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Former Boots Smith employee alleges he is owed more than $230,000 for commissions

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 27, 2017, 7:00am

LAFAYETTE – A Vermilion Parish man claims that his former employers failed to pay him commissions he earned.

Happy Kids Enterprises Inc. alleges insurer still owes more than $180,000 for fire claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 27, 2017, 6:54am

NEW ORLEANS – A licensed day care facility alleges its insurer failed to timely and adequately pay for the complete amount of damages sustained after a fire at the property.

Hammond Applebee's patron alleges greasy floor caused fall

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 27, 2017, 6:47am

BATON ROUGE – A Texas man alleges he was injured at a Hammond restaurant because of the wet and greasy condition of the restroom floor.

Akorn shareholder seeks to enjoin vote on proposed merger

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 27, 2017, 6:37am

BATON ROUGE – A shareholder is seeking to enjoin a vote on a pharmaceutical company's proposed merger until information has been released.

Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate alleges officers failed to protect him from attack

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 27, 2017, 6:28am

BATON ROUGE – A man incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary has filed a suit against three Department of Corrections officers after he was allegedly injured by another inmate.

John W. Stone Oil Distributor alleges facility was damaged by vessels

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 11:02am

NEW ORLEANS – The Terrytown owners of an oil storage facility in Gretna alleges it was damaged because of the actions of two tugboats and a barge.

Waste Connections of Louisiana, Progressive Waste Solutions of LA alleged to have violated wage laws

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 10:03am

NEW ORLEANS – Former employees for a waste collection company have filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations that they were not paid or paid an erroneous rate for certain hours worked.

Man alleges more than 90 days has passed with no action on Deepwater Horizon claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 9:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A truck driver residing in Louisiana that was employed in oilfield tool and equipment transportation has filed a suit over his claim with the Deepwater Horizon Claim Center.

Windward Group alleges Reva Solutions over-billed for project work

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 9:44am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish software development company alleges it lost a contract because of a subcontractors negligent over-billing.

Wrongful death suit filed against Western Rivers Boat Management Inc.

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 9:30am

NEW ORLEANS – An estate administrator has filed a wrongful death suit against an Arkansas company.

AMP Automotive files class action against Great American Business Products over alleged junk faxes

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2017, 1:44pm

NEW ORLEANS – A property management and automobile marketing supplies company is accused of sending junk faxes to a Metairie business.

Man alleges Juneau Sportfishing failed to provide safe place to work

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2017, 1:39pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man alleges he injured his left shoulder while working because of the unseaworthiness of the ship.

Man claims exposure during employment with Illinois Central Railroad Co. caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2017, 1:31pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish formerly employed as railroad carman/mechanic alleges exposure to a hazardous chemical caused his kidney cancer.

Nurse alleges discriminatory treatment during employment at Northern Louisiana Medical Center

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2017, 1:21pm

MONROE – A black registered nurse alleges that she was discriminated against by her former employer because of her race.

Crosby Dredging alleged to have failed to mark pipe, which damaged man's boat

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2017, 1:12pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Raceland individual and his insurer allege an unmarked dredge spoil pipe caused damages to a boat.

Life Insurance Co. of North America alleged to have wrongfully denied woman's claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 22, 2017, 7:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A Houma woman alleges her claim for short and long-term disability benefits was unlawfully denied.

Crosby Dredging employee seeks $3 million over alleged injuries from slip on skiff

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 22, 2017, 6:54am

LAFAYETTE – A St. Landry Parish man employed by a Galliano company is seeking millions in damages after he slipped and fell because of an allegedly slippery deck on a skiff.

Couple claims defective design of Cobra Enterprises of Utah Inc. pistol caused it to fire when dropped

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 22, 2017, 6:46am

LAKE CHARLES – A Jonesville couple claims that the wife was shot in her leg by a gun she kept in her purse and that the gun was allegedly defectively designed.

Transgender woman alleges Tangipahoa Parish sheriff, warden failed to protect her

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 22, 2017, 6:33am

NEW ORLEANS – A transgender woman alleges that she was not protected from other inmates at the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.

Stock shares owner seeks to enjoin Akorn vote on proposed transaction

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 22, 2017, 6:22am

BATON ROUGE – An owner of Akorn shares of common stock has filed a class action over allegations a proxy statement the company release is misleading.