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Phil's Grill in Harahan sued in slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Nov. 1, 2012, 1:00am

Phil's Grill GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local restaurant for injuries she allegedly received in a fall on its premises.

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Woman sues condo association for allegedly taking over her property

Kyle Barnett Nov. 1, 2012, 1:13am

GRETNA – A Gretna woman is suing a condominium association she belongs to for allegedly depriving her of her property by turning her condominium into a storage unit following Hurricane Katrina.

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Business struck by lightning suing insurer

Kyle Barnett Nov. 1, 2012, 1:35am

Angelina Christina GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish business owner is suing his property insurer for not providing a full claim on equipment that was allegedly damaged in a lightning strike.

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Woman who passed out after donating blood plasma sues donation facility

Kyle Barnett Nov. 1, 2012, 1:53am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a blood plasma donation facility for injuries she claims to have received in a fall after being released from its care.

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Shoring company sued for alleged breach of contract and violation of state civil codes

Tia Benton Nov. 1, 2012, 4:40am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish resident is suing a home elevation company and its owner for alleged breach of contract.

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Historical renovation company ordered to surrender property

Tia Benton Nov. 1, 2012, 4:45am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish resident is suing a renovation company claiming she is the lawful owner of a lot of ground in the 5th District of the City of New Orleans of which the company currently claims possession.

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Louisiana State Penitentiary sued by inmate over missing property

Catherine Melancon Nov. 1, 2012, 6:33am

BATON ROUGE – An inmate is suing Louisiana State Penitentiary employees after his personal property allegedly went missing and he never received a response on to a claim he made to prison administrators.

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Metairie Wendy's sued by parents of girl involving slip and fall in grease

Kyle Barnett Nov. 2, 2012, 1:00am

George B. Recile GRETNA – The parents of a St. Bernard Parish minor are suing a Wendy's restaurant for injuries allegedly received in a fall on its premises.

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Operator of New Orleans to Baton Rouge bus sued for handicapped passenger's alleged injuries

Tia Benton Nov. 2, 2012, 5:43am

NEW ORLEANS – A resident of the City of New Orleans is suing Hotard Coaches alleging she sustained physical and non-physical injuries as a result of the defendant's negligence.

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Fallen case of jarred pickles leads to work comp insurance suit

Tia Benton Nov. 2, 2012, 5:51am

NEW ORLEANS – An insurer for a New Orleans grocery store is suing a wholesale grocer for alleged injuries sustained by an employee over a fallen jar of pickles.

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LSU and UNO sued by terminated tenured professor

Catherine Melancon Nov. 2, 2012, 6:25am

Larry Samuel BATON ROUGE – An Orleans Parish woman filed suit against two colleges for breach of contract after she was terminated, even though she was a tenured professor.

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Tentative settlement fines Motiva refinery $500K

Catherine Melancon Nov. 2, 2012, 7:51am

Motiva refinery in Norco, La. BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has drafted a $500,000 settlement for Motiva Enterprises, LLC on Oct. 3 related to alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's Norco and Convent facilities.

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Lack of warnings signs on recently mopped floor leads to lawsuit

Michelle Keahey Nov. 2, 2012, 11:00am

Obioha NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against Church's Chicken that claims she slipped and fell due to a lack of warnings signs on a recently mopped floor.

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Rental company sued after worker injured when equipment broke

Michelle Keahey Nov. 2, 2012, 11:00am

Clayton NEW ORLEANS - After part of a trailer broke and fell on him, a worker has filed a lawsuit against a rental company claiming it should have inspected the trailer and maintained the equipment.

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Seaman sues after falling while trying to get into bunk bed

Michelle Keahey Nov. 2, 2012, 11:14am

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming that he was injured attempting to get into his bunk bed when the sofa he was using a stepladder tipped over and he fell.

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Sporting goods store sued by man injured from cross-bow cocking rope

Michelle Keahey Nov. 2, 2012, 11:17am

Collett NEW ORLEANS - A sporting goods store is being sued by a man who claims he received eye injuries from a defective cross-bow cocking rope.

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Supreme Court rules against disbarment for judge who was removed from office due to federal probe

Kyle Barnett Nov. 2, 2012, 11:28am

Joan Benge NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that Joan Benge may practice law in the state after a temporary suspension despite being removed from her elected position as a judge in the 24th Judicial District last year.

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Construction company sued by port and boat owners for leaving submerged barge in bay

Kyle Barnett Nov. 2, 2012, 12:18pm

William S. Watkins GRETNA – A construction company is being sue by a number of plaintiffs who claim that a submerged barge they left in a bay resulted in damages to their vessels and its necessary removal.

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Shoring company sued for alleged substandard work

Kyle Barnett Nov. 2, 2012, 12:25pm

Robert T. Garrity, Jr. GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a shoring company for allegedly providing substandard work on the elevation of his home.

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Energy provider and City of Gretna sued by man who ran into guy wire while riding bicycle

Kyle Barnett Nov. 2, 2012, 12:38pm

Stephen M. Chouest GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a regional energy provider and a city government for injuries he allegedly sustained in a biking incident involving the property of both entities.

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