News from September 2015

Harris County man alleges civil rights violations by sheriff's department

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 11, 2015

A Harris County man is suing members of the Harris County Sheriff's Department, alleging violation of his civil rights, pursuant to the constitutions of the United States and Texas.

Car owner sues Dickinson auto repair shop, alleging interference with property rights

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 11, 2015

A Galveston County woman is suing a Dickinson auto repair shop and an employee, alleging interference with her property rights.

Upshur County man sues construction company, alleging unpaid overtime

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 11, 2015

An Upshur County is suing a construction company, alleging unpaid overtime, and he would like the suit to be considered a collective action.

Chip Ferguson, Monk Law Firm land $7.5M verdict following injury trial

By David Yates | Sep 11, 2015

A four-day injury trial at the Beaumont courthouse ended with a jury award of nearly $7.5 million in damages, according to one of the plaintiff’s attorneys who tried the case.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County: 9/4 - 9/10/2015

By The SE Texas Record | Sep 14, 2015

DBA: 9/4 - 9/10/2015 License #:28986 Assumed Name:JBL PROPERTIES Address:PO BOX 1643, NEDERLAND, TX, 77627 Owner Name:BECERRA LUIS BARRAGAN License #:28987 Assumed Name:SHAMPOOCH Address:6477 39TH ST., GROVES, TX, 77619 Owner Name:FONTENOT AMBER License #:29001 Assumed Name:BREVINS SATELLITES Address:9030 WASHINGTON BLVD., BEAUMONT, TX, 77707 Owner Name:JACKSON BREVIN JOSEPH License #:29008 Assumed Name:SAMUELS CLEANING SERVICE A NAME YOU CAN TRUST Address:3190 EASTEX FRWY, #153, BEAUMONT

It's time for East Texas to clean up its act

By Record Admin | Sep 14, 2015

There's one in almost every family: a black sheep, the one sibling or cousin who has to be different, can't follow the rules, keeps making the same mistakes, and is forever getting into trouble and embarrassing his relatives.

Claims of broken lease, unpaid rent lead plaintiff to sue former tenant

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 14, 2015

A Texas company is suing a former tenant for breach of contract in the leasing of commercial space at 2548 E. Broadway, Pearland.

Employee seeks job reinstatement, back pay from Beaumont Independent School District

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 14, 2015

A Beaumont woman is suing her former employer over claims of employment retaliation. Rose Wilson filed the suit August 17 in the Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas.

Oil field worker contends he and others weren't paid overtime

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 14, 2015

A former employee is suing his former employer over unpaid overtime and failure to pay the minimum wage. Tyson Dooley brought suit August 24 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Nine Energy Service, LLC.

Discrimination suit against Sheriff Mitch Woods transferred

By David Yates | Sep 14, 2015

A discrimination claims against Jefferson County and its sheriff was set to go to trial Sept. 14 but was transferred to another court.

Protective order entered in trip & fall against Wal-Mart

By David Yates | Sep 14, 2015

An agreed protective order has been entered in an Orange County woman’s trip and fall lawsuit against Wal-Mart.

Climate Controlled Containers Manufacturing sued over breach of contract allegations

By Robbie Hargett | Sep 15, 2015

A Jefferson County municipality is suing a pallet shippers manufacturer over claims it failed to pay rent.

Beaumont man sued following vehicle collision on West Lucas over negligence claims

By Robbie Hargett | Sep 15, 2015

A Beaumont woman is suing a Beaumont man over claims of negligence following a vehicle collision on West Lucas Jefferson County.

11 plaintiffs sue two employers for alleged FLSA violations

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 15, 2015

Eleven men are suing two companies for allegedly unpaid overtime and paying below the minimum wage.

Former field technician sues Pason Systems, seeking overtime pay

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 15, 2015

A former field technician is suing his former employer, alleging it failed to compensate him and other employees when they worked overtime.

Two longtime Houston employees sue city, alleging wrongful termination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 15, 2015

Two city of Houston employees are suing the city, alleging they were terminated for repeatedly engaging in the law-protected right of reporting discriminatory conduct within the workplace.

Billboard company sues Aegis Credit, alleging non-payment for advertising space

By Molly English-Bowers | Sep 15, 2015

A Galveston County outdoor advertising company is suing a business and an individual, alleging of payment for billboard space.

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