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Community college alleges student owes more than $1,000

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 3:41pm

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is suing a former student, alleging she owes more than $1,000.

Tenant alleges neighbor's clogged toilet caused damage to his unit

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 3:26pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man is suing apartment owners, alleging a neighbor's leaky toilet caused nearly $40,000 in damages to his his unit.

Law firm alleges client owes more than $170,000

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:42pm

NEW ORLEANS – A law firm is suing a client alleging it owes more than $170,000. 

Visitor blames New Orleans property owners for fall

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:37pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a New Orleans property owners, alleging a defective condition caused her to fall.

Customer blames Walgreens for fall

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:31pm

NEW ORLEANS – A customer is suing Walgreens, alleging its negligence caused him to fall at one of the defendant's New Orleans stores.

Visitor blames New Orleans property owners for fall on steps

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:22pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana woman is suing New Orleans property owners, alleging their negligence caused her to be injured when she fell down steps.

Worker blames New Orleans property owners for fall down elevator shaft

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:16pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man is suing New Orleans property owners, blaming them for his fall down an elevator shaft.

Customer alleges service contract on car not honored

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 2:05pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man is suing a car servicing business, alleging his service contract was not honored.

Motorist blames trucking company for crash

Carrie Bradon Feb. 27, 2017, 1:55pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man is suing a trucking company, alleging their negligence caused a crash.

Man alleges he was injured while working for Public Belt Railroad Commission

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 6:14am

NEW ORLEANS – A trackman alleges he was injured while working for the city of New Orleans.

Husband, wife allege injuries after accident on I-10 with tractor-trailer

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 6:05am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish couple allege they were injured when their vehicle was side-swiped by a tractor-trailer.

Tulane University employee alleges she was wrongfully terminated because of age, disability

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 5:39am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman formerly employed by the Newcomb Art Gallery in New Orleans alleges she was terminated while on medical leave.

Inmate alleges he was retaliated against by correctional officers

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 5:31am

BATON ROUGE – An inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary is accusing two correctional officers of retaliation after he was allegedly injured by another inmate.

Man alleges he was attacked in home by Shreveport police officers

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 5:22am

SHREVEPORT – A 71-year-old Shreveport man alleges two police officers injured him in his home.

Appeals court ruling maintains state aid to charter schools

Glenn Minnis Feb. 26, 2017, 11:26pm

BATON ROUGE — A 1st Circuit Court of Appeal judge has overturned a lower’s judge ruling in Louisiana that would have blocked state aid to 32 charter schools.

Lawsuit alleges Beyonce sampled lyrics from deceased New Orleans rapper

Chandra Lye Feb. 26, 2017, 11:26pm

NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit has been filed that claims Beyonce sampled lyrics from a deceased New Orleans artist without permission.

Former Louisiana VA secretary accuses legislative auditor, inspector general of defamation

Laura Halleman Feb. 26, 2017, 11:25pm

BATON ROUGE — One year after a state audit accused former Louisiana Veterans Affairs Secretary David LaCerte of flawed bookkeeping and bad hiring practices, LaCerte is suing the state's inspector general and executive auditor for defamation.

Longrunning construction loan lawsuit between Kleinpeter Trace, BancorpSouth settled

Carrie Salls Feb. 26, 2017, 11:25pm

BATON ROUGE – After six years, a legal battle related to construction loans in default has been settled.

Court of Appeals rejects Houma oyster operator's request for $3.4 million in oil spill loss

Sam Knef Feb. 26, 2017, 11:25pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Houma oyster processing business that was forced to shut down after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has lost its bid to get more compensation from the BP Economic and Property Damages Settlement fund.

Evangeline Parish ADA resigns amid allegations of misconduct

Sara McCleary Feb. 26, 2017, 11:24pm

VILLE PLATTE – Assistant District Attorney Timmy Fontenot resigned last month from his position in the Evangeline Parish District Attorney’s Office.