May 2

  • Graig and Tanya Colbert vs. Pro Field Services, Inc.

    PA � David Starnes, J � Donald Floyd

    On Oct. 24, 2006, Graig Colbert was traveling west on F.M. 365 in China when David Hendrix, a truck driver for PFS, negligently caused an accident. Hendrix's axle broke loose and entered Colbert's lane, striking his vehicle and launching it around four feet into the air. Colbert's car landed nose first and spun off the road into a ditch.

    He claims the defendants negligently allowed the vehicle and its equipment to degrade, causing an unsafe condition.

    Graig Colbert is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity. His wife is suing for loss of consortium.

    Case No. E181-701

  • Georgia Miller vs. Capital County Mutual Fire Insurance Co. et al

    PA � Michael Ramsey, J � Milton Shuffield

    Miller has filed suit against Capital County Insurance and several of its claims adjusters, alleging the company wrongfully denied at least a potion of her Hurricane Rita claim. Miller alleges the defendant committed DPTA and Texas Insurance Code violations.

    The plaintiff is suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorneys' fees.

    Case No. D181-703

    May 5

  • Courtney White vs. Pricilla and Frederico Padron

    PA � Brandon Monk, J � Milton Shuffield

    On April 19, White was a passenger in a vehicle traveling north on Texas 124, when Pricilla, driving a vehicle owned by Frederico, rear-ended the vehicle she was riding in.

    The plaintiff alleges Pricilla negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and Frederico negligently entrusted his vehicle to her.

    She is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. D181-704

  • John David Crumpton vs. Daryl Robinson

    PA � Brett Thomas, J � Bob Wortham

    On Oct. 5, 2007, Crumpton was operating his vehicle in the westbound lane of Interstate 10 when he was rear-ended by Robinson.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

    He is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. A181-705

    May 6

  • Nicolas and Felicia Jones vs. Andy Flowers

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Bob Wortham

    On May 6, 2006, Felicia was driving north on Major with Nicolas as a passenger when Flowers, who was allegedly traveling too closely, slammed into the back of the plaintiffs' vehicle. The plaintiffs allege the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

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

    Case No. A181-707

  • Joanna Gott et al vs. Melissa Deslatte

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Gary Sanderson

    On May 17, 2006, Gott and her minor son were traveling on Magnolia Street in Port Neches when Deslatte allegedly failed to control her rate of speed and slammed into the back of Gott's vehicle, injuring her and her son.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout. She is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. B181-708

  • William and Chloe Clark vs. Texas Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association

    PA � Brandon Monk, J � Gary Sanderson

    The couple has filed suit against TPCIGA, alleging the company wrongfully denied at least a potion of their Hurricane Rita claim. They allege the defendant committed DPTA and Texas Insurance Code violations.

    The plaintiffs are suing for actual and consequential damages, plus attorneys' fees.

    Case No. B181-709

  • Kenneth and Betty Broussard vs. Joshua Bodine and Jimmie Fuller

    PA � Kelly Stewart, J � Gary Sanderson

    On March 10, 2006, the Broussards were traveling on Cardinal Drive in Beaumont, when Bodine rear-ended them. The plaintiffs allege the defendants negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

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

    Case No. B181-710

    May 7

  • Epifanio P. Oliva vs. ExxonMobil et al

    PA - Vuk S. Vujasinovic, J - Milton Shuffield

    Epifanio P. Oliva can now say he was lived the cinematic cliche. While working on a scaffold at ExxonMobil's Beaumont plant, Epifanio P. Oliva fell through a hole and became entangled in the scaffolding. He claims he has suffered permanent injuries and filed suit against the oil giant and Atlantic Scaffolding on May 7.

    Oliva is suing for past and future mental anguish, impairment, disfigurement, medical expenses and lost wages.

