News from May 2019

Case activity for State of Texas vs Herbey Chavez on May 8

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by State of Texas against Herbey Chavez, Stan Stanley and Allied Bail Bonds on May 8:

Court activity on May 8: Bank of America N A vs Jason K Higgins

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Bank of America N A against Jason K Higgins on May 8: 'Citation (office Copy)'

Court activity on May 8: MCT Credit Union vs Nicholas Cearley

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by MCT Credit Union against Nicholas Cearley on May 8: 'Citation (office Copy)'

May 8: Jefferson County District Court docket for damages or injury (auto) cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The following cases categorized as "damages or injury (auto)" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for State of Texas vs Frank L. Brock on May 8

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by State of Texas against Frank L. Brock, Stan Stanley and Allied Bail Bonds on May 8:

Court activity on May 8: Daneisha Fontenot vs Douglas Foots

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Daneisha Fontenot against Douglas Foots on May 8: 'Petition'

May 8: Jefferson County District Court docket for contract: consumer/commercial debt cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The following cases categorized as "contract: consumer/commercial debt" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 8: Jefferson County District Court docket for judgment nisi cases

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The following cases categorized as "judgment nisi" cases were on the docket in the Jefferson County District Court on May 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jefferson County District Court: Actions Taken on May 8

By The SE Texas Record | May 8, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activity on May 8 in the suits below:

Appraiser claims he was stiffed by Dick

By David Yates | May 8, 2019

“How can any appraiser be ‘disinterested’ or ‘impartial,’ as required by all insurance policies,” asks attorney Steven Badger, “when the appraiser has hundreds of appraisals for a single lawyer, in addition to also working for that lawyer as an expert witness and estimate writer?”

Woman claims former Pub Fiction manager forced her to perform oral sex during Uber ride, sues for $10M

By David Yates | May 8, 2019

HOUSTON – A recently filed lawsuit is arguing Pub Fiction is more culpable than the men who sexually assaulted one of its employees.

AG Paxton’s Office files suit against operator of crowdfunding scheme

By David Yates | May 8, 2019

AUSTIN – On May 5, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Consumer Protection Division of his office filed a lawsuit seeking a permanent injunction preventing Douglas W. Monahan and his company, iBackPack of Texas, LLC, from participating in deceptive crowdfunding schemes in violation of the state’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Bar patron named Stone slips on gravel, sues Luke’s Icehouse for failing to barricade sidewalk

By David Yates | May 8, 2019

BEAUMONT – A bar patron is suing Luke’s Icehouse for failing to provide “warning signs” and “barriers” around the loose pea gravel spread across the sidewalk, which allegedly caused him to slip and fall.

Texans for Lawsuit Reform hails Texas House's passage of TCPA reform bill

By John Suayan | May 8, 2019

AUSTIN – The Texas House’s passage of a bill which seeks to reign in the Texas Citizens Participation Act has earned praise from Texans for Lawsuit Reform.

Appeals court affirms $3 million judgment for bank after promissory note dispute

By Charmaine Little | May 8, 2019

HOUSTON -- The 14th Court of Appeals confirmed April 30 a $3 million judgment in favor of a bank in a guarantor tort claim concerning a promissory note.

Lender prevails in legal battle concerning undelivered ice machine

By Charmaine Little | May 8, 2019

HOUSTON -- The 14th Court of Appeals on May 2 sided with a lender’s counterclaims and against a borrower’s initial allegations in an ongoing dispute regarding an ice machine.

Company alleges businessman made false representations

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

HOUSTON — A Spring company is suing a Houston man who owned another business and allegedly made false representations in order to convince the plaintiff to buy the business.

Information technology company alleges it is owed more than $83,000 by media business

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

HOUSTON — A information technology company is suing a business partner, alleging the plaintiff was not paid more than $83,000 for services delivered.

League City property owner alleges unenforceable lien is unfair

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

GALVESTON — A Harris County business seeks removal of an unenforceable lien for property in League City, alleging it is unfair.

Case activity for Lorna Williams vs Berridge Services LLC on May 9

By The SE Texas Record | May 9, 2019

The Jefferson County District Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Lorna Williams against Berridge Services LLC on May 9:

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