News from June 2015
May 19 - 25, 2015 License #:15550 Assumed Name:H S GROUP Address:350 PINE ST., SUITE 300, BEAUMONT, TX, 77701 Owner Name:STRAUGHTER HERBERT G License #:15568 Assumed Name:BANH MI DELI Address:746 9TH AVE., PORT ARTHUR, TX, 77642 Owner Name:BUI CHANH License #:15580 Assumed Name:ZUMIEZ Address:4001 204TH ST. SW, LYNNWOOD, WA, 98036 Owner Name:ZUMIEZ INC License #:15581 Assumed Name:SAFE T GLOW Address:3340 CHARLES AVE., GROVES, TX, 77619 Owner Name:TIPTON CORP. License #:15582 Assumed Name:T
Jefferson County 60th District Court Judge Gary Sanderson
By DAVID YATES BeaumontThe federal government is seeking to stop the city of Beaumont from violating the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The complaint was filed May 26 in the U.S.
By DAVID YATES The Ninth Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling granting a plea to the jurisdiction motion brought by Communities in School Southeast Texas – effectively stopping a pair of plaintiffs from recasting their claim to avoid dismissal under the Texas Labor Code. Originally alleging retaliation and discrimination, former CISSET employees Elizabeth Woods and Karen Prater filed suit against the outreach program and supervisor Karen Newton on Nov. 29, 2010, in Jefferso
By DAVID YATES On Tuesday, May 26, the U.S.
By DAVID YATES A bill seeking to restrain fraud in asbestos litigation has passed both houses of the Texas Legislature. In February, state Rep. Doug Miller, R-New Braunfels, introduced House Bill 1492, relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in actions asserting asbestos or silica injuries. On Friday, May 22, the Texas Senate voted to pass the bill.
By DAVID YATES The top funder of Democrats in the state of Texas was also the political figure behind “virtually” all the opposition to a bill aimed at curbing the surging trend of mass lawsuits filed after a hailstorm strike, says one tort reform group. For the past decade, Houston trial lawyer Steve Mostyn has reaped hundreds of millions of dollars suing the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other insurers following major hurricanes and hailstorm strikes. And when Senate Bill 1628 w
A tankerman brought a lawsuit against his employer for alleged unsafe workplace conditions in 2015.
A female employee has sued her employers, alleging unlawful workplace discrimination.
A seaman has sued his company and its benefits provider, alleging negligence in a workplace accident.
A Colorado man has sued his employer alleging unlawful workplace discrimination.
A Texas man has sued a Connecticut company and two individuals, alleging unlawful trade practices dating to 2007.
A man brought a lawsuit against a seafood company and its fishing vessel for alleged workplace negligence in 2015 Jose G.
The trial of a civil case alleging wrongful foreclosure of a tax sale has been continued.
The trial of a civil case alleging wrongful foreclosure of a tax sale has been continued. As previously reported, Charles Kirkwood filed suit against W.
Discovery is still ongoing in a suit brought by an area contractor company alleging it was not paid for construction work at a church.