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Tangipahoa Parish residents sue sheriff and deputies

Michael Abella May 14, 2017, 8:18pm

Tangipahoa Parish residents are suing Brandon McBee, Jon-Rene Sanjurjo, Jessica Murray and Sheriff Daniel Edwards and deputies, citing alleged false arrest and false imprisonment.

PBC Management, Florida Marine Transporters allegedly failed to take safety precautions

Michael Abella May 14, 2017, 8:17pm

A tankerman is suing PBC Management LLC, Florida Marine Transporters LLC and David McNemar, a vessel operator, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries and negligence.

Former employee accuses Schlumberger and MetLife of wrongful termination

Michael Abella May 14, 2017, 8:14pm

DT&R field specialist recently filed a class-action lawsuit against Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for alleged denial of benefits and wrongful termination.

Couple claims hotel floor unsafe after wife slips and suffers injuries

Michael Abella Apr. 9, 2017, 6:35am

NEW ORLEANS — A Jefferson Parish couple is suing The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC and Marriott International Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after a slip and fall.

Winnebago and dealer sold defective RV, suit claims

Michael Abella Apr. 9, 2017, 6:27am

BATON ROUGE — Two consumers are suing Winnebago Industries, McClain's RV Superstore and Bank of America, citing alleged breach of warranty after claiming they bought a defective RV.

Mack Financial claims guarantor owes nearly $400,000

Michael Abella Apr. 9, 2017, 6:19am

SHREVEPORT — A lender is suing Christine L. Fodale, citing alleged breach of guaranty.

American River Transportation Co. LLC employee alleges he was injured on Louisiana Belle

Michael Abella Apr. 7, 2017, 6:26am

NEW ORLEANS – A seaman alleges he injured his left knee in an accident while working.

Seaman alleges Moncla Cos. failed to provide safe place to work

Michael Abella Apr. 7, 2017, 6:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A seaman alleges he was injured because his employer maintained an unseaworthy vessel.

Rig electrician alleges he was injured during transfer to vessel

Michael Abella Apr. 7, 2017, 6:11am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jackson County, Mississippi man and his wife allege the man was injured while working as a rig electrician.

Man alleges Entergy refused to accommodate disability

Michael Abella Apr. 7, 2017, 6:01am

BATON ROUGE – A former security shift supervisor alleges he was terminated from his job at the Entergy Nuclear Plant in West Feliciana because of his disability.

Champion Foods alleges Precise Commodities failed to pay promissory notes

Michael Abella Apr. 6, 2017, 2:27pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans lender alleges two promissory notes were not paid in full.

Man alleges MLM Remodeling LLC, N & T Improvements LLC owes unpaid overtime

Michael Abella Apr. 6, 2017, 2:03pm

NEW ORLEANS – A painter alleges his former employers failed to pay him for overtime work and has filed a class-action suit.

Treasure Chest Casino accused of employment discrimination

Michael Abella Apr. 6, 2017, 1:57pm

NEW ORLEANS – Three African-American women allege that they were subjected to disparate treatment during their employment with a Kenner casino.

Mississippi couple alleges Toyota of Slidell had the husband arrested on false charges

Michael Abella Apr. 6, 2017, 1:48pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi couple alleges the husband suffered damages because of false charges filed by his former Slidell employer.

ASJ Construction Group alleged to have not paid overtime wages

Michael Abella Apr. 6, 2017, 10:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A Kenner commercial and residential construction company is accused of only paying a laborer a flat daily rate regardless of the hours worked.

Former Alliance Energy Services alleges he is owed overtime wages

Michael Abella Apr. 5, 2017, 9:15am

NEW ORLEANS – A Tangipahoa Parish man alleges a Houma well service company did not pay employees to attend mandatory safety meetings.

Man alleges difficulty accessing Birdie's Food & Fuel because of barriers to disabled patrons

Michael Abella Mar. 31, 2017, 6:22am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish man alleges a LaPlace gas station contains barriers that restrict access to the disabled.

Addy's Burger claims Paradigm Investments failed to pay rent on Chalmette property

Michael Abella Mar. 31, 2017, 6:02am

NEW ORLEANS – A Baton Rouge limited liability company claims it was damaged because a former tenant of its property breached the lease.

Baywater Drilling employee alleges unsafe work environment

Michael Abella Mar. 31, 2017, 5:55am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi seaman claims his Baton Rouge employer provided defective tools that caused his injury.

Driver alleges lift on leased truck from Ryder Truck Rental failed, caused injuries

Michael Abella Mar. 31, 2017, 5:48am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi truck driver alleges a leased truck he was operating had a lift that failed and caused him injuries.