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Jefferson Parish resident accuses cattle sellers of selling him misidentified cattle

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:29pm

LAFAYETTE — A cattle buyer has filed a class-action lawsuit against John P. Sutphin, III and S&S Land & Cattle Inc., sellers, citing alleged breach of contract.

Carpenter files class action suit against employers for alleged unpaid overtime wages

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 1:22pm

LAFAYETTE — A carpenter has filed a class-action lawsuit against Travis Buquet Construction LLC, Travis Buquet Home Builders LLC, and Travis Buquet, employers, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Shreveport residents claim unlawful arrest by Caddo Parish law enforcement agents

Michael Abella Dec. 10, 2016, 12:59pm

SHREVEPORT — Homeowner’s association officers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Partor, Deputy Adam Jacobo and Deputy Marcus Jeansonne, law enforcement agents, citing alleged excessive use of force.

Man alleges he was injured when he fell trying to get away from fire on platform

Michael Abella Dec. 8, 2016, 9:06am

LAFAYETTE – A Terrebonne Parish man alleges he was injured while attempting to evacuate a platform to escape a fire.

Passengers allege Berrio's Transportation driver's negligence caused injuries

Michael Abella Dec. 7, 2016, 7:42am

ALEXANDRIA – Two Lafayette Parish residents allege they were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in was struck by tire.

Ouachita Parish resident accuses Northern Louisiana Medical Center of negligence

Michael Abella Dec. 4, 2016, 12:38pm

MONROE — A Ouachita Parish resident is suing Ruston Louisiana Hospital Co. LLC d/b/a Northern Louisiana Medical Center, a health care provider, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries from a malfunctioning elevator.

Film corporation alleges 'American Heist' was unlawfully distributed on BitTorrent

Michael Abella Nov. 30, 2016, 6:35pm

ALEXANDRIA – A Los Angeles corporation alleges its movie was illegally shared online.

Wolf Petroleum Services employee alleges he is owed unpaid wages

Michael Abella Nov. 16, 2016, 3:11pm

ALEXANDRIA – A rig operator working for a Minden company in North Dakota alleges he is owed unpaid wages and has filed a class-action suit.

Southern Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Co. accused of not paying overtime

Michael Abella Nov. 14, 2016, 3:08pm

LAFAYETTE – Two former employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against a company over allegations that they were not paid overtime.

Expeditors & Production Services Co. alleged to have not paid overtime wages

Michael Abella Nov. 10, 2016, 11:05am

LAFAYETTE – A rig clerk for a global personnel and logistics services provider for the oil and gas industry alleges he was not properly compensated for overtime hours.

Two painters allege JMA Painters did not pay overtime wages

Michael Abella Nov. 3, 2016, 7:49pm

LAFAYETTE – Two painters have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Lafayette company alleging they were not properly compensated for overtime work.

Cameron Parish resident accuses Bechtel Corporation Inc. of wrongful termination

Michael Abella Oct. 30, 2016, 11:21am

A pipefitter is suing Bechtel Corporation Inc., a construction company, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Coastal Commerce Bank alleges $5 million in loans are in default

Michael Abella Oct. 21, 2016, 4:40pm

ALEXANDRIA – A Houma-based bank alleges it is owed more than $5 million for a promissory note.

Podnuh’s Bar-B-Q alleged to have barriers that restrict access to the disabled

Michael Abella Oct. 21, 2016, 4:40pm

LAFAYETTE – A Caddo Parish man alleges that a Shreveport restaurant failed to provide equal enjoyment of the programs and activities offered there to disabled persons.

Woman alleges she was injured by Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office deputies

Michael Abella Oct. 20, 2016, 12:08pm

ALEXANDRIA – A Morehouse Parish woman alleges she was injured and cause several emotional distress by members of the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office.

Couple alleges travel trailer they purchased has defects, seek sale's rescission

Maravillas Magtoto Oct. 18, 2016, 9:46am

ALEXANDRIA – Two Ascension Parish residents are seeking the rescission of a travel trailer they allege is defective.

Nonprofit alleges city denied its right to march in parade with Confederate flag

Maravillas Magtoto Oct. 18, 2016, 9:46am

LAFAYETTE — A nonprofit organization based in Sterlington alleges its First and 14th Amendment rights were violated when it was prohibited from participating in a Christmas parade with a Confederate flag.

GMH Housing allegedly failed to fix faulty wiring that caused fire, death

The Louisiana Record Oct. 11, 2016, 11:21pm

LAFAYETTE — A relative has filed suit against a real estate and insurance company for alleged negligence after a fire began in the attic due to an electrical wiring issue, which led to the death of a family member.

Man alleges Corvette's Human Interface Module is defective

Michael Abella Oct. 6, 2016, 9:11pm

ALEXANDRIA – A St. Landry man alleges a Corvette he purchased is defective and seeks rescission of the sale.

What's On Tap alleged to have barriers that restrict access to disabled patrons

Michael Abella Oct. 6, 2016, 9:10pm

ALEXANDRIA – A Caddo Parish man alleges a Shreve City Shopping Center restaurant is not compliant with accessibility regulations for the disabled.