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Helmet manufacturer sued after motorcycle rider suffers brain injury following collision with SUV

Michelle Keahey Jun. 1, 2012, 4:00am

Morgan NEW ORLEANS - A motorcycle rider has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of his helmet claiming that ventilation holes in the helmet resulted in a weakened structured and allowed him to suffer a traumatic brain injury when he was involved in a motor vehicle collision with a sports utility vehicle.

Airboat tour collision results in lawsuit

Michelle Keahey Jun. 1, 2012, 4:31am

Allweiss NEW ORLEANS - After suffering injuries during an airboat tour of New Orleans, an Alabama couple has filed a lawsuit against the tour company claiming that they were driving the airboats too fast.

Heavy customer sues Southwest Airlines for discrimination; Passenger claims she was required to buy two tickets

Michelle Keahey Jun. 1, 2012, 5:00am

NEW ORLEANS - Claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a woman who weighs approximately 240-300 pounds has filed a lawsuit against Southwest Airlines claiming her rights were violated when the airline asked that she purchase two airline tickets.

Toys R Us sued after customer slips in bubble puddle

Michelle Keahey Jun. 1, 2012, 5:32am

Recile NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against a toy store after she slipped in a puddle of bubble solution and fell.

Report: Drug maker suing La. AG over outside counsel hiring

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 1, 2012, 6:39am

Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell over his hiring of private attorneys in a case against the company.

Saints' Vilma sues NFL and Goodell over 'Bounty Rule' statements

Michelle Keahey Jun. 1, 2012, 9:40am

Vilma NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed a defamation suit against the National Football League and Commissioner Roger Goodell over statements the defendants made about Saints' players intentionally injuring opposing players.

Hotel management company seeks damages from Caddo Parish Hilton

Kyle Barnett Jun. 4, 2012, 1:10pm

A North Carolina-based management company has filed suit against a Shreveport hotel for payments it claims it is owed.

Natural gas pipeline operator sues over taxes paid under protest

Kyle Barnett Jun. 5, 2012, 1:00am

EAST BATON ROUGE – A Delaware-based pipeline operator is suing the State of Louisiana for taxes paid under protest.

City workers file class action for not paying overtime wages calculated with incentive pay

Michelle Keahey Jun. 5, 2012, 2:00am

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans city employees have filed a class action that accuses the city of not correctly calculating their overtime wages by including educational incentive pay.

Newly baptized man sues church after slipping down wet stairs

Michelle Keahey Jun. 5, 2012, 2:28am

NEW ORLEANS - A Mississippi man has filed a lawsuit against a St. Tammany Parish church after he slipped down wet stairs following his baptism.

Kaboom Foamtastic caused injuries, suit says

Michelle Keahey Jun. 5, 2012, 2:34am

Lococo NEW ORLEANS - A St. Tammany Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of Kaboom Foamtastic Bathroom Cleaner with Oxi after allegedly suffering respiratory distress from using the cleaner.

Property company suing state programs for limiting the amount of rent they can charge

Kyle Barnett Jun. 5, 2012, 12:23pm

Charles V. Musso, Jr. BATON ROUGE – A Lake Charles property owner has filed suit against a few state programs for limiting the amount of rent they can charge per month.

Organic Marketing being sued for overdue rental bills

Kyle Barnett Jun. 5, 2012, 12:38pm

Mackenzie S. Ledet BATON ROUGE – A New Orleans-based marketing firm is being sued for back payments it allegedly owes an equipment company.

Baton Rouge McDonald's sued in slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Jun. 5, 2012, 12:50pm

Joseph C. Possa BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge woman is suing the operator of a local McDonald's for injuries she claims she received on its premises.

Farmer files suit against attorney demanding refund of 'finder's fee' paid in sale of farm

Kyle Barnett Jun. 6, 2012, 3:00pm

William Shockey BATON ROUGE – An Avoyelles Parish farmer is suing an attorney who brokered a sale of his interest in his family's farm.

Department of Transportation sued by contractor for breach of contract

Kyle Barnett Jun. 6, 2012, 3:32pm

Murphy J. Foster NEW ORLEANS – An Illinois-based construction company is suing a state agency for allegedly providing faulty information on a highway project bid.

Man sues after chair collapses beneath him

Kyle Barnett Jun. 6, 2012, 4:00pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing an off-track betting location and a chair manufacturer claiming he was injured when a chair collapsed beneath him.

Metairie Walgreens sued by woman in slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Jun. 6, 2012, 4:34pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local pharmacy for injuries she claims occurred on its premises.

Used car dealer sues Premier Nissan over trade-in vehicle

Kyle Barnett Jun. 7, 2012, 11:17am

GRETNA – A St. John the Baptist Parish used car dealer is suing a Jefferson Parish new car dealer for selling a car with an allegedly defective title.

Winn-Dixie sued for $50,000 after shopper slips and falls

Michelle Keahey Jun. 8, 2012, 2:40am

NEW ORLEANS - After slipping and falling an Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against the Winn-Dixie on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans claiming the store failed to keep the store safe and clean for customers.