    Case No. D181-711

  • Dawn Price vs. James Kaiser

    PA � Mark Sparks, J � Donald Floyd

    On Sept. 27, 2007, Kaiser was backing out of his parking space at King's Pharmacy when he hit the driver's side of Price's vehicle. The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

    She is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. E181-712

  • Dawn Price vs. Elizabeth White

    PA � Mark Sparks, J � Donald Floyd

    Price has filed two separate automobile collisions on the same date. This one was filed against White, who allegedly rear-ended her on Oct. 6, 2007, while traveling northbound on I-10.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

    She is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. E181-713

    May 7

  • Alice Cammack vs. Land Carriers Inc.

    PA � Jeffery Roebuck, J � Donald Floyd

    Cammack has filed suit against Pablo Cardona, a truck driver for Land Carries and B&E Trucking. On April 16, 2008, Pablo allegedly made an unsafe lane change, driving Cammack's vehicle off the road.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout.

    She is suing for past and future mental anguish, medical expenses, impairment and loss of earning capacity.

    Case No. E181-716

    May 9

  • John O. Seidel et al vs. Texas Star Bar et al

    PA - Raul A. Rios, J - Gary Sanderson

    After his daughter was killed while driving drunk, a father is alleging it was a Crockett Street bar's responsibility to monitor his deceased daughter's actions.

    On May 10, 2006, an intoxicated Shannon Seidel climbed into her car after having drinks at Texas Star Bar and Spindletop Seafood & Steak House. On her way home, Seidel lost control of her vehicle and collided with a tree. Seidel was killed in the collision.

    Two years later, John O. Seidel, Shannon's father, filed suit against the Crockett Street businesses, claiming the popular downtown spots negligently allowed his daughter to drive away "despite her being obviously intoxicated."

    Case No. B181-728

    May 12

  • Dominick A. Faraci vs. Dominick A. Faraci Jr.

    PA - Raymond M. Brassard, J - Milton Shuffield

    Dominick A. Faraci III has filed suit against the elder Dominick A. Faraci Jr. and his company, Dominick Faraci Air Conditioning Inc. in hopes of rehabilitating the corporation's officer structure.

    In addition to the court appointed receiver to straighten out the company, Faraci III is also seeking reimbursement of court costs, including attorneys' fees.

    Case No. D181-733

  • Marianna Measells vs. Dennis Black

    PA - Trenton Bond, J - Bob Wortham

    Marianna Measells went in for a hysterectomy and left with a perforated bowel. She has filed a medical malpractice suit against Dr. Dennis Black.

    Measells is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, lost earnings, impairment and disfigurement.

    Case No. A181-734

    May 13

  • Susana Garcia Dixie vs. Dance Hall et al

    PA - David L. Thornton, J - Milton Shuffield

    Reluctant to ride the mechanical bull at Dixie Dance Hall, Susana Garcia was reassured the ride would be slow by a very persuasive employee. But before anyone could shout "ride 'em cowboy," Garcia was bucked and thrown face first into a table.

    Garcia maintains Dixie Dance Hall and Crockett Street Entertainment, Inc. had a duty to warn her of the repercussions of ridding a steel bull and operate the machine in a safe manner.

    She filed suit against both business and is suing for past and future mental anguish, physical pain, lost wages, impairment and disfigurement.

    Case No. D181-739

  • Jason Waguespack vs. ExxonMobil Corp.

    PA - Adam Terrell, J - Bob Wortham

    A Heatex Industries employee, Jason Waguespack, has filed suit against ExxonMobil Corp., claiming he was injured because the oil company failed "to utilize safety procedures." Pneumatic Industries Services is also named as a defendant in the suit.

    He is suing for past and future pain, mental anguish, medical expenses, lost earnings and impairment.

    Case No. A181-740

    May 14

  • William Morgan vs. Sli Framing Co.

    PA - Bennie D. Rush, J - Milton Shuffield

    A delivery man alleges he was ambushed by falling trusses when a forklift driver carelessly pushed them off a trailer. William M. Morgan filed suit against Sli Framing Co. and Greystar Development and Construction.

    Morgan is suing for past and future mental anguish, impairment, disfigurement, loss of earning capacity and medical expenses.

    Case No. D181-744

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