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Woman sues after elevator allegedly closes on foot

Kyle Barnett Jul. 30, 2012, 10:14am

Kara Hadican Samuels A Houma woman is suing the state for injuries she claims to have gotten in an elevator incident.

$10 million wrongful death lawsuit filed by wife of drowning victim

Michelle Keahey Jul. 30, 2012, 2:24am

Abramson NEW ORLEANS - The wife of a deceased seaman has filed a lawsuit for $10 million against her husband's employer claiming that the company's negligence resulted in her husband's drowning when a vessel capsized.

Vessel's engineer claims toxic paint caused permanent disability

Michelle Keahey Jul. 30, 2012, 2:16am

Abramson NEW ORLEANS - An engineer has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming that he was exposed to toxic paint fumes that resulted in permanent disability from reactive airway disease and chemical injuries to his lungs.

Salesman sues for unpaid overtime wages

Michelle Keahey Jul. 30, 2012, 2:00am

NEW ORLEANS - A salesman has filed a lawsuit against his employer in an attempt to obtain unpaid overtime wages.

Asbestos case filed against man's employer from over 40 years ago

Kyle Barnett Jul. 30, 2012, 12:00am

Marcia Finkelstein A Jefferson Parish man has filed suit against his former employers, in addition to other defendants, claiming they subjected him to asbestos exposure.

Law firm sued by expert testimony provider

Kyle Barnett Jul. 30, 2012, 12:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A company that specializes in providing expert testimony for plaintiffs attorneys has sued one of its customers for non-payment.

Owner of Zachary's by the Lake accuses landlords of throwing him out

Kyle Barnett Jul. 30, 2012, 12:00am

A Lakeview New Orleans restaurant is suing its landlord for breach of contract claiming they were forced from the premises.

Roofing supply company sues in roofer in 23rd JDC for over $300K

Kyle Barnett Jul. 30, 2012, 12:00am

Carrol Devillier A roofing supply company has filed suit against a roofer for breach of contract.

Local doctor named lead defendant in wrongful death suit concerning amputee

Kyle Barnett Jul. 27, 2012, 6:40am

A New Orleans doctor has been named as the lead defendant in a wrongful death suit filed by the widow of a man who was treated for severe injuries that occurred in an accident.

Truck driver sues food distributor claiming injury when overhead door fell on him

Kyle Barnett Jul. 27, 2012, 5:35am

George R. Blue, Jr. A Delaware man is suing a Harahan food distributor for injuries he claims to have received when making a truck delivery.

Dental supply company seeks to garnish wages of New Orleans dentist

Kyle Barnett Jul. 27, 2012, 4:25am

A national dental supply company is seeking to garnish the wages of a local dentist to satisfy a past judgment.

Wyndham forecloses on numerous timeshare owners

Kyle Barnett Jul. 27, 2012, 4:22am

An international hotel and property developer is foreclosing on numerous timeshare condo owners.

Rouse's sued by woman who was allegedly in cart accident

Kyle Barnett Jul. 27, 2012, 4:21am

Cristian P. Silva A New Orleans woman is suing a local grocery store for injuries she claims to have received on their premises.

Louisiana man sues Cayman Island condo company after beach chair malfunctions, severs finger

Michelle Keahey Jul. 27, 2012, 2:37am

Nizialek NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana man has filed a federal lawsuit against a Cayman Island condominium company that claims it is responsible for the beach chair that malfunctioned and severed one of his fingers.

Jehovah's Witnesses sued for wrongful death after elderly woman falls at district convention

Michelle Keahey Jul. 27, 2012, 2:33am

Thornhill NEW ORLEANS - The family of a deceased elderly woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the national organization of Jehovah's Witnesses claiming it was negligent in seating her in the upstairs seating portion at a district convention.

Louisiana commercial diver sues after suffering injuries due to lack of adequate assistance

Michelle Keahey Jul. 27, 2012, 2:29am

Delise NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming he was injured due to a lack of assistance aboard the vessel.

Tangipahoa Parish physical therapist sued for sexual harassment by two employees

Michelle Keahey Jul. 27, 2012, 2:24am

NEW ORLEANS - Two employees for a Tangipahoa Parish physical therapist have filed a lawsuit that claims the therapist subjected them to a hostile work environment which included sexual harassment.

Eight settle La. AG's drug-pricing charges for $38 million

John O'Brien Jul. 26, 2012, 4:31am

Caldwell BATON ROUGE - Eight drug makers have settled fraud charges brought by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell for a combined $38 million.

Chiropractor sues website company claiming name is being misused

Kyle Barnett Jul. 26, 2012, 4:00am

GRETNA – A Gretna chiropractor is suing a website company for not taking down a website bearing his name.

Shop owner sues landlord claiming improper work on roof caused water damage

Kyle Barnett Jul. 26, 2012, 3:43am

Christopher M. Ordoyne A New Orleans shop owner is suing his landlord claiming damage to his property was caused by a contractor.