NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish mother is suing Wal-Mart claiming the store's negligence caused her son to suffer a facial laceration when a Nintendo remote control hit him in the face while he was playing a video game.
Gordon NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit claiming that he received serious personal injuries when a captain's chair fell onto his knees.
NEW ORLEANS - After her employment contract was not renewed, a Lebanese librarian has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, a Jefferson Parish Catholic school.
NEW ORLEANS - A Waffle House manager is suing the restaurant claiming that it violated federal regulations by not properly paying her.
Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin NEW ORLEANS – Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, passed a bill through the Senate Natural Resources Committee that opponents are saying would benefit the landowner's side of the legacy lawsuit issue.
BATON ROUGE – A bill supported by the energy industry to reform "legacy lawsuits" has passed the Louisiana House in a 81-19 vote.
NEW ORLEANS – Attorneys representing claimants in a class action lawsuit filed against 21 travel trailer manufacturers claim they have to come to a $14.8 million agreement.
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Natural Resources claims it will need additional staff to process cases if "legacy lawsuit" bill HB618 passes.
Attorney Jimmy Faircloth The main opponent to the energy industry's proposed "legacy lawsuit" reforms claims he is drafting legislation that will meet the desires of the energy industry while providing protection to others.
NEW ORLEANS - A St. Charles Parish seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming that the company's alleged negligence caused him to injure his back and fall into the Mississippi River.
NEW ORLEANS - After slipping in hydraulic fluid and water and injuring his back, a St. Mary Parish seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming the company is refusing to provide him with adequate cure benefits for medical treatment.
NEW ORLEANS - After slipping in a liquid in a Wal-Mart warehouse, a Pepsi worker is suing the store for failing to warn of the liquid on the floor.
NEW ORLEANS - After slipping and falling off of a walkway, a St. Charles Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against Winn-Dixie claiming the store knew it had a dangerous walkway as other customers had fallen in the same area.
NEW ORLEANS - Two restaurant employees have filed a lawsuit against their employer claiming they were not paid at the federally mandated minimum wage rate or paid any overtime compensation.
Williams GRAMBLING – The head football coach at Grambling State University is suing over his contract with the school.
Chief Justice Catherine "Kitty" Kimball NEW ORLEANS – The Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court has announced she will be stepping down.
Clements NEW ORLEANS - A Metairie company has filed a lawsuit against AOL in an effort to obtain access to the company's email account and the company's past email address.
Dismukes BATON ROUGE – A joint public hearing of the natural resources committees from the House and Senate is expected to take place on April 23 for the second Monday in a row.
Abramson BATON ROUGE – Weeks before a House committee voted on a civil litigation reform measure, state Rep. Neil Abramson said he was lured to a remote part of the capitol and had his career threatened by an individual whose identity he is not revealing.
Briggs BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) President Don Briggs says he is "outraged" over an ethics complaint filed yesterday against a state lawmaker who has advanced legislation reforming legacy lawsuit litigation.