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Personal injury lawyer ads are no joke

April Fool’s Day is a great time to look at all the ways we can be fooled. But one thing we should absolutely not be fooled by is the sensational personal injury lawyer advertisements we see all around us.

JC car wreck trial ends with defense verdict

BEAUMONT - A Jefferson County jury has found no negligence on the part of a defendant named in an automobile collision suit.

Former employees allege IHOP failed to pay overtime

BEAUMONT — Two former employees are suing the International House of Pancakes, alleging unpaid wages.

Employee alleges construction company did not pay overtime

MARSHALL — A former employee is suing a Florida construction company, alleging failure to pay overtime. 

Two former employees alleges company failed to pay overtime

HOUSTON — Two former employees are suing a Texas company and individuals, alleging failure to pay overtime. 

Jefferson County 60th Court District : May 2016


New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

DBA: 3/24 - 3/31/2016 License #:9084 Assumed Name:CARLOS NIETO LAWN SERVICE Address:5645 NICOLE LN., BEAUMONT, TX, 77713 Owner Name:NIETO CARLOS License #:9139 Assumed Name:JUDY MAULL DBA JM TAX SERVICE Address:4600 GULFWAY DR., PORT ARTHUR, TX, 77642 Owner Name:MAULL JUDY License #:9159 Assumed Name:JCLEVEMUSIC PRODUCTION Address:9515 MAPES ST., BEAUMONT, TX, 77707 Owner Name:CLEVELAND JOSHUA License #:9232 Assumed Name:FONTENOTS TRUCKING & SERVICES Address:2875 SAR

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

MARSHALL DIVISION March 30 Mod Stack LLC v. Dialogic Inc. 2:16-cv-00294-JRG-RSP Mod Stack LLC v. Digium, Inc. 2:16-cv-00295-JRG-RSP

Veterinary assistant sues Mooney Animal Hospital over lemur attacks

A veterinary assistant is suing her employer on claims a ring-tailed lemur under its care attacked her on two occasions, recent Galveston County court records show.

Business owner alleges Galveston man failed to pay for work

GALVESTON — A business owner is suing a Galveston man, alleging breach of warranty and failure to pay for completed work.

Former worker alleges plumbing company owes overtime

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a plumbing business, alleging unpaid wages and violation of workers compensation laws.

Former employee alleges Texas college practiced gender discrimination

MARSHALL — A former female employee is suing a Texas college, alleging gender and sexual discrimination in her dismissal. 

Five former workers accuse Garden Fresh of unpaid wages

HOUSTON — Five former employees are suing a food business, alleging violation of workers compensation laws.

Abbott, other governors file amicus brief in amnesty fight

AUSTIN – On April 4 Gov. Greg Abbott led a coalition of six governors in filing an Amici Curae - or friend of the court brief - to the U.S.

Whose side is Steve Mostyn on?

Telling two teams apart is easy, assuming their uniforms are different.

Wilson Warehouse denied summary judgment in injury case

BEAUMONT – A Texas company had its motion for summary judgment denied in a suit brought by a local man claiming he sustained injuries after a heavy object was dropped on him.

GEICO argues no benefits owed to auto collision claimant

BEAUMONT — GEICO recently answered a lawsuit brought by a local man claiming the insurer breached its contract. Arthur Louis Jr. filed a lawsuit Dec. 30, in Jefferson County District Court against GEICO Advantage Insurance Company and Gregory Paul Shello Jr. of Beaumont, alleging negligence and breach of contract. On April 11, 2015, the complaint states, Louis was involved in a vehicle collision with Shello, an uninsured motorist, causing severe injuries to Louis, for which he has

Americas Best Value Inn in trial for poolside injury

BEAUMONT - Americas Best Value Inn will have to defend itself this week in litigation brought by a motel guest who alleged she cut her heel on a gate surrounding the pool.

Interveners in coin seller suit claim signing arbitration clause under duress

A handful of interveners in an ongoing dispute between a coin seller and its former employee recently filed a motion to stay arbitration, arguing they were coerced into signing an agreement while under “duress.” As previously reported, International Precious Metals filed a lawsuit Sept. 15, 2014 in Jefferson County District Court against Montgomery Chandler and Michael Brown.

Glassmasters of Santa Fe, owner accused of not completing work

GALVESTON – A strip center owner claims he paid to have screens installed but the work was never completed.