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Jefferson Parish resident accuses cattle sellers of selling him misidentified cattle

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:29pm

LAFAYETTE — A cattle buyer has filed a class-action lawsuit against John P. Sutphin, III and S&S Land & Cattle Inc., sellers, citing alleged breach of contract.

Carpenter files class action suit against employers for alleged unpaid overtime wages

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:22pm

LAFAYETTE — A carpenter has filed a class-action lawsuit against Travis Buquet Construction LLC, Travis Buquet Home Builders LLC, and Travis Buquet, employers, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Louisiana state chartered bank files lawsuit to obtain more than $700,000 in unpaid debt

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:15pm

NEW ORLEANS — A state chartered bank is suing James P. Edmonds and JPE Holdings LLC, guarantors, citing alleged breach of commercial guaranties.

Natchitoches Parish resident accuses Manson Gulf LLC of unsafe work environment

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:06pm

NEW ORLEANS — A crew member is suing Manson Gulf LLC, a derrick barge operator, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Shreveport residents claim unlawful arrest by Caddo Parish law enforcement agents

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 12:59pm

SHREVEPORT — Homeowner’s association officers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Partor, Deputy Adam Jacobo and Deputy Marcus Jeansonne, law enforcement agents, citing alleged excessive use of force.

Ohio resident accuses motorist of negligently causing an accident

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 12:50pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Gahanna, Ohio resident is suing Safeway Insurance Company, Steadfast Insurance Company, Red Rock Risk Retention Group Inc. and Nick Daniel Capdeboscq, underinsured motorist and insurance providers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries

Consumer alleges RV manufacturer sold him a defective vehicle

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 12:40pm

BATON ROUGE — A consumer is suing Highland Ridge RV Inc., a manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Surviving spouse accuses former employer, successor of ERISA violations

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 3:38pm

MONROE — An Ouachita Parish woman is suing a former employer and successor, alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. 

Pet owner alleges sheriff, deputy took away her dogs

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 3:25pm

LAKE CHARLES — A Lake Charles pet owner is suing Beauregard Parish law enforcement officials, alleging violation of civil rights in taking away her dogs.

Louisiana company alleges well operators breached contract

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 3:02pm

SHREVEPORT — A Louisiana company is suing Oklahoma well operators, alleging breach of contract.

Employee accuses offshore drilling companies of unsafe workplace

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 2:49pm

LAFAYETTE — A St, Martin Parish man is suing offshore drilling companies, alleging their negligence resulted in injuries to the plaintiff. 

AT&T Louisiana alleges customer fails to pay bills

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 2:36pm

LAFAYETTE — AT&T Louisiana is suing a New Orleans customer, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay bills.

Black employee accuses Louisiana medical board of discrimination

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 2:10pm

NEW ORLEANS — An African-American woman is suing Louisiana state heath officials, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Rig manager accuses drilling rig operator of wrongful termination

Michael Abella Dec. 9, 2016, 2:02pm

LAFAYETTE — A former employee is suing a Texas drilling rig operator, alleging age discrimination, breach of contract and wrongful termination.

Man alleges he was never paid for work for Thind Petroleum LLC, New Sartaj LLC

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 1:09pm

LAKE CHARLES – A former Lake Charles resident now residing in California alleges he worked without being paid at gas stations in Jennings and Lake Charles.

Motorist seeks more than $800,000 in damages after collision with USPS employee

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 12:59pm

BATON ROUGE – A motorist alleges he was injured in an accident with a federal employee while traveling in Point Coupee Parish.

Ace Bayou Corp. alleges guarantor owes more than $400,000

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 9:41am

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans lender alleges a guarantor has not upheld his obligations.

Former Blitch-Knevel Architects LLC employee alleges discriminatory treatment

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 9:35am

NEW ORLEANS – A project architect alleges her former employer discriminated against her because of her sex. 

Woman files suit over alleged injuries from Jefferson Parish crash

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 9:13am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was injured in an auto accident in the parish.

Man alleges he was injured when he fell trying to get away from fire on platform

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 9:06am

LAFAYETTE – A Terrebonne Parish man alleges he was injured while attempting to evacuate a platform to escape a fire.