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Louisiana Record-Dow Chemical loses trial, must pay $5.95 million to man with mesothelioma

Kyle Barnett Sep. 2, 2013, 6:31pm

See updated story at: http://louisianarecord.com/news/254534-dow-chemical-and-two-others-lose-trial-must-pay-5-95-million-to-man-with-mesothelioma

Alleged assault of man in restaurant restroom results in lawsuit

Kyle Barnett Sep. 2, 2013, 6:32pm

Edwin M. Shorty

Doctor sued by man whose kidney had to be removed due to surgery complications

Kyle Barnett Sep. 2, 2013, 6:33pm

Harry T. Widmann

Ochsner Hospital sued by woman who slipped on spill while visiting patient

Kyle Barnett Sep. 2, 2013, 6:33pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing after slipping and falling while visiting a patient in a Jefferson Parish hospital.

Dow Chemical and two others lose trial, must pay $5.95 million to man with mesothelioma

Kyle Barnett Sep. 3, 2013, 9:40am

John Langdoc

Forensic company sued by former business partner who withdrew from company

Kyle Barnett Sep. 3, 2013, 2:55pm

GRETNA – A man who pulled out of a business partnership is suing the business for allegedly not paying him for his share of its profits and assets.

Home buyers claim sellers failed to disclose defects before $880K purchase

Kyle Barnett Sep. 3, 2013, 2:59pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish couple who bought a home are suing the sellers for allegedly not disclosing defects in the property before the sale.

Property owner sues neighbor who is believed to be deceased

Kyle Barnett Sep. 3, 2013, 3:00pm

Wesley Plaisance

Woman who tripped over soda sues Pepsi and CVS Pharmacy

Kyle Barnett Sep. 3, 2013, 3:01pm

GRETNA – An international beverage company and a local pharmacy are being sued by a woman who claims to have tripped over a case of soda.

Son of woman who died after falling off bedpan sues hospital

Kyle Barnett Sep. 4, 2013, 1:39pm

West Jefferson Hospital

Holiday Inn sues contractor for allegedly faulty window replacement job

Kyle Barnett Sep. 4, 2013, 1:42pm

GRETNA – A local hotel is suing a company it contracted to replace its windows for allegedly using deficient materials and not providing adequate craftsmanship.

LO&G President: Actual damage not necessary

Don Briggs Sep. 4, 2013, 1:45pm

A common theme right now in Louisiana is legalized extortion. If you need to make a quick dollar, have no fear; a plaintiff attorney will find you. 

Mom sues daycare after her ankle was allegedly slammed in a door

Kyle Barnett Sep. 4, 2013, 1:48pm

GRETNA – A local daycare center is being sued by a mother who was in the process of dropping her children off and was allegedly injured when her ankle was slammed in the facility’s door.

Veteran’s Hospital sued by woman claiming nerve damage

Michelle Keahey Sep. 4, 2013, 5:20pm

NEW ORLEANS - A resident of St. John the Baptist Parish has filed a lawsuit against the New Orleans Veterans Hospital claiming she suffered nerve damage due to the hospital’s alleged improper care.

Apple anti-virus software creators face off in defamation lawsuit

Kyle Barnett Sep. 4, 2013, 6:25pm

David W. Nance

Whitney Bank sued by customer who claims over $28K was illegally taken out of accounts

Kyle Barnett Sep. 4, 2013, 6:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing a local bank after she allegedly discovered tens of thousands of dollars missing from her bank accounts.

Home owner sues insurance company over Hurricane Isaac damages

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2013, 4:22pm

Satellite image of Hurricane Isaac

Apartment complex sued over resident’s illness allegedly due to black mold

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2013, 4:25pm

Palmetto Creek Apartments

Acme Oyster House sued by woman who allegedly fell due to bad lighting

Kyle Barnett Sep. 5, 2013, 4:29pm

GRETNA – An Arkansas woman who allegedly injured herself in a fall when exiting a local restaurant is suing.

Woman brings pro se case against sports therapist for alleged medical malpractice

Kyle Barnett Sep. 6, 2013, 4:29pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Metairie sports therapy medical practice and one of its doctors are being sued by a patient who alleges she was injured during treatment.