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French Art Network co-owner sues partner over unpaid bonuses

Andrea Dearden Sep. 27, 2010, 1:27am

A co-owner of the French Art Network is suing his partner for seven years worth of unpaid bonuses.

LDOT suit: Traffic cones caused multi-vehicle wreck on I-10

Michelle Massey Sep. 24, 2010, 12:00pm

After an 18-wheeler caused a multi-vehicle wreck on I-10, the victims have filed a lawsuit against Louisiana's Department of Transportation for failing to properly place traffic cones on the interstate.

Seaman blames non-skid paint after slipping and falling

Michelle Massey Sep. 24, 2010, 11:57am

A seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he slipped on non-skid paint and fell.

Defense seeks to dismiss doctor in med mal case against Charity Hospital, others

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 23, 2010, 11:39am

Cates Defense counsel seeks the dismissal of a doctor named in a medical malpractice suit in Orleans Parish Civil District court.

Hearings continue in employee class action against OPSB

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 23, 2010, 11:28am

Three motions will be heard on Friday involving a class action suit brought by former employees against the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Alabama governor says fees for AG King's attorneys in BP suit not ideal

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 23, 2010, 3:00am

King MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The war of words between Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and state Attorney General Troy King continues, with Riley now responding to King's comments made last week regarding BP's rejection of the state's claim for tax losses resulting from the Gulf oil spill.

Student dismissed from surgical program sues Delgado Community College

Andrea Dearden Sep. 23, 2010, 2:51am

Irpino A former surgical tech student is suing a community college and the Louisiana State Board of Education for kicking her out of school.

Union Carbide wants judgments overturned in chemical release class action

Steve Korris Sep. 23, 2010, 1:31am

Lemmon Chemical company Union Carbide wants the Louisiana Supreme Court to reverse 12 judgments ranging from $750 to $3,500, in a personal injury class action over a release that sent no one to any doctor.

LLAW launches online petition to impeach Porteous

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 22, 2010, 10:00am

Porteous The Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) released a statement announcing the online petition and Facebook page to support the impeachment of U.S. District Judge Tomas Porteous of the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Hearing in product liability lawsuit against Ford continued

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 21, 2010, 1:48pm

Charbonnet A hearing for defense motions to limit the scope of evidence introduced in a product liability lawsuit against Ford has been continued without date in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Lousiana Supreme Court takes up venue issue in med mal case

Steve Korris Sep. 21, 2010, 1:47am

Johnson Louisiana's Supreme Court must decide whether a plaintiff in a wrongful death suit can choose between the court where the wrong occurred and the court where the death occurred.

Seaman sues after injuring back while moving underwater jacks

Michelle Massey Sep. 20, 2010, 9:44am

A commercial diver has filed a Jones Act lawsuit after allegedly injuring his back while trying to move underwater jacks.

Jefferson Parish sued for denying bar's application

Michelle Massey Sep. 20, 2010, 8:38am

A Louisiana businessman has filed a lawsuit against Jefferson Parish for arbitrarily denying his application to build a new bar outside of the Fat City area.

Woman claims airport baggage cart knocked her out of wheelchair

Michelle Massey Sep. 20, 2010, 7:27am

An airport baggage cart loaded with bags and suitcases ran into a woman who was in a wheelchair, causing her to fall out of the chair and onto the ground, a recently filed lawsuit claims.

Family files lawsuit after child slips and falls at Winn-Dixie store

Michelle Massey Sep. 20, 2010, 6:23am

A Jefferson Parish couple has filed suit against Winn-Dixie after their child allegedly slipped in muddy water on the floor of the store and fell.

Seaman claims inability to work after injuring hand

Michelle Massey Sep. 20, 2010, 5:20am

A seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he was involved in an accident that has left him unable to work.

Barbier approves pleading BP claims into 'bundles'

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 20, 2010, 1:58am

Barbier In an unprecedented move designed to help expedite the lawsuits involving the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, U.S. Disrict Judge Carl Barbier has approved a plan proposed by both defense and plaintiff lawyers to group claims into "pleading bundles."

Louisiana 'open minded' about class actions, lawyer says in certification argument before SC

Steve Korris Sep. 20, 2010, 1:32am

Murphy NEW ORLEANS – Fewer than three hundred suits against Lafayette Insurance over Hurricane Katrina payments will turn into a class action with thousands of potential claims if the Louisiana Supreme Court approves.

Vehicle forced to collide into 18-wheeler, lawsuit alleges

Michelle Massey Sep. 17, 2010, 9:45am

A St. Charles Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against the employer of a truck driver after the driver made an illegal turn and allegedly caused a collision.

Class action filed over chemical release in St. Bernard

Michelle Massey Sep. 17, 2010, 4:49am

Becnel A class action claiming the Sept. 6 chemical release from the Chalmette Refining facility in St. Bernard Parish was caused by untrained employees was filed Sept. 8 in federal court in New Orleans.