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Caldwell’s TV endorsers are paid millions, state records show

Nov. 20, 2015, 3:31pm by Richard Miniter, American Media Institute

BATON ROUGE — On television ads endorsing Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell for re-election, Paul Connick says a lot — but he never acknowledges that Caldwell approved $1.7 million in payments to his private practice. more...

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Florida man accused of six-figure fraud in sale of engines to boat builder

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:51pm by Robert Hadley

NEW ORLEANS – A manufacturer of commercial boats says a marine broker doing business in Louisiana backed out of a deal to buy engines but kept the $100,000 down payments.

Statin drug’s alleged diabetes risk prompts wrongful death suit against Phizer

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:42pm by Robert Hadley

NEW ORLEANS – The family of a deceased Mississippi woman says Pfizer was negligent in the design, development and marketing of cholesterol drug Lipitor, which they say caused their mother to develop diabetes.

$100,000 deal to open New Orleans restaurant in the Middle East goes sour

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:36pm by Robert Hadley

NEW ORLEANS – A Kuwait firm says Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro reneged on a deal to open six locations in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and four other countries.

Cajun Outboards Inc. sued over allegedly defective vessel

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:32pm by Gene Johnson

NEW ORLEANS – An East Baton Rouge Parish-based boat company is being sued for allegedly selling a defective vessel and making shoddy repairs to the craft.

Couple sues Starwood Hotels, alleging poor treatment because of racial discrimination

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:21pm by Gene Johnson

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing a hotel chain alleging racial discrimination during a stay because they are an interracial couple.

Insurance company files suit over coverage dispute

Nov. 27, 2015, 12:00pm by Carrie Bradon

NEW ORLEANS – An insurance company is suing a business over claims that one of their contracts is in opposition to Louisiana law.

Inmate on hard labor work release sues employers after fall

Nov. 27, 2015, 11:47am by Angelino Menconi

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana inmate assigned to hard labor on work release is suing his employers over injuries sustained from a fall while sandblasting.

Wal-Mart sued over alleged gender discrimination

Nov. 25, 2015, 1:36pm by Vimbai Chikomo

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana woman is suing her employer over alleged claims of gender discrimination.

Man sues Seacor Marine, others over injury he allegedly sustained on boat

Nov. 25, 2015, 1:29pm by Vimbai Chikomo

NEW ORLEANS – A seaman is suing over claims that he was injured while working on a boat.

Owner of New Orleans bar and restaurant sue for ex-manager over fraud and theft allegations

Nov. 25, 2015, 1:21pm by Gene Johnson

NEW ORLEANS – The owners of Lucy’s Retired Surfer’s Bar and Restaurant in New Orleans are suing its former manager for allegedly stealing company profits through fraud and theft, adding up to more than $850,000.