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Deaf individual files suit against sheriffs over discrimination allegations

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 5:06am

BATON ROUGE – A deaf individual alleges his disability was not accommodated at Livingston Parish Prison.

Parents file suit against Alabama Great Southern Railway Co. after son's death

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 10:13am

NEW ORLEANS – Parents and representatives of the estate of a railway worker have filed a suit against Alabama Great Southern Railway Co. after the man was struck by a train and killed.

Kenner man accused of injuring Florida man after hitting him with golf cart

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 9:56am

NEW ORLEANS – A Florida couple claims a Kenner man struck the husband with a golf cart at Chateau Country Club, injuring him.

Seaman claims he was injured, has not been paid maintenance and cure benefits

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 9:51am

LAFAYETTE – A Texas man claims he was injured during a transfer from a vessel to a rig.

Former Trident Industrial employees file class action over allegations of labor law violations

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 9:38am

LAFAYETTE – Trident Industrial is facing a class-action suit from former employees who allege they were misclassified from receiving overtime pay.

Mississippi patient alleges doctor did not properly place catheter

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 9:32am

NEW ORLEANS – Two Gulfport, Mississippi individuals are accusing two physicians and health care facilities of failing to provide proper care.

Woman alleges wet floor caused fall at Ochsner Medical Center

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 10:12am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi resident alleges she was injured while visiting a relative at Ochsner Medical Center.

Couple alleges Monsanto Co. failed to warn about risks of Roundup use

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 10:05am

NEW ORLEANS – A Covington couple alleges that the wife was diagnosed with cancer because of exposure to a glyphosate-based herbicide.

Consumer claims GMC Savana Caravan has defects

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 9:54am

NEW ORLEANS – A man claims a recreational vehicle he purchased is defective and seeks rescission of the sales contract.

Poydras Home alleged to have terminated nursing director because of taking medical leave

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 9:46am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman formerly employed as a director of nursing and vice president of health care alleges she was wrongfully terminated for taking a medical leave.

Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co. accused of wrongfully denying benefits

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 9:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he is disabled and that his insurer is wrongfully denying him disability benefits.

Phil Guilbeau Offshore Inc. alleges he was harassed while working as a cook

Michael Abella Feb. 8, 2017, 5:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A cook stationed on a utility work boat alleges he was sexually harassed.

Owners of M/V Thorco Cloud allege collision caused boat to sink, cost them millions in damages

Michael Abella Feb. 8, 2017, 5:48am

&&& NEW ORLEANS – Two companies from the Marshall Islands and Germany allege they sustained an estimated $110 million in damages after a collision with their vessel and another.

African-American woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated by Rapides Parish DA office

Michael Abella Feb. 8, 2017, 5:31am

ALEXANDRIA – An African-American woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated from her position as an assistant district attorney for Rapides Parish.

Man seeks rescission of sale of Heartland Gateway, alleges defects

Michael Abella Feb. 8, 2017, 5:21am

BATON ROUGE – A man alleges a camper he purchased contained defects and is seeking rescission of the sale.

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement employee alleges he did not get earned pay increases

Michael Abella Feb. 8, 2017, 5:13am

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American man alleges he was not compensated for the work he performed.

Woman claims she was injured by pressurized hose while working on vessel

Michael Abella Feb. 7, 2017, 6:05am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges she was injured while working aboard a vessel.

Man alleges discriminatory treatment from Storer Equipment because of race

Michael Abella Feb. 7, 2017, 5:48am

SHREVEPORT – An African-American accounting specialist for a Shreveport business claims he was retaliated against because of his race.

Caldwell Wholesale Co. alleges R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s actions caused damages

Michael Abella Feb. 7, 2017, 5:34am

SHREVEPORT – A Caddo Parish wholesaler is accusing a tobacco company of tortious interference with business.

Man accuses federal government of negligence after accident with USPS employee

Michael Abella Feb. 7, 2017, 5:23am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish resident alleges he was injured in a collision with a postal service employee.