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Worker files $3 million claim for alleged injuries working on Hess Stampede

​​​​​A man is suing Hess Corporation for a steel cabinet that allegedly fell on him, causing injuries, during work he was performing for Hess. The lawsuit also claims as a foreign operation Hess does not have the authority to do business in Louisiana.

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.

Mother files wrongful death suit against Iberia Parish sheriff, deputy

LAFAYETTE – An Iberia Parish woman has filed a suit against members of the parish's law enforcement after her mentally ill adult son was killed during an officer-involved shooting.

Woman files suit against city of Ville Platte alleging violation of constitutional rights

LAFAYETTE – A woman is seeking more than $50,000 in damages over the alleged conduct of a Villa Platte city marshall deputy.

Man alleges he was terminated by Linear Controls for filing harassment complaint

LAFAYETTE – A Lafayette Parish resident alleges that he was subjected to sexual harassment during his employment with a Broussard employer.

Minnesota Life Insurance Co. seeks interpleader in insurance beneficiary dispute

LAFAYETTE – An insurer is seeking the court's help with a dispute among several individuals in relation to the beneficiaries of an insurance policy.

Louisiana Specialty Products Inc. alleges ALS Associates failed to property install tanker liner

LAFAYETTE – A New Iberia vinegar products manufacture alleges that Texas company failed to properly install a liner in its tanker trailer.

Former Boots Smith employee alleges he is owed more than $230,000 for commissions

LAFAYETTE – A Vermilion Parish man claims that his former employers failed to pay him commissions he earned.

Crosby Dredging employee seeks $3 million over alleged injuries from slip on skiff

LAFAYETTE – A St. Landry Parish man employed by a Galliano company is seeking millions in damages after he slipped and fell because of an allegedly slippery deck on a skiff.

SEC accuses Lafayette man of unlawful insider trading of Shaw Group stock

LAFAYETTE – A Lafayette individual is accused of unlawful insider trading regarding the sock of a Louisiana-based energy construction company.

Man alleges he is unlawfully held at Lafayette Parish jail because he cannot afford bail

&&& LAFAYETTE – A Carencro man alleges that his constitutional rights have been violated because he cannot afford to pay bail.

Damages sought from Gulf Crane Services, Freeport McMoran from allegedly injured man

LAFAYETTE – A Jefferson Parish man alleges he was injured during the transfer from a platform to a vessel.

Derrick man seeks $2 million in damages from Baywater Drilling over alleged on-the-job injury

LAFAYETTE – A St. Landry Parish man is seeking millions in damages after he alleged injured his back while working.

Man alleges he was injured in skiff accident, seeks $2 million from Hilcorp Energy Co.

LAFAYETTE – An Evangeline Parish man alleges that he is totally disabled because of the negligence of an energy company.

Welder alleges he was injured by another man while aboard ship

LAFAYETTE – A welder alleges he was injured by a Schlumberger employee while stationed on a drillship.

MCMG Capital Advisors alleges Food-N-Fun owes $675,000

LAFAYETTE – An investment banking firm alleges that a New Iberia owner of marketing and convenience retailing stores failed to pay a transaction fee.

Former employee accuses Schlumberger and MetLife of wrongful termination

DT&R field specialist recently filed a class-action lawsuit against Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for alleged denial of benefits and wrongful termination.

Man alleges Alliant Rigserv owes unpaid wages

LAFAYETTE – A Terrebonne Parish man claims his former Houston-based did not pay him for all hours worked.

Advanced Turbine Services alleges Turbine Power Technology failed to pay for engines

LAFAYETTE – A Franklin limited liability company is alleged to owe more than $3 million for engines and services.

PetroVentures Inc. alleged to owe more than $900,000 for equipment rental

LAFAYETTE – An equipment rental company alleges a Lafayette corporation failed to pay for services provided.