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Vessel owner alleges damages after breakaway on Mississippi River

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:59am

BATON ROUGE – A vessel owner and operator have filed a suit over alleged damages after an incident on the Mississippi River.

Deckhand claims unsafe work environment on Captain Bill caused injuries

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:49am

NEW ORLEANS – A deckhand alleges an unsafe condition on a vessel caused him to injure his back.

Homeowner alleges insurers breached contract in regards to house fire claim

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:39am

NEW ORLEANS – A homeowner alleges his insurers have failed to timely pay fire losses.

Cooper/T. Smith Stevedoring Co. Inc. alleges barges were damaged in breakaway

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:28am

NEW ORLEANS – Baton Rouge companies allege their barges were damaged after a collision on the Mississippi River.

Orleans Parish man alleges accidental death benefits were improperly denied

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:15am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish widower has filed a suit seeking benefits after his wife's death.

Couple alleges they purchased defective motor home from Dixie Motors

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:51am

NEW ORLEANS – A Pennsylvania couple alleges a motor home they purchased from a Hammond business is defective.

Rockin 'D' Marine Services alleges Sea Endeavor LLC owes more than $900,000

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:44am

NEW ORLEANS – A Lafourche Parish-based company alleges a promissory note was not paid in full.

Hornbeck Offshore Services LLC, Hornbeck Offshore Operators alleged to have not provided safe work environment

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:35am

NEW ORLEANS — A Jones Act seaman alleges his lower back was injured because of an unsafe work environment.

Ramsey’s Manufacturing Jewelers claims it received junk faxes, files class action

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A Metairie jewelry company has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Chicago based company over allegations it sent unwanted junk faxes.

Investor alleges he is owed more than $2.7 million for investing in Financial Resources LLC

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:16am

SHREVEPORT – Two individuals and a Shreveport company are being sued by an investor over allegations his investment was not returned as promised.

Woman alleges she was injured in accident with USPS employee

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 6:22am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges she was injured in an accident with a federal employee and that her claim for damages was denied.

Government seeks injunction against tax preparer, alleges failure to comply with EITC requirements

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 6:05am

NEW ORLEANS – The government is seeking injunction against a tax return preparer over allegations that she prepares and files fraudulent tax returns.

Man alleges he was assaulted by Patterson City police officer while being detained

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 5:48am

ALEXANDRIA – A St. Mary Parish resident claims he was assaulted by a Patterson City police officer.

Caddo Parish couple accuses city of Shreveport, officers of false arrest

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 5:37am

SHREVEPORT – A Caddo Parish couple alleges the wife was arrested without probable cause and denied her medications.

VA bus rider alleges he was injured when bus hit object

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 5:23am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish resident alleges he was injured as a passenger on a Veterans Affairs bus.

Couple accuses U.S. government of professional malpractice

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 2:26pm

LAKE CHARLES — A Louisiana couple is suing the United States, alleging negligence and malpractice led to injuries to the wife. 

Amtrak employee blames truck owner, rail company for injuries

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 2:18pm

NEW ORLEANS — An Amtrak on-board service attendant is suing a truck owner, insurer and rail operator, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Consumer accuses debt collector of unfair practices

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 2:07pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Metairie man is suing a debt collector, alleging an attempt to collect unauthorized collection fees.

Maritime worker accuses vessel operator of negligence

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 1:59pm

NEW ORLEANS — A St. Tammany Parish man is suing a vessel operator, alleging its negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff. 

Workers accuse janitorial service of failing to pay overtime

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 1:51pm

NEW ORLEANS — Five workers have filed a class action lawsuit against a New Orleans janitorial service, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.