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Class action lawsuit filed against Entergy following power outages

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2012, 3:31am

Tony Clayton A Baton Rouge-based attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against a regional power provider for not restoring power to the area following Hurricane Isaac in a reasonable amount of time.

Man sues Bellsouth after allegedly tripping on exposed wires on his own property

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2012, 10:20am

Anthony J. Milazzo, III GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man has sued a telecommunications company claiming he injured himself when he tripped over exposed wires owned by the company that were on his property.

Shoring company sued by former salesman who claims emotional anguish over commission

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2012, 10:43am

Salvador M. Brocato, III GRETNA – A St. Tammany Parish man is suing a Jefferson Parish shoring company for allegedly withholding sales commission he was to receive.

Couple sues developer over vacation home's alleged defects

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2012, 11:00am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish couple have sued a developer for breach of contract claiming they were sold a defective home.

Dollar General sued by woman who claims she slipped on dishwashing soap and fell in store

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2012, 11:48am

Jonathan P. Friedman GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a discount retailer claiming she was injured in a fall on the premises at one of their local stores.

Appeals court upholds $258M Risperdal verdict

John O'Brien Sep. 6, 2012, 5:21am

Caldwell LAKE CHARLES - A Louisiana appeals court has upheld the $258 million verdict in state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceutical over the prescription drug Risperdal.

Home health worker files discrimination lawsuit after losing job during pregnancy

Michelle Keahey Sep. 6, 2012, 5:28am

Campbell NEW ORLEANS - A home health worker has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit that claims she was terminated because of her pregnancy.

Injured man sues firework manufacturer claiming failure to adequately warn of danger

Michelle Keahey Sep. 6, 2012, 5:31am

NEW ORLEANS - After injuring his hand, an Assumption Parish man has filed a lawsuit against a firework manufacturer claiming that the fireworks were not worth the risk associated with use.

Jefferson Parish Streets Department sued for disability discrimination

Michelle Keahey Sep. 6, 2012, 5:41am

NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish Streets Department employee has filed a lawsuit that claims the Parish is discriminating against him on the basis of his race and disability.

Class action claims shop-vacuums have overstated horsepower

Michelle Keahey Sep. 6, 2012, 5:46am

Moreland NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana woman has filed a class action that claims a shop vacuum manufacturer fraudulently mislabels vacuums in order to sell more products.

Staffing agency claims Convention Center contractor owes back wages

Kyle Barnett Sep. 6, 2012, 12:38pm

Dwan S. Hilferty NEW ORLEANS – A Delaware-based staffing agency is claiming a local contractor owes them back wages for providing event workers.

Fire Fighter's pension fund sues city claiming shortage of $17.5 million

Kyle Barnett Sep. 6, 2012, 12:43pm

NEW ORLEANS – A pension fund set up for some of New Orleans' emergency workers is accusing the city of decreasing payments in violation of their contract.

Golf course sued by man who alleged fell in open drainage hole

Kyle Barnett Sep. 6, 2012, 12:47pm

Brian G. Shearman NEW ORLEANS – A Metairie man is suing a New Orleans golf course for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

Apartment building sues neighbor claiming bamboo root damage

Kyle Barnett Sep. 6, 2012, 12:53pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans apartment building is suing for damages allegedly arising from a root system in a neighbor's yard.

Woman sues after allegedly falling on broken pavement in parking lot

Kyle Barnett Sep. 7, 2012, 5:00am

Sarah Pfeiffer NEW ORLEANS – A Greensburg woman is suing a New Orleans parking lot owner for injuries she claims to have received on its premises.

Church sues HVAC company claiming pastor did not have authority to settle case

Kyle Barnett Sep. 7, 2012, 5:11am

Richard A. Goins NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans church has sued a Jefferson Parish heating and cooling company after its pastor entered into a settlement with the company without the approval of the church's board.

Used car dealer sue over selling allegedly defective car

Kyle Barnett Sep. 7, 2012, 5:30am

Douglas P. Matthews GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a Westwego-based used car dealer for allegedly selling her a defective vehicle.

Convenience store owner sued for alleged non-payment of electric repair services

Kyle Barnett Sep. 7, 2012, 5:39am

Ernest A. Burguieres GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish-based commercial property owner is being sued by a New Orleans-based electrical company.

State Supreme Court took up arguments on Friday on the possible removal of 7th Judicial District Judge Leo Boothe

Kyle Barnett Sep. 7, 2012, 8:50am

Judge Leo Boothe's signature NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court heard arguments on Friday to determine if a Northeastern Louisiana judge should removed from the bench.

Bed and breakfast sued by woman who allegedly fell on concrete stairs

Kyle Barnett Sep. 10, 2012, 1:00am

Stephen P. Bruno NEW ORLEANS – A Hawaiian woman is suing a New Orleans bed and breakfast for injuries she claims to have received on its premises.