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Bill spawned by stalled New Orleans WTC redevelopment headed to House debate, vote

Karen Kidd May 27, 2016, 10:19am

NEW ORLEANS – A bill that once stood to cost the losing bidder in the World Trade Center redevelopment litigation tens of millions of dollars to maintain its lawsuits against the city, but now likely won't, is headed to the state House floor.

Hunters ask court to lift the ban on dog-deer hunting in Kisatchie National Forest

Taryn Phaneuf May 27, 2016, 10:01am

ALEXANDRIA — Hunters trying to overturn the ban on hunting deer with dogs in the state’s only national forest claim an arbitrary decision affects a tradition they’ve passed on for generations.

Gretna woman seeks damages following car accident with Gretna employee

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:59pm

GRETNA – A Gretna woman is seeking damages following a car accident claiming that it was due to negligence of a city employee.

Man claims he tripped and was injured on a pallet at Home Depot

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:53pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is seeking damages after he was allegedly caused injury while inside a Home Depot.

Jefferson Parish woman claims her brother took her portion of a life insurance policy

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:49pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is seeking damages following an incident in which she claims that her brother committed fraud when he allegedly transferred her portion of a life insurance policy to himself.

ANS LLC claims LL5 Enterprises didn't perform work per contract agreement

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:40pm

GRETNA – A Gretna partnership is seeking damages claiming that contractors failed to complete the work that they were paid to and failed to fulfill contract terms.

Woman claims driver's negligence caused accident

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:33pm

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages following an automobile accident in which she claims that another driver's negligence resulted in her own accident.

Man alleges Delta Airlines employee injured him intentionally

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:27pm

GRETNA – An Orleans Parish man is seeking damages, claiming that a Delta Airlines employee intentionally caused him injury.

Woman alleges Ochsner Hospital failed to properly treat leg

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:19pm

GRETNA – A St. Tammany Parish woman is seeking damages following an incident in which a hospital allegedly failed to correct her injured leg.

Jefferson Parish alleges he was injured in accident

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 10:10pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson parish man is seeking damages, claiming that he was injured in a car accident because of another's negligence.

Disturbing 4th District Court legal battle between judges continues

Andrew Burger May 26, 2016, 3:52pm

MONROE – A lengthening series of lawsuits that pits 4th Judicial District Court judges, attorneys and other legal professionals against one another raises serious questions regarding the credibility and legitimacy of the justice system in Ouachita and Morehouse Parish, as well as the ability of the court and legal community to fulfill its public obligations and responsibilities.

Spirt of St. Ignatius bestowed on Loyola-New Orleans’ Locascio

Mike Helenthal May 26, 2016, 3:45pm

NEW ORLEANS – Kaitlin L. Locascio didn’t seem any different than any of the other 90 students taking Isabel Medina’s constitutional law class at Loyola University's Law School in New Orleans. 

Petroleum services company alleges Texas corporation owes $156,000

The Louisiana Record May 26, 2016, 1:14pm

LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana petroleum services company is suing a Texas corporation, alleging failure to pay more than $156,000 for purchased products.

Loyola-New Orleans’ international law program ranked a ‘best value’

Mike Helenthal May 26, 2016, 12:55pm

NEW ORLEANS -- The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law was recently recognized for its international master of laws program, which was named one of the “best values” in the country in the recent edition of The International Jurist.

Jefferson Parish alleges negligent driving damaged parish-owned vehicle

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 11:34am

GRETNA – Jefferson Parish is suing a woman, alleging that negligence and lack of skill resulted in a car accident with a parish-owned vehicle and employee.

Jefferson Parish mother files suit after daughter allegedly injured in accident

Carrie Bradon May 26, 2016, 11:27am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish mother is seeking damages after she alleges her daughter was injured in an auto accident.

Court orders former assistant to Saints' owner to arbitration overseen by NFL commissioner

Jamie Kelly May 26, 2016, 10:42am

NEW ORLEANS—A U.S. District Court judge recently ruled that Rodney Henry, former assistant to New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, must submit to arbitration overseen by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Consumer accuses pharmaceutical firms of manufacturing defective drug

The Louisiana Record May 25, 2016, 2:38pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Florida man is suing a group of pharmaceutical firms, alleging negligence in the manufacturing and sale of the drug Xarelto.

Former student accuses college teacher of sexual harassment

The Louisiana Record May 25, 2016, 2:04pm

NEW ORLEANS — A former student is suing Southeastern Louisiana University, alleging a teacher was guilty of sexual harassment. 

Field technician blames offshore drilling companies for injuries

The Louisiana Record May 25, 2016, 1:47pm

NEW ORLEANS — A service field technician is suing offshore drilling companies, alleging their negligence caused him to be injured.