News from January 2016

Beaumont contractor alleges rental company hasn't paid invoices

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 3, 2016

BEAUMONT — A Beaumont, Texas contractor and a tenant who helped with cleanup of a rental unit recently filed suit in order to collect unpaid invoices.

Unum Group sued for Botox injection gone bad

By Molly English-Bowers | Jan 3, 2016

HOUSTON — A Florida physician is suing an insurance company after her disability claim was rejected.

Kilgore College named in whistleblower's suit

By Hanna Nakano | Jan 3, 2016

TYLER — A former employee alleges that the junior college where he worked fired him because he contacted authorities and the media about asbestos issues on campus.

Galveston County Fair suing insurance company for failure to pay claim

By Hanna Nakano | Jan 3, 2016

GALVESTON — Owners of a local fair and rodeo are suing an insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay a claim after a hailstorm.

RadioShack reimburses gift card holders after bankruptcy settlement

By Anna Aguillard | Jan 3, 2016

AUSTIN – After declaring bankruptcy, RadioShack will now begin the process of compensating consumers for unused gift cards.

Saudi Diplomat's suit against hospital set to be heard in Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

By Anna Aguillard | Jan 3, 2016

HOUSTON – After filing suit in March of 2015, a Saudi diplomat is standing by his complaints that a hospital employee allegedly leaked confidential health information and an alleged hospital debt to the consulate.

Mother sues daughter for outstanding loans of $199,990

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 3, 2016

GALVESTON — A mother is suing her daughter and son-in-law in order to collect on a loan balance, which currently is more than $199,990.

Suit blames Marathon for failing to pay replacement workers during strike

By John Suayan | Jan 3, 2016

Marathon Petroleum Company LP is facing a lawsuit from a group of workers who claimed the defendant failed to pay them for working during the United Steelworkers-led strike at its Galveston Bay refinery earlier this year, recent Galveston County District Court records show. Attorney Scott Newar of the Law Office of Scott Newar in Houston filed the suit on behalf of plaintiffs Craig Ayers, Emil Adams, Willy Buchan, Rolo Garza and Adam Vidale in the Galveston County 212th District Court on Dec. 2

Auto accident with city of Galveston employee focus of complaint

By John Suayan | Jan 3, 2016

Galveston County residents Candy Watkins and John C.

Former Texas DOT employee alleges racial discrimination in lawsuit

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 3, 2016

SHERMAN — A former state employee is suing the state over allegations his supervisor routinely used derogatory racial terms when speaking to him.

New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 4, 2016

DBA : 12/18 - 12/30/2015 License #:40866 Assumed Name:WHEELER COMMERCIAL Address:470 ORLEANS ST., 12TH FLOOR, BEAUMONT, TX, 77701 Owner Name:KENWHEEL INC License #:40867 Assumed Name:THIS IS IT SPORTS LOUNGE Address:1649 WOODWARD, PORT ARTHUR, TX, 77640 Owner Name:JONES PREVEN JOSEPH License #:40868 Assumed Name:JETSPEED CLEANING SERVICING Address:PO BOX 5935, BEAUMONT, TX, 77726 Owner Name:ANDRUS ERROL DAVID License #:40891 Assumed Name:MINIX MEDIA Address:1100 HERGET AVE., PORT ARTHUR, TX

Let's all make the same resolution

By The SE Texas Record | Jan 4, 2016

Part of the problem with resolutions is that we all make different ones.

Couple alleges Cruiser Yachts negligent in sale of luxury yacht

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 4, 2016

GALVESTON -- A Galveston couple is suing the sellers and manufacturers of a luxury yacht, alleging defects and recurring problems.

Landlord seeks to force tenant out of commercial property

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 4, 2016

GALVESTON -- A landlord is suing a tenant, seeking to regain possession of commercial property in La Marque.

Independent contractor alleges companies failed to pay overtime

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 4, 2016

HOUSTON -- An independent contractor is suing two companies, alleging failure to pay overtime.

Disabled woman says Harris County Housing Authority wrongfully denied allowance

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 4, 2016

HOUSTON -- A Harris County woman is suing the Harris County Housing Authority and numerous employees, alleging unlawfully denying the re-certification of her Section 8 housing allowance.

Founders Insurance seeks to avoid defending Limelight Club

By Angelino Menconi | Jan 4, 2016

HOUSTON -- The Founders Insurance Company is suing a Harris County nightclub and four employees, alleging it has no duty to defend the club for claims in an assault case.

Beaumont attorneys make 2015 the year of the auto collision lawsuit

By David Yates | Jan 4, 2016

Southeast Texas trial lawyers feasted on automobile collision lawsuits in 2015, filing several hundred in the Jefferson County District Clerk’s Office.

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