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Man claims Firestone Complete Auto Care has barriers that restrict access to disabled patrons

Michael Abella Jan. 9, 2017, 7:20am

LAFAYETTE – A Caddo Parish man alleges that a Shreveport auto repair shop has discriminated against him by failing to provide equal and safe access to its property.

Deaf individual alleges Willis-Knighton Medical Center did not provide ASL interpreter

Michael Abella Jan. 5, 2017, 10:00am

LAFAYETTE – A deaf individual residing in Bossier City alleges a Caddo Parish health care facility did not accommodate his needs.

FitzGerald Contractors alleges it is still owed more than $5,000 for work on project

Michael Abella Jan. 4, 2017, 1:42pm

LAKE CHARLES – A Shreveport subcontractor alleges it was not paid in full for work on a federal project in Vernon Parish.

City of Monroe employee alleges he was terminated for supporting candidate in mayoral election

Michael Abella Dec. 29, 2016, 11:39am

LAFAYETTE – An Ouachita Parish man that was formerly employed as the supervisor of beautification for the city of Monroe alleges he was terminated because he supported the political opponent of the mayor during his reelection campaign.

Rigger for Shore Construction claims he is owed overtime wages

Michael Abella Dec. 21, 2016, 6:25pm

LAFAYETTE – A rigger has filed a class-action lawsuit against his Gibson employer over allegations he was not paid the correct overtime wage.

Woman alleges BMW she purchased had defects, seeks rescission of sales contract

Michael Abella Dec. 21, 2016, 5:52pm

ALEXANDRA – An Alexandria consumer alleges that a BMW she purchased was defective.

Berrio's Transportation driver accused of negligence after I-10 accident

Michael Abella Dec. 13, 2016, 2:51pm

LAFAYETTE – Three individuals allege they were injured when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer in Arcadia Parish.

Man alleges Bossier Casino Venture wrongfully terminated him

Michael Abella Dec. 13, 2016, 2:22pm

LAFAYETTE – A Texas man alleges he experienced disparate treatment while employed by a Lafayette casino and was unlawfully terminated.

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.