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Worker accuses Schlumberger of not paying overtime

LAFAYETTE – A Louisiana man is suing his former employer for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages he was due.

Man accuses ex-employer of firing him after taking FMLA leave

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.

Doctor accuses DHHS of violating his constitutional rights

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.

Construction worker files class-action suit over allegedly unpaid overtime work

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man claims he was underpaid by his former employer, who allegedly failed to compensate him for overtime hours he worked.

Couple blames daughter’s paralysis on hospital’s delayed treatment

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.

Grain company accuses customer of failing to pay demurrage expenses

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.

Buyers allege RV is defective

ALEXANDRIA – A Kentucky couple is suing an RV manufacturer, claiming the trailer they purchased in 2015 was defective.

Real estate firms petition court to confirm arbitration award

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.

Whistleblower accuses cab company of retaliation

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.

Worker accuses St. Tammany Parish Hospital of wrongful termination

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman says her employer terminated her after she took leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Homeowners say Lumber Liquidators knew flooring was laced with formaldehyde

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.

Deaf man blames Hand Surgical Association for delayed treatment

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.

Parents' Zofran lawsuit blames generic drug for birth defects

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.

Rozel Operating Co. accuses two firms of fraud in salvage dispute

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana firm is suing two other companies in a dispute over salvaging a wrecked barge.

Patient blames Stryker Orthopaedics for injuries from allegedly faulty hip implant

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish couple is suing Stryker Orthopaedics over an allegedly defective Rejuvenate titanium alloy hip joint implant.

Former inmate alleges he was denied medical treatment at Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex

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.

Producer, company accuse Cash Money Records of failing to pay royalties

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.

Rig worker blames Moncla Marine for injuries caused by allegedly faulty equipment

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.

Ex-worker with disability accuses HD Supply of discrimination

NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges his former employer, HD Supply, fired him after he was injured on the job.

Seaman brings suit against American Commercial Barge Line over alleged injuries

NEW ORLEANS – A man says American Commercial Barge Line, his ex-employer, is liable for injuries he suffered at work.