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University House Baton Rouge alleges property is defective, files suit against general contractor

Lhalie Castillo Apr. 20, 2017, 6:38am

BATON ROUGE – A property owner alleges a general contractor failed to construct the building in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Employee accuses Lineage Law LLC of breach of fiduciary duty

Lhalie Castillo Apr. 20, 2017, 6:31am

BATON ROUGE – An employee of a Baton Rouge company alleges her employer failed to make payments to the administrator of its group health plan.

Offshore tank barge fleet operator accused of racial discrimination

Melissa Busch Apr. 14, 2017, 2:35pm

One current and two former employees are suing a Baton Rouge division of an offshore tank barge fleet operator, alleging they were denied chances for promotions and subjected to racially charged language and treatment by management.

Inmate alleges he was not provided appropriate medical treatment at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

Lhalie Castillo Apr. 10, 2017, 7:03am

BATON ROUGE – A man formerly incarcerated at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center alleges he has suffered further injury after he did not receive proper medical care after a surgery.

Winnebago and dealer sold defective RV, suit claims

Michael Abella Apr. 9, 2017, 6:27am

BATON ROUGE — Two consumers are suing Winnebago Industries, McClain's RV Superstore and Bank of America, citing alleged breach of warranty after claiming they bought a defective RV.

Man alleges Entergy refused to accommodate disability

Michael Abella Apr. 7, 2017, 6:01am

BATON ROUGE – A former security shift supervisor alleges he was terminated from his job at the Entergy Nuclear Plant in West Feliciana because of his disability.

Couple seeks more than $1 million in punitive damages after injuries allegedly caused by deputies

Lhalie Castillo Apr. 4, 2017, 10:39am

BATON ROUGE – A Livingston Parish couple alleges the husband was injured because of the actions of two sheriff's deputies.

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.