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Louisiana attorney general stands against the Clean Power Plan

BATON ROUGE – The Clean Power Plan, announced on Aug. 3, 2015, by President Obama and the EPA, has faced some heavy opposition from many state officials, including Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, who believes that the plan is injudicious and misguided.

Drilling employee files suit after allegedly suffering injury to his back

NEW ORLEANS – A sub sea engineer is filing for damages against his former employer after allegedly suffering an accident while on the job.

Owner of a fishing boat seeks damages after alleged collision

NEW ORLEANS – The owner and operator of a fishing vessel is seeking damages after another vessel allegedly collided against him.

Server accuses restaurant of tip appropriation, FLSA violations

NEW ORLEANS – A restaurant server is suing a New Orleans establishment, alleging tip appropriation and refusing to pay overtime.

BMI, music groups accuse Covington bar of of copyright violations

NEW ORLEANS – A collection of music corporations is suing a Covington bar, alleging the bar has used their music without permission or proper license.

Engineering company alleges Louisiana business hasn't paid for work

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas contractor is suing a Louisiana business, alleging it has not been paid for work provided.

Insurance company asserts that it has no obligation to provide coverage

NEW ORLEANS – An insurance company is filing for declaratory relief alleging that it was not providing coverage to a company during the time of the claims.

Island Operating seeks to recoup its costs during a legal battle

LAFAYETTE – A contractor and its insurance provider are seeking to recoup the costs they incurred during a case for which they allege no responsibility.

General manager alleges he was fired because of his disabilities

NEW ORLEANS – A general manager of a luxury import company is seeking damages over claims of wrongful and discriminatory termination.

Widow alleges that McDermott is liable for her husband's death

NEW ORLEANS – The widow of an electrician is seeking damages alleging that her husband’s former employers are responsible for his cancer and subsequent death.

Workers' compensation coverage is the subject of a court battle

BATON ROUGE – A workers' compensation insurer is seeking declaratory relief alleging it is not liable for a case.

Crewman of the vessel Memphis seeks damages after alleged fall

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act crewman alleges that his employer’s ship was not properly maintained and led to his injury.

Fishing vessel owner seeks damages after a collision allegedly resulted in injuries

NEW ORLEANS – A fishing vessel owner and his passenger are seeking damages against Hilcorp Energy after his boat collided against an allegedly unlit and unmarked platform.

Crewman alleges he suffered a stroke after being thrown off bunk

NEW ORLEANS – A crewman aboard the Miss Nicole is seeking damages from his employer after he was allegedly thrown off his bunk and suffered injury.

Crewman seeks compensation after allegedly suffering injuries aboard Brooke Banta

NEW ORLEANS – A Jones Act Seaman who suffered an accident alleges that the owner of the vessel upon which he worked breached its duty to provide a safe working environment.

Man alleges that Boomtown Casino is not compliant with the ADA

NEW ORLEANS – A disabled resident of Orleans Parish alleges that The Boomtown Casino in Harvey is not up the American with Disabilities standards and seeks help from the court.

Widow alleges Rolls-Royce is liable for her husband's death

NEW ORLEANS – A widow of a deceased helicopter pilot is seeking damages against Rolls-Royce alleging that a defect in its turbine engine was responsible for the death of her husband.

Fisherman alleges he suffered injuries after being given improper footwear

NEW ORLEANS – A fisherman who suffered an injury while aboard his employer’s ship claims that his employer failed to provide him with proper equipment and is seeking damages.

New Orleans subcontractor alleges it did not violate patent claim

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans city subcontractor is suing a New York company, alleging it has not violated any patent claims while working for the city.

Teenager blames Bossier City for K-9 dog mauling

SHREVEPORT – A high school student is suing two patrol officers and Bossier City, alleging a K-9 dog attacked him without provocation.