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State sued by contractor over funds not paid out under hazard mitigation program

Kyle Barnett Mar. 1, 2012, 3:33am

The State of Louisiana is being sued by a Michigan-based contractor for grants allegedly not paid out under a government run redevelopment program.

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Poydras Center owner sued for allegedly revoking parking spaces provided in lease

Kyle Barnett Mar. 1, 2012, 3:43am

NEW ORLEANS – A California-based real estate company is being sued for extending a tenant's lease, but not including some provisions in the prior lease.

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Drug testing service sued for allegedly contaminating man's drug test sample

Kyle Barnett Mar. 1, 2012, 8:22am

DONALDSONVILLE – A California man is suing an unknown worker at a Gonzales drug testing firm for allegedly contaminating his drug test.

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Plaintiffs' attorneys sue litigation support company claiming slander and defamation

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:30am

NEW ORLEANS - After an unfavorable conclusion in a breach of contract lawsuit in California, two high profile attorneys have filed a defamation lawsuit against a litigation support company claiming a representative of the company told a reporter that the attorneys were hypocrites and were only going after more money.

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Fall down stairs leads seaman to sue for $1.5 million

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:32am

NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit for $1.5 million claiming he is permanently disabled after falling down stairs.

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Jefferson Parish woman sues store for various injuries in slip and fall incident

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:35am

NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish resident has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Wal-Mart after she allegedly slipped and fell, suffering various injuries.

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Former Bellsouth employees file age discrimination lawsuit

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:37am

NEW ORLEANS - Three former Bellsouth employees have filed an age discrimination lawsuit against the company after they were not rehired, and younger, less qualified people were instead hired.

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Jefferson Parish woman sues J&J over allegedly defective vaginal mesh

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:40am

NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over an allegedly defective vaginal mesh which is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.

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Whistleblower sues inspection company after losing his job for complaining about falsified documents

Michelle Keahey Mar. 2, 2012, 3:43am

NEW ORLEANS - A whistleblower has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, claiming that he was terminated from his position after he complained about the company falsifying documents regarding oil tanks.

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BP and plaintiffs' steering committee come to settlement agreement

Kyle Barnett Mar. 2, 2012, 3:29pm

U.S. Federal Judge Carl Barbier U.S. Federal Judge Carl Barbier has filed a motion announcing a settlement agreement between BP and the plaintiffs' steering committee in the Deepwater Horizon case.

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Initial BP settlement agreement comes into focus: Estimated $7.8 billion to be paid out

Kyle Barnett Mar. 4, 2012, 11:59am

U.S. Federal Judge Carl Barbier Details about a settlement in the Deepwater Horizon trial between BP and the plaintiff's steering committee are beginning to come into focus as sources from both sides of the case have released information on the deal.

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Pretzel company sued over allegedly bounced checks

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

DONALDSONVILLE – An Assumption Parish food products provider is suing an Ascension Parish pretzel maker for allegedly submitting checks that bounced.

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City of Kenner sued for slip and fall at Pontchartrain Center

Kyle Barnett Mar. 5, 2012, 1:31am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing the owners and operators of a Kenner convention center for injuries she claims to have received on the property.

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Former nurse supervisor files workers' compensation suit against Tulane University Hospital

Kyle Barnett Mar. 5, 2012, 1:45am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing his former employer for injuries he claims happened at the work place.

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Doctor files personal injury suit against shopping center over trip and fall incident

Kyle Barnett Mar. 5, 2012, 2:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish doctor is suing a local shopping center for injuries he claims he received in a fall on the premises.

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Workers' compensation fund requests sheriff seize company property

Kyle Barnett Mar. 6, 2012, 3:14am

NEW ORLEANS – A statewide workers' compensation fund has requested the local sheriff to garnish the funds and seize property of a local company to satisfy a judgment.

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Chevys Fresh Mex sued for slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Mar. 6, 2012, 3:25am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local restaurant for injuries he claims occurred on the restaurant's premises.

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Birdsall Law Firm sued by former attorney

Kyle Barnett Mar. 6, 2012, 3:30am

Moyer A local attorney is suing his former employer for payments his cases provided to the law firm following his termination.

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Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and parish government sued by law firm

Kyle Barnett Mar. 6, 2012, 3:34am

Nungesser A New Orleans-based law firm is suing a parish president for providing legal services that allegedly went unpaid.

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Sweet Things & Grill files legal malpractice suit against former attorney

Kyle Barnett Mar. 6, 2012, 5:41am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish restaurant has filed suit against a local attorney over allegations of legal malpractice.

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