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Union Pacific Railroad Co. employee alleges he was injured twice on the job

By Lhalie Castillo | May 18, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A railroad worker alleges he was injured twice while working because of an unsafe working environment.

Man alleges loose grab bar caused him to fall while working for Union Pacific Railroad

By Lhalie Castillo | May 17, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A conductor alleges he suffered injuries to his back, neck and shoulder because of a fall on the job.

Man alleges he is entitled to benefits from United Omaha Life Insurance Co.

By Lhalie Castillo | May 10, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A Denham Springs man alleges he is entitled to disability benefits.

Union Pacific Railroad, mill owner sued for alleged wrongful death

By Michael Abella | Oct 30, 2016

A wife and children are suing Union Pacific Railroad Company and Anthony Forest Products Company LLC, railroad crossing and mill owners, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Microchip Identification Systems accuses distributors of contract breach

By Robert Hadley | Dec 22, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish manufacturer of microchips for pet identification says two of its distributors broke an agreement to sell and market the chips to pet owners.

Lawson Environmental Services accuses business partner of contract breach

By Robert Hadley | Dec 10, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish environmental company says its business partner broke an agreement to help it complete an Environmental Protection Agency contract.

Worker sues Union Pacific alleging that task created physical trauma

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 24, 2015

A Ouachita Parish citizen is suing his employer, a major railroad company, alleging liability for damages in a recent workplace accident which the plaintiff claims was entirely avoidable.

Former shipyard worker files suit against numerous companies over mesothelioma lung cancer

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A freight and cargo handler in the Port of New Orleans between approximately 1950 and the early 1960s has filed suit against numerous companies for their interactions with asbestos.

Union Pacific worker sues after tripping in rail yard

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 6, 2011

A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he tripped in the rail yard and injured his knee.

Railroad worker sues employer after tripping in rail yard and injuring knee

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 4, 2011

Arata A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he tripped in the rail yard and injured his knee.

Union Pacific worker sues claiming 38 years of chemical exposure

By Michelle Keahey | May 17, 2011

Oden A railroad worker claims he was exposed to hazardous chemicals for approximately 38 years in a suit filed against Union Pacific Railroad on May 6 in federal court in New Orleans.

Union Pacific sued after employee prematurely closes bridge causing vessel to capsize

By Michelle Massey | Feb 22, 2011

Bourque Union Pacific Railroad is being sued by the captain of a vessel that capsized after the railroad prematurely closed a railroad bridge causing the vessel to collide into the bridge.

Union Pacific sued over drainage ditch problems

By Michelle Massey | Jan 25, 2011

Waggaman property owners have filed a lawsuit against Union Pacific seeking repair to its storm water drainage facilities underneath the railroad's track.

Union Pacific sues truck driver for causing train derailment

By Michelle Massey | Jan 4, 2011

Howard Union Pacific is suing a truck driver for failing to yield at a truck crossing and for causing a collision and derailment of its train.

Union Pacific switchman sues over back injuries

By Michelle Massey | Sep 15, 2010

Gray A Union Pacific switchman has filed suit against his employer after allegedly injuring his back attempting to align a switch.

Union Pacific sues after barge runs into railroad bridge

By Michelle Massey | Apr 30, 2010

Union Pacific Railroad is suing a barge company after one of its barges equipped with a crane, failed to slow or change course and struck a steel structure of a railroad bridge.

Trackman sues Union Pacific over unsafe working conditions

By Michelle Massey | Apr 12, 2010

A former Union Pacific Railroad worker has filed suit against the company, claiming he injured his lower extremities due to his job as a trackman.

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