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Man claims Royal Ambassador Housing Development failed to fulfill sale contract on New Orleans property

NEW ORLEANS – A man is seeking damages for a sale that he says was not finalized.

Weyerhauser alleges mineral producers breached contract

Immovable property owner sues mineral producersLAFAYETTE — An immovable property owner is suing Pardee Minerals LLC, EP Energy, E&P Company LP, Wildhorse Resources II LLC, et al, mineral producers, citing alleged breach of lease agreement.Weyerhaeuser Company filed a complaint on July 3, in the U.S.

Owners of M/V Solent allege it was damaged while anchored on Mississippi River

BATON ROUGE – Vessel owners allege they suffered $100,000 in damages after the vessel was struck on the Mississippi River.

Arkansas man says Smitty's Supply failed to pay various salaries and bonuses

NEW ORLEANS — A former executive is suing Smitty's Supply Inc., based in Roseland, citing alleged breach of employment agreement.

Ophthalmologist alleges Retina Specialty Institute did not provide partnership papers

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish ophthalmologist alleges his employer failed to timely provide executed partnership papers to him.

Galliano Marine Service LLC seeks judgment over maintenance and cure benefits

NEW ORLEANS – An employer is seeking declaratory judgment regarding maintenance and cure benefits for an injured man.

Hunters ask court to lift the ban on dog-deer hunting in Kisatchie National Forest

ALEXANDRIA — Hunters trying to overturn the ban on hunting deer with dogs in the state’s only national forest claim an arbitrary decision affects a tradition they’ve passed on for generations.

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.

Entergy sues the Laurie S. Johnston over alleged damages from river accident

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana company is suing the owners and insurers of a vessel over allegedly causing an accident on the Mississippi River.

Manufacturer of Target beanbag chairs seeks judgment against supplier

NEW ORLEANS – A manufacturer of various consumer products is seeking declaratory judgment against one of its suppliers over allegedly defective products.

Company alleges ship was damaged in collision with towboat

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a vessel is seeking damages after it claims a collision rendered the ship inoperable.

Phelps Dunbar accuses clients of failing to pay for legal services

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana firm is suing Virginia-based James C. Justice Cos. for allegedly failing to pay for legal work it performed for an ongoing case.

Norwegian insurer accuses U.S. boat owners of negligence in million-dollar collision

NEW ORLEANS – A Norwegian marine insurance company says a vessel it insured was struck by another craft, resulting in damages estimated at more than $3 million.