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Law firm accused of misconduct in BP claims process sued by construction company seeking $4 million

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 1, 2014, 6:30pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local construction company is suing its former lawyers after they allegedly mishandled a multi-million dollar BP claim.

Student allegedly knocked off ladder by file cabinet sues school

Kyle Barnett Apr. 1, 2014, 6:32pm

GRETNA – A student who claims a filing cabinet fell and knocked a ladder from beneath her while she was helping her teacher is suing the school.

Auto insurer sued by customer for allegedly underinsuring him

Kyle Barnett Apr. 1, 2014, 6:36pm

GRETNA – A man is suing his auto insurer who claims he was seriously injured when another driver ran into the rear of his luxury car is suing his insurer saying he was not properly insured.

Café Du Monde sued by customer over burns from spilled coffee and for being forcibly removed by police

Kyle Barnett Apr. 1, 2014, 6:38pm

Café Du Monde

McDonald’s sued after woman allegedly injured in fall in grease

Kyle Barnett Apr. 2, 2014, 5:24pm

GRETNA – A customer at a local McDonald's is suing after allegedly slipping and falling on grease.

Falling sheetrock injures tenant, suit claims

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 2, 2014, 5:27pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local woman is suing an apartment complex after she was injured by falling sheetrock while showering.

Real estate company asks to be released from responsibility of $50K deposit dispute

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 2, 2014, 5:35pm

NEW ORLEANS – A real estate company is asking a New Orleans court to take charge of a $50,000 deposit it is holding after a real estate deal fell through.

Subcontractor files suit against construction company over $209K

Kyle Barnett Apr. 2, 2014, 5:40pm

GRETNA – A construction company is being sued by a subcontractor who claims it was not paid for work performed.

Dentist sued for allegedly breaking patient’s jaw

Kyle Barnett Apr. 2, 2014, 5:43pm

GRETNA – A local dentist is being sued by a patient who claims he broke her jaw while trying to extract a tooth.

Planned Parenthood challenge to abortion limit legislation in Texas reversed

Galia Binder Apr. 3, 2014, 12:52pm

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Man sues claiming credit debt collector sent lawsuit notices to wrong addresses

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2014, 6:07pm

GRETNA – A man is suing a debt collector claiming it did not fulfill a legal duty to inform him of a lawsuit on an open account before securing default judgment.

Teacher sues school district claiming student attempted to trip her

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2014, 6:27pm

GRETNA – The Jefferson Parish Public School System is being sued by a physical education teacher who claims she was injured and subsequently disabled when a student tripped her in an alleged “assault.”

Orleans Parish Sheriff sued over alleged non-payment on jail improvements

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 3, 2014, 6:32pm

NEW ORLEANS – A subcontractor is suing the Orleans Parish Sheriff claiming it was never paid for additional work completed on the Orleans Parish Prison Inmate Processing Center.

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority sues over outstanding debt of $138K

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 3, 2014, 6:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local body engaged in revitalizing neighborhoods in New Orleans is suing a local company for allegedly failing to pay a promissory note.

Bar owner sued by commercial landlord for alleged property damage, abandoning premises

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2014, 6:50pm

GRETNA – A local bar owner is suing a tenant for allegedly not making repairs to the premises as required by contract.

Commercial property sued by a man who alleges he broke both hands in fall

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2014, 6:52pm

GRETNA – A commercial landlord is being sued by a customer who claims he broke both of his hands in a parking lot fall.

Law firm sued for alleged malpractice in pre-Hurricane Katrina slip and fall case

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 4, 2014, 5:59pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local law firm is being sued by a former client who claims the firm ignored her case until it was dismissed.

Man sues over alleged assault; Claims he suffered brain damage

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 4, 2014, 6:02pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local man is suing individuals he claims severely beat him outside Jax Brewery, leaving him with brain damage.

Homeowner whose home allegedly caught fire suing over insurance claim

Kyle Barnett Apr. 4, 2014, 6:08pm

GRETNA – A homeowner is suing over an insurance claim she alleges has not been fully paid.

Woman alleges injury in fall out of Schindler elevator

Kyle Barnett Apr. 4, 2014, 6:11pm

GRETNA – A local builidng owner and elevator company are being sued by a woman who claims she was injured in a fall when stepping out of an elevator that did properly align with the floor where it was stopped.