Danielle Pacey News

Claiming malicious prosecution, woman seeks to recover damages

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 22, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Believing that she was maliciously targeted for filing a sexual harassment claim, Tiffany Roberts and her children filed a complaint on Oct. 10 asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District State of Louisiana for relief for suffering and emotional distress.

Edward Jones & Co. asks court to confirm expungement of adviser's record

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 22, 2018

Believing that their employee's record should be cleared, Plaintiff Edward Jones & Co. asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to uphold an arbitration award on Oct. 8

Carencro company suing Baton Rouge in zoning dispute over planned development

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Carencro-based CC River District LLC recently filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against the Baton Rouge Planning Commission, East Baton Rouge Parish and the City/Parish of Baton Rouge regarding a zoning dispute over a property development project.

Shipping company claims plaintiff's case has been settled in the Philippines

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 5, 2018

A seaman from the Philippines was injured in an accident aboard a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel and filed a suit against his employers. They, however, seek removal of the case because they claim it has been arbitrated overseas.

Photographer sues entertainment company for using his copyrighted photo of Macy Gray on its website

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A photographer recently filed a federal suit accusing a Louisiana-based entertainment company of using his copyrighted photo of singer-songwriter Macy Gray on its website without giving the photographer credit.

Breach of contract suit in coal shipping dispute seeks $1 million in damages

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – American Commercial Barge Line recently filed a federal suit against Tricon Steamship Agency Inc. for breach of contract in the delivery of coal by barge from Kentucky to Louisiana.

Homeowner claims JP Morgan Chase skewed his income to avoid loan modification

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 20, 2018

A homeowner accuses the JP Morgan Chase Bank of denying his applications for loan modification to save his home and skewing his income so he was not eligible for loan modification which furthered the foreclosure on his home in a recent lawsuit

Injured seaman claims employers reneged on promise of disability insurance

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 17, 2018

LAFAYETTE – A seaman from New Zealand injured in an accident aboard a drilling rig recently filed a civil action lawsuit accusing his employers of allegedly denying him promised disability insurance.

Opposition to Youngstown RV park led to police harassment, lawsuit says

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 15, 2018

A Youngsville resident claims the local police department targeted him over his opposition to a proposed RV park.

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Department defamed, falsely prosecuted man, lawsuit claims

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 15, 2018

A DeSoto Parish man claims the local sheriff's department targeted him in a child custody dispute.

Endo Health Solutions and Endo Pharma Inc. move opioid abuse pharmaceutical case to U.S. District Court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 18, 2018

Endo removed the case arguing that the U.S. District Court should have jurisdiction because the opioid suit exceeded $75,000 in damages between parties that have varying citizenship in different states.

Court upholds damages in ambulance crash involving West Jefferson Medical Center

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS - A judge has refused to change the damages in a personal injury case appealed by both sides: the West Jefferson Medical Center and a family injured in an ambulance accident.

Judge reinstates terminated employee who was gambling at work

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 17, 2018

A man who was terminated for gambling on the New Orleans' Sewerage and Water Board property after 21 years of employment, successfully appealed his dismissal to the Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit in Louisiana.

CenturyLink shareholder brings lawsuit against board members

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 8, 2018

A CenturyLink shareholder accuses the company's former and current board members of inflating stock prices in a recent lawsuit.

Royal Smit loses appeal against freight companies, railroad

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 7, 2018

Royal Smit and insurers believed that Central Oceans' contracted carriers were responsible for damaged transformers shipped to St. Gabriel, Louisiana from Netherlands

Judges dismisses suit regarding insurance claim over water-damaged Maison Blanche Annex project

By Danielle Pacey | Jul 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A judge in the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted an insurer's motion to dismiss a lawsuit regarding an insurance dispute over a water damaged development project aimed at converting the Maison Blanche Annex building in New Orleans.

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