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Ochsner Extended Care Hospital of Kenner allegedly failed to give specialized mattress to quadriplegic patient

Carrie Bradon Mar. 28, 2017, 10:17pm

A woman claims that her medical condition was worsened through the negligence of a health care provider.

Sector6 Extreme Air Sports allegedly failed to prevent trampoline injury

Carrie Bradon Mar. 28, 2017, 10:07pm

A woman is seeking damages after she was injured on a trampoline.

Outlet Collection at Riverwalk allegedly responsible for elevator falling on man's head

Carrie Bradon Mar. 28, 2017, 10:01pm

A man is seeking damages for an injury caused when an elevator allegedly fell on his head.

Construction laborer alleges he was denied overtime

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 10:43am

A construction laborer from East Baton Rouge is suing his employers, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts, including failure to pay wages.

Injured Galliano seaman sues vessel and crane owners

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 10:21am

A seaman who sustained back injuries on the job is suing the owners of a vessel and a crane, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Lafayette man sues after being shot by police

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 10:08am

A man who was shot after fleeing from a police officer is suing the officer and the parish government, alleging he was illegally arrested and deprived of his liberty.

Fifth wheel buyer sues manufacturer, dealer

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 9:51am

A buyer is suing the manufacturer of a recreational vehicle and the dealer where the RV was purchased, citing alleged breach of the warranty contract.

Safety worker sues former DHS secretary

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 9:35am

An airport safety worker is suing Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS), citing alleged denial of equal employment opportunities.

Walmart shopper alleges leak from broken cooler caused fall

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 6:08am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was injured while shopping at a Walmart store.

Eagle Rebar & Cable Co. Inc. alleges it is owed more than $170,000 for construction work

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 6:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi subcontractor alleges it was not paid for work on a New Orleans project.

Casso's Wellness Store & Gym files class action over alleged junk faxes

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 5:44am

NEW ORLEANS – A Metairie company alleges a New Jersey corporation sent it junk faxes and has filed a class-action suit.

Woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated by Offshore Specialty, Specialty Diving of Louisiana

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 5:36am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated after reporting sexual harassment.

Man files suit against St. Tammany Parish judge alleging his rights were violated

Michael Abella Mar. 28, 2017, 5:20am

NEW ORLEANS – A Franklinton man alleges a St. Tammany Parish judge violated his constitutional rights.

Consumers allege RV they purchased is defective, has water damage

Michael Abella Mar. 27, 2017, 10:21am

NEW ORLEANS – Two Texas residents allege a recreational vehicle they purchased has been damaged by water and has been out of service for more than a year.

Christus St. Patrick Hospital accused of refusing to issue amount for refund check

Michael Abella Mar. 27, 2017, 10:12am

LAFAYETTE – Four individuals allege they are owed the amount from a Medicare refund check that was incorrectly sent to a Baton Rouge health care facility.

Patient alleges medical device used in hip surgery was dangerous

Michael Abella Mar. 27, 2017, 10:00am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish woman claims she had to have revision surgery because of a dangerous medical implant.

BJ's Restaurant Inc. patron alleges she was injured in fall on premises

Michael Abella Mar. 27, 2017, 9:49am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge restaurant patron claims she was injured in a fall because of a liquid substance on the restaurant's floor.

St. John the Baptist Parish couple seeks $20 million over allegations of medical malpractice

Michael Abella Mar. 27, 2017, 9:43am

NEW ORLEANS – St. John the Baptist Parish couple is seeking millions in damages over allegations a veterans health care facility failed to timely diagnose the husband's epidural abscess.

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog to monitor state Taxotere litigation after lawsuit filings surge in Louisiana

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 26, 2017, 11:18pm

NEW ORLEANS — A recent, sudden surge in Taxotere lawsuit filings in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has caught Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch's attention.

Law raising minimum age for exotic dancers has to wait

Tabitha Fleming Mar. 26, 2017, 11:18pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana law raising the minimum age for exotic dancers will not go into effect just yet.