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Wrights National Flood Insurance Co. alleged to have undervalued damage claim for Zachary property

BATON ROUGE – The owners of a Zachary property have filed suit against their insurer seeking reimbursement for flood damages allegedly sustained by the property.

ABL Management agrees to pay $35,000 to settle discrimination lawsuit

ABL Management, a Baton Rouge-based food management company, has agreed to pay $35,000 in a settlement agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

USAA General Indemnity Co. claims Lighthouse Property Insurance Corp. breached contract

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas-based insurer claims an Orlando insurance company did not perform its obligations under a policy.

Class action filed against Akal Security Inc. over lunch break policy

ALEXANDRIA – An air security officer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a company with operations in Alexandria over allegations of labor code violations.

Business broker accused of illegal tracking

New developments have surfaced in an ongoing legal battle between business broker and Michelle Seiler-Tucker, founder and president of Capital Business Solutions, and two former employees.

Man alleges he was injured after slipping in water on floor of cruise ship

NEW ORLEANS – A Carnival cruise ship passenger alleges he was injured because of water that was left on a tile floor.

Hollywood attorney suspended for failing to respond to Florida Bar inquiries

TALLAHASSEE — Hollywood, Florida, attorney Carol Lynn Benson Kendall received a suspension from the Florida Supreme Court for allegedly failing to meet the requirements of a previous suspension order.

Jeep Liberty owner claims airbag deployed while vehicle was stopped, caused injuries

BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish man alleges he was injured when the airbag in his Jeep deployed while the vehicle was stationary.

A fishing lures designer sues Bass Pro for alleged wrongful allegations of patent infringement

A fishing lures designer is suing Bass Pro Intellectual Property LLC and Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC, licensee and patentee, citing alleged wrongful allegations.

Consumer claims Johnson & Johnson, Bayer alleged misled patients about the safety of Xarelto

NEW ORLEANS — A consumer has filed suit against several defendants for alleged breach of express and implied warranties, fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment, fraud and deceit.

Xarelto manufacturer, distributor face more than 9,000 lawsuits

NEW ORLEANS -- More than 9,000 lawsuits have been filed nationwide against the makers and distributors of the blood thinner Xarelto including more than 7,000 just in Louisiana.

Rapper Lil Wayne makes latest non-payment suit by legal team disappear

MIAMI – Another law firm has reportedly dropped a lawsuit against Lil Wayne, after taking the New Orleans rapper to court for allegedly refusing to pay legal fees.

Top 100 Law Firm opens New Orleans office

One of the top law firms in the United States has acquired 30 lawyers from the recently-closed firm of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons.

Louisiana company must pay $1 million to exploited immigrant workers

GULFPORT, Miss. — A group of workers who say they were trafficked into forced labor have won a suit against their employer, Louisiana-based Royal Hospitality Services LLC.

Marine caterer says Dynamic Industries owes more than $2.6 million in breach of contract case

LAFAYETTE – A Florida company is suing Lafayette-based Dynamic Industries International, claiming it owes more than $2.6 million for meals and equipment.

Esthetician accuses Woodhouse Day Spa of discrimination over pregnancy

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman says her employer, Woodhouse Day Spa, discriminated against her because she was pregnant.

Step stool bought on HSN allegedly collapses, breaking woman’s wrist

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple says the step stool they purchased from HSN was defective, causing the wife to suffer a wrist injury.

Alleged unauthorized R&B performances at Dish on Hayne bring lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS – A New York firm that licenses copyrighted music for public is suing Dish on Hayne for alleged copyright violations of five classic soul and rhythm and blues songs.

House painting project uncovers damage; Tower Hill accused of non-payment

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish couple is suing the insurer of their Florida home for allegedly refusing to pay for their property damage claim.

Parents of deceased teenager accuse sheriff’s deputies of wrongful death

NEW ORLEANS – The parents of several teenagers say two Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputies used excessive force on their sons, killing one via a gunshot wound.