Yacoubian A group of French Quarter businesses have filed a class action lawsuit against Entergy Enterprises Inc. over a day-long power outage that occurred in March 2009.
News from April 2010
Metairie lawyer Joseph McMahon III filed a class action suit against New Orleans over the city's use of red light cameras that catch motorists breaking the law.
A group of shipyard workers have filed a class action lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Inc. after being exposed to asbestos fibers more than 40 years ago.
Hospitalized for more than a week due to pneumonia, an employee of the Odyssey House believes she was wrongfully terminated and that her termination violated the Family Medical Leave Act.
A mother claiming her child suffered severe head and neck injuries on an amusement ride at Chuck E. Cheese in Metairie is suing CEC Entertainment, Inc.
A New Orleans doctor whose throat was slashed by an assailant at Harrah's New Orleans Casino claims she received no assistance from security personnel or casino employees after the attack, according to a lawsuit that was removed to federal court.
McGovern A New Orleans podiatrist allegedly harassed and performed graphic sexual acts on a mentally disabled female patient, according to a lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish on March 4.
Poulliard A Katrina-damaged Orleans Parish public school is the subject of a personal injury lawsuit filed by a general maintenance employee.
Former and current workers who install and service DirecTV satellite equipment allege they were not always paid minimum wage or overtime.
Pathfinder Club counselor Nicole Carryl claims she was subjected to an illegal arrest by use of unreasonable and excessive force and denied substantive due process during an incident last year near the fairgrounds of the New Orleans JazzFest.
U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon has scheduled a lawsuit brought by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell against Merck to begin April 12 in New Orleans federal court.
Jacobs A dispute over the popular chant associated with the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints is the subject of a declaratory judgment suit filed in Orleans Paris District Court on March 25.
A New Orleans woman is suing the supermarket chain Winn-Dixie Louisiana Inc. and its cleaning service, Southern Cleaning Services Inc., for injuries she sustained in a slip and fall, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish District Court on March 2.
A couple is suing a popular New Orleans airboat swamp tour company after they suffered injuries while on a tour, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish District Court on March 5.
Rodriguez The Sewerage and Water Board of the City of New Orleans is liable for extensive property damage due to flooding at a canal, according to a suit filed against the board and city in Orleans Parish District Court on March 3.
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.
New Orleans attorney David Jerrell alleges that an inaccuracy in his credit report has cost him more than $200,000 in an increased loan interest rate.
A seaman is asking a federal court to award him more than $1 million after he injured his knee while working on a vessel.
A customer service agent for US Airways filed a civil rights violation complaint claiming she was fired after reporting her supervisor for allegedly posting a sexually inappropriate picture of her on Facebook.
A suit filed April 12 in Orleans Parish District Court alleges that a Loews New Orleans Hotel Corp. employee was the victim of ongoing sexual harassment, sexual advances, sexual abuse, mental abuse and physical attacks.