A Mississippi resident claims he inhaled asbestos particles and metal dust while working aboard a vessel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and claims the foreign company is liable under the Jones Act.
Ackel Construction Co. owner George Ackel is seeking more than $4 million in damages over alleged civil rights violations in a suit against East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid J. Gantreaux.
A class action lawsuit over a hazardous chemical spill was filed on the same day the accident occurred at a Dow plant in Norco, St. Charles Parish.
Occupants of a shrimp boat claim they were tossed from their vessel after it became entangled in pipe and underwater pilings in the Bay Sainte Elaine Gas and Oil Field last year.
A New Orleans Sav A Lot customer claims he slipped on grapes and violently fell to the floor, according to a suit pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Three New Orleans laborers are seeking more than $7,000 in unpaid wages from sheetrock work they completed in August 2009, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court on April 8.
Perry Boat passenger Herman Bustamante filed a lawsuit against Hapag-Lloyd America, Inc., Livorno Express, XYZ Insurance, and EFG Insurance Co. on March 16 in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, claiming injuries in a gangway fall.
A manager for Coastal Waste Services has filed suit against his employer claiming he was beaten by a salesman during a meeting about the company's commission and bonus program.
The trial of a New Orleans woman injured by a falling elevator has been postponed due to an undisclosed medical emergency.
A suit filed against JP Morgan Chase Bank on April 13 in Orleans Parish District Court alleges that the bank is liable for more than $50,000 in unauthorized withdrawals from a private account.
Cueria A death in Harrah's Casino parking lot is the basis behind a suit against the Jazz Casino Co. LLC filed April 13 in Orleans Parish District Court.
A suit filed April 12 in Orleans Parish District Court alleges that a Loews New Orleans Hotel Corp. employee was the victim of ongoing sexual harassment, sexual advances, sexual abuse, mental abuse and physical attacks.
A customer service agent for US Airways filed a civil rights violation complaint claiming she was fired after reporting her supervisor for allegedly posting a sexually inappropriate picture of her on Facebook.
A seaman is asking a federal court to award him more than $1 million after he injured his knee while working on a vessel.
New Orleans attorney David Jerrell alleges that an inaccuracy in his credit report has cost him more than $200,000 in an increased loan interest rate.
A former Union Pacific Railroad worker has filed suit against the company, claiming he injured his lower extremities due to his job as a trackman.
Rodriguez The Sewerage and Water Board of the City of New Orleans is liable for extensive property damage due to flooding at a canal, according to a suit filed against the board and city in Orleans Parish District Court on March 3.
A couple is suing a popular New Orleans airboat swamp tour company after they suffered injuries while on a tour, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish District Court on March 5.
A New Orleans woman is suing the supermarket chain Winn-Dixie Louisiana Inc. and its cleaning service, Southern Cleaning Services Inc., for injuries she sustained in a slip and fall, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish District Court on March 2.
Jacobs A dispute over the popular chant associated with the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints is the subject of a declaratory judgment suit filed in Orleans Paris District Court on March 25.