Sept. 15

  • Mamie Zenn Darren Brune and Kinder Morgan Inc.

    PA - Jonathan Juhan, J - Gary Sanderson

    On Oct. 9, 2007, the plaintiff was traveling on Major when the corporate defendant's employee rear-ended her.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    B184-922

  • DSF Advanced Staffing vs. Advance Staffing & Training et al

    PA - John Morgan, J - Gary Sanderson

    A company is alleging another Texas company is stealing its clientele by using a nearly identical name.

    DSF Advanced Staffing, doing business as Advanced Staffing Inc., filed a lawsuit Sept. 15 in Jefferson County District Court against Advance Staffing and Training Services, Fredericka J. Young and Jacqueline L. Franklin.

    In its lawsuit, DSF is asking the court to place an injunction on the defendants to prevent them from using a name that DSF claims is too similar to its own.

    "In this regard, Plaintiff would show that Defendants' use of this name is substantially similar to Plaintiff's lawful trade name, and causes substantial confusion and disruption in the marketplace, as well as irrevocable loss of goodwill and clients that belong to the Plaintiff," the suit states.

    "If this conduct continues unabated, Plaintiff will continue to suffer substantial injuries for which there can be no adequate, subsequent redress in a court of law."

    B184-923

  • Regional Square Plaza vs. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

    PA - Lance Beadley, J - Milton Shuffield

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    D184-924

  • Barbara Edmonson vs. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds et al

    PA - Greg Cox, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    B184-925

    Sept. 16

  • Tinnel Tompkins vs. Summer Miller

    PA - Joe Schultz, J - Bob Wortham

    On Aug. 9, 2008, the plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Highway 45 when he was rear-ended by the defendant after the vehicle was forced to slow down for traffic.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    A184-931

  • John Broadway vs. Cal Dive HR Services et al

    PA - Adam Terrell, J - Milton Shuffield

    The plaintiff has filed a Jones act suit for injuries he received while serving on the defendant's vessel on Dec. 19, 2008.

    The plaintiff was repairing some equipment when he injured his knee.
    The suit does not state how.

    The plaintiff is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    D184-933

  • Joseph Dugas vs. Time Warner

    PA - Jonathan Juhan, J - Gary Sanderson

    On Oct. 13, 2007, in Port Arthur, the plaintiff was riding his motorcycle on Canal street when he was injured due to a downed cable line owned by the defendant.

    The plaintiff is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    B184-934

    Sept. 17

  • Willie Mae Denson et al vs. A.O. Smith Corp. et al

    PA - Bryan Blevins, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiff is suing 7 defendants for allegedly conspiring to expose the late Elijah Denson Jr. to asbestos,despite actual knowledge of the dangers of asbestos.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendants conspired to inflict him with an asbestos illness.

    He is suing for exemplary damages.

    B184-938

  • Theodore Rehm vs. Woodgroup Production Services et al

    PA - Richard Plezia, J - Gary Sanderson

    On March 4, 2008, while exiting a helicopter, the plaintiff tripped and fell while stepping onto the landing deck.

    The plaintiff claims the defendants failed to provide him with a safe work environment.

    The plaintiff is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    B184-940

  • Gerald McFarlin et al vs. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

    PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    B184-950

  • Erica Mitchell vs. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

    PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Donald Floyd

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    E184-951

    Sept. 18

  • Herbert Balance vs. David Khan and AQA Trucking

    PA - Jonathan Juhan, J - Donald Floyd

    On Oct. 19, 2007, the plaintiff was traveling on the I-10 service road when the defendant's employee attempted to go straight from a turn lane only and slammed into his vehicle.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    E184-957

  • Gloria Polidore et al vs. Republic Lloyds et al

    PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Gary Sanderson

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    B184-959

  • Sharon Randolph et al vs. Charlotee Davis et al

    PA - Kent Johns, J - Bob Wortham

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    A184-961

    Sept. 21

  • The City of Beaumont vs. Entergy Texas

    PA - Ed Fisher, J - Donald Floyd

    The city of Beaumont is claiming that Entergy has been engaged in fradulent billing practices.

    After an inspection and audit, the city learned that they were being billed for lights that did not exist.

    The city is suing for economic and exemplary damages.

    E184-962

  • John Anello vs. Clarissa Theriot

    PA - Brett Thomas, J - Milton Shuffield

    On April 7 the plaintiff was rear-ended by the defendant while driving in Beaumont.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant driver negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and is suing for past and future mental anguish, pain, impairment, lost wages and medical expenses, plus attorney's fees.

    D184-963

  • Angela Lavergne et al vs. Voyager Indemnity Insurance Co.

    PA - Steve Mostyn, J - Bob Wortham

    The plaintiff is suing the insurance company and several of its agents for denying at least a portion of the plaintiff's Hurricane Ike policy claim.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendant is guilty of several Texas Insurance Code violations and of violating the DTPA.

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

    A184-964

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