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Workman blames ship owners for injuries aboard vessel

Annie Hunt Apr. 14, 2016, 3:10pm

NEW ORLEANS — A workman is suing the owners of a vessel, alleging negligence for failing to provide a safe work environment, which he says caused him to fall and severely injure himself.

Couple sues Chuck E. Cheese's for allegedly not accommodating son's food allergies

Annie Hunt Mar. 25, 2016, 8:00pm

LAFAYETTE – A couple is suing the owners of a Chuck E. Cheese's for allegedly failing to accommodate for their son’s allergies.

Bank company accuses ship owners of unpaid mortgage

Annie Hunt Mar. 23, 2016, 1:19pm

NEW ORLEANS — An Orleans Parish bank is suing the owners of the two motor vessels, alleging unpaid mortgage payments.

Worker accuses Texas communications business of wrongful termination

Annie Hunt Mar. 23, 2016, 1:11pm

SHREVEPORT — A Bossier Parish woman suffering from IBS is suing a Texas communications company, alleging she was wrongfully terminated for taking leave in accordance with the FMLA.

Technician blames rig owners for concussion, facial injuries

Annie Hunt Mar. 22, 2016, 12:44pm

LAFAYETTE — A torque technician is suing the owners and operators of a maritime rig, alleging their negligence caused him severe injuries.

Maritime worker blames vessel's owners for severe injuries

Annie Hunt Mar. 21, 2016, 12:23pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Terrebonne Parish maritime worker is suing the owners of a shipping vessel, alleging negligence for causing him to fall and severely injure himself.

Employees allege Evangeline Home Center failed to pay proper wages

Annie Hunt Mar. 21, 2016, 12:13pm

LAFAYETTE — Two former employees are suing a Carencro home retail stores, alleging unpaid minimum wage and overtime compensation.

Tidewater Marines sues insurance company for allegedly unpaid ship repairs

Annie Hunt Mar. 20, 2016, 7:58pm

NEW ORLEANS — A marine company is suing XL Specialty Insurance Company for claims that it failed to honor a construction agreement and pay for over almost $2 million in an allegedly defective ship.

NAACP members oppose Terrebonne Parish president's motion to intervene in minority voting lawsuit

Annie Hunt Mar. 18, 2016, 10:53pm

BATON ROUGE — At a Terrebonne Parish Council meeting last week, members of the NAACP spoke out against President Gordy Dove’s motion to include the parish as an intervener in a lawsuit against the state, and they did not hold back.

Boat engineer blames Odyssea Marine Inc. for slip-and-fall injuries

Annie Hunt Mar. 17, 2016, 9:08pm

NEW ORLEANS – A former chief engineer for Odyssea Marine Inc. is suing the company for alleged negligence that caused him to fall and injure himself aboard the vessel Count.

Man blames insurance company over alleged wrongful termination of benefits

Annie Hunt Mar. 17, 2016, 10:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A former field service engineer is suing Reliance Standard Life Insurance, alleging the company denied benefits.

Senior rigger blames platform owner over alleged injuries from crane accident

Annie Hunt Mar. 16, 2016, 12:09pm

NEW ORLEANS – A senior rigger is suing Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co. over injuries he allegedly sustained from a crane aboard the tension leg platform Auger LTP.

Man alleges U.S. Commissioner of Social Security unlawfully denied his application

Annie Hunt Mar. 16, 2016, 11:59am

LAFAYETTE – A man has filed suit over claims that his application for Social Security benefits was wrongfully denied.

Company sues foreign-flagged vessel over allegations of unpaid services

Annie Hunt Mar. 16, 2016, 11:52am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish company is suing Hisamoto Kisen Co. over allegations of unpaid services.

Insurance company alleges Garda CL failed to deliver $170,000 to ATMs

Annie Hunt Mar. 15, 2016, 2:55pm

BATON ROUGE – An insurance company is suing Garda CL Southeast Inc. for allegedly failing to deliver $170,000 to designated ATMs.

Crew member blames Bayou Blue owner for injuries sustained aboard the vessel

Annie Hunt Mar. 14, 2016, 5:31pm

BATON ROUGE – A former crew member aboard the Bayou Blue is suing the owner for allegedly providing the wrong harness for his job on the boat, causing him to severely injure himself.

Entergy sues the Laurie S. Johnston over alleged damages from river accident

Annie Hunt Mar. 14, 2016, 5:20pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana company is suing the owners and insurers of a vessel over allegedly causing an accident on the Mississippi River.

Man files collective-action suit against Check-6 Inc. over unpaid wage claims

Annie Hunt Mar. 14, 2016, 5:08pm

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee of Check-6 Inc. is collectively suing the company over allegations of unpaid overtime compensation.

Crew members of the Surf Ranger allege they are owed unpaid wages

Annie Hunt Mar. 14, 2016, 4:59pm

NEW ORLEANS – Eleven crew members aboard the Surf Ranger are suing over allegations that they worked for three months without pay.

Lumber Liquidators accused of selling allegedly defective flooring

Annie Hunt Mar. 11, 2016, 3:59pm

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing Lumber Liquidators over allegations of high levels of formaldehyde in wood flooring they purchased from the company.