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New Orleans city councilman withdraws proposal to sue oil and gas companies

Chandra Lye Jul. 20, 2017, 4:23pm

Jason Williams, a New Orleans city councilman, has stepped back from asking the city to sue the oil and gas industry.

Online petition calls for Louisiana governor to focus on job creation

Chandra Lye Jul. 20, 2017, 4:00pm

Over 5,000 individuals have signed a petition calling for Gov. John Bel Edwards to focus on creating more jobs in Louisiana.

SEC Resources claims it is owed over $115,000 on a mortgage

Carrie Bradon Jul. 20, 2017, 3:04pm

GRETNA – A company is seeking nearly $120,000.

Greater New Orleans Federal Credit Union seeking over $20,000

Carrie Bradon Jul. 20, 2017, 2:59pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish-based credit union is seeking over $20,000 on a sales contract.

Altus GTS Inc. alleges former employee misappropriated trade secrets

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 20, 2017, 7:46am

NEW ORLEANS – A Kenner commercial debt collection agency alleges a former employee unlawfully used its confidential information.

Seadrill Americas employee claims unsafe work environment caused injuries

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 20, 2017, 7:35am

NEW ORLEANS – A medic alleges he was injured on a vessel because his employer failed to provide a safe working environment.

Assistant managers allege TACI Investments Inc. owes unpaid overtime wages

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 20, 2017, 7:28am

NEW ORLEANS – Two assistant managers for restaurant franchise operators allege that they were not compensated at the correct rate for overtime work and have filed a class-action suit.

ES&H Inc. employee alleges unsafe work environment caused injuries

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 20, 2017, 7:16am

NEW ORLEANS – Dominican Republic citizen residing in Jefferson Parish alleges that his Houma employers failed to provide a safe place to work.

Mother files wrongful death suit against Iberia Parish sheriff, deputy

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 20, 2017, 7:06am

LAFAYETTE – An Iberia Parish woman has filed a suit against members of the parish's law enforcement after her mentally ill adult son was killed during an officer-involved shooting.

‘Debtors' prison’ lawsuit causes New Orleans judges to waive $1 million in court fees

Laura Halleman Jul. 19, 2017, 4:00pm

In hopes of avoiding a federal civil rights lawsuit over funding court transactions with fines and fees placed on predominantly poor defendants, Orleans Parish Criminal District Court (OPCDC) judges have voided $1 million in fees for court costs.

Adriatic Marine employee alleges he is owed benefits for work injury

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 19, 2017, 10:50am

NEW ORLEANS – A Lafourche Parish man alleges that his Raceland employer has failed to pay maintenance and cure benefits for an injury he sustained while working.

Shipyard Services alleges it is still owed $92,400 for ship repairs

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 19, 2017, 10:18am

NEW ORLEANS – A Plaquemine Parish company alleges it has not been paid in full for repairs it made to a ship.

Individuals allege unmarked Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC of Louisiana buoy caused injuries

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 19, 2017, 10:09am

NEW ORLEANS – A Plaquemines Parish family alleges three individuals were injured when their fishing boat struck an unmarked buoy.

Man alleges law firm, Diamond Offshore and individuals violated his constitutional rights

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 19, 2017, 10:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man alleges his reputation was damaged by a frivolous petition for divorce.

Inmate alleges he was wrongfully convicted, seeks millions in damages

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 19, 2017, 9:51am

NEW ORLEANS – An inmate is seeking $40 million in damages over alleged defamation of character from the city of New Orleans and law enforcement officials.

Standard Mortgage claims woman failed to pay over $70,000

Carrie Bradon Jul. 18, 2017, 3:07pm

GRETNA – A lender is seeking damages for sums due on a promissory note.

Wells Fargo claims Gretna man defaulted on promissory note

Carrie Bradon Jul. 18, 2017, 3:04pm

GRETNA – Wells Fargo is seeking damages for an unpaid promissory note.

MidSouth Bank alleges it is owed over $4,000

Carrie Bradon Jul. 18, 2017, 3:00pm

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $4,000 for a promissory note.

First NBC Bank seeking over $750,000 plus interest from Jefferson Parish man

Carrie Bradon Jul. 18, 2017, 2:55pm

GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages for over $750,000 in payments it allegedly failed to receive.

Louisiana State University alleges Orleans Parish woman failed to pay over $5,500

Carrie Bradon Jul. 18, 2017, 2:50pm

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking more than $5,500 from an Orleans Parish resident.