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Evangeline Parish man can't work as field supervisor after boat injuries, complaint says

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:23pm

LAFAYETTE — An Evangeline Parish resident is suing crew supply vessel operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland alleges Audubon Commission breached contract

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 6:26am

NEW ORLEANS – The Audubon Commission is alleged to owe more than $200,000 to a financial institution.

Pipe welder alleges floating production system operators failed to warn of hazardous conditions

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 6:10am

LAFAYETTE – A Mamou pipe welder alleges he was injured while working aboard a deepwater floating production system.

Hearing-impaired student alleges University of Louisiana Lafayette discriminated against him

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 6:02am

BATON ROUGE – A hearing impaired student alleges a university did not accommodate him.

Evangeline Parish residents allege constitutional rights were violated by police department

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 5:48am

LAFAYETTE – Three Evangeline Parish residents claim they were involuntarily taken to a police department and were not told why they were being held.

Messy Mya's sister claims Beyonce used song in 'Formation,' seeks $20 million

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 5:34am

NEW ORLEANS – The sister of the late musical artist known as Messy Mya alleges Beyoncé used his work in a song without authorization.

Seaman alleges was injured because of Schlumberger, WesternGeco's negligence

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 5:58am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi seaman alleges he was injured while working on a seismic research vessel.

Woman claims Hartford Life and Accident Insurance wrongfully denied benefits

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 5:41am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson woman alleges her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

United Forming Inc. claims it is owed more than $200,000 for construction work

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 5:32am

NEW ORLEANS – Metairie company The McDonnel Group and another business are accused of not paying for labor and materials for a construction project in New Orleans.

Tana Exploration Co. claims W&T Offshore is responsible for cost of well decommission

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 5:21am

NEW ORLEANS – A Dallas company claims it should be reimbursed for the costs of decommissioning a well.

Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors alleged to have terminated worker for taking FMLA leave

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 5:01am

NEW ORLEANS – A Lafourche Parish woman claims she was wrongfully terminated for taking a medical leave.

Painter alleges New Orleans Millworks owes unpaid overtime wages

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 5:58am

NEW ORLEANS – A painter has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former New Orleans employer over allegations it did not compensate him at the correct rate for overtime work.

Truck mechanic alleges he was terminated by Speedco after reporting harassment

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 5:50am

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American man alleges his former Hammond employer subjected him to a hostile work environment.

Man alleges Vargas LLC did not properly compensate him for overtime work

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 5:41am

BATON ROUGE – A painter is suing his former employers over allegations that he was only paid straight time for overtime hours worked.

New Day Financial alleged to have unlawfully called Gretna man to market loans

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 5:29am

NEW ORLEANS – A Gretna consumer alleges a mortgage lender contacted him for solicitation purposes without his permission.

Rouge House owner files suit over alleged denial of alcohol permit

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 5:24am

NEW ORLEANS – A Plaquemines Parish veteran and owner of the Rouge House alleges her constitutional rights were violated in her application for an alcohol permit for her business.

Crescent Towing & Salvage worker claims he was injured on slippery stairs

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 5:48am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish man has filed suit for $1.5 million in damages over claims an East Baton Rouge Parish corporation's negligence caused him injuries.

CBL Transportation Services, American Commercial Barge Lines accused of providing unsafe place to work

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 5:41am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish man alleges he broke his leg because of an unsafe work environment.

The Dock at Slidell patron alleges she was injured after stepping in depression on floor

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 5:31am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi couple alleges the wife was injured at a Slidell restaurant.

Motorist alleges more than $300,000 in damages after Slidell collision

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 5:21am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany motorist has filed suit against his insurer and another driver after an accident in Slidell.