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Man files class action over claims he was not paid for flooding restoration work

Michael Abella Sep. 30, 2016, 8:34pm

BATON ROUGE – A laborer hired to perform disaster restoration work after the August floods in the state alleges he was not paid and has filed a class-action suit.

Workers Corporate Construction LLC accused of not paying overtime wages

Michael Abella Sep. 30, 2016, 6:33pm

BATON ROUGE – A construction worker has filed suit against his East Baton Rouge Parish employer over claims he is owed unpaid overtime pay.

Father says daughter was repeatedly sexually assaulted by police officer

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 7:16pm

BATON ROUGE — A father is suing an East Baton Rouge police officer who lives in Livingston Parish, accusing the defendant of sexual abuse against the plaintiff's minor daughter.

Whitney Bank claims couple defaulted on promissory note

Michael Abella Sep. 26, 2016, 2:12pm

BATON ROUGE — A Mississippi state chartered bank is suing Robert E. Brooks and Lynda K. Brooks, a married couple living in New Orleans, citing alleged breach of contract.

Offshore technician accuses Seadrill Americas Inc. of negligence

Michael Abella Sep. 26, 2016, 1:51pm

BATON ROUGE — An offshore technician is suing Seadrill Americas Inc., a vessel owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Shriya Hospitality accused of allowing slime to accumulate on sidewalk, cause woman to fall

Michael Abella Sep. 23, 2016, 8:50pm

BATON ROUGE – An Arizona woman claims a hazardous condition on a sidewalk at a Baton Rouge hotel caused her to fall and break her hip.

Couple blames trucking business, driver for crash that caused injuries

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 4:09pm

BATON ROUGE — A St. Helena Parish couple is suing multiple defendants, alleging their collective negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs.

Railcrew Xpress accused of racial discrimination

Michael Abella Sep. 16, 2016, 3:59pm

BATON ROUGE — An African-American woman is alleging racial discrimination and violation of civil rights.

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. 

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.

Production company, subsidiary accuse former employee of fraud

Maravillas Magtoto Aug. 22, 2016, 2:43pm

BATON ROUGE — A production company and its subsidiary are suing a former employee, alleging fraudulent manipulation with a credit card.

Landscape worker alleges nursery failed to pay overtime

Maravillas Magtoto Aug. 18, 2016, 3:38pm

BATON ROUGE — An Ascension Parish man is suing a landscape business, alleging failure to pay overtime.

Wrongful prison death lawsuit shines light on growing problem in Louisiana

Andrew Burger Aug. 17, 2016, 3:11pm

BATON ROUGE -- A wrongful death lawsuit concerning a 72-year-old man who died in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison is moving forward.

Black male accuses Exxon Mobil plant of racial discrimination

Michael Abella Aug. 10, 2016, 12:40pm

BATON ROUGE — An African-American Louisiana man is suing Exxon Mobil, alleging racial discrimination.