Monthly Archives: December 2012

BP Settlement Unjustified For Deckhands

On Friday, December 21, a federal judge approved a $7.8 billion settlement for companies and individuals whose livelihood was affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

Fiery Crash Kills 18-wheeler Driver in Houston

As thousands of Houston residents headed home or back to work on December 26, a fatal, fiery crash on the Eastex Freeway shut down the highway for hours as police investigated and cleared the scene.

TransCanada Sued for Breach of Contract

On Wednesday, Judge Jack Sinz was due to hear arguments in the case of Michael Bishop, a Nacogdoches County, Texas, resident who has filed a lawsuit against TransCanada for a breach of contract.

UFAA Sues Farmers Insurance Over Breach of Contract

The United Farmers Agents Association (UFAA) has filed a lawsuit against Farmers Insurance Group (FIG) and five subsidiaries stemming from an alleged breach of contract which left agents at a disadvantage to perform their jobs properly.

Wrongful Death Suit of UT Student Filed to Dismiss

After filing a lawsuit against the University of Texas (UT) in November regarding the wrongful death of their son, Young Ok Choi and Oh Soon Choi petitioned the same court to dismiss the case, just nine days later.

Residents Reprimand Houston Bars

On Friday, December 14, State District Judge Steven Kirkland gave partial victories to both the bars and local residents who had been involved in a months-long legal battle over the neighborhood they share.

Houston Woman Injured In 18-wheeler Accident

A woman in her 20s was evacuated from an accident scene on the Katy Freeway by LifeFlight helicopter early Friday morning after her small sedan collided with the back of an 18-wheeler.