Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott HOUSTON -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed action against an Illinois finance company already in legal hot water in its home state over disputed accounts.
Recent patent/copyright infringement suits filed in U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Texas, June 1-5, 2007
Recent business licenses/assumed names issued by the Jefferson County Clerk, May 31-June 6
Many lawsuits blame the air that workers breathe has caused illness, but the family of a former employee of Du Pont's Sabine River Works are claiming the drinking water supply at the facility is the cause of the man's death.
The Nederland Economic Development Corp. will seek to recover $12,500 in incentive funds, which comes from tax payers' money, that it loaned to Shannon Landry, owner of the Jaguar Salon and Day Spa.
Keith Hyde While he was alive, Carl Larkin sued a petrochemical plant and received a claim for his "non-malignant asbestos-related disease."
Bausch & Lomb has denied allegations of negligence relating to a local man's eye infection as lawyers prepare for a conference in federal court.
Ian Cloud The heirs of Joe Coleman's estate are suing four corporations for conspiring to inflict him with an asbestos-related disease.
A contracted worker for the Port Arthur Chevron refinery, Joel Hernandez was riding his bike when a plant truck allegedly ran a stop sign and struck him. He is suing the company for failing to post biking crossing signs.
Keith Hyde The children of the late Warren Schroeder are suing their father's former employer, Texaco Inc., for negligently and maliciously exposing him to asbestos.
Keith Hyde The family of Frederick Schultz mourned his death almost two years ago. They claim his former employer, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., exposed him to asbestos, which ultimately caused him to die of mesothelioma.
There has been a rash of beauty horror-stories in the national media lately, informing the public of unseen dangers lurking in nail salons.
Anthony and Coretta Alexander have brought a medical-malpractice lawsuit against the Medical Center of Southeast Texas and several of its physicians for failing to provide an ordinary standard of care.
Phillip Kanayan Dillon Parker Jr. is suing A.W. Chesterton, along with 145 other companies, for conspiring to mine, process, sell and distribute asbestos products, suppressing the information pertaining to the fiber's hazardous influence on human health, and purposely inflicting him with an asbestos disease.
136TH COURT DISTRICT TRIALS
136th COURT DISTRICT
The James J. Flanagan Shipping Corp. settled with the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. The trial was set to begin Wednesday, June 6, in Judge Milton Shuffield's 136th District Court.
Glenn Parker IV, slipped and fell on what he claims were dangerous steps at the Motiva refinery in Port Arthur.
Nearly a year ago Kirk and Michelle Martin paid Bedrock Pools $58,000 to design and build them a first-class pool and porch area. To this date, the job remains unfinished.
This story will be updated with comments from the attorneys. More to come on setexasrecord.com.