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St. John the Baptist Parish files suit against 13 oil and gas companies

John Severance Jul. 14, 2017, 10:00am

In April, St. John the Baptist Parish became the sixth Louisiana entity to file suit against state oil and gas companies, alleging damages to its coast and its wetlands.

After camper dies of heat stroke, National Guard Youth Camp faces lawsuit

John Revak Jul. 14, 2017, 7:36am

The parents of a Louisiana teenager who died at a U.S. National Guard youth camp have filed a lawsuit against the camp.

Federal appeals court favors whistle-blowers by enhancing definition of 'good faith

Kacie Whaley Jul. 14, 2017, 7:31am

In a recent whistle-blower case, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit broadened the Louisiana Environmental Whistle-Blower Act's definition of

Equifax Inc., Navy Federal Credit Union alleged to have reported inaccurate information on credit report

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:18am

LAFAYETTE – A Leesville consumer alleges that she has been damaged by inaccurate information on her credit report.

Texas man alleges he was injured when disembarking charter fishing vessel

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:08am

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas man alleges he needed surgery to treat a broken ankle that was caused by the slippery conditions of a dock.

Pedestrian alleges negligence against Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department deputy after collision

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 7:03am

BATON ROUGE – A pedestrian has filed a suit against a deputy of the Iberville Parish Sheriff's office after she was struck.

Wrights National Flood Insurance Co. alleged to have undervalued damage claim for Zachary property

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 6:27am

BATON ROUGE – The owners of a Zachary property have filed suit against their insurer seeking reimbursement for flood damages allegedly sustained by the property.

Dixon Correctional Center inmate alleges officer used excessive force

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 14, 2017, 6:10am

BATON ROUGE – A disabled man currently incarcerated at the Dixon Correctional Center alleges a correctional officer used excessive force.

Discover claims Jefferson Parish resident owes over $7,500

Carrie Bradon Jul. 13, 2017, 5:30pm

GRETNA – Discover Bank is seeking damages for an open account.

Jefferson Parish man allegedly failed to pay Discover card

Carrie Bradon Jul. 13, 2017, 5:28pm

GRETNA – Discover Bank is seeking more than $3,000.

Discover Bank is seeking more than $5,000 from Jefferson Parish man

Carrie Bradon Jul. 13, 2017, 5:21pm

GRETNA – A man is being sued for sums due on an open account.

Jefferson Parish woman claims she slipped and fell at Rouse's restaurant

Carrie Bradon Jul. 13, 2017, 5:13pm

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is seeking damages for a slip and fall in a restaurant.

American Express claims it is owed over $30,000

Carrie Bradon Jul. 13, 2017, 5:09pm

GRETNA – American Express is seeking over $33,000 on an open account.

Bertucci Contracting Co. employee alleges he was injured on job

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he remains unfit and incapable of returning to his duties after an accident on a vessel.

Boyce Family Holdings alleges it is owed more than $300,000 for promissory notes

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:47am

NEW ORLEANS – The holder of four promissory notes alleges an Indiana man has failed to pay them in full.

Former First Emanuel Homes of New Orleans tenant alleges concerns were not addressed about wall outlet

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:40am

NEW ORLEANS – A disabled former tenant of a New Orleans apartment alleges the property owner subjected him to unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Galliano Marine Service employee alleges he contracted infection while working

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:28am

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act seaman alleges he contracted a bacterial infection while working aboard a vessel.

Detainees allege Orleans Parish magistrate judge imposes secured bonds that they cannot pay

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 13, 2017, 9:22am

BATON ROUGE – Two detainees have filed a class-action lawsuit against a magistrate judge over allegations that the judge unlawfully imposes secured financials conditions of release in an amount arrestees cannot afford to pay.

Plaquemine Police Department sued over deadly confrontation

Glenn Minnis Jul. 13, 2017, 8:00am

Shannon Battiste, an attorney, feels that there is a clear culprit responsible for the demise of his client.

Louisiana State Bar Association honors members at annual gala

Chandra Lye Jul. 12, 2017, 5:48pm

The Louisiana Bar Foundation recently honored several members at its annual Fellows Gala.