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Bus passenger sues transit authority over alleged injuries

Andrew Stevens Sep. 8, 2014, 4:59pm

New Orleans Regional Transit Authority bus

Circus goer files suit after being knocked to the ground by clown

Andrew Stevens Sep. 5, 2014, 7:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A circus attendee has filed suit after a clown, employed by the circus, bumped into her causing her to fall and suffer serious injuries.

Woman sues elevator company after light fixture falls on her

Andrew Stevens Sep. 3, 2014, 5:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – A woman has filed suit against an elevator operator for negligence in the maintenance, inspection, and repair of an elevator she claims she was injured in when a light fixture fell on her.

Son files suit against numerous companies after father dies of mesothelioma

Andrew Stevens Sep. 3, 2014, 5:28pm

NEW ORLEANS – A man has filed a wrongful death suit against the City of New Orleans and numerous companies after his father contracted and died from mesothelioma.

Depuy Orthopedics and J&J sued over knee bone cement

Andrew Stevens Sep. 2, 2014, 7:24am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is suing a bone cement manufacturer claiming the product was defective and has caused her to need additional surgery.

Deckhand at various Louisiana drill sites files suit after contracting mesothelioma

Andrew Stevens Aug. 29, 2014, 7:18am

NEW ORLEANS – A man working as a deckhand at various drill sites in Louisiana has filed suit after contracting mesothelioma and lung cancer, which he claims directly relates to his time working with asbestos-containing products.

Rouse's employee files suit against former employer for wrongful termination

Andrew Stevens Aug. 29, 2014, 7:15am

NEW ORLEANS – A shelf-stocker at a grocery store has filed suit against the store for wrongful termination claiming he was terminated because he requested to be assigned new duties after a work accident caused him to be disabled.

Transportation association files suit against City of New Orleans for allegedly withholding documents

Andrew Stevens Aug. 26, 2014, 3:01pm

NEW ORLEANS – A limousine association has filed suit against the city for withholding documents involving changes to the city code regarding for-hire transportation services.

Contractor sued for over $22K for allegedly ordering the wrong size windows and doors

Andrew Stevens Aug. 25, 2014, 7:03am

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing a contractor they hired to replace windows and doors upon realizing they were allegedly the wrong size.

Son files suit against numerous companies after father dies of mesothelioma

Andrew Stevens Aug. 21, 2014, 1:26pm

NEW ORLEANS – A man has filed a wrongful death suit against the City of New Orleans and numerous companies after his father contracted and died from mesothelioma.

Property owner sues after city allegedly demolishes structure on property

Andrew Stevens Aug. 20, 2014, 8:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A property owner claims she was not informed of the scheduled demolition of a structure on her property by the city prior to the demolition occurring, and that the demolition was wrongfully scheduled because the building was in the process of being repaired.

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad sued by former employee for allegedly racially biased treatment resulting in his termination

Andrew Stevens Aug. 19, 2014, 6:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee of The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has filed suit claiming he was unfairly treated by being terminated from the company.

Family files suit on behalf of deceased man who was exposed to asbestos

Andrew Stevens Aug. 19, 2014, 6:21am

NEW ORLEANS – After a former paper company worker allegedly developed asbestos-related lung cancer and passed away, his family has filed a suit on his behalf to recoup damages.

Vendor who fell at Essence Festival files suit against convention center

Andrew Stevens Aug. 15, 2014, 9:40am

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Co-owner of property sues after failing to come to partition agreement

Andrew Stevens Aug. 14, 2014, 7:37am

NEW ORLEANS – A minority stake holder in immovable property has filed suit against the majority stake holder to force the sides to come to an agreement on partition of the property or have the court auction the property and divide the sale price proportionally.

Construction company sues City of New Orleans over bid review process

Andrew Stevens Aug. 14, 2014, 7:35am

New Orleans City Hall

Former worker at New Orleans port files suit after contracting mesothelioma

Andrew Stevens Aug. 13, 2014, 8:34am

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee working at the New Orleans and Baton Rouge ports has filed suit against numerous companies for their alleged negligence in exposing the employee to asbestos which resulted in the contraction of mesothelioma.

Building owner claims roof unlawfully used by contracts to repair adjacent building

Andrew Stevens Aug. 13, 2014, 8:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A building owner claims his roof was used as a staging area by contractors who unlawfully trespassed onto his roof and caused damage.

Spouse of deceased worker files asbestos suit

Andrew Stevens Aug. 12, 2014, 6:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman has filed suit against numerous companies for their involvement with asbestos-containing products after her husband died from mesothelioma.

Construction company files suit against the City of New Orleans over bid process

Andrew Stevens Aug. 8, 2014, 3:11pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local company claims the City of New Orleans improperly denied awarding it a project after submitting the lowest responsive bid.