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Offshore worker sues after developing lymphoma from alleged exposure to benzene

NEW ORLEANS - An offshore worker has filed a lawsuit claiming he developed lymphoma after years of exposure to crude oil and toxic substances containing benzene.

Dollar Tree store sued after patron slips on pistachios

Timothy F. Upton

Dollar Tree sued after woman falls because of shopping buggy

NEW ORLEANS - A Terrebonne Parish woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she suffered a head injury after a shopping buggy fell and caused an iron pipe to also fall.

Lawsuit claims total knee replacement device faulty due to recalled device

NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she suffered injuries after receiving a total knee replacement surgery with a device that was later recalled.Melenena K. Smith filed suit against Howmedica Osteonics Corp., d/b/a Stryker Orthopaedics, Stryker Sales Corp., and Stryker Corp. on Dec. 19 in federal court in New Orleans.In June 2011, Smith underwent a total knee replacement

Seaman sues for $7 million after falling off of ladder

A seaman has filed a lawsuit for $7 million claiming he was injured after he fell off a ladder.

Tangipahoa Parish woman sues due to alleged hostile work environment


Branch manager sues employer alleging he lost job for refusing to sell unrefrigerated frozen food

Hugh Lambert

Lawsuit alleges drug Depakote caused woman’s acute liver and kidney failure

NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit claiming the drug Depakote caused her to suffer from acute liver and kidney failure.

St. Tammany Parish man sues after boat strikes unmarked steel structure

C. Arlen Braud II

St. Bernard Parish sued by parents of deceased teenager over contaminated water supply


Stripper files class action against New Orleans club seeking minimum wages


87-year-old woman claims walker is defective

NEW ORLEANS - An 87-year-old woman has filed lawsuit claiming that her walker was defective and caused her to fall.

Slip and fall in Sprite leads to suit against Coke


Marrero resident sues previous employers claiming brain cancer result of asbestos exposure

NEW ORLEANS - A Marrero resident claims he developed brain cancer after years of exposure to asbestos and has filed a lawsuit against four of his previous employers.

Jefferson Parish woman sues Bayer over intrauterine birth control device


Orleans Parish woman sues claiming pulmonary embolism caused by birth control

NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against a birth control manufacturer claiming she suffered a pulmonary embolism after a week of taking Aviane.

Florida man sues after slipping in oil on vessel

NEW ORLEANS - A Florida man has filed a lawsuit claiming that he suffered injuries to his lumbar spine when he slipped in oil and fell while working aboard a vessel in the Gulf.

Belle Rose home owners sue over mandatory evacuation


Tax preparer claims hostile work environment in suit against H&R Block

NEW ORLEANS - A tax preparer has filed a lawsuit claiming he was subjected to a hostile work environment after he was subjected to racially insensitive remarks.

Target shopper sues after being struck in the back with cart

NEW ORLEANS - A St. Tammany Parish woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she suffered back injuries when a store employee struck her in the back with a shopping cart.Gloria Keller filed suit against Target Corp., Ace American Insurance Co. and Unknown employee on Oct. 7 in St. Tammany Parish District Court. The defendants removed the case to federal court in New Orleans on Nov. 8.The incident occurred