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Man accuses Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development of discrimination

Lhalie Castillo May 26, 2017, 8:34am

BATON ROUGE – A Tangipahoa Parish man alleges that he was retaliated against by his state employer after he filed a complaint.

Harvey car dealership accused of discriminating against former African-American employees

Lhalie Castillo May 26, 2017, 8:18am

NEW ORLEANS – Six African-American men allege that their Harvey employer discriminated against them and that they were forced to resign.

Former executive manager of Ray Brandt Nissan files suit over termination

Lhalie Castillo May 26, 2017, 8:10am

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American man residing in Jefferson Parish alleges that he was terminated from his position as executive manager without an explanation.

New Orleans gets rid of Confederate monuments

John Revak May 26, 2017, 8:01am

Five Confederate war monuments were recently removed by the City of New Orleans.

Man alleges he was wrongfully detained in Hammond

Lhalie Castillo May 26, 2017, 8:01am

NEW ORLEANS – A Covington man alleges that he was unlawfully detained by Ponchatoula police officers in Hammond.

John W. Stone Oil Distributor alleges it suffered more than $1 million in damages because of vessels

Lhalie Castillo May 25, 2017, 7:06am

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of an oil storage and transfer facility in Jefferson Parish alleges it was damaged because of two vessels.

M-I LLC seaman alleges injuries because of unsafe working environment

Lhalie Castillo May 25, 2017, 6:56am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman alleges he was injured by exposure to a gas while working.

Man alleges he is disabled because of PTSD, claims benefits were wrongfully terminated

Lhalie Castillo May 25, 2017, 6:21am

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee of D&S Marine Services alleges that he is still disabled and that his benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Crystal Seafood ordered to pay back over $1 million in BP oil spill settlement case

Dawn Geske May 24, 2017, 2:26pm

A shrimp company and its owners have been ordered to pay back over $1 million that was awarded to them through the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Center (DHECC) as part of the BP settlement for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that claimed 11 lives.

Deckhand employed on tugboat alleges he was injured when boat was struck

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 12:10pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Mary Parish man alleges that he was injured while employed as a deckhand because of a collision between two vessels.

Disabled woman claims Life Insurance Co. of North America paid incorrect amount

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 12:02pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi woman alleges her disability benefit payments were not correctly calculated.

Enterprise Products Co. employee alleges unsafe work environment caused injuries

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 11:56am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman claims his right ankle, right wrist, neck and back were injured in an accident while at work.

Consumer claims John Lee Jackson, Universal Fidelity LP sent unlawful collection letter

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 11:40am

NEW ORLEANS – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against two Houston-based debt collectors over allegations that they used deceptive collection practices.

Man files suit against ENI US Operating after suffering stroke while working

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 6:35am

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he suffered a stroke while on the job and that he is now disabled because of damages that would have been avoidable with proper treatment.

Superior Labor Services Inc., Conrad Industries Inc. alleged to have not paid proper overtime rate

Lhalie Castillo May 23, 2017, 12:07pm

NEW ORLEANS – A manual laborer has filed a class-action suit against a Morgan City business and a Houma business over allegations of unpaid overtime.

Seaman seeks $2.5 million in damages from CHS Inc. of Minnesota

The Louisiana Record May 23, 2017, 6:37am

NEW ORLEANS – A seaman alleges he was injured twice in one year while working aboard a vessel.

Seaman alleges he was injured due to unsafe work environment

Lhalie Castillo May 22, 2017, 5:42am

NEW ORLEANS – An AIS Inc. employee alleges he was injured while working aboard a vessel.

Amtrak passenger alleges that stool slipped, caused him to fall

Lhalie Castillo May 19, 2017, 5:51am

NEW ORLEANS – A Houston man alleges he was injured when departing an Amtrak train in Schriever.

Paving contractor is suing tools manufacturers for alleged design defect

Lhalie Castillo May 19, 2017, 5:42am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish paving contractor alleges he suffered injuries to his hand when a grinding wheel he was using broke apart.

Woman claims she had to be hospitalized after consuming crab meat from Winn-Dixie

Lhalie Castillo May 19, 2017, 5:32am

NEW ORLEANS – A consumer alleges crab meat purchased at a Slidell grocery store made her sick.