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Deaf parolee alleges he was never provided aids or interpreters

Michael Abella Dec. 5, 2016, 5:54pm

BATON ROUGE – A deaf parolee alleges he was discriminated against because he was not provided an interpreter or aids when communicating with his parole officer.

Baton Rouge officer files suit against Black Lives Matter leader after injuries during protest

Michael Abella Dec. 5, 2016, 5:22pm

BATON ROUGE – An unnamed Baton Rouge Police officer alleges he was injured in a Black Lives Matter protest.

Real estate company cites competitor for alleged trademark infringement

Michael Abella Dec. 4, 2016, 12:08pm

BATON ROUGE — A real estate company is suing Property One Realty Group LLC, a competitor, citing alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Tractor-trailer driver alleges injuries after accident on Interstate 10 with Heartland driver

Michael Abella Nov. 29, 2016, 1:34pm

BATON ROUGE – A Texas tractor-trailer driver alleges he was injured in an accident on Interstate 10 that was caused by another tractor-trailer driver.

Disabled inmate alleges East Baton Rouge Parish, sheriff did not accommodate needs

Michael Abella Nov. 23, 2016, 9:19am

BATON ROUGE – A disabled man alleges his medical needs were not accommodated while incarcerated.

Disabled man alleges Le Jeune's Cleaners has barriers that restrict his access

Michael Abella Nov. 23, 2016, 8:35am

BATON ROUGE – A disabled St. James man claims that a Gonzales property owner has discriminated against him by failing to modify the barriers at the property.

Disabled individual alleges Ascension Plaza LLC has barriers that restrict access

Michael Abella Nov. 21, 2016, 10:53am

BATON ROUGE – A disabled St. James individual alleges a property owner has discriminated against him by failing to modify the barriers at its facilities.

Man alleges Pinnacle recreational vehicle is defective, seeks rescission of sale contract

Michael Abella Nov. 14, 2016, 3:46pm

BATON ROUGE – A consumer alleges a recreational vehicle he purchased from a Monroe business is defective.

PPI medication lawsuits may be transferred to the Middle District of Louisiana

S. Laney Griffo Nov. 13, 2016, 9:19am

BATON ROUGE — A motion for transfer has been filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) Oct. 17 regarding serious alleged kidney injuries related to the use of proton pump inhibitors.

Green Escapes Nursery Inc. accused of not properly compensating worker for overtime

Michael Abella Nov. 10, 2016, 5:24am

BATON ROUGE – A temporary foreign worker hired for landscape work at an Ascension Parish alleges he was not paid the proper rate for overtime work.

Man seeks rescission of sale of allegedly defective Grand Design RV

Michael Abella Nov. 7, 2016, 7:50am

BATON ROUGE – A man alleges a recreational vehicle he purchased from a Carencro dealer is defective.

Louisiana consumer accuses financial business of misleading representation

Michael Abella Oct. 28, 2016, 2:02pm

BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana man is suing a financial business, alleging an inaccurate and misleading credit report.

Elayn Hunt Correctional Center inmate alleges correction officer used excessive force

Michael Abella Oct. 24, 2016, 6:24am

BATON ROUGE – An inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center alleges a correction officer used corporal punishment on him and caused him injuries.

LDPSC alleged to have not provided interpreters to hearing-impaired men

Michael Abella Oct. 20, 2016, 12:09pm

BATON ROUGE – Three hearing-impaired men have filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations that they were never provided auxiliary aids and services by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

City of Gonzales employee alleges he was terminated in retaliation for disability

Michael Abella Oct. 19, 2016, 3:57pm

BATON ROUGE – A waste water plant operator alleges he was terminated in retaliation because of a disability.

St. Paul Guardian Insurance Co. seeks $2 million from ABS Services

The Louisiana Record Oct. 13, 2016, 12:34pm

BATON ROUGE – A Minnesota surety company alleges it suffered damages of more than $2 million to represent a Mississippi company and its owner in court.

MXD Group Inc. allegedly did not pay driver minimum, overtime wages

Michael Abella Oct. 12, 2016, 1:00pm

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man formerly employed as a driver alleges he was not paid a minimum wage or overtime wages while employed for an Ohio-based company.

Baton Rouge pet owners allege city, parish's treatment of dog violated constitutional rights

Michael Abella Oct. 4, 2016, 6:52pm

BATON ROUGE – Two Baton Rouge pet owners have filed a suit against the city and parish over the treatment of their dog after an alleged bite incident.

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.