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Couple blames Home Depot, sander supplier for injuries

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:43pm

NEW ORLEANS — A husband and wife are suing Home Depot and a power tools supplier, alleging negligence caused injuries to the husband. 

Cardiologist alleges hospital administrators violated his civil rights

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:32pm

NEW ORLEANS — A cardiologist is suing Jefferson Parish hospital administrators, alleging violation of his civil rights.

Shipper accused of breaching maritime contract

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:22pm

NEW ORLEANS — A marine services company is suing a shipper, alleging breach of a master contract of affreightment.

Daughter accuses medical service providers of disability discrimination

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:11pm

BATON ROUGE — A daughter is suing end of life medical service providers, alleging disability discrimination.

Motorist, passenger blame Postal Service for crash

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 12:01pm

NEW ORLEANS — Two Orleans Parish men are suing the U.S Postal Service and Amber Nelson, alleging the driver negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs. 

Capital One alleges credit card customer owes nearly $3,000

Carrie Bradon Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

GRETNA – Capital One is suing a credit card customer, alleging she owes nearly $3,000.

Delgado Community College alleges ex-student owes nearly $1,800

Carrie Bradon Feb. 17, 2017, 11:39am

GRETNA – Delgado Community College is suing a former student, alleging she owes nearly $1,800.

NW State University alleges student owes more than $1,000

Carrie Bradon Feb. 17, 2017, 11:34am

GRETNA – A university is suing a student, alleging failure to pay sums due.

Woman alleges Smoothie King Franchises terminated her because of her disability

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 6:18am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish has filed a suit against her former employer seeking reinstatement to her position. She alleges she was wrongfully terminated because of her disability.

St. Tammany Parish Fire District accused of retaliation, discrimination by firefighter

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 6:04am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish firefighter alleges he was discriminated against because of his association with a labor union.

Receptionist alleges Foot Clinic of Baton Rouge owes unpaid wages

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 5:51am

BATON ROUGE – A receptionist has filed a suit against her former employer to recover allegedly unpaid wages.

Luv N' Care claims Squeeze Feeder spoon design has been copied

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 5:38am

MONROE – A Monroe corporation alleges its baby feeding spoon design has been infringed.

Man alleges French Quarter restaurants/bars did not pay minimum, overtime wages

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 5:24am

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man employed by a network of restaurants and bars in the French Quarter has filed a class-action suit alleging labor code violations.

Car owner says Nissan dealer breached warranty

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 4:01pm

NEW ORLEANS — A consumer is suing a Nissan dealer, citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Louisiana facing class-action lawsuit over public-defenders system

Richard Jones Feb. 16, 2017, 3:55pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Public Defender Board are facing a class-action lawsuit filed recently by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Davis, Polk & Wardwell LLP and Jones Walker LLP.

DeRidder pet owner alleges deputy fired at dogs when trying to capture them

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:50pm

LAKE CHARLES — A DeRidder pet owner is suing a Beauregard Parish sheriff and deputy, citing alleged unlawful use of deadly force and illegal seizure.

American Express seeks nearly $4,000 from credit card customers

Carrie Bradon Feb. 16, 2017, 3:47pm

NEW ORLEANS – American Express is suing credit card customers, alleging they owe nearly $4,000. 

A university is seeking damages for an open account

Carrie Bradon Feb. 16, 2017, 3:42pm

GRETNA – A university is suing a former student, alleging she owes more than $2,000.

Orleans Parish man says former employer failed to accommodate medical condition

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 3:37pm

NEW ORLEANS — An Orleans Parish man is suing Next Production LLC, his former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Bank of America seeks more than $55,000 for promissory note

Carrie Bradon Feb. 16, 2017, 3:37pm

GRETNA – Bank of America is suing two promissory note customers, alleging they owe nearly $56,000.