Hines A new law giving Louisiana public entities the authority to deny low bids from contractors convicted of a felony is being met with approval by the Louisiana Associated General Contractors (LAGC).
Landrieu Judge Robin Giarusso granted a motion for no cause of action filed by the defense in a wrongful death suit against the city of New Orleans, former mayor Ray Nagin and former Police Superintendent Warren Riley and the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) on Friday in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Irpino Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Ethel Julien ruled on a series of motions Friday ordering the compilation of a list of approximately 8,000 names of class members in a case against the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB).
A marine electrician is suing for more than $1 million after he lost his balance while working.
A grocery shopper has filed a lawsuit against Winn-Dixie, alleging she is permanently disabled after slipping in yogurt.
A journeyman working on a public works project has filed a lawsuit against a construction company after he was injured when a five-gallon bucket of mortar fell and hit him in the head.
An engine repairman is suing the owners of a vessel he worked aboard, after he was allegedly struck in the head by a bag of dirty linens.
Irpino A guest at Willowbrook Apartments in New Orleans is suing the property owner after she allegedly fell down the interior winding staircase and suffered severe injuries.
A Tennessee woman has filed a lawsuit against the hotel where she stayed during a 2009 trip to New Orleans, after she was allegedly shocked during an attempt to turn on a light.
Landrieu The family of a deceased roofer has filed a lawsuit which alleges the roofer developed leukemia due to his daily exposure to carcinogenic roofing products.
Alleging permanent disability, a New Orleans tenant has filed a lawsuit against her landlord after part of her ceiling fell and hit her.
A Texas man has filed suit after a Jefferson Parish resident allegedly punched him in the face, causing him to fall and hit his head on the concrete.
An obstructed view is to blame for a vehicle and train collision that killed a pregnant woman and her four children, according to a recently filed lawsuit.
A renter has filed a lawsuit against her landlord, claiming a piece of sheetrock from a ceiling fell on her.
A recently filed class action blames faulty equipment and negligent operation for a July 2009 ammonia leak at a Cytec plant.
A service technician for Berryland Motors in Ponchatoula has filed suit against a motor home manufacturer, saying he fell out of the vehicle when its steps gave way.
Thompson An 11-year-old class action suit against the New Orleans energy company Entergy has entered settlement negotiations in Orleans Parish Civil District Court according to court records.
Cannizzaro New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro Jr. has filed suit against BP in Orleans Parish Civil District Court claiming damages over wildlife killed as a result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Landry Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) is criticizing a proposed tax break for lawyers who file contingency fee lawsuits.
A seven-year-old slip and fall suit involving a woman who fell on a bus operated by Transit Management of Southeast Louisiana Inc. has settled in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.