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Louisiana lawyer says suing drugmakers for opioid crisis is not the way to solve epidemic

NEW ORLEANS —A number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against pharmaceutical companies in recent years, alleging they created a public nuisance in the form of widespread opioid addiction, much like cigarette makers have been blamed for cancer caused by tobacco use.

Entergy claims Contract Callers breached contract

NEW ORLEANS – A local energy company is seeking damages for an alleged breach of contract.

Whole Foods allegedly failed to take safety measures

An individual is seeking damages after slipping and falling at a Whole Foods location.

Seadrill Americas employee claims unsafe work environment caused injuries

NEW ORLEANS – A medic alleges he was injured on a vessel because his employer failed to provide a safe working environment.

Man alleges law firm, Diamond Offshore and individuals violated his constitutional rights

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man alleges his reputation was damaged by a frivolous petition for divorce.

Former Entergy employee alleges her disability was not accommodated

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish woman alleges she was injured on the job and her former employers refused to accommodate her.

Lafourche Parish individual alleges Deepwater Horizon spill caused economic damages

NEW ORLEANS – An individual employed by Redfish Rental Inc. alleges that he has sustained economic losses as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Family of victim killed in Leeville Bridge collision file civil lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by the children of a man killed in a collision on the Leeville Bridge in March, claiming that the driver of the tractor trailer was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

Woman files suit over claim submitted to Deepwater Horizon Economic Claim Center

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish woman alleges that she has suffered economic damages as a direct result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Texas diver alleges Deepwater Horizon claim was not settled or denied

NEW ORLEANS – An underwater diver residing in Texas alleges that his claim for damages relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has not been settled.

Man alleges he was injured because of defective ladder on Anadarko platform

NEW ORLEANS – A painter/service hand working on an Anadarko platform in the Gulf of Mexico alleges that he was injured because of a defective ladder.

Former maintenance superintendent alleges Praxair wrongfully terminated him

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish man alleges that he was wrongfully terminated from his job as a maintenance superintendent.

Texas Supreme Court rules against firm seeking BP oil spill legal fees

The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against a law firm that claims it was wrongfully excluded from settlements between the City of Houston, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas and BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Louisiana Specialty Products Inc. alleges ALS Associates failed to property install tanker liner

LAFAYETTE – A New Iberia vinegar products manufacture alleges that Texas company failed to properly install a liner in its tanker trailer.

Environmental, Safety & Health Consulting Services Inc. alleges tank was not cleaned as contracted

NEW ORLEANS – A Houma environmental and industrial services contract alleges that a California corporation failed to clean a tank as contracted.

African-American alleges he faced discriminatory treatment while working for Whole Foods

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American man alleges he was subjected to a hostile work environment while employed by Whole Foods.

Logging truck operator alleges he was injured on Parker Drilling Offshore barge

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Landry Parish man alleges that he injured his back while on a barge.

Motorist seeks coverage from USAA Casualty Insurance for alleged crash damages

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman is seeking coverage from an insurance company for damages allegedly received in a collision in the parish.

Seaman alleges failure of pipe racking system on Ocean Blackhawk caused injuries

NEW ORLEANS – An Ouachita Parish man alleges that he was injured while working aboard a drillship.

Donatas Motiejunas enters final stages of arbitration with Houston Rockets

A New Orleans Pelicans player has entered the final stages of arbitration with his former team.