Charles ThomasNEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish resident is suing a daiquiri shop and its insurance company for injuries she allegedly received after she slipped and fell.Terrysine Sims filed suit against Club Daiquiris Inc. and their insurer in the Orleans District Court on May 21.Sims claims she slipped and fell in a large puddle in one of the establishment’s passageways. She claims she injured her
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing a home elevation company and its insurer for alleged breach of contract claiming they took five months to complete the elevation of her home and that the result was unacceptable.
NEW ORLEANS – A former sociology professor is suing Dillard University after being fired from an allegedly tenured position.Winona Somervill filed suit in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on May 21, claiming the university breached their contract with her by firing her.Somervill alleges that in May 2012, after 15 years of tenured service, she received a message from a university official stating
Charles L. Stern Jr.NEW ORLEANS – A 2004 tax sale is being challenged by a local governmental body for a property being claimed by two separate owners.The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) filed suit against Mooring Tax Asset Group LLC and A.M.E. Services Inc. in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on May 20. The property, located at 3111 North Miro St., is now being claimed by NORA
NEW ORLEANS - An employee of a Dallas-based marketing company lost an appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit concerning an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claim he filed over the company’s alleged mismanagement of an employee savings plan.
Mark J. GraffagniniNEW ORLEANS - A California woman is suing a New Orleans casino after allegedly being injured in a slip and fall on its premises.Dana Terrian, filed suit against Jazz Casino Company LLC and Harrah’s New Orleans Casino. Terrian claims she was on her way to the Masquerade Bar located inside Harrah’s Casino located at 228 Poydras St. on May 11, 2012, when she slipped and fell on a platfor
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has granted a petition for review brought by the Independent Electrical Contractors of Houston (IEC-Houston) against orders by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).