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Man seeks damages, claiming restaurant's bench broke under him

NEW ORLEANS – A man claims that he was caused to fall when a bench broke under him.

Louisiana must pay legal fees of man denied marriage license for lacking birth certificate

NEW ORLEANS — The State of Louisiana will have to pay more than $150,000 to an attorney representing a man who sued after he was denied a marriage license because he doesn't have a birth certificate, according to a federal judge's recent order.

Midland Funding sues for past due payments on TJX account

GRETNA –A funding company is seeking damages for an open account.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $586,408 settlement to Louisiana for selling defective medicines

The crux of the settlement resolves allegations that Johnson & Johnson sold medicines that did not meet federal quality requirements.

Hammond Applebee's patron alleges greasy floor caused fall

BATON ROUGE – A Texas man alleges he was injured at a Hammond restaurant because of the wet and greasy condition of the restroom floor.

Dauphine Orleans Hotel guest files suit after he fell after stepping out of door

NEW ORLEANS – A California man claims he was injured at a French Quarter hotel because of an inappropriate design of a door.

Johnson & Johnson, Bayer win second trial over Xarelto bleeding risks

&&&A federal jury in New Orleans has cleared Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG in the second of at least 18,600 suits filed against the pharmaceutical giants stemming from the manufacturing of the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.

Workers Compensation Research Institute says Louisiana workers' compensation costs among highest

Louisiana has the highest cost per workers’ compensation claim and the lowest average benefit payment per claim, according to a recent 18-state report by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI).

Johnson & Johnson, Bayer prevail in first of 18,000 Xarelto trials

After emerging victorious in the first of more than 18,000 suits filed against them, Xarelto maker Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Pharmaceuticals are vowing to remain as vigilant as ever in defending their reputations.

Xarelto makers win first case, prepare to defend others

The companies defending a lawsuit filed against them for safety concerns over blood-thinning drug Xarelto say their first win in a string of bellwether court cases bolsters their claims the drug is safe and contains proper patient warnings.

Outlet Collection at Riverwalk allegedly responsible for elevator falling on man's head

A man is seeking damages for an injury caused when an elevator allegedly fell on his head.

Johnson & Johnson ovarian cancer claims called into question

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana woman has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company’s baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.

Louisiana state leaders bash governor for pay-to-play scheme

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Republican Party last month accused Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards of cronyism and a pay-to-play scheme involving lawyer T. Taylor Townsend.

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.

Class actions brewing in state over Johnson & Johnson baby powder and cancer

NEW ORLEANS – A local attorney and legal watchdog organization both expect to see class-action lawsuits filed in the state over allegations that Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products cause ovarian cancer. 

Widow brings wrongful death suit against Clemco, Chevron for alleged asbestos exposure

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing her deceased husband’s former employers for allegedly exposing him to asbestos while on the job.

Fantasy football player accuses FanDuel and DraftKings websites of fraud

NEW ORLEANS – A Harahan fantasy football player is suing two websites, claiming they defraud players by allowing its own employees to compete in the tournaments.