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Attorneys prepare appeal against $75 million asbestos verdict

April Brown Apr. 2, 2017, 6:55pm

NEW YORK – Attorney James Powers of Powers Law Firm in Houston has stated that his client and co-defendant in a $75 asbestos suit, Dana Cos., will retain appellate counsel for post-trial proceedings.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

Carrie Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 11:04am

April 24 - 30 License #:9778 Assumed Name:THE RICHARD PRESSURE WASHING ETC Address:3855 HARDING ST, BEAUMONT, TX 77703 Owner Name:RICHARD ROY III License #:9793 Assumed Name:B & L ENTERPRISES Address:3836 LEXINGTON AVE, PORT ARTHUR, TX 77642 Owner Name:LEBLANC JOHN R License #:9795 Assumed Name:THE HUNTINGTON AT BEAUMONT.

Jefferson County 58th Court District: May 2017

The SE Texas Record Apr. 3, 2017, 11:10am


Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Apr. 3, 2017, 11:11am


Law firm leaders come out to defend Legal Services Corp. from Trump Administration

David Hutton Apr. 3, 2017, 11:14am

WASHINGTON – A group of lawyers has come out to oppose a Trump administration plan to cut off funding to the Legal Services Corp.

Texas SC sends case against a Pepsi subsidiary to appeals court

Melissa Busch Apr. 3, 2017, 11:17am

AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of M&F Worldwide Corp. and others in their jurisdictional claim against a subsidiary of Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Co. Inc., which relates to a previously settled covert asbestos case in New York.

Why Senate Bill 10 is needed

The SE Texas Record Apr. 3, 2017, 12:12pm

Our state Senate considering legislation to restrict lawsuits against individual insurance adjusters.

Furniture installers sue employer in overtime complaint

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:32pm

Two furniture installers are suing their employer, Sotero Lozano Jr., who does business as Astros Techs, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Fort Bend woman sues yacht rental company

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:32pm

A Fort Bend woman is suing MVR Star Fleet LLC, a yacht rental company, citing alleged false, misleading or deceptive business practices.

Patient sues health care providers over spine procedure

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:33pm

A patient is suing Dr. George Al Shamy and other health care providers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries during a spine procedure.

Liquor retailer accused of compensation violations

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:33pm

Former employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against an alcoholic beverages retailer, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Homeowner sues over construction defects

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:33pm

A homeowner is suing Lennar Homes of Texas Land and Construction Ltd. and Lennar Homes of Texas Sales and Marketing Ltd., alleging a breach of the implied warranty stemming from construction defects in the home she purchased.

TWIA, Mostyn Law lock horns over outcome of Rita trial – insurer says firm ‘simultaneously’ filed suit with ‘excessive’ pre-suit demand

David Yates Apr. 4, 2017, 9:39am

BEAUMONT – While the trial of the last remaining Hurricane Rita lawsuit may be in books, the case is far from over – as Mostyn Law and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association recently filed contrasting motions for entry of final judgment.

Final judgment of $665K entered in Hidalgo County hail trial

David Yates Apr. 4, 2017, 10:29am

McALLEN – A final judgment of more than $665,000 has been entered in a Hidalgo County hail lawsuit – a far cry from the $1.8 million in damages originally awarded by the jury.

Oil companies' dispute results in writ of mandumus

Chandra Lye Apr. 4, 2017, 11:35am

BEAUMONT – A petition for a writ of mandumus was filed with the Texas Court of Appeals 9th District in a case involving BBX Operating and Geosouthern Energy Corp.

3-D Mammography: A Technology Texas Women Deserve

Dr. Stephen Rose Apr. 4, 2017, 11:39am

A new bill in front of the Texas State Legislature would change women’s lives, drastically.

Vacuum installer accuses employer of unpaid wages

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 1:52pm

HOUSTON — A vacuum installer has filed a class action lawsuit against a Houston company, alleging failure to compensate employees for overtime work.

Pedestrian blames Houston property owners for fall

Philip Gonzales Apr. 4, 2017, 2:05pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing Houston homeowners, alleging their negligence cause her to suffer injuries in a fall on their property. 

Convenience store operator accuses competitor of unjust enrichment

Philip Gonzales Apr. 4, 2017, 2:13pm

HOUSTON — A Lake Jackson convenience store operator is suing a competitor, alleging unfair competition and unjust enrichment.

Couple alleges roofing contractors breached contract

Philip Gonzales Apr. 4, 2017, 2:23pm

HOUSTON — A Houston couple is suing roofing contractors, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.