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Construction laborer alleges he was denied overtime

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 10:43am

A construction laborer from East Baton Rouge is suing his employers, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts, including failure to pay wages.

Class action filed against state over allegations I-12 causes flooding in Tangipahoa Parish

Michael Abella Mar. 21, 2017, 7:25am

BATON ROUGE – A Tangipahoa Parish man has filed a class action against the state over flooding allegedly caused by the construction of an interstate highway in the parish.

Nonprofit CEO alleges charter school application was denied because of comments on TV show

Michael Abella Mar. 10, 2017, 10:48am

BATON ROUGE – A Lafayette Parish resident and an Iberia Parish nonprofit allege their charter school application was denied because of comments made on the television show "America's Supernanny" in 2013.

Consumers claim Winnebago trailer has defects, seeks rescission of sales contract

Michael Abella Mar. 9, 2017, 5:52am

BATON ROUGE – Two consumers allege a camper trailer they purchased has defects and that those defects have not been repaired.

Appeals panel upholds summary judgment for doctor in prisoner suit

Sam Knef Mar. 3, 2017, 10:30pm

NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a doctor treating a prisoner at the maximum security Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was not deliberately indifferent in treating his pain. 

Sister alleges excessive force by East Baton Rouge Parish officers in man's death

Michael Abella Mar. 1, 2017, 5:28am

BATON ROUGE – The sister of a deceased East Baton Rouge Parish man has filed suit against members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Department over allegations that excessive force caused the man's death.

Vessel owner alleges damages after breakaway on Mississippi River

Michael Abella Feb. 22, 2017, 5:59am

BATON ROUGE – A vessel owner and operator have filed a suit over alleged damages after an incident on the Mississippi River.

Daughter accuses medical service providers of disability discrimination

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:11pm

BATON ROUGE — A daughter is suing end of life medical service providers, alleging disability discrimination.

Hearing-impaired student alleges University of Louisiana Lafayette discriminated against him

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 6:02am

BATON ROUGE – A hearing impaired student alleges a university did not accommodate him.

Property owner alleges Imperial Fire and Casualty has not paid claim

Michael Abella Feb. 3, 2017, 10:50am

BATON ROUGE – A property owner alleges his insurer failed to tender payment for damages caused by rain and flooding.

North American Automotive Group employee alleges he was only paid straight time for overtime work

Michael Abella Feb. 2, 2017, 5:38am

BATON ROUGE – An employee for a used car dealer in Baton Rouge claims he was not paid at a rate of time-and-one-half of his regular wages for overtime work.

Seaman alleges he was injured while working for Parker Drilling

Michael Abella Jan. 30, 2017, 9:17am

BATON ROUGE – A Jones Act seaman has filed suit against his employer over an alleged knee injury.

J&J Sports Productions alleges Mom’s Place unlawfully broadcasted Pacquiao fight

Michael Abella Jan. 27, 2017, 10:52am

BATON ROUGE – A Prairieville business is accused of broadcasting a sports event without authorization.

Late Night Group LLC alleged to have broadcasted sports event without authorization

Michael Abella Jan. 25, 2017, 6:48am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge commercial establishment is accused of unlawfully broadcasting a boxing match.

Former L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge employee alleges disparate treatment

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 6:43am

BATON ROUGE – An African-American female formerly employed as a server with a Baton Rouge casino alleges she faced unlawful employment practices and disparate treatment.

Inmate alleges he had stroke, was denied medical treatment

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 6:34am

BATON ROUGE – A resident of the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center alleges he was denied medical treatment.

Employee alleges he was subjected to hostile work environment at CERT Operations

Michael Abella Jan. 18, 2017, 4:53pm

BATON ROUGE – A Pointe Coupee man alleges he had to resign from his job because of the unwanted conduct of his supervisor.

K&L Real Estate, individual accused of not upholding terms of lease

Michael Abella Jan. 11, 2017, 5:58am

BATON ROUGE – Tenants of a Baton Rouge property allege their landlord failed to uphold the terms of a lease agreement.

Home health care worker alleges Baton Rouge ElderCare did not pay overtime

Michael Abella Jan. 10, 2017, 8:32pm

BATON ROUGE – A home health care worker alleges her Baton Rouge employer owes unpaid overtime wages and has filed a class-action suit.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. employee alleges disability benefits were unlawfully terminated

Michael Abella Jan. 9, 2017, 7:37am

BATON ROUGE – A man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.