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Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company accused of not providing full accounting

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

NEW ORLEANS — An alternate payee is suing Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company Inc., a holder of retirement accounts, citing alleged violation of pay laws.

Maritime worker blames ship owner for injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 9, 2016, 11:39am

NEW ORLEANS — A seaman is suing a vessel owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent the plaintiff's injuries.

Acadia Parish residents allege truck driver caused crash

Michael Abella Sep. 9, 2016, 11:38am

BATON ROUGE — Two Acadia Parish residents are suing an employer, employee and insurer, alleging negligence led to injuries to both plaintiffs in a car collision. 

Couple accuses hip implant components manufacturer of negligence

Michael Abella Sep. 9, 2016, 11:38am

MONROE — A Bienville Parish husband and wife are suing a hip implant components manufacturer, alleging failure to manufacture safe components.

Plan participant alleges claims administrator wrongfully denied benefits

Michael Abella Sep. 9, 2016, 11:37am

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana man is suing an insurance company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failure to provide benefits.

Designer accuses silver jewelry wholesaler of trademark infringement

Michael Abella Sep. 7, 2016, 11:47am

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans jewelry designer is suing a New Jersey silver jewelry wholesaler, alleging trademark counterfeiting and unfair competition.

Mississippi man alleges Progressive, Allstate breached contrat

Michael Abella Sep. 7, 2016, 11:46am

NEW ORLEANS — A Mississippi man is suing Progressive and Allstate, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay benefits for an auto accident.

Driver alleges mattress business did not pay him overtime wages

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 3:09pm

NEW ORLEANS – A driver alleges he was not properly compensated for all hours worked for delivering mattresses.

Inspector alleges he was injured in boat collision

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 3:07pm

NEW ORLEANS – A senior inspector alleges he was injured when the ship transporting him to a lift boat collided with another boat.

Mississippi woman accuses private security providers of gender discrimination

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:55am

BATON ROUGE — A Mississippi operations manager is suing Baton Rouge private security providers, alleging gender discrimination.

Maritime worker alleges ship owners' negligence caused his injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:50am

BATON ROUGE — A seaman is suing Louisiana ship owners, alleging their negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries.

Construction worker alleges employer failed to pay overtime

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:49am

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana construction worker is suing a Baton Rouge company, alleging failure to pay overtime. 

Depositor alleges St. Mary Parish bank owes $212,000

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:48am

LAFAYETTE — A curator for a woman with dementia is suing a St. Mary Parish bank, alleging it owes more than $212,000. 

Widow, two children blame tourist bus company for husband's death in crash

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:47am

SHREVEPORT — A widow and two children are suing a bus touring company, alleging their negligence caused a crash that killed a family member. 

U.S. alleges taxpayer, property owners owe nearly $353,000

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 11:46am

LAKE CHARLES — The U.S. government is suing two Louisiana residents and a Texas woman, alleging they owe nearly $353,000 in unpaid federal taxes.

Seaman blames vessel owner, pipeline operator for fire that caused injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 2, 2016, 11:33am

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man is suing a ship owner and pipeline operator, both of Terrebonne Parish, alleging their negligence caused the plaintiff to be injured in a fire. 

Two workers accuse contractor of not paying overtime

Michael Abella Sep. 2, 2016, 11:32am

NEW ORLEANS — Two Florida men are suing a Georgia contractor, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.

Disabled Wisconsin tourist blames travel businesses for injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 1, 2016, 11:34am

BATON ROUGE — A disabled Wisconsin woman is suing two tourist businesses and an insurance company, alleging negligence led to her sustaining injuries.

Ship operator blames vessel's owner for damages

Michael Abella Sep. 1, 2016, 11:34am

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana vessel operator is suing a transportation company and an insurance firm, alleging their negligence led to the plaintiff suffering structural financial damages. 

Maritime worker alleges offshore drilling companies' negligence caused injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 1, 2016, 11:32am

NEW ORLEANS — An Ohio man in suing several offshore drilling companies, alleging their negligence caused the plaintiff to sustain injuries.