A Mississippi seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he was hit in the face by a set of tongs.
A Slidell man has filed a lawsuit against a collection agency for allegedly violating federal regulations by calling his employer and disclosing information about his debt.
Shaw After falling through a vessel's deck grating and into the Gulf of Mexico, Daniel W. Martin filed a lawsuit against his former employer, Noble Drilling (U.S.) and Noble Leasing (Switzerland) GMBH on Sept. 9 in federal court in New Orleans.
HOUSTON – Shareholders who sued BP directors in American courts under British law must pursue their claims in London, U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison ruled on Sept. 15.
Government delays document production in BP litigation; Napolitano lacks email is cited as one reason
Napolitano NEW ORLEANS – Homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano lacks an electronic mail account, the Obama Administration offers as one of many excuses for delays in producing documents about the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
After19 years of employment with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Myra deGersdorff filed a lawsuit claiming she was a victim of gender discrimination.
A diabetic has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of his prescription glucose medication for not warning that the drug carries an increased risk of bladder cancer after more than 12 months of the drug's use.
A Mississippi dockhand is suing his employer for racial discrimination after co-workers physically assaulted him, causing him to flee the boat and swim to shore.
A group of Louisiana business are suing the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over proposed revisions to a federal program regarding immigrant workers.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has earned endorsements from the Greater New Orleans Republicans and the Regular Democratic Organization, according to Bartholomew's campaign.
An Orleans Parish Civil District Court jury ruled last week that thee companies are liable for $7.55 million for exposing a former employee with asbestos.
Ajamie HOUSTON – BP stands for British petroleum but BP directors should face American justice, shareholders suing over losses from the Deepwater Horizon explosion believe.
Miller NEW ORLEANS – Deepwater Horizon oil rig owner Transocean claims workers hid behind the Fifth Amendment to avoid answering questions about their injuries.
A Broward County District Judge has issued an order allowing Florida residents with claims in the multidistrict litigation surrounding Chinese drywall to opt out of a $53 million settlement and pursue claims in state court.
Brickman Michael Carter, a small business owner in Louisiana, says a corner in his office is, literally, stacked high with asbestos lawsuits.
A Jefferson Parish District Court judge has ruled that all lawsuits brought against an Arizona company that runs the Parish's red light cameras will proceed as one class action.
A St. Tammany Parish woman is suing Kmart for more than $900,000 after she slipped in water and fell.
A Mississippi seaman is suing his employer after he was injured when the safety harness he was using malfunctioned and he was upended.
Farrugia After being fired for responding to a co-worker's email about marijuana, Krisner O. Green filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Pan America Laboratories on Sept. 8 in federal court in New Orleans.
A Morgan City resident has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Wal-Mart after she slipped and fell, fracturing her neck.