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Man says doctor at federally funded Teche Action Clinic was negligent

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:58pm

NEW ORLEANS — A former medical patient from Houma is suing the federal government, alleging negligence in health care.

Service Transport Company, driver blamed in highway collision

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:51pm

NEW ORLEANS — Two women are suing an insurer, a trucking company and a truck driver, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Life Insurance Company of North America accused of breaching contract

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:35pm

NEW ORLEANS — A plan beneficiary from Natchitoches is suing an insurer over alleged breach of duty.

Deckhand blames American River Transportation for injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:25pm

NEW ORLEANS — A deckhand from St. Charles Parish is suing a vessel operator, citing alleged unsafe work environment.

Underwriter says T&M Boat Rentals breached contract

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:21pm

NEW ORLEANS — An underwriter is suing a boat rental company over alleged breach of contract.

Genesis Energy accused of firing man for reporting violations of law

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:20pm

NEW ORLEANS — A former offshore oil pipeline worker is suing Genesis Energy LLC, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

Man claims M & T Oceanographic Research is responsible for injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 20, 2016, 5:19pm

NEW ORLEANS — A marine crew member is suing a research vessel operator, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries he suffered while addressing an engine-room leak.

Seaman alleges ship companies' negligence caused injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:09pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Jones Act seaman is suing vessel operators, alleging they allowed an unsafe work environment that led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Couple blames trucking business, driver for crash that caused injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:09pm

BATON ROUGE — A St. Helena Parish couple is suing multiple defendants, alleging their collective negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs.

Customer alleges automaker breached warranty

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:08pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana customer is suing an automaker, alleging breach of implied warranty of merchantability.

District manager alleges health management company failed to pay overtime

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:07pm

NEW ORLEANS — A St. Tammany Parish woman is suing a health management business, alleging failure to pay overtime wages. 

Monster Heavy Haulers LLC accused of violating wage law

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:01pm

LAFAYETTE — A laborer is suing his former employers in federal court over allegations that he wasn't paid proper overtime wages.

Federal agency claims G6 Hospitality LLC violated civil rights law

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:59pm

NEW ORLEANS — A federal agency is suing over alleged violations of civil rights provisions.

Railcrew Xpress accused of racial discrimination

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:59pm

BATON ROUGE — An African-American woman is alleging racial discrimination and violation of civil rights.

TransUnion LLC, government agency accused of violating credit law

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:59pm

LAFAYETTE — A former National Guard soldier is alleging wrongful debt collection.

Diocese of Lafayette, clergy accused of violating confession doctrine

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:58pm

LAFAYETTE — A Roman Catholic is suing over the alleged violation of the secrecy of confession.

Katie’s Restaurant & Bar accused of hostile work environment, retaliation

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:58pm

NEW ORLEANS — A fryer is suing Katie’s Restaurant & Bar, a restaurant operator, alleging hostile work environment and retaliation.

Deckhand says Jubilee Towing LLC didn't provide seaworthy vessel

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:57pm

NEW ORLEANS — A deckhand is suing Jubilee Towing LLC, a vessel owner, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Kulaga Construction Company among defendants accused of owing money

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:57pm

LAKE CHARLES — An electrical supplier claims it is owed more than $85,000.

Louisiana Children’s Medical Center accused of violating wage laws

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:57pm

NEW ORLEANS — A PBX operator has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that her former employers violated wage laws.