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5th Circuit sides with EPA in Clean Air Act case brought by Texas environmental groups

Elizabeth Young Apr. 1, 2013, 3:21pm

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has issued its third opinion in an emissions case brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a number of Texas environmental groups.

Foy Construction accused of selling home with defects

Tia Benton Apr. 1, 2013, 3:24pm

NEW ORLEANS – The purchaser of a New Orleans home is suing the home builder over alleged defects.

On the Rocks Lounge sues nearby bar owner for allegedly reporting noise violations

Kyle Barnett Apr. 2, 2013, 9:43am

GRETNA – A Harvey-based bar is suing the owner of a nearby competitor for allegedly calling the police on them repeatedly for noise violations in order to harm their business.

Landlord sues industrial equipment supply company for non-payment of rent

Kyle Barnett Apr. 2, 2013, 9:45am

GRETNA – A commercial real estate owner is suing one of its former tenants for allegedly breaching a rental agreement.

Appeals court partially overturns lower court ruling in death of Louisiana rail worker

Elizabeth Young Apr. 2, 2013, 11:24am

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District has overturned part of a dismissal in a suit stemming from the death of a Louisiana man.

Lawmaker seeks to dedicate BP Clean Water Act fines for coastal restoration

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 9:10am

Rep. Simone Champagne (R–Jeanerette)

Race is on for the 24th Judicial District Division D judgeship

Tia Benton Apr. 3, 2013, 3:31pm

GRETNA – Early voting is close to wrapping up for Jefferson Parish voters who will decide the fate of four candidates running for the Division D judgeship in the 24th Judicial District Court special election.

Dentist sued over services that were never completed

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 7:35pm

Daryl Byrd DDS

Fleming Plantation owners suing over alleged contamination of property leased for mineral extraction

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 7:40pm

Robert E. Tarcza

Harahan Wal-Mart sued by woman claiming an employee ran over her with shopping carts

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 7:41pm

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a local outlet of an international retail company for injuries she claims to have been injured when an employee ran over her leg with shopping carts pushed by an automatic cart machine.

Woman sues Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office alleging false arrest

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 7:44pm

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a local law enforcement agency alleging she was falsely arrested.

Asbestos claims brought against Eagle Inc. and Georgia-Pacific

Tia Benton Apr. 4, 2013, 7:16pm

Susannah Chester-Schindler

Construction company sued for allegedly catching woman’s house on fire during repairs

Kyle Barnett Apr. 4, 2013, 7:18pm

Matthew David Monson

Lawmaker's proposal would limit class certification abuse at lower court level

Kyle Barnett Apr. 5, 2013, 11:05am

John "Jay" C. Morris III (R–Monroe)

Ochsner accused of dropping patient

Tia Benton Apr. 5, 2013, 11:07am

Jeffrey T. Greenberg

Electrolux sued by home insurer after leaky washing machine allegedly damaged residence

Kyle Barnett Apr. 5, 2013, 11:09am

GRETNA – An international appliance manufacturer is being sued by a home insurer whose customer's home was allegedly damaged by a malfunctioning appliance.

Southern University at New Orleans campus visitor claims slip and fall

Tia Benton Apr. 5, 2013, 11:12am

Southern University at New Orleans

Woman claims permanent disability in fall at Harahan Dollar Tree

Kyle Barnett Apr. 8, 2013, 12:43pm

Dollar Tree

Sexual harassment case against Boh Brothers to be retried after it was overturned last year

Elizabeth Young Apr. 8, 2013, 12:52pm

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will have its case against Boh Brothers Construction reheard before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Texas Direct sued over alleged violations of deceptive trade practices acts

Kyle Barnett Apr. 8, 2013, 12:54pm

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