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Pelican Institute: Over-detention cases are latest example of 'Louisiana’s broken criminal justice system'

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

Multiple lawsuits have recently been filed on behalf of individuals being held in Louisiana prisons past their release dates, a practice that costs taxpayers thousands and violates the rights of those inmates who have fulfilled the requirements of their sentences.

ACLU calls state prison system's over-detention crisis 'unacceptable and unconstitutional'

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

A series of lawsuits are being filed on behalf of inmates that have been kept in Louisiana prisons for periods of time, ranging from weeks to years, after their release dates.

Retirement system claims Chase Bank owes it over $22,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A retirement company is seeking more than $22,000 in sums due from a bank.

Customer says he was injured in a slip and fall at an AutoZone

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A man alleges that he was injured when he slipped and fell in an AutoZone.

Caliber Home Loans seeks more than $370,000 on unpaid mortgage

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A home loan company is seeking more than $370,000 on a mortgage balance.

Federal judge rules Phillips 66 isn't entitled to coverage from contractor's insurer in pipeline explosion case

By Karen Kidd | Feb 21, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A Texas-based multinational energy company is not entitled to defense or coverage from a contractor's insurer in a personal injury lawsuit filed by workers following a natural gas pipeline explosion, a federal judge recently ruled.

Jury will decide whether injured offshore oil platform worker is a 'borrowed servant,' federal judge rules

By Karen Kidd | Feb 21, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A jury will have to decide whether an injured worker employed by a contractor on an offshore oil platform is a "borrowed servant," which would mean the platform's Texas-based owner is not liable, a federal judge ruled recently.

Disaster Recovery Unit files legal action seeking $150,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louisiana claims it is owed $150,000 on an unpaid grant.

Disaster Recovery Unit claims recipient misused repair grant

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louiisana alleges it is owed $37,500 on a grant.

State agency seeks repayment of $37,500 disaster recovery grant

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louisiana alleges it is owed $37,500 on a grant.

Capital One files lawsuit seeking over $2,600

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $2,600 in sums due.

Woman claims she was injured at Bonnabel Field in Kenner

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA –A couple is seeking damages after an individual was caused to fall in a baseball stadium due to a dangerous condition.

Woman claims she slipped and fell at Boomtown Casino

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages for an alleged slip and fall at a casino.

TD Bank files legal action seeking over $750

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking over $750 on an open account.

State seeks $37,500 for grant that was allegedly misallocated

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louisiana is seeking more than $37,000 on a woman's unpaid grant account.

State's Disaster Recovery Unit seeks $37,500 from grant recipient

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louisiana alleges it is owed $37,500 on a grant.

Disaster Recovery Unit claims $37,500 grant was improperly allocated

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 21, 2019

GRETNA – The State of Louisiana alleges it is owed $37,500 on a grant.

Finance company sues car owner over allegedly unpaid loan

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 20, 2019

GRETNA – TD Auto Finance LLC is seeking more than $10,000 in sums due on an open account from an auto loan.

Automobile lender sues to recover alleged $21,700 debt

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 20, 2019

GRETNA – An auto finance company alleges that a customer has neglected to maintain payments on her loan totaling more than $21,000.

TD Auto Finance sues customer for overdue balance

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 20, 2019

GRETNA – TD Auto Finance LLC is seeking more than $3,000 in sums due on a customer's loan.

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