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New civil district courthouse could be cure for 'sick' Orleans Parish building

Tia Benton Jan. 2, 2013, 8:47pm

Judges Kern A. Reese, Michael Bagneris and Robin M. Giarusso.

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Doctor’s office sued by patient who stumbled and fell off sidewalk

Kyle Barnett Jan. 3, 2013, 12:35pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local doctor’s office for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

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Transocean comes to tentative $1.4 billion agreement with DOJ

Kyle Barnett Jan. 3, 2013, 5:14pm

NEW ORLEANS - The company that owned the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico has reached a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice.

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Metairie shopping center sued by woman who broke ankle in step down from curb

Kyle Barnett Jan. 4, 2013, 11:40am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Metairie shopping center for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on its premises.

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Faith Christian Academy and its administrators sued by woman who claims fraud over a property deal

Kyle Barnett Jan. 4, 2013, 5:21pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Marrero-based parochial school and its administrators claiming they fraudulently represented the facts of a property sale.

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Kmart being sued by woman who claims clerk recklessly arranged items in cart

Kyle Barnett Jan. 4, 2013, 5:23pm

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a retail corporation for injuries she claims to have received in one of the retailer’s nearby locations.

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Ochsner sued for wrongful death after allegedly refusing medical treatment

Kyle Barnett Jan. 7, 2013, 7:10am

GRETNA – The family of a deceased man is suing a local hospital for allegedly not providing surgery necessary to keep him alive despite his inability to pay for it.

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Man sues after breaking hip on treadmill

Michelle Keahey Jan. 7, 2013, 3:34pm

NEW ORLEANS - A Tangipahoa Parish man has filed a lawsuit claiming he broke his hip after using a treadmill that was improperly repaired, which resulted in a sideways incline.

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Deckhand files lawsuit after vessel strikes sandbar

Michelle Keahey Jan. 8, 2013, 7:05am

NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand on an oil clean-up services crew has filed a lawsuit claiming he suffered injuries when his boat struck a sandbar and he was thrown to the front of the boat.

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Burger King sued by woman who claims coffee was spilled onto her through drive through window

Kyle Barnett Jan. 8, 2013, 7:07am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a fast food corporation for injuries she claims to have received when a hot cup of coffee spilled on her at a Burger King drive-through.

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Woman claims she was severely burned in permanent cosmetic application

Kyle Barnett Jan. 8, 2013, 7:09am

GRETNA – A St. Bernard Parish woman is suing a local cosmetics company for severe injuries she claims to have received while under the care of one of its employees.

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Woman claiming severe back and neck injuries from slip and fall sues Winn-Dixie

Kyle Barnett Jan. 8, 2013, 7:15am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local grocery store for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on its premises.

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Heavy equipment mover sues competitor

Kyle Barnett Jan. 8, 2013, 7:19am

GRETNA – A New Orleans-based heavy equipment contractor is suing one of its competitors for hiring one of its owners..

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Michael’s sued by customer who slipped in puddle allegedly due to leaky ceiling

Kyle Barnett Jan. 8, 2013, 7:20am

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a retail store after she slipped and fell in a puddle of water while shopping.

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