News from May 2019

Appellate court backs lower tribunal's partial jurisdiction over electricity billing suit

By John Suayan | May 1, 2019

HOUSTON – The Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals determined April 23 that a lower court has partial jurisdiction over litigation regarding the cost of electricity.

Appeals court upholds judgment awarded to roofing business

By John Suayan | May 1, 2019

BEAUMONT – A state appeals court recently affirmed the Montgomery County 284th District Court’s decision to award damages to a subcontractor in a breach of contract lawsuit.

May 2: Jefferson County District Court docket for damages or injury (auto) cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The following cases categorized as "damages or injury (auto)" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on May 2: Donald K Jones vs Alex Eid

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Donald K Jones against Alex Eid, Mediation Pros Inc. and Easy Translation And Tranporation Speak on May 2: 'Petition'

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Regina R Strother on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Regina R Strother on May 2:

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Val Lyons on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Val Lyons on May 2:

May 2: Jefferson County District Court docket for contract: consumer/commercial debt cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The following cases categorized as "contract: consumer/commercial debt" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 2: Jefferson County District Court docket for other cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The following cases categorized as "other" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jefferson County District Court: Actions Taken on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity on May 2 in the suits below:

State Rep. Allison says proposed legislation seeks to address how Texas judges are selected

By John Suayan | May 2, 2019

AUSTIN – State Rep. Steve Allison (R-San Antonio) is at the forefront of an effort to change the way how judges in the state are picked.

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Jonathan A Joseph on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Jonathan A Joseph on May 2:

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Sergio Garcia on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Sergio Garcia on May 2:

Case activity for Discover Bank vs Joshua L Zaragoza on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Discover Bank against Joshua L Zaragoza on May 2:

Case activity for Claude Conner vs Beaumont Heights Apartments on May 2

By The SE Texas Record | May 2, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Claude Conner and Mans Trash One against Beaumont Heights Apartments on May 2:

Harris County Attorney Ryan files lawsuits to close two illegal poker clubs

By David Yates | May 2, 2019

HOUSTON - Harris County Attorney Ryan filed lawsuits on Wednesday seeking to close two illegal poker clubs operating in Houston.

Patient alleges doctor left piece of equipment in him after surgery

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a doctor who allegedly left a piece of equipment in the plaintiff after surgery.

Subcontractor alleges company owes more than $9,000

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a Montgomery County company that hired him as a subcontractor, alleging he was never paid for work he completed.

Worker blames construction company for broken ankle

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a construction company, alleging his ankle was broken during work.

Tenant alleges condo's negligence led to theft of personal items

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

HOUSTON — A tenant is suing a Houston condo association, alleging personal items were stolen from his unit.

Texas Senate honors Provost Umphrey founder Walter Umphrey

By David Yates | May 2, 2019

BEAUMONT – The Texas Senate adopted a resolution honoring firm founder and legal legend Walter Umphrey for his legal accomplishments and philanthropic service to Southeast Texas and on behalf of all Texans.

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