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2014-09-03 12:30:41

ROYAL OAK, DEARBORN, and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have completed their affiliation agreement to combine operations as a new organization called Beaumont Health. Federal and state regulatory officials have reviewed and approved the affiliation and granted tax-exempt status as a new $3.8 billion not-for-profit health care organization. Beaumont Health was officially launched on Sept. 2. Beaumont,...

2014-08-18 12:24:23

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine lawyers from Provost Umphrey Law Firm have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America(©)2015. Walter Umphrey, Bryan Blevins, Jr., Paul "Chip" Ferguson, Edward Fisher, Joe Fisher II, D'Juana Parks, James Payne, Aaryn Giblin and Matthew Matheny were chosen by their peers to be listed in the 21(st) Edition of Best Lawyers. The nine lawyers chosen have over 50 years of combined listings in The Best Lawyers in America....

2014-06-11 16:21:09

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT) (the "Partnership") today announced that the board of directors of its general partner has approved an expansion project to construct new crude storage, pipelines, and dock infrastructure at its terminal in Beaumont, Texas. The multi-phase crude expansion will have a total capacity of up to 6.2 million barrels of storage at a total cost of approximately $340 million when all currently planned phases have...

2014-04-08 12:36:29

BEAUMONT, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 60,000 present and past Texas landowners on some 3,200 miles of land stand to receive millions of dollars in cash and other benefits as a result of a class action settlement agreement with three of the nation's largest telecommunications companies. In return, Sprint, Qwest and Level 3 Communications will be able to resolve difficult real estate problems and potential liability arising out of their installation of fiber-optic-cable...

2014-03-24 12:27:52

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Journal recently announced one of Provost Umphrey's 2013 verdicts was listed in the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation. The $32 million verdict against Dominos Pizza is believed to be one of, if not the, largest actual damages verdict ever returned against Dominos Pizza. The verdict is ranked 60(th) in the nation and fifth in Texas for 2013. On August 11, 2012 a Dominos delivery driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a...

2013-12-31 23:24:26

This time of year, give someone the gift of life by donating blood. Quality Mat Company urges everyone to give blood during National Volunteer Blood Donor Month. Beaumont, Texas (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Since January 1970, this upcoming month has been declared National Volunteer Blood Donor Month by the American Red Cross. With the holidays coming to an end, it’s difficult for the American Red Cross to collect the amount of blood donations that are needed. Quality Mat, your source for...

2013-12-27 16:20:09

BEAUMONT, Texas, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Judge Donald Floyd released a Beaumont, Texas jury of their duties on Monday, December 23 after six days of trial. A confidential settlement was reached between the Leggio family and C.R. England, Inc. regarding the Thanksgiving Day 2012 accident that resulted in the death of Vincent and Debra Leggio, residents of Pearland, Texas. The Leggio family was represented by Joe Jamail and Provost Umphrey attorneys Walter Umphrey and Chip...

2013-12-17 23:02:52

Quality Mat Company, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of dragline mats, partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association of Texas to help find a cure to the disease. Beaumont, Texas (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Quality Mat Company, a company well-known throughout the United States as a leading manufacturer of dragline mats, is also known for its commitment to many different health-related causes. Recently, Quality Mat partnered with the Houston and Southeast Texas branch of the...

2013-11-25 23:29:59

After a band of severe tornadoes tore through the state on Sunday, November 17, Quality Mat Company was called upon to aid in the cleanup by sending a number of laminated mats to Illinois. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 On Sunday, November 17th a band of severe tornadoes tore through the Midwest. Shortly thereafter, Quality Mat Company received an order for a number of laminated mats to be sent to Illinois to be used in the cleanup. Quality Mat has been a leader in the mat rental...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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