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Orleans Parish man says former employer failed to accommodate medical condition

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:37pm

NEW ORLEANS — An Orleans Parish man is suing Next Production LLC, his former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Barriere Construction Co. LLC accused of not properly compensating former employee for overtime work

Michael Abella Feb. 7, 2017, 5:05am

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee for a Metairie-based construction company alleges he was only paid straight time for overtime hours worked and has filed a class-action suit.

John J. Hainkel Home & Rehab Center accused of wrongfully terminating employee

Michael Abella Feb. 6, 2017, 5:46am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish man alleges he was wrongfully terminated after a hospital stay.

Ophthalmologist alleges Retina Specialty Institute did not provide partnership papers

Michael Abella Feb. 6, 2017, 5:33am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish ophthalmologist alleges his employer failed to timely provide executed partnership papers to him.

General laborer alleges he was burned at Georgia-Pacific facility

Michael Abella Feb. 3, 2017, 10:41am

NEW ORLEANS – A laborer alleges he was burned by hot ash while cleaning a facility in Zachary.

Plan beneficiary files suit plan administrator over life insurance policy

Michael Abella Feb. 3, 2017, 10:32am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges her claim for life insurance benefits was denied because an alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

River Transport Services alleges tanker vessel caused damage of dock facility

Michael Abella Feb. 3, 2017, 6:32am

NEW ORLEANS – A dock facility owner claims the facility was damaged by a tanker vessel.

Cajun Services Unlimited alleges Besco Tubular, Elite Energy violated Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Michael Abella Feb. 2, 2017, 2:25pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Gray company alleges two Houma businesses misappropriated its technology.

Vigiliant Insurance claims DuraPro connector caused water damage to home

Michael Abella Feb. 2, 2017, 11:07am

NEW ORLEANS – An insurance company is seeking damages after a home was allegedly damaged by the failure of a plumbing fixture.

Men allege they were not hired by Southern University System because of ethnicity, religion

Michael Abella Feb. 2, 2017, 10:42am

NEW ORLEANS – Two Muslim men allege they were not hired for positions at a university because of their race, ethnicity and national origin.