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New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

DBA: 1/22 - 1/29/2016 License #:2012 Assumed Name:K B L DISPOSAL Address:1413 HILL ST., NEDERLAND, TX, 77627 Owner Name:STELLY OVIDE III License #:2039 Assumed Name:4EVER ROLLIN CC BEAUMONT TX Address:1015 LINDBERGH, BEAUMONT, TX, 77707 Owner Name:BROWN LILLIE License #:2044 Assumed Name:BLISSFUL LAWNS Address:7655 PARK NORTH DR., APT.



Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

MARSHALL DIVISION Jan. 25 Numic Technology, LLC v. ZTE (USA) Inc. 2:16-cv-00078-RWS

Data engineer alleges Geolog Americas failed to pay overtime

HOUSTON – A data engineer is suing a Houston logging company, alleging he and similar workers did not receive overtime compensation.

Texas Attorney General calls out daily fantasy sports as prohibited gambling

AUSTIN — Attorney General Ken Paxton announced earlier this month that daily fantasy sports leagues constitute prohibited gambling in Texas, adding to the recent onslaught of allegations against the online sports community.

Judge denies BISD’s loser pays motion in racial discrimination suit

The Beaumont Independent School District lost its bid to dismiss a suit brought by an educator alleging deliberate targeted racial discrimination over a seven-year period.

American Valve granted summary judgment in discrimination suit

BEAUMONT - American Valve & Hydrant Manufacturing, accused of discriminating against a black employee seeking punitive damages, was recently granted summary judgment.

Steve Mostyn’s on a losing streak

Houston attorney Steve Mostyn must have been feeling cocky when he attended a hearing held by the Texas House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence back in 2010. The hearing, attended by tort reformers and trial attorneys, was called to address the problem of barratry in our state. 

Gregg County woman blames CGI Gulf Coast Upstream for oil site accident

MARSHALL - A Gregg County woman is suing an oil drilling company, alleging negligence for injuries she says she sustained at one of the company's oil sites.

Nacogdoches County man alleges Refinery Specialties did not pay overtime

HOUSTON - A Nacogdoches County man is suing a Texas oilfield services company and its president, alleging they did not pay him overtime wages.

Texas man alleges ODFjell did not pay overtime

HOUSTON - A Texas man is suing a Houston-based supplier to the liquid bulk chemical industry, alleging it did not pay him overtime wages.

State Farm triumphant following hailstorm trial over ‘8 to 14’ damaged roof tiles

A federal jury recently found in favor of State Farm Lloyds in a suit brought by a Hidalgo County resident claiming the company failed to fully compensate him by paying to replace his cement tile roof following the March 29, 2012, hailstorm that swept through the area.

Dismissed: Buzbee’s movie lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by Houston attorney Anthony Buzbee claiming he was duped into investing a movie deal has been settled and dismissed.

Storms bring increase in claims but few complaints

Story CopyWhile Texas weather catastrophes caused a huge jump in homeowner insurance claims last year, the number of complaints that sometimes follow are low in comparison.

Using new tools to fight human trafficking

Earlier this year, U.S. Marshals announced the arrest of Rosain Moreno, a 27-year-old Pennsylvania man, who allegedly convinced a 13-year-old girl to run away from her parents and travel with him to South Carolina. Once the child was reported missing, police asked the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force to get involved. Fortunately, they acted quickly, locating and arresting Moreno in South Carolina and bringing the young girl home safely.

Mostyn secures order barring Boston Scientific from destroying evidence

HOUSTON – A state district judge has issued an order prohibiting Boston Scientific Corp. from destroying suspect material used to make surgical mesh implants that allegedly have harmed thousands of women.

Patient blames Beaumont Eye for accident at medical plaza

BEAUMONT - A Jefferson County woman is suing two Beaumont eye centers and a property owner, alleging negligence for injuries she says he sustained on their premises.

Lone Star Rigging alleges Signature Industrial owes payments

BEAUMONT - A Jefferson County rigging equipment company is suing a Beaumont industrial services business, alleging the defendant has not paid for purchased equipment.

Texas man alleges Marathon Petroleum's negligence caused work site fire

BEAUMONT - A Texas man is suing Marathon Petroleum, alleging negligence for injuries he says he sustained when a fire erupted at his job site.

Worker blames Kirby Inland Marine for job site injuries

BEAUMONT - An Orange County man is suing a maritime company, alleging negligence for injuries he says he sustained while working in a ship canal.