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Ex-worker accuses River Oaks Hospital of racial and age discrimination

Robert Hadley Dec. 1, 2015, 12:17pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish woman says her former employer, River Oaks Hospital, fired her after she asked to use a walking cane.

Tulane University professor advocates transparency in securities markets

Vimbai Chikomo Dec. 1, 2015, 12:18pm

NEW ORLEANS — When it comes to minimizing the chances of a securities markets catastrophe such as the 2008 national financial crisis, Tulane Law Professor Onnig Dombalagian believes prevention is better than a cure -- and in this case, prevention is transparency.

ING Bank accuses Bulk Finland delivery barge of $1 million in unpaid debt

Robert Hadley Dec. 1, 2015, 12:27pm

NEW ORLEANS – An Amsterdam bank seeks the sale of a fuel freighter to cover unpaid charges for a fuel delivery.

Former crewmember accuses American Patriot’s owners of unsafe working conditions

The Louisiana Record Dec. 1, 2015, 12:31pm

NEW ORLEANS – An ex-seaman and crew member of the marine vessel American Patriot says his employer owes him for injuries he sustained at work.

Morgan Ray’s captain accuses Crosby Tugs of negligence

Robert Hadley Dec. 1, 2015, 12:37pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Bayou Vista tugboat captain says another boat’s reckless operation in the Harvey Canal caused him to fall, injuring his shoulder.

Paraplegic man accuses Church’s Fried Chicken of violating ADA

Robert Hadley Dec. 1, 2015, 12:42pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish man who is paralyzed from the waist down says Church’s Fried Chicken is discriminating against him because of his disability.

Iranian-born Muslim man accuses U.S. Navy of religious discrimination

Robert Hadley Dec. 2, 2015, 10:46am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man says the U.S. Department of the Navy has systematically discriminated against him during his 17-year tenure.

Houston fuel company alleges Bulk Finland barge owes more than $700,000

Robert Hadley Dec. 2, 2015, 10:58am

NEW ORLEANS – A Houston fuel company says the Bulk Finland, a barge, owes money for fuel deliveries.

Couple accuses Forest River, Dixie Motors of selling leaking Leprechaun boat

Robert Hadley Dec. 2, 2015, 11:06am

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple say the approximately $60,000 recreational boat they purchased was defective in materials and workmanship and should have been repaired under warranty.

Ex-hairdressers sue H2O salon for back wages, overtime pay

Robert Hadley Dec. 2, 2015, 11:15am

NEW ORLEANS – Two Louisiana women say their former employer, H2O Hair, owes them for unpaid wages.

Mobile home buyers accuse Dixie Motors of selling them a defective RV

Robert Hadley Dec. 2, 2015, 11:23am

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple say the recreational vehicle they purchased from Dixie Motors in February is still defective after numerous repair attempts.

Louisiana attorney James Mecca: “I’m forever indebted to everyone involved in getting me here”

Vimbai Chikomo Dec. 2, 2015, 2:28pm

The first thought that came to Louisiana attorney James Mecca's mind when he landed in jail after being arrested for accepting marijuana in exchange for legal services was, “Thank God! Now maybe somebody can help me.”

Former employer sues Jefferson Parish man, alleging he misappropriated thousands

Leon Roy, IV Dec. 3, 2015, 10:35am

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans corporation has filed suit against a Jefferson Parish man who it alleges he misappropriated funds from it.

Computer company sues gaming establishment over alleged software theft

Vimbai Chikomo Dec. 3, 2015, 10:59am

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a computer software company in Abita Springs is suing over claims of copyright infringement.

Greek vessel accused of unpaid fuel debt topping $250K

Robert Hadley Dec. 3, 2015, 11:05am

NEW ORLEANS – A Florida maritime fuel supplier says the marine vessel Atalandi owes it more than a quarter of a million dollars for unpaid fuel.

Six Louisiana men accuse LaShip of civil rights violations

Robert Hadley Dec. 3, 2015, 11:26am

NEW ORLEANS – Six former shipyard employees say LaShip discriminated against them based on their race.

Two transportation firms head to court in dispute over freight deal

Robert Hadley Dec. 3, 2015, 11:58am

NEW ORLEANS – A trucking company is suing New Orleans Trucking for alleged breach of contract.

High blood pressure allegedly causes Gulf Express worker’s firing

Robert Hadley Dec. 3, 2015, 3:40pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New York man says the catering company he worked for fired him after they found out he had high blood pressure.

Brand Services accuses former employee of sharing company's files

Robert Hadley Dec. 4, 2015, 10:31am

NEW ORLEANS – A Georgia-based scaffolding manufacturer doing business in Louisiana is suing Irex Corp. for hiring a former employee who allegedly shared trade secrets.

Two construction workers accuse Rimax Contractors of wage fraud

Robert Hadley Dec. 4, 2015, 10:36am

NEW ORLEANS – Two former laborers for Rimax Contractors have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company, claiming they and other workers were not paid for overtime.