An employee of the Recovery School District has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit claiming that she was fired because she was undergoing medical treatment for job-related injuries.
After slipping and falling on the deck of a barge, a seaman, who was helping with the oil spill cleanup efforts, has filed a lawsuit against the barge owner for failing to provide a safe place to work.
Nearly $5.5 million in Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) payments in Louisiana have been seized by the state of Louisiana to cover unpaid child support payments, the state Department of Family and Child Services announced.
Taylor HOUSTON – While BP employees complain that the company's disregard for safety drove down the value of their stock plans, they watch their stock plans grow.
After slipping and falling on the deck of a barge, a seaman, who was helping with the Gulf oil spill cleanup efforts, is suing the barge owner for failing to provide a safe place to work.
A deckhand aboard a fishing vessel has filed a lawsuit after he was struck by broken equipment.
After suffering back injuries during a boat collision, an oil spill worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit that claims the boat owners failed to provide competent boat operators.
Gordon A New Orleans marine company is being sued by an employee who suffered a head injury allegedly due to a co-worker's actions.
A Bogalusa lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming his civil rights and the civil rights of other residents were violated when the city changed the street name of East Ninth Street to the Robert "Bob" Hicks Street.
Derbes Fifteen employees of DRC Emergency Services and DRC Marine have filed a lawsuit against the companies claiming they were not paid the hourly wages they were promised.
A Lafitte resident has filed a lawsuit against the operators of an air boat after he broke his arm during a failed attempt to take the air boat over a sand flat.
A field specialist for Tulane University has filed a lawsuit that claims he lost his job due to racial discrimination.
Two Louisiana oil companies are being sued for allegedly allowing its employees to use an acetylene torch on an oil well, which caused an explosion and resulted in severe injuries to at least one employee.
Feinberg A Florida state lawsuit against Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) Administrator Kenneth Feinberg has been removed to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Durkee A Florida circuit judge has ruled in favor of a group of plaintiffs that threatened to opt out of a $54 million Chinese drywall settlement over lack of transparency.
Bickford A Jefferson Parish seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he hit his head while climbing up a ladder.
A deckhand has filed a lawsuit for more than $1.3 million after he was shocked while attempting to plug in a light held together by masking tape.
Orleans Parish Chief Judge Rosemary Ledet has given preliminary approval to a $25 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against a New Orleans hospital that flooded following during hurricane Katrina.
Feinberg A motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana claims that the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) fails to comply with the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) in how it administers payments to victims of the 2010 BP oil spill.
In a recent article, John Tierney of the New York Times questions a disturbing trend that's taken over playgrounds across the country.