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Rouse's customer sues over trip on wire

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 1:27am

A New Orleans woman is suing a local supermarket and a liquor distributor after allegedly hurting herself in the store.

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Company claims lawyer failed to point out judge's error

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 1:30am

A New Orleans company is accusing its former attorney and his law firm of providing poor legal representation.

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Lower French Quarter restaurant seeks full payment on fire claim

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 2:39am

The owner of a cafe in the Lower French Quarter is suing its landlord and insurers for unpaid damages caused by a fire.

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River Bend Electrical sues over unpaid work

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 2:43am

A St. Charles electrical company claims a local construction company owes more than $95,000 for work already completed.

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Rigger claims injuries after pipe hits him in head

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 2:59am

An offshore rigger has filed a lawsuit against his employer for allegedly failing to provide a safe place to work after he suffered serious injuries when a pipe fell on his head.

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Transocean sued for not providing appropriate care to worker with chest pains

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 3:00am

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the wife of a seaman who suffered fatal injuries due to lack of receiving medical treatment after experiencing chest pains and heart-related symptoms.

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Orleans Parish city buildings closed for All Saints

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 1, 2010, 10:17am

All city buildings, including Orleans Parish Civil District Court, are closed Monday in observance of All Saints Day.

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Residents sue Jefferson Parish to prevent enforcement of early closing ordinance

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:22am

Several Jefferson Parish residents are suing to keep Jefferson Parish from enforcing a recently passed ordinance that establishes closing times for bars that are not associated with a hotel or restaurant.

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Handicapped woman sues JP Morgan Chase after burning hand on freshly welded rail

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:34am

A handicapped Louisiana woman has filed a lawsuit against a bank after she burned her hand on a newly welded handrail, while she was attempting to enter the bank.

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Seamen want $3.4 million after vessel hits barge during BP oil spill cleanup

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:40am

Two seamen are suing their employer for $3.4 million after their vessel rammed into a barge.

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Employee sues ASI for losing job after reporting sexual harassment

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:45am

A former credit union employee is suing her employer alleging she was terminated for reporting sexual harassment.

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Owner of shrimp boat sues after vessel collision

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:36am

A Houma resident has filed a federal lawsuit against the owners of a vessel that collided into his shrimp boat for failing to properly signal ahead to vessels in the channel.

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Lawsuit filed after tractor-trailer collides into car

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:51am

A passenger in a motor vehicle collision has filed a lawsuit claiming a tractor-trailer driver failed to control his truck and caused a two-vehicle collision in New Orleans.

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Zimmer sued over hip replacement device

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:58am

A Jefferson Parish couple is suing the manufacturers of a hip replacement device for not warning of risks associated with the product.

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Louisiana AG sues drug companies for overcharging Louisiana Medicaid

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 3, 2010, 10:18am

Caldwell Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is suing 18 drug companies the 19th Judicial District for allegedly inflating drug costs through the state's Medicaid program.

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Woman files lawsuit after slipping in water

Michelle Massey Nov. 3, 2010, 10:47am

A Tangipahoa resident has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart for allowing water to be sprayed onto the floor, resulting in a slip and fall incident.

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Seaman seeks nearly $1 million after slipping in hydraulic fluid

Michelle Massey Nov. 3, 2010, 10:51am

A Jefferson Parish seaman is suing his employer for nearly $1 million after he slipped in hydraulic fluid on the floor and injured his knee.

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Defendant in Chinese drywall MDL to repair 300 affected homes

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 4, 2010, 3:00am

Herman Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin, a German-based drywall manufacturer named as a defendant in hundreds of suits relating to Chinese drywall, has reached a settlement agreement in the U.S. Federal Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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Seaman claims injury caused brain damage

Michelle Massey Nov. 4, 2010, 3:17am

An Iberia Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against his former employer after a high pressure hose separated from a valve and struck him in the head, allegedly causing brain damage.

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Whole Foods accused of hostile work environment

Michelle Massey Nov. 4, 2010, 1:52pm

Former Whole Foods employee Chianti Jones is suing the grocery chaing claiming she lost her job for complaining about sexual harassment.

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