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Marine maintenance company sued by sale broker

Kyle Barnett Jul. 26, 2012, 3:38am

NEW ORLEANS – An Indiana equipment sales company is suing a New Orleans business for not paying the entire commission on a sale.

Convenience store sued over 'unpleasant' exhaust

Kyle Barnett Jul. 26, 2012, 3:34am

NEW ORLEANS – A Virginia man is suing a business neighboring a property he owns in New Orleans, claiming exhaust it creates is unpleasant.

Doctor and CVS Pharmacy sued for allegedly giving woman drug despite allergy

Kyle Barnett Jul. 25, 2012, 6:27am

A national pharmacy chain and a local doctor are being sued by a woman claiming they knowingly gave her medicine she was allergic to.

Man files suit against 41 defendants in Orleans Parish claiming asbestosis

Kyle Barnett Jul. 24, 2012, 2:38pm

NEW ORLEANS – A number of companies are being sued by a man over asbestos exposure.

Medical supplies salesman claims competing company hired and then terminated him to hurt his former employer's business

Kyle Barnett Jul. 24, 2012, 12:00pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Utah man has filed suit against a medical equipment manufacturer alleging wrongful termination.

Nursing home sued for wrongful death

Kyle Barnett Jul. 24, 2012, 11:00am

Robert J. Caluda GRETNA – A nursing home is being sued for the alleged wrongful death of one of its residents.

Former deputy Insurance Commissioner convicted of accepting bribes

Michael P. Tremoglie Jul. 24, 2012, 6:40am

Cazayoux BATON ROUGE - U.S. Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr. announced July 16 that Richard L. Chambers, Sr., 67, of LaPlace, pled guilty in federal court to using an interstate facility in aid of racketeering.

Seaman sues employer after tripping over deck piping

Michelle Keahey Jul. 24, 2012, 4:31am

Charrier NEW ORLEANS - A Mississippi man is suing his employer claiming negligence after he tripped over piping on the deck of a barge and fell.

Roofing supply company claims roofer owes more than $300k

Kyle Barnett Jul. 24, 2012, 4:22am

DONALDSONVILLE – A roofing supply company claims a local roofing contractor owes it more than $300,000 on an open account.

Widow seeks $3.5 million after seaman husband shot and killed in Venezuela

Michelle Keahey Jul. 24, 2012, 3:48am

NEW ORLEANS - The wife of a deceased seaman who was shot outside of a Venezuela hotel has filed a lawsuit against his employer for failing to place her husband in a safe international hotel.

Assistant engineer sues employer for $1 million

Michelle Keahey Jul. 24, 2012, 3:46am

Sterbcow NEW ORLEANS - An assistant engineer has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming injuries for having to manually install machinery without the use of proper equipment.

Ochsner sued by woman claiming sponge was left in her after surgery

Kyle Barnett Jul. 24, 2012, 3:39am

GRETNA – An Alabama woman is suing a local hospital claiming an item was left in her following emergency surgery.

Harvey man sues six companies claiming benzene exposure caused kidney cancer

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 6:42am

NEW ORLEANS - A Harvey man has filed a lawsuit against six companies claiming that his diagnosis of kidney cancer was a result of 19 years of benzene exposure.

Mobile home park sued after resident trips in hole

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 6:33am

NEW ORLEANS - A Saint Bernard Parish mobile home park is being sued by a resident after he tripped in a hole and fell.

Lowe's sued after customer slips and falls

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 6:20am

Bordelon NEW ORLEANS - After slipping and falling while attempting to move merchandise, a Lowe's customer is suing the store for negligently allowing a foreign substance in the loading area.

Chef sues after tripping over pot of turkey stock

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 1:58am

NEW ORLEANS - An offshore chef who tripped over a pot of turkey stock and suffered second and third degree burns, has filed a lawsuit against his employer for creating a distraction in his work area.

Alien sues food bank for $100K claiming he was refused service

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 1:54am

Marrero NEW ORLEANS - A Cuban national has filed a federal lawsuit against a Jefferson Parish food bank for more than $100,000 claiming he was refused service because of his race.

King Pharmaceuticals sued for anticompetitive scheme to delay generic version

Michelle Keahey Jul. 23, 2012, 1:52am

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana insurance company has filed suit against a drug company for allegedly using anticompetitive schemes in order to delay the entry of less expensive generic versions of Skelaxin into the market.

Trailer park sued over alleged small bridge collapsed

Kyle Barnett Jul. 23, 2012, 12:00am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish woman is suing the trailer park where she lives claiming a bridge into the park collapsed under her car as she was going over it.

Gas station sues motorist for allegedly running over gas line

Kyle Barnett Jul. 23, 2012, 12:00am

A Gonzales business is suing an Ascension Parish woman for allegedly causing an incident that resulted in their business being shut down for a day for repairs.