman claims drug test results were wrong

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A woman is suing over claims she was fired due to incorrect drug test results.

Family names Medical Center in wrongful death suit

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

The family of a Jefferson County man is suing over claims his death was caused by pressure ulcers sustained in a hospital.

I-10 accident results in lawsuit

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A Texas man is suing over claims he was injured in a collision with an 18-wheeler.

Man says he was injured working on vessel

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A Jefferson County man is suing over claims he was injured while working on a vessel.

School district files accident suit

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2015

A Jefferson County school district's insurance companies are suing over claims a drunk driver crashed into school property.

Houston attorney seeks damages from neighbor for disturbing sleep

By David Yates | Feb 4, 2015

Alleging she hasn’t had a good night’s sleep in the past 42 days, a Houston attorney has filed suit against her downstairs neighbor, seeking exemplary damages from the man for keeping her up at night.

Suit over man’s trigger finger injury dismissed

By David Yates | Feb 4, 2015

A suit over an injury to a man’s trigger finger has been dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.

Company wants to foreclose on Port Arthur home

By Annie Cosby | Feb 5, 2015

A company is filing to foreclose a Port Arthur home.

Bank looks to foreclose on Beaumont home

By Annie Cosby | Feb 5, 2015

A bank is seeking to foreclose on a Beaumont home.

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