Becnel NEW ORLEANS – Daniel Becnel III of LaPlace expresses remorse for misconduct and waits for the Supreme Court of Louisiana to decide how long to suspend his law license.
News from August 2010
A disciplinarian for John McDonough Senior High School has filed a lawsuit against his employer to obtain disability benefits after allegedly being attacked by a student.
An Orleans Parish resident has filed a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice after a procedure to treat renal cancer left her with a perforated colon.
A seaman has filed a lawsuit due to the injuries he received when his vessel capsized.
A Louisiana resident has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the diabetic drug Avandia for not warning him or his doctor about an increased risk of cardiovascular problems. The patient says he suffered heart failure more than ten years after his initial digestion of the drug.
A New Orleans furniture store is being sued for improperly installing a television wall unit after the unit allegedly came apart and fell on a customer.
Roussel A hearing set on a bankrupt asbestos defendant's motion to dismiss was continued without date in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Chief Judge Lloyd Medley Jr. granted two defense motions to strike plaintiff's class allegations and motions for certification on July 30 in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Farrelly A Jefferson Parish resident has filed a lawsuit after falling off his bicycle on Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.
Russell Herman Five years after completing renovations on his Slidell home after Hurricane Katrina, Hiram Mason claims he discovered Chinese-manufactured drywall throughout his home and has filed a lawsuit to recover damages to his person and property.
Irpino After learning they did not qualify for the Home Affordable Modification Program, property owners from St. Charles Parish filed suit against their mortgage company for not adequately communicating information about the program.
Wilson A New Orleans commercial property owner has filed a lawsuit against his neighbor, claiming a fire originating from their junction box caused extensive property damage to his building.
Irpino A Wal-Mart customer is suing after she was allegedly hit in the head by a falling clock.
A boater and his passengers are suing Entergy after their pleasure boat collided with a low-lying electrified power line, allegedly causing personal injuries as well as property damage.
A Lowe's customer wants more than $450,000 after tripping and falling in the parking lot.
German-Oden A bridge carpenter, allegedly hit by a railroad timber, is suing his employer for failing to provide a safe place to work.
After allegedly developing carpal tunnel syndrome, seaman Anthony Francis filed a Jones Act lawsuit against his employer, Omega Protein, Inc.
Budd Giants of asbestos litigation hold half the power in seven trust funds that paid $2.4 billion in claims in 2008, according to tables in a new Rand Corporation report.
A St. Charles Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart after a store shelf allegedly fell on her foot.
Phares The family of a deceased motorcycle rider has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the employer of the garbage truck driver who allegedly caused the fatal crash.