April 2

  • Jasquin Inc. vs. Jim Rideaux, Jr.

    PA � Joe Dodson, J � Gary Sanderson

    On Sept. 28, 2007, Jasquin entered into a pair of contracts with Rideaux for the construction of a single metal property located at 1920 Reynolds Road, Beaumont. The contracts totaled $58,396.29.

    With a fire arm at his side, Rideaux allegedly approached Jasquin and told the company that it would no longer be paid for its services and its workers needed to finish the job and leave.

    Jasquin claims it is owed $31,226.71 in unpaid invoices. The company is also suing for attorney's fees.

    Case No. B181-531

  • Alma V. Castillo vs. Crystal Lynn Richardson

    PA � Stephen Williams, J � Donald Floyd

    On April 14, 2006, around 2 p.m. Castillo was traveling eastbound on the 4200 block of Dowlen Road when she was struck from behind by Richardson, which also caused Castillo to strike the vehicle in front of her.

    The plaintiff claims the defendant negligently failed to control her vehicle and is suing for past and future impairment, loss of earnings, pain, mental anguish and medical expenses.

    Case No. E181-534

  • Herbert Martin vs. Travelers Lloyds of Texas Insurance Co. et al

    PA � Steve Mostyn, J � Milton Shuffield

    Martin is suing Travelers and one of its adjusters for the unpaid portion of his Hurricane Humberto insurance claim. Humberto struck Southeast Texas on Sept. 12, 2007.

    Case No. D181-535

  • Brandon Gouthier vs. Brett J. Hartman and Dana Gilstrap

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Bob Wortham

    On April 18, 2006, the plaintiff was traveling west on College Street and was proceeding through a green light, when he was struck by the defendant, who allegedly failed to yield the right of way.

    The plaintiff claims the defendant negligently failed to control her vehicle and is suing for past and future impairment, loss of earnings, pain, mental anguish and medical expenses.

    Case No. A181-536

  • Tammy Hanks vs. Daniel Hunt

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Bob Wortham

    On April 15, 2006, in Port Neches the plaintiff was traveling north on Magnolia Street when the defendant failed to yield the right of way and slammed into his vehicle.

    The plaintiff claims the defendant negligently failed to control his vehicle and is suing for past and future impairment, loss of earnings, pain, mental anguish and medical expenses.

    Case No. A181-537

  • Scull Timber Co., Inc. vs. Jacinto Investments.

    PA � Stephen Shires, J � Gary Sanderson

    Scull Timber has filed suit against Jacinto, Cem Properties and Foster-Ross Consulting Services, claiming it paid $104,749 to log a track of land in Greentree Village of Waterwood in San Jacinto County but was given an incorrect tree count � leaving the company with fewer tress than expected to log.

    The plaintiff is suing for $50,000 plus attorney's fees.

    Case No. B181-538

  • Lloyd Booker vs. David Chung and Car Rental Claims Inc.

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Milton Shuffield

    On April 10, 2006, the plaintiff was traveling on Avenue A in Beaumont. He had stopped at a stop sign when the defendant allegedly slammed into his vehicle.

    The plaintiff claims the defendant negligently failed to control his vehicle and is suing for past and future impairment, loss of earnings, pain, mental anguish and medical expenses.

    Case No. D181-539

    April 3

  • Kevin Broussard vs. T-N-T Builders

    PA � Brandon Monk, J � Bob Wortham

    Back in 2006, Kevin Broussard sliced his thumb open while suing a saw supplied by his employer, T-N-T Builders. Presently, Broussard claims the company negligently furnished him with the guardless saw and has filed suit.

    Broussard is suing for past and future pain, mental anguish, disfigurement, impairment and medical expenses.

    Case No. A181-547

  • W.Z. Hutson et al vs. A.O. Smith Corp. et al

    PA � Bryan Blevins, J � Gary Sanderson

    During his career as a boilermaker and general laborer, W.Z. Hutson worked around asbestos. When he developed an "asbestos-related disease," he sued and received a claim. Now deceased, Hutson's family is seeking compensation for a "different malignant asbestos-related injury," which allegedly prematurely ended his life.

    Provost Umphrey attorney Bryan Blevins filed suit on Hutson's behalf against the A.O. Smith Corp. and 67 other companies.

    Case No. B181-548

    April 7

  • Curtis Seymore vs. Motiva Enterprises

    PA � Kurt Arnold, J � Gary Sanderson

    A gas tank cleaner is alleging Motiva's managers "assaulted" him by exposing him to "dangerous chemicals and compounds." Curtis Seymore, an Ab Cleaning employee, filed suit against Motiva Enterprises LLC, claiming the oil giant failed to warn him that the chemicals he was cleaning were toxic.

    He is suing for exemplary damages and court costs, plus past and future pain, mental anguish, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses.

    Case No. B181-558

    April 8

  • Allied Electrical Contractors of Beaumont, Inc. vs. Johnson Controls, Inc.

    PA � Dan Clayton, J � Donald Floyd

    Seeking to recover $79,890.94 on a past due account, Allied Electrical Contractors of Beaumont, Inc. has filed suit against Johnson Controls, Inc.

    Case No. E181-560

  • Gloria English vs. Texaco et al

    PA � Keith Hyde, J � Donald Floyd

    The widow of a deceased refinery worker is suing Texaco and Chevron USA for "maliciously" exposing William English to asbestos. Gloria English is suing for exemplary damages.

    Case No. E181-562

  • Ann Mattingly et al vs. Home Depot U.S.A.

    PA � David Starnes, J � Bob Wortham

    A trip to Home Depot turned into a trip to the emergency room for Ann Mattingly, who claims a store employee parked a flat-bed cart behind her while she was paying for her garden supplies. Mattingly says she suffered "permanent injuries" after she tripped over the cart and has filed suit against Home Depot.

    Her husband, Jeff Mattingly, is also a plaintiff in the suit, claiming he "suffered bystander damages and mental anguish" witnessing his wife's fall.

    The plaintiffs are suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. A181-564

    April 9

  • John Rexses vs. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

    PA - Gregg Rosenberg. J � Milton Shuffield

    John Rexses worked for Goodyear for three decades. Last year, he was suddenly put on leave then fired. Rexses claims he was fired because of his age and his filed a discrimination suit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

    Rexses is suing for lost wages and damages for the humiliation he suffered, plus attorney's fees.

    Case No. D181-569

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