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Daughter of customer found dead in walk-in cooler sues convenience store

Kyle Barnett Feb. 3, 2014, 4:57pm

GRETNA – The daughter of a man who allegedly lay dead in a walk-in cooler for nearly nine hours before being discovered is suing the convenience store where the death occurred.Xiomara Morter filed suit against B&B Petroleum in the 24th Judicial District Court on Jan. 23.Morter claims that her father was a customer at the Chevron station located on Airline Highway in Metairie when he walked into

Restaurant employee sues meat provider after biting into alligator that allegedly contained shotgun pellets

Kyle Barnett Feb. 3, 2014, 5:03pm

Mark W. Smith

CenturyLink sued by long distance provider

Kyle Barnett Feb. 3, 2014, 7:14pm

GRETNA – A telephone service provider is being sued for allegedly allowing several customers' long distance phone service to be changed without their consent.

Flooring company alleges it was not paid $25k for YMCA pool tiles

Galia Binder Feb. 4, 2014, 5:53pm

NEW ORLEANS –A flooring company that was creating pool tiled for a new Central City YMCA is suing a local construction consulting firm for non-payment.

Contractor who allegedly fell into ravine after testing swing he built sues homeowner

Galia Binder Feb. 4, 2014, 5:55pm

NEW ORLEANS – An independent contractor is suing a homeowner after he fell several feet into a ravine and incurred severe injuries after a swing he had just built broke during testing.

Winn-Dixie sued over injuries alleged in child’s fall at local store

Kyle Barnett Feb. 4, 2014, 5:58pm

GRETNA – The father of a child who was allegedly injured in a fall in a freezer aisle at a local grocery store is suing.

Bridge contractor sued by hydraulic supplier for nearly $100K

Kyle Barnett Feb. 4, 2014, 6:01pm

Stephen K. Conroy

Attorney sued by client for legal malpractice over alleged mishandling of BP claim

Kyle Barnett Feb. 5, 2014, 6:40pm

Jacques F. Bezou Jr.

Apartment building landlord sued by tenant who claims severe injury after slipping off porch

Kyle Barnett Feb. 5, 2014, 6:42pm

GRETNA – Plaintiff Bruce Normand filed suit against Ty Lao in the 24th Judicial District Court on Jan. 27.

Medical malpractice claim filed by man who suffered heart attack

Kyle Barnett Feb. 5, 2014, 6:44pm

GRETNA – A man who suffered a disabling heart attack weeks after a physician allegedly could have but did not properly treat his condition is suing.

Man sues auto insurer after alleged hit and run car accident

Kyle Barnett Feb. 5, 2014, 6:45pm

J. Douglas Sunseri

Trustee of bankrupt company sues owner’s son claiming he owes them thousands

Kyle Barnett Feb. 7, 2014, 8:29am

GRETNA – A bankrupt company and its trustee are suing a local company for debts they are allegedly owed from companies controlled by the owner’s son.

Woman who fell while trying to avoid car that was backing up sues

Kyle Barnett Feb. 7, 2014, 8:30am

Jay M. Napolitano

NAACP lawsuit challenges voting system claiming at-large voting system violates rights of minorities

Kyle Barnett Feb. 7, 2014, 8:34am

Ronald L. Wilson

Dollar General sued by customer who claims injury after slipping on noodles

Kyle Barnett Feb. 7, 2014, 8:35am

Dollar General

Years of back pay requested in lawsuit against management company

Elizabeth Fitzsousa Feb. 7, 2014, 8:38am

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee is suing a local management company claiming he is due years of back pay.

Coroner's office and City of New Orleans sued for allegedly creating mass graves on private property

Elizabeth Fitzsousa Feb. 7, 2014, 8:40am

Dr. Frank Minyard, New Orleans Coroner

Man exonerated for rape and murder of 14-year-old girl after 16 years in prison sues Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

Kyle Barnett Feb. 7, 2014, 8:47pm

A man who was imprisoned for over 16 years, including 15 years on death row, for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl and was later released after being exonerated is suing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and officers.

School, chaperone sued in alleged burning of child

Elizabeth Fitzsousa Feb. 8, 2014, 8:49am

Jeremy Pichon

Public bus passenger sues over accident, asks for rental car fees

Kyle Barnett Feb. 8, 2014, 8:51am

GRETNA – A woman who was allegedly injured in an accident in which a public bus she was riding in was hit by a vehicle is suing for car rental fees and other relief.