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Woman files suit against city of Ville Platte alleging violation of constitutional rights

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 17, 2017, 8:20am

LAFAYETTE – A woman is seeking more than $50,000 in damages over the alleged conduct of a Villa Platte city marshall deputy.

Equifax Inc., Navy Federal Credit Union alleged to have reported inaccurate information on credit report

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:18am

LAFAYETTE – A Leesville consumer alleges that she has been damaged by inaccurate information on her credit report.

Texas man alleges he was injured when disembarking charter fishing vessel

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:08am

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas man alleges he needed surgery to treat a broken ankle that was caused by the slippery conditions of a dock.

Pedestrian alleges negligence against Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department deputy after collision

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:03am

BATON ROUGE – A pedestrian has filed a suit against a deputy of the Iberville Parish Sheriff's office after she was struck.

Wrights National Flood Insurance Co. alleged to have undervalued damage claim for Zachary property

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 6:27am

BATON ROUGE – The owners of a Zachary property have filed suit against their insurer seeking reimbursement for flood damages allegedly sustained by the property.

Dixon Correctional Center inmate alleges officer used excessive force

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 6:10am

BATON ROUGE – A disabled man currently incarcerated at the Dixon Correctional Center alleges a correctional officer used excessive force.

Bertucci Contracting Co. employee alleges he was injured on job

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he remains unfit and incapable of returning to his duties after an accident on a vessel.

Boyce Family Holdings alleges it is owed more than $300,000 for promissory notes

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:47am

NEW ORLEANS – The holder of four promissory notes alleges an Indiana man has failed to pay them in full.

Former First Emanuel Homes of New Orleans tenant alleges concerns were not addressed about wall outlet

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:40am

NEW ORLEANS – A disabled former tenant of a New Orleans apartment alleges the property owner subjected him to unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Galliano Marine Service employee alleges he contracted infection while working

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman alleges he contracted a bacterial infection while working aboard a vessel.

Detainees allege Orleans Parish magistrate judge imposes secured bonds that they cannot pay

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:22am

BATON ROUGE – Two detainees have filed a class-action lawsuit against a magistrate judge over allegations that the judge unlawfully imposes secured financials conditions of release in an amount arrestees cannot afford to pay.

United Community Bank alleges it is owed more than $3 million for loan

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 12, 2017, 2:10pm

NEW ORLEANS – A bank alleges that the owner of vessel with a hailing port of New Orleans has defaulted on a loan.

Man alleges he was terminated by Linear Controls for filing harassment complaint

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 12, 2017, 2:02pm

LAFAYETTE – A Lafayette Parish resident alleges that he was subjected to sexual harassment during his employment with a Broussard employer.

Louisiana Generating alleged to have unlawfully charged nonprofit co-ops

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 12, 2017, 1:50pm

BATON ROUGE – Two nonprofit electric cooperative organizations allege that the owner and operator of power generating plants has breached its contract.

Minnesota Life Insurance Co. seeks interpleader in insurance beneficiary dispute

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 12, 2017, 1:41pm

LAFAYETTE – An insurer is seeking the court's help with a dispute among several individuals in relation to the beneficiaries of an insurance policy.

Superior Energy Services employee alleges he was injured while working on platform

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

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he was injured while working aboard a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deaf individual alleges Pinnacle Orthopaedics did not provide ASL interpreter

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 11, 2017, 12:33pm

NEW ORLEANS – A deaf senior citizen alleges that a St. Tammany Parish medical facility did not provide her with auxiliary aids and services necessary to effectively communicate with her.

Federal Insurance Co. seeks subrogation from two individuals, alleges fraud and conspiracy

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 11, 2017, 12:16pm

Licensed insurer accuses nursing home employees of breach of fiduciary dutySHREVEPORT — A licensed insurer is suing Jacqueline Abrone and Pamela Hyde, nursing home employees, citing alleged fraud, defalcation and embezzlement.Federal Insurance Company filed a complaint on June 22, in the U.S.

Homeowner claims defective Pella Corp. windows damaged home

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 11, 2017, 10:25am

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans homeowner alleges that defective windows have damaged his home and diminished the property's value.

Man alleges Jefferson Parish Sheriff officers used excessive force

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 11, 2017, 10:13am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish man alleges excessive force was used during his arrest.