U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana Shreveport Division News

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Department defamed, falsely prosecuted man, lawsuit claims

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 15, 2018

A DeSoto Parish man claims the local sheriff's department targeted him in a child custody dispute.

Endo Health Solutions and Endo Pharma Inc. move opioid abuse pharmaceutical case to U.S. District Court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 18, 2018

Endo removed the case arguing that the U.S. District Court should have jurisdiction because the opioid suit exceeded $75,000 in damages between parties that have varying citizenship in different states.

Teacher who was fired claims Americans with Disabilities Act violation

By Chandra Lye | Aug 11, 2018

ALEXANDRIA – A former teacher has filed a lawsuit against the Caddo Parish School Board, claiming she was fired because of her disabled son and alleging a violation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Woman claims Zimmer Biomet's artificial hip led to renal failure

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 30, 2018

An allegedly defective artificial hip that led to a second hip replacement and, ultimately, renal failure, has led a Shreveport woman to file a complaint against Zimmer Biomet Inc., the company that makes the prosthetic.

Filipino teachers claim Caddo Parish violated their civil rights

By John Sammon | Jun 16, 2018

A group of teachers formerly from the Philippines has filed a lawsuit against the Caddo Parish School Board alleging discrimination in that they were paid less than other (non-Filipino) teachers.

Lawsuit claims gender discrimination against Caddo Correctional Center

By Elizabeth Alt | May 20, 2018

A woman has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against Caddo Correctional Center for promoting a man she previously hired to a position they both sought.

Federal judge hands down scathing memorandum to Under Armour's legal team in personal injury lawsuit

By Stacey O'Connor | Feb 25, 2018

On Feb. 16, U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark L. Hornsby issued a scathing memorandum to Under Armour Retail of Louisiana LLC’s legal team, Lawrence and Associates, after they failed to properly follow court orders while attempting to prove why their case should be removed from state court and moved to federal court.

Federal Insurance Co. seeks subrogation from two individuals, alleges fraud and conspiracy

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 11, 2017

Licensed insurer accuses nursing home employees of breach of fiduciary dutySHREVEPORT — A licensed insurer is suing Jacqueline Abrone and Pamela Hyde, nursing home employees, citing alleged fraud, defalcation and embezzlement.Federal Insurance Company filed a complaint on June 22, in the U.S.

Couple claims alleged negligence caused wife's fall at Tom Merrill Recreation Area

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 10, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Bossier Parish couple is seeking damages from the federal government after the wife was injured while visiting an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-operated park.

Son files wrongful death suit against government over father's care at Overton Brooks

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 30, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Texas man alleges that his late father did not receive adequate care at a Shreveport VA hospital.

Former Spireon Inc. employee alleges she was subjected to sexual harassment

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Shreveport woman alleges her former Baton Rouge employer retaliated against her after she reported sexual harassment.

Man alleges Shreveport officers used excessive force, falsely arrested him

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Shreveport man is seeking damages after two city officers allegedly used excessive force on him.

Former Azalea Cleaners employee alleges he was subjected to sexual harassment

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 7, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Shreveport man alleges he was sexually harassed by a female supervisor.

Couple accuses Overton Brooks VA Medical Center of malpractice

By Lhalie Castillo | May 23, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Bossier Parish couple alleges their claim against a federal agency was denied.

Children, heirs accuse IRS of wrongful levy

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2017

SHREVEPORT – Estate representatives allege that a federal government agency wrongfully issued notice of a levy to collect income taxes allegedly owned by a deceased man.

Gap Farms claims town of Arcadia violated its constitutional rights

By The Louisiana Record | May 12, 2017

SHREVEPORT – The owner of a property in Bienville Parish alleges that a permit to construct a barrier has been unlawfully withheld.

Man alleges he was terminated from his job as a welder for requesting FMLA leave

By Lhalie Castillo | May 8, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Shreveport man alleges he was terminated for applying for a leave to care for his wife's medical needs.

Former Honeywell International Inc. employee alleges she was not reinstated following FMLA leave

By Lhalie Castillo | May 8, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Mooringsport woman alleges she was retaliated against while employed by Honeywell International.

Homeless men accuse judges and sheriff of violating U.S. Constitution

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

Two Louisiana men filed suit against six judges of the Louisiana 26th Judicial District Court and the sheriff of Bossier Parish, alleging that their due process and equal protection rights were violated.

Man alleges he was injured in collision as passenger in transport van

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 14, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A railroad worker claims he was injured in a collision in Shreveport.

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