May 21

  • Curtis E. Berry vs. Sammy Lee Cockrell

    PA � Christopher Smith, J � Buddy Hahn

    On May 22, 2006, Berry was traveling southbound on N. 16th Street when Cockrell allegedly negligently failed to control his vehicle and pulled out of his driveway in front of Smith, causing an automobile collision.

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

    Case No. D-080201-c

    May 22

  • Nathaniel Hardin vs. Garland Randell and Dorthy Hardester

    PA � Jonathan Juhan, J � Pat Clark

    On June 3, 2006, Hardin was traveling on I-10 when Randell failed to pass him safely and slammed into his vehicle, "negligently causing a collision." Hardin faults Hardester for negligently entrusting her vehicle to Randell.

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

    Case No. A-080202-c

    May 23

  • Shirley D. Deem vs. A.W. Chesterton et al

    PA � Lou Thompson Black, J � Dennis Powell

    On behalf of the late Ronald Duane Deem, Shirley Deem has filed suit against A.W. Chesterton and 38 other companies, claiming the companies negligently and maliciously manufactured, distributed and used asbestos products � purposely exposing the late Deem to the hazardous substance. Some of the other defendants in the suit include Viacom and Zurn Industries.

    The plaintiff is suing for punitive damages and for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, lost earnings, disfigurement and impairment.

    A-080205-c

    May 30

  • Brain and Angela Durr vs. State Farm and Blake West

    PA � David Starnes, J � Dennis Powell

    During the period of March 8, 2007, to June 2007, plaintiffs' Bridge City property sustained damage, resulting in a total loss. The suit is not clear on how the property was damaged, stating that the there was some kind of structural problem with the property's roof.

    The suit says State Farm failed to perform its contractual obligations by performing an adequate investigation � forcing the plaintiffs to sue.

    The suit alleges State Farm breached its contract, violated the Texas Insurance Code and DTPA. The plaintiffs are suing for actual and economic damages, plus attorneys' fees.

    Case No. B-080212-c

    June 2

  • Roslyn Diane Kirkland vs. L&B Transport and Michael Reed

    PA � Sandee Hart, J � Dennis Powell

    On June 6, 2006, the plaintiff says she was injured when Reed, while driving an L&B truck, attempted to negligently merge in the outside lane and collided with her.

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

    Case No. B-080215-c

  • Joni Perez vs. Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.

    PA � Ellen Sprovach, J � Buddy Hahn

    Perez, who had been a Chevron employee for nearly 26 years, is alleging the oil company fired her because of her age. In retaliation, she filed an age discrimination suit against Chevron, claiming that "Chevron had never given her a bad performance appraisal."

    "Defendant treated plaintiff significantly younger employees," the suit says.

    She is suing for exemplary damages and attorneys' fees.

    Case No. D-080216-c

    June 3

  • Jerald Whately vs. Lloyd's I-10 RV Center, Inc.

    Pa � Walter Snider, Pat Clark

    Whacked in the knee unhooking his brand new trailer from his truck, Jerald Whately claims the company who sold him the trailer never fully explained the procedure and has filed suit against Lloyd's I-10 RV Center, Inc.

    He is seeking actual damages.

    Case No. A-080217-c

  • Gwendolyn Jones vs. Wal-Mart Supercenter

    PA - John Seale, J � Dennis Powell

    An Orange County resident has filed suit against Wal-Mart Supercenter after she slipped and fell in aisle 11 of the mega retailer.

    She is suing for actual damages.

    Case No. B-080218-c

    June 5

  • Nurse Corps, LLC vs. Legacy living Centers and Sharon Flowers

    PA � Michael Lindsay, J � Buddy Hahn

    The plaintiff is alleging that it sold the defendant $47,398.13 worth of nursing supplies, but the defendant has refused to pay the outstanding account.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of breach of written account and is suing for actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    Case No. D-080222-c

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