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Couple sues Home Depot claiming damage caused by contract installers

Andrea Dearden Sep. 30, 2010, 2:40am

A New Orleans couple is suing Home Depot and a flooring installation company after water leaked into their condo during a flooring project.

Premises liability suit circumvents medical malpractice law

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 29, 2010, 12:15pm

A former Tulane University Hospital Center (TUHC) patient has filed a premises liability suit against the hospital and is arguing that it is not subject to medical malpractice laws in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Hearings in Chinese drywall suit continued in Orleans Parish

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 29, 2010, 1:34am

A hearing on three defense motions in Chinese drywall lawsuit has been continued in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Woman sues 'Art House' residents after breaking ankle on tree house

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

Irpino Orleans Parish resident LaRonda Paisant is suing the New Orleans Art House, also known as The Treehouse, in Orleans Parish Civil District Court after she allegedly broke her ankle after riding a slide attached to the tree house installation.

Seaman sues for not having adequate assistance removing oil-soaked boom

Michelle Massey Sep. 28, 2010, 11:20am

A Louisiana seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after injuring his knee while attempting to move an oil-soaked boom and its anchoring device.

Judge denies continuance of school shooting suit

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 28, 2010, 11:17am

Judge Robin Giarusso denied a defense motion to continue an Oct. 11 trial date in a lawsuit against the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) regarding a 2003 school shooting.

Seaman sues for $1.5 million after suffering from ear infection

Michelle Massey Sep. 28, 2010, 9:42am

A seaman is seeking $1.5 million from his employer after he developed an ear infection due to contaminated water.

Eight hour treatment delay causes second stroke, seaman claims in suit

Michelle Massey Sep. 28, 2010, 9:19am

A Louisiana seaman is seeking more than $10 million from his employer after he suffered a stroke, claiming his treatment was delayed approximately eight hours.

Woman claims psychological problems after vehicle hit by tire treads

Michelle Massey Sep. 28, 2010, 4:34am

Wenck In a recently filed lawsuit, a victim of a motor vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler states she still has psychological problems due to an incident that occurred June 29 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Judge rules on motions in employee class action against OPSB

Alejandro de los Rios Sep. 27, 2010, 1:34pm

Judge Ethel Julien denied the state's motion to quash subpoenas sent to school superintendents in St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Plaquemines, Washington and Jefferson parishes regarding the effects on those school boards following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Amtrak is sued after attendant trips and falls

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 9:27am

Saunders An Amtrak attendant is suing her employer for failing to keep obstacles out of the walkway causing her to trip and fall.

Mother sues makers of Reglan after child develops tardive dyskinesia

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 9:00am

A Louisiana mother has filed suit against the makers of the drug Reglan, claiming it caused her child to develop tardive dyskinesia, a disorder involving abnormal involuntary movements.

House of Blues sued over claims of racial and gender discrimination

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 8:18am

The House of Blues in New Orleans is being accused of race and gender discrimination by a former employee in a recently filed federal lawsuit.

Couple sues after garbage truck hits their vehicle

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 8:13am

Two Jefferson Parish residents have filed a personal injury lawsuit against a Louisiana company accusing the company of negligently entrusting a garbage truck to a driver that crashed into their vehicle.

Kenner magistrate judges sued by residents cited with code violations

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 3:57am

Cresson A Kenner resident is suing two Louisiana magistrate judges claiming his civil rights were violated because he has been continually fined for violating city codes.

Floridians sue after Canadian reactor explodes

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 2:24am

Two Florida men have filed a lawsuit against a Canadian company after they were burned when a prematurely opened reactor exploded at its plant.

Tug boat capsizes aluminum boat; Sends men overboard, suit claims

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 2:16am

Two Louisiana residents have filed a lawsuit against the owners of a tug boat who they say caused a sudden wash that capsized their boat.

Commercial diver sues over ankle surgery

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 1:46am

Delise A commercial diver is accusing his employer of picking a bad physician for treating his ankle injury and has filed suit against the company.

Class action filed over recalled Similac baby formula

Michelle Massey Sep. 27, 2010, 1:39am

Brandner A day after the makers of Similac issued a recall on infant formula, a federal class action was filed accusing the manufacturers of unfairly and deceptively promoting the product as having safe ingredients for infant consumption when the ingredients may cause diarrhea and other health problems.

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.