Bringing the legal system to light.
Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in Louisiana.
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LAFAYETTE – A Louisiana man is suing his former employer for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages he was due.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Jersey man is suing his former employer in Baton Rouge for allegedly firing him after taking a month off to receive in-patient treatment for alcoholism.
NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish physician and his medical practice are suing the government over its alleged cancellation of his Medicaid and Medicare testing privileges.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man claims he was underpaid by his former employer, who allegedly failed to compensate him for overtime hours he worked.
NEW ORLEANS – A Lincoln Parish couple say a six-hour delay for their daughter’s MRI until insurance payment could be verified left her permanently paralyzed.
BATON ROUGE – A Georgia firm is suing a customer for shipping charges it incurred during the transport of grain from Argentina to Morocco via chartered vessels.
ALEXANDRIA – A Kentucky couple is suing an RV manufacturer, claiming the trailer they purchased in 2015 was defective.
NEW ORLEANS – Two real estate firms are petitioning federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana to confirm an arbitration panel’s award in its favor.
NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman says her employer fired her after she turned the company in for allegedly making false Medicaid and Medicare claims.
NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman says her employer terminated her after she took leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
NEW ORLEANS – A couple who installed Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators claims the company knew it failed to meet U.S. safety standards.
NEW ORLEANS – A Gonzales man who is deaf says staff at Hand Surgical Association refused to work with his sign language interpreters, effectively denying and delaying his treatment for hand pain.
NEW ORLEANS – The parents of two children are suing pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for fetal damage allegedly caused by the generic form of the drug Zofran.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana firm is suing two other companies in a dispute over salvaging a wrecked barge.
NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish couple is suing Stryker Orthopaedics over an allegedly defective Rejuvenate titanium alloy hip joint implant.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man says sheriff’s deputies and medical staff of the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex denied him treatment for an infection while he was incarcerated.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana musical producer and a production are suing Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment, claiming they were never paid for 16 recordings they produced under contract.
LAFAYETTE – An East Baton Rouge Parish man says his employer, Moncla Marine, is liable for injuries he allegedly suffered while working aboard one of its rigs.
NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges his former employer, HD Supply, fired him after he was injured on the job.
NEW ORLEANS – A man says American Commercial Barge Line, his ex-employer, is liable for injuries he suffered at work.