Radio Shack sues landlord claiming flooding destroys over $700K of electronics

NEW ORLEANS – Radio Shack is suing the owners of the building where they previously had a store saying they are at fault for more than $700,000 worth of damages from a flood. Radioshack Corporation filed suit against Canal Royal, LLC, Astor Crowne Plaze, LLC, and Starwood Capital Group Global, L.P., in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on May 8, 2015. Read More »

Contractor suing Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office for over $700K in breach of contract

NEW ORLEANS – A contractor involved in the building of a new intake processing center for inmates is suing the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office for failing to pay for the labor as agreed-upon per the contract. Fisk-Frischertz, A Joint Venture, filed suit against The McDonnel Group LLC, Archer Western Contractors LTD., Law Enforcement District of Parish of New Orleans in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on May 8. On July 28, 2011, The McDonnel Group entered into a construction contract fo Read More »

Former pipe yard worker sues 47 companies over cancer, allegedly exposing him to radioactive materials

GRETNA – A man who contracted two forms of cancer years after working in drilling pipe cleaning yards where he alleges he was exposed to radioactive materials is suing. Jimmy Emerson filed suit against Exxon Mobil Corporation, Humble Oil Refining Company, Humble Oil Refining Corporation, Exxon Company USA, ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, Mobil Oil Company, Shell Oil Company, Swepi LP, Shell Offshore Inc., BP Products North America Inc., Amoco Oil Company, American Oil Company, Chevron USA Inc., Gul Read More »