News from June 2017

Baron & Budd investigating potential lawsuits regarding alleged GM emissions fraud

By David Yates | Jun 1, 2017

DALLAS – On May 30, Baron & Budd announced it is investigating potential lawsuits related to recent allegations that General Motors installed “defeat devices” on more than 705,000 GM Duramax branded diesel trucks.

Passenger blames transport service company for causing crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Port Arthur woman is suing a transport service company, alleging its negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Employee blames grocery store owner for spinal injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Beaumont man is suing a Jefferson County grocery store owner, alleging negligence led to injuries of the plaintiff.

Production manager alleges employer failed to pay overtime

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2017

HOUSTON — A production manager is suing a continuing care business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Shareholders accuse corporation of denying fair share of stock

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2017

HOUSTON — Two shareholders are suing a consulting company, alleging tortious interference.

Property suit against Jefferson County back up on appeal

By David Yates | Jun 1, 2017

BEAUMONT – Last year, the Ninth Court of Appeals reinstated a civil case against Jefferson County alleging wrongful foreclosure of a tax sale. The case is now before justices again after a district judge granted the county summary judgment.

Former Baylor University financial aid officer Kinyon and university settle lawsuit

By John Sammon | Jun 1, 2017

HOUSTON – A former Baylor University financial aid officer who sued the university contending she was terminated because she reinstated the scholarship of a former football player wrongly kicked off the team for alleged sexual misconduct settled the case last week in an agreement with the university.

Tempur Sealy alleges Mattress Firm failed to honor agreement, still uses signs in stores

By John Severance | Jun 1, 2017

HOUSTON – The split between two mattress giants likely is heading to court.

Investors sue legal legal services provider

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

Investors accuse Nathan Sommers Jacobs, a professional corporation of negligent misrepresentationHOUSTON — Investors are suing Nathan Sommers Jacobs, a professional corporation, a legal legal services provider, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.Stephen I.

Jefferson County Courthouse evacuated after bomb threat

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 5, 2017

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Brent Coon files suit claiming patrons' wrongful arrest in 2015 Twin Peaks shooting

By John Suayan | Jun 5, 2017

AUSTIN – A Beaumont attorney recently pursued legal action in response to the 2015 shooting at a Waco Twin Peaks, Austin federal court records show.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

PALESTINE — An Anderson County woman is suing Kroger, alleging the store's negligence caused injuries.

Electric business alleges contractor owes more than $140,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County electric business is suing a contractor, alleging breach of a subcontract agreement.

Couple blames express carrier for crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

TYLER — A Smith County couple is suing an express carrier, alleging its negligence caused a crash that injured the husband.

Motorist blames 2 other drivers for crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

BEAUMONT — A motorist is suing two other drivers, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Customer blames Office Depot for physical attack

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing Office Depot, alleging employees of the defendant physically attacked him.

Customer alleges storage facility partner failed to pay fair share

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

GALVESTON — A Missouri woman is suing her partner of a unit at a Galveston County storage facility, alleging breach of an agreement.

Customer accuses truck dealer of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2017

BEAUMONT — A Galveston County customer is suing a Ford truck dealer, alleging deceptive trade practices.

Jefferson County jury levies $122M verdict against International Paper

By David Yates | Jun 5, 2017

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County jury recently handed down a $122 million verdict in a breach of contract lawsuit brought by Signature Industrial Services of Beaumont against the International Paper Company.

New business licenses in Jefferson County

By The SE Texas Record | Jun 5, 2017

May 22 - June 1 License #:16785 Assumed Name:K&T TRUCKING Address:5225 WILDWOOD DR, BEAUMONT, TX 77708 Owner Name:LOVETT KIMA K SR

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