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Woman claims she tripped over obstacle at Hilton New Orleans Riverside

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 27, 2018

A woman is seeking damages after she allegedly tripped over an obstacle.

Coca-Cola files lawsuit seeking more than $3,400

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 24, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Coca-Cola is seeking more than $3,400 from a business owner.

W.W. Grainger Inc. is seeking over $7,700 on an open account

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 1, 2017

A company is seeking over $7,000 on an open account.

Suit claims First NBC Bank was involved in loan scheme

By John Severance | Jul 12, 2017

First NBC Bank, which was recently acquired by Hancock Whitney, still is facing legal challenges.

John W. Stone Oil Distributor alleges it suffered more than $1 million in damages because of vessels

By Lhalie Castillo | May 25, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of an oil storage and transfer facility in Jefferson Parish alleges it was damaged because of two vessels.

Family appeals civil forfeiture from drug raid, have heavy burden of proof

By Karen Kidd | Dec 4, 2016

HOUMA – Former area convenience store owner Mohamed Nagi and his family are appealing an approximate $1 million in civil forfeiture stemming from a June 2013 synthetic marijuana raid and appear to have a heavy burden of proof, a spokesman for an activist group said during a recent interview.

Tulane grad, Alabama judge being considered as Scalia replacement

By Dee Thompson | Nov 18, 2016

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he will choose one of the names on his previously announced “shortlist” of 11 judges to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February, which includes a judge from the South. 

Louisiana residents file lawsuit alleging Facebook ads are discriminatory

By Dee Thompson | Nov 17, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — A lawsuit has been filed against Facebook alleging civil rights violations in its ads.

Roofer diagnosed with mesothelioma alleges former employer was at fault

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 19, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A roofer suffering from mesothelioma is seeking damages for alleged exposure to asbestos while on the job.

Study author argues for changes in Louisiana consumer protection law

By John Breslin | Sep 15, 2016

Changes aimed at curbing the number and breadth of lawsuits must be introduced to prevent the abuse of the current consumer protection law, a study of Louisiana’s consumer protection law concludes.

Business manager accuses UPS of wrongful termination

By The Louisiana Record | Jul 21, 2016

BATON ROUGE — A longtime employee is suing UPS, alleging it willfully disregarded his federally protected rights.

Buyer of GM SUV seeks rescission of sales contract

By Robert Hadley | Jan 22, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana man who bought an SUV from Capitol Buick is seeking cancellation of the sales contract over alleged defects in materials and workmanship.

Brand Services seeks restraining order against former employee

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 24, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Georgia company is seeking a temporary restraining order and an ex parte seizure order in connection with a lawsuit against a former employee the company claims illegally took confidential company files.

Dispute over $2.5M state project spurs lawsuit

By Robert Hadley | Dec 17, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas company that was brought in to complete a state construction contract is suing the original builders for alleged defects it was required to correct.

Paraplegic man accuses Church’s Fried Chicken of violating ADA

By Robert Hadley | Dec 1, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A St. John the Baptist Parish man who is paralyzed from the waist down says Church’s Fried Chicken is discriminating against him because of his disability.

UPS sued over alleged workplace injury

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | May 6, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -A local man is suing his employer after an errant metal pipe pierced his steel toe boot, seriously injuring him.

UPS driver files race and gender discrimination lawsuit

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 4, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A driver for United Parcel Service has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming she was allegedly passed over for training and extra hours due to her race and gender.

UPS sued after cargo falls off of freight truck and hits vehicle

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 20, 2012

Wilkins NEW ORLEANS - United Parcel Service is sued by a motorist that claims his vehicle was damaged when cargo fell off of a freight truck and struck his car.

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