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Dialysis patient files lawsuit after slip and fall incident

Michelle Keahey Dec. 1, 2011, 2:36am

Cohen A person undergoing dialysis treatment has filed a personal injury lawsuit after slipping and falling in water that was discharged from a dialysis unit.

Country club manager files discrimination lawsuit

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 2:00am

A country club manager has filed a discrimination lawsuit that claims she was forced to quit after allowing black people to rent out the club facilities.

Covington homeowners sue Rheem following water damage

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 3:34am

Covington home owners are suing a water heater manufacturer claiming negligent design and construction.

Gas station sued after woman slips getting into truck

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 3:42am

An Amite gas station is being sued by a woman who claims she stepped in a foreign substance on the ground that caused her to slip and fall while trying to get into her truck.

Shopper sues J.C. Penney after falling while attempting to sit

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 3:45am

A Lakeside Mall shopper has filed a lawsuit against J.C. Penney Corp. after she suffered injuries when she attempted to sit down in a chair and fell.

Stroke victim sues employer after losing job

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 3:49am

Arruebarrena After losing his job for mishandling his time records, a stroke victim has filed a lawsuit against his employer for discriminating against him based on his disability.

Worker files lawsuit after falling 85 feet through open elevator shaft

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 3:54am

Sterbcow After falling 85 feet through an open elevator shaft, a worker has filed a lawsuit that claims he and his co-workers were rushed through elevator installation project.

Wrongful death suit filed against companies over malfunctioning crane

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2011, 4:00am

Klick The family of a deceased maintenance technician has filed a lawsuit against the companies responsible for maintaining the crane that unexpectedly pinned the technician against the wall, causing his fatal injuries.

BP motion almost entirely redacted

Steve Korris Dec. 6, 2011, 3:25am

Haycraft NEW ORLEANS – BP claims it has nothing to hide in the case of a former Halliburton engineer who switched sides in Deepwater Horizon litigation, but BP's proclamation of innocence hides almost everything.

Barbier to allow evidence of government liability at upcoming BP trial

Steve Korris Dec. 6, 2011, 3:38am

Barbier NEW ORLEANS – U. S. District Judge Carl Barbier will allow evidence of possible government liability for the Deepwater Horizon explosion at a fault allocation trial he plans to start in February.

BP responds to accusations that former Halliburton engineer gave up secrets

Steve Korris Dec. 6, 2011, 4:29am

BP claims it has nothing to hide in the case of a former Halliburton engineer who switched sides in Deepwater Horizon litigation, but BP's proclamation of innocence hides almost everything.

Barbier will allow evidence showing possible government liability

Steve Korris Dec. 8, 2011, 6:00am

Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier will allow evidence of possible government liability for the Deepwater Horizon explosion at a fault allocation trial he plans to start in February.

Belle Chasse Post Office sued after woman trips in sidewalk crack

Michelle Keahey Dec. 8, 2011, 6:00am

The Belle Chasse Post Office is being blamed for a woman's injuries after she tripped in a crack of its sidewalk in 2009.

Asbestos case names nearly all employers man had In lifetime

Kyle Barnett Dec. 8, 2011, 10:39am

Roussel A lawsuit recently filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleges many former employers of over 50 years are all responsible for a man's recently diagnosed mesothelioma.

Man sues Family Dollar after falling into hole while riding bike

Kyle Barnett Dec. 8, 2011, 10:47am

A New Orleans man is seeking damages after he broke his hip when he fell into a hole while riding across the lawn of a Family Dollar located on Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans.

Police officer named In lawsuit after alleged failure to search for motorcyclist

Kyle Barnett Dec. 8, 2011, 10:49am

A lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court says a Crescent City Connection police officer was negligent in the death of hit-and-run victim Joseph L. McGinn.

Sprawling asbestos case names 33 defendants

Kyle Barnett Dec. 9, 2011, 12:41pm

An asbestos lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court names 33 defendants as liable for a man's recent lung cancer diagnosis.

Woman sues grocery store after slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Dec. 9, 2011, 12:54pm

A woman filed suit in Orleans Parish Civil District Court after slipping in standing water at the Franklin Avenue Rouse's.

Man sues landlord after falling at home

Kyle Barnett Dec. 9, 2011, 1:00pm

A New Orleans man filed a lawsuit in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court against his landlord after falling in the house he was renting.

Couple suing attorney for legal malpractice after losing previous legal malpractice suit

Kyle Barnett Dec. 9, 2011, 2:25pm

A Lacombe couple filed suit in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging their attorney was negligent in pursuing their legal malpractice case against another attorney.