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Doctor sued for performing procedure that allegedly led to severe complications, major surgeries

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2014, 7:24am

GRETNA – A patient is suing her doctor who allegedly ignored abnormal preoperative test results and went ahead with a medical procedure that later led to severe complications requiring major follow-up procedures.

Lawsuit: Washington-based company falsely generates divorce petitions for Louisiana patrons

Max Schramel Oct. 1, 2014, 6:17pm

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is suing a website she claims generated a faulty illegal divorce petition outside of its jurisdiction.

The Men’s Wearhouse sued by employee claiming injury after fellow employee pulled seat out from under him at awards ceremony

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2014, 6:19pm

GRETNA – A man who claims he was severely injured in a fall when a fellow employee pulled a chair out from under him at an employer-sponsored awards ceremony is suing.

Couple sued by construction company for more than $57K

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2014, 6:25pm

GRETNA – A construction company is suing a couple it claims did not properly pay for work completed on their property.

Walgreen's sued by customer who claims injury in trip over stock cart

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2014, 6:26pm

GRETNA – A pharmacy customer is suing saying she was injured in a fall over a stock cart on its premises.

Hospital sued by family of patient who allegedly died after being knocked to ground by automatic door

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2014, 6:28pm

GRETNA – The family of a woman who allegedly died after suffering a brain injury when she hit her head on a pavement after being knocked to the ground by a defective electric door is suing the hospital where the incident allegedly took place.

Attorney sued by mother over alleged mishandling of deceased father’s estate

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2014, 11:05am

GRETNA – A woman is suing her son for allegedly attempting to transfer estate property to his own possession.

Discount gas station sued by woman claiming disability after tripping over rug

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2014, 11:07am

GRETNA – A local discount gas station is being sued by a woman who claims she was disabled in a trip and fall on a rug placed at the entrance of the premises.

Restaurant sued by homeowner over street congestion, noise pollution

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2014, 11:10am

GRETNA – A local homeowner is suing a neighboring restaurant for allegedly not providing proper parking for customers resulting in congestion on area streets and for producing noise pollution.

Potential employer sued over loss of $8K after woman’s work contract rescinded

Max Schramel Oct. 3, 2014, 11:14am

NEW ORLEANS – A local woman is suing to recover $8,000 because she quit her job when offered a contract employment position in New York, only to have the contract rescinded days later.

Wheelchair bound man sues motorist who allegedly ran into him

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2014, 11:16am

GRETNA – A motorist is being sued for allegedly injuring a man after striking him with a car as he was crossing the street in a wheelchair.

Plaintiffs claim DePuy, J&J circumvented FDA premarket approval

Chelsea Partington Oct. 3, 2014, 1:29pm

NEW ORLEANS- A Jefferson Parish husband and wife are suing an orthopedics company and the manufacturer of a knee implant which the plaintiffs claim was defective.

Construction company sued over alleged breach of contract in Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office job

Chelsea Partington Oct. 3, 2014, 1:32pm

NEW ORLEANS- A Louisiana stucco corporation is suing a construction company for allegedly failing to pay for work performed at the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Department.

Borrowed equipment leads to $34K lawsuit

Max Schramel Oct. 3, 2014, 1:34pm

NEW ORLEANS – An equipment rental company is suing a construction company for allegedly failing to pay back several thousand of dollars worth of rented equipment.

Woman sues nightclub over an alleged slip on beer bottle

Max Schramel Oct. 6, 2014, 4:10pm

NEW ORLEANS – A night club patron claims she slipped over a beer bottle at La Finca Night Club causing her to roll her ankle.

Medical Center of Louisiana sued by woman claiming injuries due to feeding tube placement

Chelsea Partington Oct. 6, 2014, 4:15pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman is suing the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans, a doctor, and two registered nurses over an improperly inserted feeding tube.

Man seeks $50K over seizure of roosters and hens

Max Schramel Oct. 6, 2014, 4:33pm

NEW ORLEANS – A man claims the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals obtained an illegal search warrant in the seizure of his hens and roosters.

Couple sues Estess Contractors, alleging fraud and breach of contract exceeding $100K

Chelsea Partington Oct. 6, 2014, 4:35pm

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing a construction company and its owner for alleged misappropriation of funds, fraud, and breach of contract.

Attorneys sue auto insurer seeking fees after being dismissed from case by clients

Kyle Barnett Oct. 6, 2014, 4:41pm

GRETNA – A pair of New Orleans attorneys are suing an auto insurer claiming they were never paid for legal services provided to a pair of shared clients who later removed them from the legal proceedings.

Life insurer sued by grandmother for $20K over alleged non-payment on granddaughter’s death

Kyle Barnett Oct. 6, 2014, 5:39pm

GRETNA – A grandmother who claims to have purchased a life insurance policy in her granddaughter’s name alleges she was not paid when her granddaughter later died.