News from January 2015

Suit seeking $1 million for car crash placed on court’s October docket

By David Yates | Jan 27, 2015

Unless the case is mediated, a suit brought by a Madison County woman seeking more than $1 million against a Jefferson County woman for an alleged crash on state Highway 75 will go to trial sometime in October.

PERSONNEL FILE: Gardere welcomes trial attorney Craig Dillard to Houston office

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 27, 2015

HOUSTON - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to welcome Craig D. Dillard as a trial partner in the Firm’s Houston office. Dillard joins the Firm from BoyarMiller, where he had practiced since 2007 and been a shareholder since 2012.

PERSONNEL FILE: Susman Godfrey to consolidate offices in Houston

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 28, 2015

National litigation boutique Susman Godfrey has decided to merge its 12-lawyer Dallas office into its much larger Houston office when the Dallas office lease expires in 2016.

‘Losers’ not ‘paying’ at Beaumont courthouse, judges say

By David Yates | Jan 28, 2015

Jefferson County 60th District Court Judge Gary Sanderson

Judge: Criminal case against Perry can continue

By Marilyn Tennissen | Jan 28, 2015

The criminal case against former Texas governor Rick Perry will move forward after a district judge refused to dismiss the abuse of power charges.

Man says he was fired for reporting sexual harassment

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Harris County man is suing over claims he was fired after reporting sexual harassment in the workplace.

Mother says special needs student was abused

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

The mother of a special needs student is suing over claims her son was abused at school.

Man says he was a victim of racial discrimination

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Smith County man is suing over claims his employer denied him promotions based upon his race.

Woman died after falling on sidewalk, suit claims

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Collin County woman is suing over claims her mother was fatally injured on uneven sidewalk in Galveston.

Man says daughter wrongfully withdrew $622K

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A father is suing his daughter over claims she removed money from his bank accounts without his consent.

Family sues tire maker after fatal accident

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Marshall family is suing over claims five family members died in a vehicular accident caused by a defective tire.

Two women file accident lawsuit

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

Two Texas women are suing over claims they were injured in a collision.

Man says he was hit by car while riding bike

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Harris County man is suing over claims he was injured while riding his bicycle.

Man falls off balcony, blames landlord

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Texas man is suing over claims he was injured when he fell off the balcony of a rented apartment.

Man says police injured his son

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

A Harris County man is suing over claims his son was injured during a mental health crisis when detained by police.

Family files wrongful death suit against man's employer

By Annie Cosby | Jan 29, 2015

The family of a man is suing over claims he was fatally injured at work.

Discovery still proceeding in pit bull attack suit

By David Yates | Jan 29, 2015

Discovery is still continuing to unfold in a suit accusing a Beaumont dog owner of allowing four pit bulls to attack a passer-by.

ATV manufacturer settles suit brought after rider flipped vehicle

By David Yates | Jan 29, 2015

A suit brought after a woman flipped her ATV has been settled.

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