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Seaman seeks $1.5 million after tripping on cable and falling into water

Michelle Keahey Dec. 3, 2012, 2:13am

Charbonnet NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.5 million from his employer claiming that it failed to repair a catwalk which caused him to trip on a piece of cable and fall into the water.

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Apartment complex sued by residents after they allegedly fell from second floor

Catherine Melancon Dec. 3, 2012, 7:00am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man and woman are suing their apartment complex after they allegedly were injured on its premises due to the apartment owner's negligence.

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Massive pothole on I-110 allegedly caused wreck and serious injuries

Catherine Melancon Dec. 3, 2012, 7:00am

BATON ROUGE – Two Baton Rouge women are suing a construction company, a government entity and a parish government after they were allegedly seriously injured from an uncovered excavation pothole.

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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center doctor sued; Plaintiff challenges cap on damages

Catherine Melancon Dec. 3, 2012, 7:19am

BATON ROUGE – A Tangipahoa Parish couple is filing a medical malpractice suit against a Baton Rouge general surgeon after he allegedly breached the standard of care.

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Elevator malfunction leads to suit against Harrah's New Orleans Casino

Tia Benton Dec. 3, 2012, 7:31am

Angela Lumzy Jones NEW ORLEANS – A resident of Orleans Parish is suing Harrah's New Orleans Casino for an alleged incident that occurred at the casino's parking garage on Tchoupitoulas Street and which resulted in injuries.

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Contractor for the Chimneywood Homeowner's Association sued for alleged non-payment

Tia Benton Dec. 3, 2012, 7:35am

New Orleans – A Louisiana Corporation is suing a Chalmette-based subcontractor for payments allegedly due to the corporation.

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Man injured after running over submerged pipe in boat sues owner

Kyle Barnett Dec. 4, 2012, 12:19am

Robert J. Diliberto GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a Baton Rouge construction company for injuries he allegedly received after running over a piece of submerged pipe that it owned.

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Chick-Fil-A and apartment complex sued by parents of minor who cut leg on razor wire

Kyle Barnett Dec. 4, 2012, 12:24am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish couple are suing a number of defendants over injuries their son allegedly received near a construction zone.

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Construction at Pizza Hut causes flooding, suit claims

Kyle Barnett Dec. 4, 2012, 12:28am

F. Gerald Maples GRETNA – Two homeowners are suing a number of defendants for allegedly causing a water line to break near their homes which flooded their property and caused damage.

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Law firm suing over alleged non-payment in divorce

Kyle Barnett Dec. 4, 2012, 12:30am

Lindsey M. Ladouceur GRETNA – An Abita Springs law firm is suing a former client for alleged non-payment of services rendered in a divorce case.

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TSA employee sues City of New Orleans and airport over trip and fall

Kyle Barnett Dec. 4, 2012, 1:34am

GRETNA – A Transportation Security Administration worker at the Louis Armstrong International Airport is suing the city and aviation board for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on the airport's premises.

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City police department and employee sued for automobile wreck

Catherine Melancon Dec. 4, 2012, 3:00am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man is filing suit against the city's police department alleging one of its employees rear-ended him, causing injuries to him and his minor child.

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LDEQ suing man for not abiding by issued compliance order

Catherine Melancon Dec. 4, 2012, 3:12am

BATON ROUGE – An executive agent of the State of Louisiana is suing a Calcasieu Parish man after he failed to comply with regulations.

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Earl K. Long Medical Center sued for alleged malpractice

Catherine Melancon Dec. 4, 2012, 3:18am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge lawyer has filed a malpractice suit against a Baton Rouge hospital and two doctors.

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UPS driver files race and gender discrimination lawsuit

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2012, 7:42am

NEW ORLEANS - A driver for United Parcel Service has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming she was allegedly passed over for training and extra hours due to her race and gender.

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Hispanic worker filed racial discrimination lawsuit against Baton Rouge company

Michelle Keahey Dec. 4, 2012, 7:48am

Burgos NEW ORLEANS - A Hispanic worker has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a Baton Rouge company claiming it allowed a racially hostile work environment and not did treat him equal to non-Hispanics.

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Workboat passenger sues for $2 million after rough water aggravates back injury

Michelle Keahey Dec. 5, 2012, 12:50am

NEW ORLEANS - A work boat passenger has filed a lawsuit seeking $2 million claiming rough water aggravated an injury to his back.

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Target sued over customer's slip in water in electronics department

Michelle Keahey Dec. 5, 2012, 12:53am

Robert NEW ORLEANS - A Target customer claims he slipped and fell in water that had been on the floor in the electronics department for an unreasonable amount of time.

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Royal Street grocer sued by customer over trip

Tia Benton Dec. 5, 2012, 12:54am

John J. Finckbeiner, Jr. New Orleans – Unique Grocery, located on Royal Street, is being sued by a woman claiming she slipped and fell while on its premises.

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