News from May 2015

Venus man cites medication discoloration

By Dan Harkins | May 1, 2015

A Johnson County man has sued over a disfigurement allegedly caused by a prescribed medication.

Formaldehyde flooring leads to class action suit

By Dan Harkins | May 1, 2015

A class action lawsuit seeks damages from a major retailer allegedly selling flooring with dangerous levels of formaldehyde.

Rental car business named in crash suit

By Dan Harkins | May 1, 2015

An elderly Galveston County woman has sued a rental car company, citing injuries she suffered in a crash.

Marine services firm alleges unpaid bill

By Dan Harkins | May 1, 2015

A marine services company has sued a helicopter business for services provided after a fatal crash in 2014.

Nursing home accused of negligence in woman's last hours

By Dan Harkins | May 1, 2015

A late woman's estate is suing over how the last moments of her life were handled by a skilled nursing facility.

Home seller cites housing authority, alleging defamation

By Carol Ostrow | May 4, 2015

A Washington, D.C., resident filed a lawsuit against a Texas housing authority for alleged libel in 2014.

Mother sues sports outfits for son’s injury

By Carol Ostrow | May 4, 2015

A Galveston County mother filed a lawsuit against a group of manufacturers and a service provider for alleged product liability in 2011.

Jefferson County 60th Court District: June 2015

By Carrie Gonzalez | May 4, 2015

MICHAEL MORGAN V. ALEXIS INTERNATIONAL LLC ET AL

Trans-Global Solutions non-suited from claim alleging worker dropped equipment on man’s foot

By David Yates | May 4, 2015

A Silsbee man who sued Trans-Global Solutions after a co-worker dropped a piece of equipment on his foot has non-suited the company.

Trial starts in fight for ownership of Gulf Coast Machine & Supply

By David Yates | May 4, 2015

More than a dozen attorneys and 70 prospective jurors crammed inside a Beaumont courtroom Monday as jury selection has begun in the fight to stop a hostile takeover of Gulf Coast Machine & Supply.

Foremost Lloyds sued for allegedly underpaying ‘malicious mischief’ claim

By David Yates | May 4, 2015

Foremost Lloyds of Texas has been sued for allegedly underpaying an insured’s claim for vandalism to her Beaumont property.

Port Arthur sued following collision with city vehicle

By David Yates | May 5, 2015

The city of Port Arthur has been hit with an automobile collision suit for a wreck that occurred more than a year ago.

Rice GMO plaintiff lawyers battle in federal court over fees; Proposed class action targets Mikal Watts group

By The SE Texas Record | May 5, 2015

ST. LOUIS – High profile lawyer Mikal Watts of San Antonio and his colleagues in litigation against Bayer chemical company face a federal suit claiming they reaped millions in fees that didn’t belong to them.

April showers overshadowed by costly April hailstorms

By David Yates | May 5, 2015

All across Texas, insurance claims adjusters are working overtime in estimating the damage to homes, vehicles and businesses caused by multiple rounds of hailstorms in April.

Deposition sought in $1M suit alleging woman hit by ambulance

By David Yates | May 5, 2015

A motion to compel deposition was recently filed in a suit brought by a woman seeking $1 million for injuries she allegedly suffered when an ambulance driver struck her as she was walking on the side of the road.

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