ALEXANDRIA – American Honda Motor Co. Inc. (AHM) recently filed notice to remove a products liability lawsuit from the 9th Judicial District Court for Rapides Parish to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
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A Grant Parish man is suing a trucking company after he was terminated for notifying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of a potential illegal immigrant without a drivers license transporting goods for the company.
Kwik Stop convenience store chain faces a federal trademark lawsuit for allegedly selling counterfeit glass water pipes.
ALEXANDRIA – Mchael Dole, MD, A Professional Medical Corporation (APMC) based in Alexandria, recently filed a federal a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding a dispute over Medicare receivables claims.
ALEXANDRIA – Local police in Louisiana are accused of violating the civil rights of two bystanders who claim they were harassed by officers after using their cell phones to record a police incident.
A CenturyLink shareholder accuses the company's former and current board members of inflating stock prices in a recent lawsuit.
Two Texas residents accuse a Marksville police officer and two Avoyelles Parish sheriff deputies of choking and tasering their brother to death.
In a complaint filed July 11, counsel for plaintiff Terri Hunter brings a whistleblower claim against the Department of Veterans Affairs Canteen Services in the Western District of Louisiana – alleging that the plaintiff was retaliated against for reporting poor handling of food and drug products.
Lack of in-person interpreter for nonverbal deaf man leads to discrimination claim against health care provider
A man who is deaf, visually impaired and nonverbal is suing a medical care center, claiming the center deprived him of his rights by denying him an in-person interpreter to explain his treatment and instead forced him to use a VRI (video-remote interpreting) device.
A man is suing the manufacturer and distributor of what he maintained was a defective airbag that allegedly failed properly deploy during an accident, causing him physical injury.
Fieldwood Energy LLC and Facilities Consulting Group LLC are being sued after an employee alleges he was injured in a work incident due to the negligence of the defendants.
LAFAYETTE - Two other lawsuits involving law enforcement officers shooting dogs allegedly without cause have been filed by the attorney for owners awarded $75,000 after an Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputy killed their dog.
NEW ORLEANS — A teenager's excessive-force claim against the city of Opelousas and one of its police officers is headed back to district court after an appeals court vacated parts of a summary judgment in the case over the teen's arrest in 2015.
A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against a Louisiana sheriff over the shooting death of a man who was handcuffed.
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.
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.
LAFAYETTE – A Vernon Parish man alleges that he was illegally arrested by a Leesville police officer last year.
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.