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Employee faults Aetna for failing to provide ERISA benefits

Carol Ostrow Jun. 1, 2015, 9:56am

A woman brought suit against her employer’s insurance carrier in a workplace benefits matter originating in 2012. Monica Bourque of Milton filed a lawsuit against Aetna Life Insurance Company in the U.S.

Marine tow business claims client defaulted, sues for possession of ship

Carol Ostrow Jun. 1, 2015, 12:08pm

A maritime towing outfit brought a lawsuit against a marine vessel and a second towing business in an unresolved 2014 business matter, citing breach of contract and foreclosure of maritime liens. Kody Marine Towing Inc. filed a lawsuit against Marine Vessel Mr. Kevin, its equipment, appurtenances, furniture etc.; and Jefferson Marine Towing Inc., in the U.S.

Drilling outfit cites breach of contract in offshore project

Carol Ostrow Jun. 1, 2015, 12:18pm

A St. Tammany Parish oil drilling operation brought suit against a defunct Texas firm in a matter originating in 2012. LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC filed a lawsuit against Newfield Exploration Company of Montgomery County, Texas, in the U.S.

Retailer sued after clothing racks allegedly fell on, injured child

Brandon Caples Jun. 1, 2015, 3:19pm

BATON ROUGE – A grandmother is suing a popular clothing store claiming her granddaughter was severely injured after clothing racks fell on top of her.

Loyola business student sues after allegedly being dismissed for a low grade

Andrey Burin Jun. 1, 2015, 3:22pm

NEW ORLEANS – A former Loyola University New Orleans business student claims he was unfairly dismissed from the school following a low grade at a rough point in his life.

Motorist driving Mercedes sues City of Gretna claiming branch fell on car

Kyle Barnett Jun. 1, 2015, 3:26pm

GRETNA – The City of Gretna is being sued by the owner of a Mercedes who claims that as she was driving a branch fell off a city owned tree, striking and damaging her car.

Brad Pitt non-profit 'Make it Right Foundation' sued by recipient of new home claiming it is unlivable

Gloria Parker Jun. 1, 2015, 4:22pm

NEW ORLEANS – Two individuals are suing a construction company claiming it delivered them an "unlivable" home.

Employer sues H&R Block, tax preparer for slander regarding statements about accounting practices

Kyle Barnett Jun. 1, 2015, 4:26pm

H&R Block

Harvey homeowner sues property insurer for allegedly undervaluing hailstorm damage

Kyle Barnett Jun. 1, 2015, 4:28pm

GRETNA – A property insurer is being sued by a Harvey homeowner who claims it undervalued the cost to repair damages to her home that occurred in a hailstorm.

Steel fabricator sues for breach of contract over installation of security camera system

Kyle Barnett Jun. 1, 2015, 4:29pm

GRETNA – A security and surveillance company is being sued by a steel fabrication company for allegedly installing the wrong cameras at their business and then failing to correct the problem.

Pair brings class action against Lumber Liquidators alleging faulty flooring

The Louisiana Record Jun. 2, 2015, 10:19am

Two individuals brought a class action suit against a large home improvement company alleging breach of warranty in a matter originating in 2012. Joseph Roth and Dionne Vanardo filed a lawsuit individually and on behalf of all similarly situated persons against Lumber Liquidators Inc., headquartered in Virginia and doing business in Louisiana, in the U.S.

Company alleges insurer committed breach of contract

Carol Ostrow Jun. 2, 2015, 1:45pm

A Houma company has sued its insurance firm over a coverage issue.

Seaman cites commercial diving outfit in workplace accident

Carol Ostrow Jun. 2, 2015, 2:12pm

A seaman has sued his employer over an April maritime accident.

Delgado Community College sues student for past loans

Gloria Parker Jun. 2, 2015, 2:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – Delgado Community College recently

Eyelid scarring, disfigurement alleged in medical malpractice claim

Kyle Barnett Jun. 2, 2015, 4:13pm

GRETNA – A patient who claims her eyelid was scarred and disfigured during surgery is suing claiming medical malpractice.

Golden Corral sued after customer allegedly injured in trip in pothole

Brandon Caples Jun. 2, 2015, 4:15pm

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish woman is suing a local Golden Corral Restaurant claiming she was injured when she stepped in a pothole in its parking lot.

ADA lawsuit blames Home Depot after man'swheelchair turned over in parking lot

Kyle Barnett Jun. 2, 2015, 4:18pm

GRETNA – A disabled man is suing Home Depot claiming it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Orleans Parish suing design firm over new 911 call center

Andrey Burin Jun. 2, 2015, 4:25pm

NEW ORLEANS –The Communications District of Orleans Parish is suing the engineering and architecture firms that spearheaded the building of the new Orleans Parish 911 call center for negligence in the design and execution of the new facility.

Ala. AG’s office re-deputized private firm to avoid legal challenge from BP; Says it has always intended to use firm for trial

Kyle Barnett Jun. 2, 2015, 4:34pm

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange

Salesman sues flooring company for $49K in unpaid wages

Kyle Barnett Jun. 2, 2015, 4:36pm

GRETNA – A former salesman for a hardwood flooring store is suing for $49,761.62 in back wages.