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ACLU files suit against sheriff's office, seeks data on prisoners

Brandon Caples Oct. 2, 2015, 1:58pm

A local foundation is disappointed with the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Marlin Gusman for failing to respond to a request for data on acutely mentally ill prisoners.

Film companies sue investors, alleging breach of contract

Brandon Caples Oct. 1, 2015, 12:45pm

A New Orleans film company is suing a state official, alleging breach of contract and loss wages.

Patten’s Metal Express seeks compensation for allegedly unpaid fees

Brandon Caples Oct. 1, 2015, 10:23am

A metal express company is being sued for alleged unpaid fees.

Man claims local insurance company conspired against him

Brandon Caples Sep. 29, 2015, 11:34am

A man who is serving as his own legal counsel is suing an insurance company he alleges engaged in a civil conspiracy to defraud him and withhold his money.

Orkin sued for alleged breach of contract

Brandon Caples Sep. 29, 2015, 11:05am

Two Terrebone Parish residents are suing a popular pest control company for allegedly breaching their agreed contract.

Patient claims defective device was used during surgery

Brandon Caples Sep. 29, 2015, 10:04am

An Orleans Parish husband and wife are suing a popular medical company for implanting a faulty device in the wife, allegedly resulting in severe complications.

Mother claims bus driver ran into her car while she was waiting to pick up daughter from school

Brandon Caples Aug. 19, 2015, 3:19pm

BATON ROUGE – A bus driver and the school board employing her are being sued by a parent who allegedly sustained injuries in a car accident while attempting to pick up her daughter from school. Lakisha Homes filed suit against East Baton Rouge Parish School Board and Shaundra Dyer in the 19th Judicial District Court.

Zachary police officer accused of false arrest in lawsuit

Brandon Caples Aug. 16, 2015, 8:13am

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge man is suing Zachary Police Department for falsely arresting him. Joseph Glenn Labatut filed suit against Zachary Police Department, David McDavid Zachary City Chief of Police and Officer Justin Nevels in the 19th Judicial District Court.

Contractor sues over alleged injuries in fall from balcony

Brandon Caples Aug. 7, 2015, 7:00am

BATON ROUGE – An independent contractor is suing a local subdivision claiming work site injuries.

Towing company sued by woman allegedly injured after falling out of tow truck

Brandon Caples Aug. 6, 2015, 7:37am

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge woman is suing a local towing service claiming she injured herself while exiting its truck after her car was towed. Barbara Murphy filed suit against KCJS Trucking LLC in the 19th Judicial District Court on April 22.

Newborn’s death sparks lawsuit against hospital, doctor

Brandon Caples Aug. 5, 2015, 2:29pm

BATON ROUGE – A local medical center and doctor are being sued over the death of a newborn baby.  

Delgado sues student over unpaid tuition

Brandon Caples Jul. 30, 2015, 1:53pm

BATON ROUGE – A former community college student is being sued by a community college for unpaid tuition.

Alleged misdiagnosis of stroke results in patient's death, suit says

Brandon Caples Jul. 29, 2015, 6:44am

BATON ROUGE –  A lawsuit against an insurance company and local doctor claims they failed to properly diagnose and treat their now decease father during an emergency visit. 

Citibank sues man over $4K loan

Brandon Caples Jul. 23, 2015, 3:19pm

BATON ROUGE – A corporate banking and finance company is suing an East Baton Rouge man for allegedly breaching his loan contract.

Concrete company sues customer over $7K on open account

Brandon Caples Jul. 21, 2015, 6:46am

BATON ROUGE – A local concrete company is suing one of its customer’s after he failed to pay the remaining balance owed on the account.

Insurer sued by homeowner who claims home was damaged in fire

Brandon Caples Jul. 20, 2015, 8:05am

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge alleges her homeowners insurance provider breached contract. Leisha Clark filed suit against Liberty Mutual Group Incorporated in the 19th Judicial District Court on April 24.

Baton Rouge City Constable’s Office sued over allegations of sexual discrimination

Brandon Caples Jul. 20, 2015, 7:32am

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge woman is suing former claiming gender discrimination.  

Cell phone tower installer sued by subcontractor for alleged non-payment

Brandon Caples Jul. 10, 2015, 11:42am

BATON ROUGE – A telecommunications company is suing a local Baton Rouge construction company for alleged breach of contract. Phoenix Telecom Incorporated filed suit against Trusty Construction in the 19th Judicial District Court on April 7.

Woman claims laborers dropped mirror on exposed pipe, caused flooding in home

Brandon Caples Jul. 9, 2015, 4:59pm

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge woman is suing local company for allegedly causing flooding and other damages to the interior of her home.

Medical malpractice lawsuit filed over alleged nerve damage from injection

Brandon Caples Jul. 8, 2015, 4:52pm

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge woman is suing a local doctor for allegedly causing permanent damage to her left arm.