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Republic Fire and Casualty Insurance seeks restitution from individuals after house fire

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 7:11am

NEW ORLEANS – An insurance company is seeking declaratory judgment from the court regarding a fire that occurred at a Vacherie property.

Former worker claims Cajun Industries owes unpaid overtime wages

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 7:02am

NEW ORLEANS — A construction worker has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former Baton Rouge employer over allegations he is owed unpaid overtime wages.

Federal government seeks to prohibit Louisiana woman from preparing tax returns

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 6:52am

NEW ORLEANS – A tax return preparer residing in Louisiana is accused of filing false and fraudulent returns.

Former Houma Industries employee alleges Deepwater Horizon spill affected employment

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 6:27am

NEW ORLEANS – A Marrero man alleges his employment with a Houma business was affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill and that he had to retire early.

Man alleges he was injured because of defective ladder on Anadarko platform

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 6:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A painter/service hand working on an Anadarko platform in the Gulf of Mexico alleges that he was injured because of a defective ladder.

Former maintenance superintendent alleges Praxair wrongfully terminated him

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 3, 2017, 12:24pm

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish man alleges that he was wrongfully terminated from his job as a maintenance superintendent.

Three former employees allege Coastal Industries failed to pay overtime wages

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 3, 2017, 12:18pm

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish company is alleged to have failed to pay overtime to three former workers.

Alabama man alleged to still owe more than $3,000 to Florida individual

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 3, 2017, 12:13pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Alabama man is alleged to have failed to pay a Florida man in full.

Seaman alleges he has been unfit for work since injury while employed by Offshore Marine Contractors

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 3, 2017, 12:08pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman alleges he was injured while working because his employer failed to provide adequate equipment.

Akorn shareholder alleges company violated Securities Exchange Act with proxy statement

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 3, 2017, 12:00pm

BATON ROUGE – An Akorn shareholder has filed a class-action lawsuit against Akorn Inc. over allegations that it filed a misleading proxy statement.

S&R Development Inc. alleged to have failed to complete hotel project on time

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 30, 2017, 6:50am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi contractor is accused of failing to complete the construction of a hotel in accordance with contract specifications.

Former Blind Pelican employees allege they are owed unpaid wages

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 30, 2017, 6:23am

NEW ORLEANS – Two individuals formerly employed as an oyster shucker and waitress at a New Orleans business allege that they are owed unpaid wages.

Deaf individual accuses Allen's Family Practice Clinic of Ponchatoula of discrimination

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 30, 2017, 6:15am

NEW ORLEANS – A deaf Tangipahoa Parish individual alleges a Ponchatoula medical facility dismissed her as a patient because she requested an interpreter to be present during appointments.

Louisiana Specialty Products Inc. alleges ALS Associates failed to property install tanker liner

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 30, 2017, 5:58am

LAFAYETTE – A New Iberia vinegar products manufacture alleges that Texas company failed to properly install a liner in its tanker trailer.

Son files wrongful death suit against government over father's care at Overton Brooks

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 30, 2017, 5:48am

SHREVEPORT – A Texas man alleges that his late father did not receive adequate care at a Shreveport VA hospital.

Galliano Marine Services cook alleges vessel's crew left luggage on stairs, caused fall

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 29, 2017, 8:03am

NEW ORLEANS – A cook aboard a vessel alleges she was injured in a fall caused by a congested stairwell.

Florida man alleges he was not paid for work as security guard at Home Depot

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 29, 2017, 7:38am

NEW ORLEANS – A Florida man alleges he was not compensated for security guard services he performed at a home improvement store.

Former Tom's Marine & Salvage employee files class action for allegedly unpaid overtime wages

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 29, 2017, 7:27am

NEW ORLEANS – A painter and sand blaster has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former Lafitte employer over allegations that he was not paid at the correct rate for overtime work.

Woman alleges she was sexually harassed while working at Big Easy Blends

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 29, 2017, 7:17am

NEW ORLEANS – A former worker of a New Orleans company that manufactures and sells pouched drinks alleges she was terminated after reporting sexual harassment.

Former River Bend Detention Center inmate claims he was overdetained

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 29, 2017, 6:40am

BATON ROUGE – A former inmate alleges that he was unlawfully detained.