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Consumer claims Volvo is defective, seeks rescission of sales contract

Michael Abella Feb. 24, 2017, 5:46am

LAFAYETTE – An Alexandria woman alleges the Volvo she purchased has defects.

Man alleges he was assaulted by Patterson City police officer while being detained

Michael Abella Feb. 20, 2017, 5:48am

ALEXANDRIA – A St. Mary Parish resident claims he was assaulted by a Patterson City police officer.

DeRidder pet owner alleges deputy fired at dogs when trying to capture them

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:50pm

LAKE CHARLES — A DeRidder pet owner is suing a Beauregard Parish sheriff and deputy, citing alleged unlawful use of deadly force and illegal seizure.

Evangeline Parish man can't work as field supervisor after boat injuries, complaint says

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:23pm

LAFAYETTE — An Evangeline Parish resident is suing crew supply vessel operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Seaman claims he was injured, has not been paid maintenance and cure benefits

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 9:51am

LAFAYETTE – A Texas man claims he was injured during a transfer from a vessel to a rig.

Consumer files class action against Samsung over washing machine recall

Michael Abella Feb. 6, 2017, 6:06am

LAFAYETTE – A Fort Polk consumer alleges a Samsung washing machine she purchased at a Lowe's store in Leesville was subject to a recall and that Samsung has not repaired the machine.

Man accuses town of Blanchard, law enforcement officers of false arrest, defamation

Michael Abella Jan. 27, 2017, 10:43am

BLANCHARD – A Blanchard man claims he was falsely arrested after an argument with his wife.

Glens Commercial Corp. claims Dynamic Industries International owes millions

Michael Abella Jan. 26, 2017, 11:07am

ALEXANDRIA – A New Orleans company is alleged to owe almost $2 million for commissions.

Daughter files suit against insurance company, estate planners for alleged negligence

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 6:18am

ALEXANDRIA – A Tennessee woman is accusing a firm of breach of the applicable standard of care in relation to her late mother's will.

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.