Force Louisiana fishermen who volunteered to help clean up the oil spill have joined the class action fray against BP, claiming an indemnification agreement they would be required to sign severely hampers their freedom of speech and their right to sue over lost income.
A vendor for New Orlean's disadvantaged business enterprise accuses the city's personnel management service of breach of contract and misrepresentation in a recently filed lawsuit.
While BP promises pay for oil spill damage from the April 20 Horizon Deepwater oil rig explosion, lawsuits continue to mount in federal court in New Orleans.
A New Orleans man is suing the city of New Orleans after he tripped and fell on a loose brick on a public street and injured his left shoulder, according to a suit filed April 8 in Orleans Parish District Court.
Upton Wal-Mart customer Carolyn Brumley claims the motorized mobility scooter she was operating at a Boutte store flipped over and landed on her.
The owner of property in Orleans Parish has filed suit against his insurance company, claiming the company failed to pay for Hurricane Katrina-related wind damage.
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co., Conoco Phillips Co. and Safety First are being sued by the owners of a hand-built commercial fishing boat that struck an oil well structure and sank.
New Orleans homeowner Janell Perry alleges a home contractor refused to finish remodeling her house on Chevy Chase Drive in breach of contract.
Herman Another class action has been filed over the April 20 fire and explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and its resulting oil spill.
Sterbcow Injured during the explosion and resulting fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 20, electronics technician Michael Williams is suing for more than $6 million in damages.
Wright Troy Wetzel, Extreme Fishing and a class of similarly situated individuals and entities filed a class action lawsuit against Transocean, BP and its insurers over the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
A New Orleans diner claims she was served bleach instead of water, in a lawsuit filed against Vincent's Italian restaurant.
A lawsuit filed April 25 in federal court in New Orleans by the wife of a missing Deepwater Horizon worker is seeking damages for physical and mental injuries.
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Union Pacific Railroad is suing a barge company after one of its barges equipped with a crane, failed to slow or change course and struck a steel structure of a railroad bridge.
Herman Claiming their recently built home contains defective Chinese-manufactured drywall, Covington residents Dennis and Susan Cunningham have filed a lawsuit stating their home is not fit for occupancy.
Winn Dixie customer Marbra Rixner claims she slipped and fell at a LaPlace store after failing to notice a wet floor beneath her.
US Agencies along with CNA Insurance Co. and Continental Casualty Co. are being sued by a New Orleans family over injuries allegedly suffered in a motor vehicle accident.
A Louisiana insurance company denied wind-storm damage coverage after three hurricanes, according to a recent lawsuit filed by New Orleans resident Curly Johnson, Sr.
Larmann Janell Michel of Orleans Parish filed suit in Orleans Parish District Court in April claiming she was struck and seriously injured by a car operated by Leola Hicks.