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Trial Lawyer Fox Running to Guard the GOP Hen House

In an election season abounding with ironies, one of the strangest is the campaign now being waged by Houston personal injury trial lawyer Jared Woodfill to lead the Republican Party of Texas.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

DBA: 4/21 - 4/26/2016 License #:12284 Assumed Name:KLOSET KEEPER BY ANN PATTERSON Address:5550 FOLSOM DR., #179, BEAUMONT, TX, 77706 Owner Name:PATTERSON JUANITA ANN License #:12302 Assumed Name:EASTEXAS GOLF CARS Address:3413 TOLIVAR CANAL RD., BEAUMONT, TX, 77713 Owner Name:HAMILTON JAMES T License #:12347 Assumed Name:MS AS KITCHEN & CATORING Address:1416 VERA DR., PORT ARTHUR, TX, 77642 Owner Name:EAGLIN ALEXIS License #:12351 Assumed Name:AFC URGENT CARE Address

Jefferson County 60th Court District : June 2016


Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

MARSHALL DIVISION April 25 Mariner IC Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al 2:16-cv-00433-JRG-RSP Mariner IC Inc. v. Texas Instruments Incorporated 2:16-cv-00434-JRG-RSP Mariner IC Inc. v. MediaTek Inc. et al 2:16-cv-00435-JRG-RSP

Insurance firm alleges client breached policy

HOUSTON — An insurance firm is suing a Katy woman, alleging breach of contract and liability.

Workers allege personnel business failed to pay overtime

HOUSTON — Two employees are suing a Texas personnel business, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.

Family alleges auto repair business caused vehicle crash

BEAUMONT — A Nederland family is suing a Port Arthur automotive business, alleging an employee of the defendant caused a vehicle crash.

Motorist alleges trucking company caused crash

MARSHALL — A motorist is suing a trucking company, alleging one of the defendant's drivers caused a crash that resulted in injuries. 

Tower blames transport company for causing truck rollover

TYLER — A Hopkins County man is suing a transport company and two individuals, alleging failure to exercise caution and causing a truck rollover.

Deceptive practices suit against Old American Insurance settles

An Orange County woman has settled her suit against an insurance company she alleges failed to notify her of a canceled policy until after she filed an accident claim.

Verizon Wireless, plaintiff agree to arbitration in overbilling suit

BEAUMONT – A Verizon Wireless entity and the plaintiff who sued the company have agreed to arbitration.

KCS settles ‘abrupt’ locomotive jolt lawsuit

Rather than go to trial, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company has opted to settle a personal injury lawsuit brought by an employee.

5 GoransonBain family law attorneys named to 2016 Rising Stars list

Five divorce attorneys from the family law offices of GoransonBain have been included on the 2016 Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers.

JC district attorney files asbestos suit on behalf of ‘Beau’ Hicks

BEAUMONT - A former district judge who gave up the bench to become Jefferson County’s district attorney recently filed an asbestos lawsuit on behalf of the late refereeing legend H.T.

An ‘extraordinary’ case, Vascular Solutions bet its future by tangling with DOJ

SAN ANTONIO - In an era where government dominates medicine, a life sciences company from Minnesota endangered future federal dealings in order to prove its innocence – an “extraordinary” move for a publically traded business pursued by the Department of Justice, according to one attorney.

Thank you, Howard Root

Joseph Stalin’s infamous KGB chief, Lavrenti Beria, had a unique approach to justice. Instead of investigating a crime to find the culprit, he would arrest the “culprit” first and create a crime to pin on him. “Show me the man,” he boasted, “and I will find the crime.”

Judge Alvarez threatens to sanction another hail attorney

A federal judge who previously threatened to impose sanctions against renowned storm attorney Steve Mostyn for bring factually unsupported hail suits recently threatened to sanction yet another hail attorney.

Motorist alleges Honda vehicle not crashworthy

BEAUMONT — A motorist is suing Honda alleging, its vehicles fail to protect drivers during a crash.

Worker alleges home appliance repair business failed to pay overtime

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a Texas home appliance repair business, alleging failure to pay overtime to its employees. 

Three employees accuse outdoor deck business of ignoring overtime rules

HOUSTON — Three Montgomery County employees are suing a Conroe outdoor deck and patio business, alleging failure to pay overtime.