Oct. 1

  • Andrew Dixon and Jo Larden vs. Capitol County Mutual Fire Insurance Co. et al

    PA - Jessica Hallmark, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiffs are suing the insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay at least a portion of their Hurricane Rita damage claim. The suit alleges the defendants are guilty of Texas Insurance Code and DTPA violations.

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

    Case No. B182-476

    Oct. 2

  • Anthony Jones vs. Affordable Rent-to-Own of Beaumont et al

    PA – Todd Elias, J – Bob Wortham

    The plaintiff is suing ARTOB and one of its truck drivers, who allegedly caused an automobile collision on April 29. The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver failed to yield at a stop sign and struck his vehicle. The plaintiff faults the defendant company for hiring the driver.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    A182-485

  • Kimberly Richard vs. Robin Perdue

    PA – Ronald Salazar, J – Donald Floyd

    On Oct. 27, 2006, the plaintiff had come to a stop when she was rear-ended by the defendant. The suit does not state why the plaintiff had come to a stop.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    E182-486

  • Priscilla Rodriguez vs. Jose Amaro

    PA – David Ferrell, J – Donald Floyd

    On Dec. 24, 2007, the defendant was in an automobile collision with the defendant. The suit does not state how the incident occurred.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    E182-488

  • Cynthia Rodriguez et al vs. Barry Shaw

    PA – Jonathan Juhan, J – Donald Floyd

    Individually and on behalf of her minor children, the plaintiff is suing the defendant for causing an automobile collision on Oct. 3, 2006. The plaintiffs allege the defendant failed to yield the right-of-way while attempting to turn at the intersection of 11th Street and Cedar.

    The plaintiffs allege the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    E182-489

  • Heather Jones vs. Richard James

    PA – Christopher Kirchmer, J – Gary Sanderson

    On March 7 the plaintiff was traveling east on Nederland Avenue when she stopped for a school crossing guard and was rear-ended by the defendant.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    B182-490

    Oct. 6

  • Gricelda Alvarez vs. Capitol County Mutual Fire Insurance Co.

    PA - Jessica Hallmark, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay at least a portion of her Hurricane Rita damage claim. The suit alleges the defendant is guilty of Texas Insurance Code and DTPA violations.

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

    Case No. D182-495

  • De'Andrea Ware vs. Michael Williams

    PA – Travis McCall, J – Bob Wortham

    On Oct. 9, 2006, the plaintiff was traveling north on Eastex Free Way when the defendant switched lanes and struck her vehicle.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    A182-496

  • Clifford Teasley vs. City of Beaumont

    PA – David Starnes, J – Bob Wortham

    On Nov. 4, 2006, the plaintiff was traveling west on South Street when a Beaumont police officer failed to stop at a stop sign and caused the plaintiff to strike his vehicle.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    A182-498

  • Mark and Leann Wallace vs Beaumont Independent School District

    PA – David Starnes, J – Gary Sanderson

    On Dec. 11, 2007, the plaintiff was traveling east on Highway 105 when a BISD employee driving a school truck made an illegal U-turn and struck the plaintiffs' vehicle.

    The plaintiffs allege the defendant's employee negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    B182-499

  • Malton Lewis vs. City of Beaumont

    PA – Andrew Toscano, J – Gary Sanderson

    On Oct. 5, 2006, the plaintiff was eastbound on Pierce when a city employee driving a city vehicle made an unsafe turn and struck the plaintiff.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant's employee negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    B182-505

    Oct. 7

  • Katie Fay Houston vs. James William Laird

    PA – David Ferrell, J – Bob Wortham

    On May 22, the defendant was in an automobile collision with the defendant. The suit does not state how the incident occurred.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and impairment, plus actual damages and attorneys' fees.

    A182-509

    Oct. 10

  • Applied Standards Inspection, Inc. vs. R&R Marine, Inc.

    PA – John Morgan, J – Donald Floyd

    Applied Standards Inspection Inc. has filed suit against R&R Marine, Inc. in hopes of collecting nearly $59,000 on a past due account.

    Case No. E182-524

  • Leroy and Easter Feat vs. Mike Young Chevrolet

    PA – James Payne, J – Bob Wortham

    Thinking they were buying a new Dodge, Leroy and Easter Feat soon found out they were actually sold a used car. The Feats are suing for actual and consequential damages, plus mental anguish and attorney's fees.

    Case No. A182-526

    Oct. 13

  • Dora Rodriguez vs. Sparkletts Bootle Water Co.

    PA – Trent Bond, J – Gary Sanderson

    Dora Rodriguez, a UTMB Medical Branch employee, slipped and fell as she walked past a Sparkletts Bootle Water Co. maintained water fountain.

    The plaintiff is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish and lost wages, plus all court costs.

    Case No. B182-527

  • Mildred Baker vs. Texaco et al

    PA – Keith Hyde, J – Donald Floyd

    Two years after their father's death, the children of Joseph Baker Jr. have filed a suit against Texaco and Chevron U.S.A., claiming the companies maliciously exposed him to benzene. The plaintiffs are seeking exemplary damage.

    Case No. E182-528

    Oct. 14

  • James Kevin Lee vs. Madison's Restaurants

    PA – Steve Barkley, J – Donald Floyd

    James Lee climbed the stage at Madison's and belted out his favorite karaoke song. After taking his bows, Lee tumbled off the stage.

    Lee blames the restaurant for failing to tell him there were no stairs on the stage he had to climb.

    He filed a suit against Madison's and is seeking around a $1 million in lost wages.

    Case No. E182-532

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