Annie Hunt News

Workman blames ship owners for injuries aboard vessel

By Annie Hunt | Apr 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A workman is suing the owners of a vessel, alleging negligence for failing to provide a safe work environment, which he says caused him to fall and severely injure himself.

Couple sues Chuck E. Cheese's for allegedly not accommodating son's food allergies

By Annie Hunt | Mar 25, 2016

LAFAYETTE – A couple is suing the owners of a Chuck E. Cheese's for allegedly failing to accommodate for their son’s allergies.

Bank company accuses ship owners of unpaid mortgage

By Annie Hunt | Mar 23, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — An Orleans Parish bank is suing the owners of the two motor vessels, alleging unpaid mortgage payments.

Worker accuses Texas communications business of wrongful termination

By Annie Hunt | Mar 23, 2016

SHREVEPORT — A Bossier Parish woman suffering from IBS is suing a Texas communications company, alleging she was wrongfully terminated for taking leave in accordance with the FMLA.

Technician blames rig owners for concussion, facial injuries

By Annie Hunt | Mar 22, 2016

LAFAYETTE — A torque technician is suing the owners and operators of a maritime rig, alleging their negligence caused him severe injuries.

Maritime worker blames vessel's owners for severe injuries

By Annie Hunt | Mar 21, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Terrebonne Parish maritime worker is suing the owners of a shipping vessel, alleging negligence for causing him to fall and severely injure himself.

Employees allege Evangeline Home Center failed to pay proper wages

By Annie Hunt | Mar 21, 2016

LAFAYETTE — Two former employees are suing a Carencro home retail stores, alleging unpaid minimum wage and overtime compensation.

Tidewater Marines sues insurance company for allegedly unpaid ship repairs

By Annie Hunt | Mar 20, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A marine company is suing XL Specialty Insurance Company for claims that it failed to honor a construction agreement and pay for over almost $2 million in an allegedly defective ship.

NAACP members oppose Terrebonne Parish president's motion to intervene in minority voting lawsuit

By Annie Hunt | Mar 18, 2016

BATON ROUGE — At a Terrebonne Parish Council meeting last week, members of the NAACP spoke out against President Gordy Dove’s motion to include the parish as an intervener in a lawsuit against the state, and they did not hold back.

Boat engineer blames Odyssea Marine Inc. for slip-and-fall injuries

By Annie Hunt | Mar 17, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A former chief engineer for Odyssea Marine Inc. is suing the company for alleged negligence that caused him to fall and injure himself aboard the vessel Count.

Man blames insurance company over alleged wrongful termination of benefits

By Annie Hunt | Mar 17, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A former field service engineer is suing Reliance Standard Life Insurance, alleging the company denied benefits.

Senior rigger blames platform owner over alleged injuries from crane accident

By Annie Hunt | Mar 16, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A senior rigger is suing Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co. over injuries he allegedly sustained from a crane aboard the tension leg platform Auger LTP.

Man alleges U.S. Commissioner of Social Security unlawfully denied his application

By Annie Hunt | Mar 16, 2016

LAFAYETTE – A man has filed suit over claims that his application for Social Security benefits was wrongfully denied.

Company sues foreign-flagged vessel over allegations of unpaid services

By Annie Hunt | Mar 16, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish company is suing Hisamoto Kisen Co. over allegations of unpaid services.

Insurance company alleges Garda CL failed to deliver $170,000 to ATMs

By Annie Hunt | Mar 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE – An insurance company is suing Garda CL Southeast Inc. for allegedly failing to deliver $170,000 to designated ATMs.

Crew member blames Bayou Blue owner for injuries sustained aboard the vessel

By Annie Hunt | Mar 14, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A former crew member aboard the Bayou Blue is suing the owner for allegedly providing the wrong harness for his job on the boat, causing him to severely injure himself.

Entergy sues the Laurie S. Johnston over alleged damages from river accident

By Annie Hunt | Mar 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana company is suing the owners and insurers of a vessel over allegedly causing an accident on the Mississippi River.

Man files collective-action suit against Check-6 Inc. over unpaid wage claims

By Annie Hunt | Mar 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee of Check-6 Inc. is collectively suing the company over allegations of unpaid overtime compensation.

Crew members of the Surf Ranger allege they are owed unpaid wages

By Annie Hunt | Mar 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Eleven crew members aboard the Surf Ranger are suing over allegations that they worked for three months without pay.

Lumber Liquidators accused of selling allegedly defective flooring

By Annie Hunt | Mar 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing Lumber Liquidators over allegations of high levels of formaldehyde in wood flooring they purchased from the company.

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