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Family accuses Met Life of denying benefits

Michael Abella Sep. 1, 2016, 11:30am

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana widow, two sons and a granddaughter are suing Metropolitan Life and a technology company, alleging denial of benefits.

Administrative assistant accuses Chevrolet dealer of discrimination

Michael Abella Aug. 31, 2016, 11:40am

NEW ORLEANS — A black Tangipahoa Parish woman is suing a Chevrolet dealership, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.

Shopping center owner alleges Louisiana governor interfered with business

Michael Abella Aug. 31, 2016, 11:39am

BATON ROUGE — A Baton Rouge shopping center owner is suing the governor of Louisiana and the East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff, alleging violation of his civil rights with an illegal curfew. 

Louisiana worker alleges construction business failed to pay overtime

Michael Abella Aug. 31, 2016, 11:38am

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man is suing a construction business, alleging failure to pay proper overtime. 

Motorist blames government driver for causing crash

Michael Abella Aug. 30, 2016, 11:43am

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana woman is suing the United States and a government employee, alleging their negligence led to a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.

Houseboat owner alleges contractor's negligence caused boat collision

Michael Abella Aug. 26, 2016, 1:43pm

LAFAYETTE — A Shriever man is suing a Morgan City vessel owner, alleging its negligence caused a waterways crash that damaged the plaintiff's houseboat.

Dishwasher alleges restaurant failed to pay overtime

Michael Abella Aug. 25, 2016, 1:35pm

BATON ROUGE — An East Baton Rouge Parish man is suing a local restaurant, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.

Maritime worker blames vessel owner for injuries

Michael Abella Aug. 25, 2016, 1:15pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Mississippi man is suing a Baton Rouge shipbuilding company, alleging its negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries.

Customer alleges Winn-Dixie's negligence led to injuries

Michael Abella Aug. 25, 2016, 12:57pm

NEW ORLEANS — A St. Tammany Parish woman is suing Winn-Dixie, alleging the store's negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries. 

Disabled man accuses property owners of discrimination

Michael Abella Aug. 24, 2016, 2:34pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Jefferson Parish man with disabilities is suing a Louisiana property owner, alleging discrimination.

Welder accuses labor contractor of failing to pay proper overtime

Michael Abella Aug. 24, 2016, 1:58pm

LAFAYETTE — A St. Mary Parish man is suing his former employers, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.

Five ex-employees accuse Vidalia of wrongful termination

Michael Abella Aug. 24, 2016, 1:34pm

LAFAYETTE — Five former municipal employees are suing Vidalia and its mayor, alleging wrongful termination.

Widow blames multiple maritime companies for husband's death

Michael Abella Aug. 24, 2016, 12:09pm

NEW ORLEANS — A St. John the Baptist Parish woman is suing three maritime companies, alleging their negligence led to the drowning death of her husband.

Houston business alleges aluminum company breached contract

Michael Abella Aug. 23, 2016, 2:16pm

LAFAYETTE — A Houston business is suing a Baton Rouge aluminum company, alleging unpaid invoices of more than $132,000.

Maintenance worker alleges real estate company failed to pay overtime

Michael Abella Aug. 22, 2016, 2:14pm

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana man is suing an Illinois company, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.

Property owners allege Alabama bank breached contract

Michael Abella Aug. 22, 2016, 12:26pm

SHREVEPORT — Louisiana property owners are suing an Alabama bank, alleging it breached its contractual obligations to the plaintiffs.

Bankruptcy trustee alleges vessel owner owes $350,000

Michael Abella Aug. 17, 2016, 2:21pm

NEW ORLEANS — A bankruptcy trustee is suing a vessel owner, alleging failure to pay $350,000 

Mississippi rigger crew member alleges he was injured on vessel while showering

Michael Abella Aug. 15, 2016, 4:16pm

NEW ORLEANS — A rigger crew member is suing Gray Insurance Co., ENI U.S. Operating Co. Inc., Seacor Marine, Longnecker Properties Inc. and the M/V Clay Ella, et al. citing alleged insufficient measures were not taken to prevent injuries he sustained while showering.

Casino employee claims Golden Nugget Casino Lake Charles discriminated against him

Michael Abella Aug. 15, 2016, 4:10pm

LAKE CHARLES — A former Cambodian employee who resides in Texas has filed a claim against his former employer, Golden Nugget Casino Lake Charles, citing alleged discrimination.

Consumer accuses collection agency of harassment

Michael Abella Aug. 15, 2016, 2:24pm

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans woman is suing a collection agency, alleging abuse, intentional infliction of emotional distress and invasion of privacy.