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Kwik Stop stores selling fake pipes, lawsuit says

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 20, 2018

Kwik Stop convenience store chain faces a federal trademark lawsuit for allegedly selling counterfeit glass water pipes.

Marine transportation firm requests federal court to hear dispute over disaster relief oil shipment

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 19, 2018

LAFAYETTE – A Louisiana-based marine transportation company being sued in a dispute involving the shipping of 5 million gallons of oil to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria recently requested the breach of contract suit be moved to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Allen Parish Sheriff's Office arrested the wrong woman, lawsuit says

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 19, 2018

Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert and four deputies face a federal lawsuit from a woman who claims she was falsely arrested.

Appelate court repels family’s malpractice suit against East Jefferson General Hospital

By Erianne Leatherman | Sep 19, 2018

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal for Louisiana dismissed a malpractice lawsuit filed by the family of a deceased woman against East Jefferson General Hospital.

Driver wins appeal over defective steering system

By Charmaine Little | Sep 19, 2018

The First Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's ruling against Gerry Lane Chevrolet over a defective steering system.

State Supreme Court finds New Orleans street vendor ordinance violates First Amendment

By Elizabeth Alt | Sep 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled that a New Orleans city ordinance restricting the sale of art by street vendors violates the First Amendment.

Lake Providence couple sues Merck claiming Zostavax shingles vaccine caused injuries

By Tomas Kassahun | Sep 18, 2018

MONROE – A Lake Providence couple recently filed a lawsuit against Merck & Co. claiming the company manufactured a defective shingles vaccine that causes injuries.

Senior care workers claim Community Care Services fails to pay overtime

By Tomas Kassahun | Sep 18, 2018

MONROE – Employees of a Louisiana corporation that provides services to senior citizens recently filed a class action lawsuit claiming Community Care Services (CCS) doesn’t pay the workers for overtime.

UNO claims former student owes over $4,800

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 18, 2018

GRETNA – A university is seeking over $4,800 in sums due.

Haul of Fame Petroleum claims it is owed over $87,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A petroleum company is seeking over $87,000 in sums due.

University of New Orleans claims former student owes over $500

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 18, 2018

GRETNA –A university is seeking hundreds from a student.

University of New Orleans is seeking over $1,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 18, 2018

GRETNA –A university is seeking over $1,000 in sums due.

Contractor seeks to recoup costs incurred in defending itself in injury case

By Erianne Leatherman | Sep 17, 2018

LAFAYETTE – A contractor and its insurance provider recently filed a civil action to recover costs they incurred defending themselves in an injury lawsuit.

Injured seaman claims employers reneged on promise of disability insurance

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 17, 2018

LAFAYETTE – A seaman from New Zealand injured in an accident aboard a drilling rig recently filed a civil action lawsuit accusing his employers of allegedly denying him promised disability insurance.

Oak Grove church says insurance company failed to church's building destroyed by fire

By Tomas Kassahun | Sep 17, 2018

MONROE – Life Church of Oak Grove recently filed a federal suit against its insurer alleging the insurance company failed to cover losses after the church's building was destroyed in a fire.

Alexandria medical practice sues Health and Human Services, Medicare over billing dispute

By Tomas Kassahun | Sep 17, 2018

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.

Delgado Community College claims student owes over $1,500

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 17, 2018

GRETNA – A community college is seeking over $1,500.

University of New Orleans seeks over $1,200 in sums due

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 17, 2018

GRETNA – A university is seeking more than $1,200 in sums due.

LUGENBUHL WHEATON PECK RANKING & HUBBARD: Lugenbuhl Shareholder Miles Thomas Named President of Kingsley House

By Press release submission | Sep 16, 2018

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is proud to announce that shareholder Miles Thomas has been named president of the Kingsley House executive board.

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