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Shreveport man freed from death row files suit in hopes 'injustice never happens again'

SHREVEPORT — The lawsuit filed by former death row inmate Rodricus Crawford is about more than justice for Crawford; it's about getting Caddo Parish officials to change their death-penalty-dealing ways, one of the now-freed man's attorneys said during a recent interview.

Equifax Inc., Navy Federal Credit Union alleged to have reported inaccurate information on credit report

LAFAYETTE – A Leesville consumer alleges that she has been damaged by inaccurate information on her credit report.

Deaf man accuses Caddo Parish sheriff of discrimination

LAFAYETTE – A deaf and illiterate individual who uses American Sign Language to communicate alleges he was unable to participate in court proceedings because he was handcuffed.

Man alleges Leesville officer subjected him to illegal arrest during traffic stop

LAFAYETTE – A Vernon Parish man alleges that he was illegally arrested by a Leesville police officer last year.

Deaf man alleges he was not provided auxiliary aides by Bossier Parish sheriff

LAFAYETTE – A deaf Bossier City man who communicates using American Sign Language alleges that he suffered discrimination because he was not provided an effective means of communicating with law enforcement.

Consumer alleges Equifax, others failed to remove dispute language from credit report

LAFAYETTE – A consumer claims she was damaged because her credit report was not updated per her request.

Man alleges Horseshoe Bossier City room was inaccessible to disabled patrons

LAFAYETTE – A Mississippi man who uses a wheelchair claims that his room at a Bossier Parish casino and hotel did not have accessible features.

Couple alleges RV has defects, seeks rescission of contract

LAFAYETTE – A Krotz Springs couple alleges that the recreational vehicle they purchased has defects that have not been repaired.

Mother files suit against owners, Corvias Military Living after dog allegedly attacked child

LAFAYETTE – A Vernon Parish mother has filed a suit over a dog attack that occurred in Fort Polk which she alleges injured her children.

Man alleges defective Adapa Inc. drywall cart caused injuries

LAFAYETTE – A Pollock man alleges that he was injured because of a defective drywall cart.

Disabled man alleges Buddy Rhodes Inc. property is inaccessible to him

LAFAYETTE – A disabled Lafayette Parish man alleges a Lafayette dry cleaner is not accessible to him because of his wheelchair.

Woman alleges Chevrolet vehicle's seat warmers caused second-degree burns

LAFAYETTE – An Arkansas consumer alleges she was severely burned by seat warmers in a Chevrolet vehicle.

Woodard Consulting Services LLC alleges Exco Operating failed to provide defense for suit

LAFAYETTE – A Ringgold oilfield consulting service alleges a Texas company breached its obligations to it.

Woman's relatives seek $5 million in damages over allegations of wrongful death

LAFAYETTE – The surviving spouse and children of a woman allege a federal health care facility breached a standard of care in the woman's treatment.

Martin Marietta Materials Southwest seeks more than $100,000 from 3-B Trucking

LAFAYETTE – An Avoyelles Parish company is accused of wrongfully withholding funds that were allegedly sent to it as a result of a clerical error.

Government alleges individual, Angie's Tax Service's actions have harmed customers

SHREVEPORT – The government is seeking an injunction prohibiting a Princeton individual and a Ringgold business from dealing with federal tax returns.

Motorist alleges she was injured in collision with KJ York Enterprise driver

LAFAYETTE – A woman alleges she was injured when the driver of a tractor-trailer failed to obey a traffic control device.

Former hospital employee files suit against Veterans Affairs secretary over alleged disability discrimination

LAFAYETTE – An Alexandria woman formerly employed by the VA hospital in the city alleges she experienced disability discrimination.

Consumer claims Janeway Law Firm sent misleading letters regarding alleged debt

LAFAYETTE – A Lafayette Parish consumer alleges a debt collector sent misleading letters.

Man alleges Dynasty Donuts failed to list allergens in products

LAFAYETTE – A man alleges his father died as a result of an allergic reaction because a doughnut shop did not list the allergens in its products.