Wright Troy Wetzel, Extreme Fishing and a class of similarly situated individuals and entities filed a class action lawsuit against Transocean, BP and its insurers over the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
News from May 2010
Sterbcow Injured during the explosion and resulting fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 20, electronics technician Michael Williams is suing for more than $6 million in damages.
Herman Another class action has been filed over the April 20 fire and explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and its resulting oil spill.
New Orleans homeowner Janell Perry alleges a home contractor refused to finish remodeling her house on Chevy Chase Drive in breach of contract.
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co., Conoco Phillips Co. and Safety First are being sued by the owners of a hand-built commercial fishing boat that struck an oil well structure and sank.
The owner of property in Orleans Parish has filed suit against his insurance company, claiming the company failed to pay for Hurricane Katrina-related wind damage.
Upton Wal-Mart customer Carolyn Brumley claims the motorized mobility scooter she was operating at a Boutte store flipped over and landed on her.
A New Orleans man is suing the city of New Orleans after he tripped and fell on a loose brick on a public street and injured his left shoulder, according to a suit filed April 8 in Orleans Parish District Court.
While BP promises pay for oil spill damage from the April 20 Horizon Deepwater oil rig explosion, lawsuits continue to mount in federal court in New Orleans.
A vendor for New Orlean's disadvantaged business enterprise accuses the city's personnel management service of breach of contract and misrepresentation in a recently filed lawsuit.
Force Louisiana fishermen who volunteered to help clean up the oil spill have joined the class action fray against BP, claiming an indemnification agreement they would be required to sign severely hampers their freedom of speech and their right to sue over lost income.
Smith U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, the leading Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, today asked the director of the Government Accountability Office to investigate the secrecy behind trusts created to pay asbestos-related claims against bankrupt companies.
Superior Grill hosts a "Cinco de Mayo" block party on May 5, 2010 A popular New Orleans Mexican restaurant is being sued over a fight that left one man with cuts on his head and neck.
A bicyclist is suing Allstate and Jolene and Ronald Gettridge over injuries she allegedly sustained during an accident last year.
Soloman Duplessis of New Orleans is suing food store Canseco Elysian Fields for injuries he sustained on a sidewalk outside the store at 5217 Elysian Ave. in New Orleans on Aug. 2, 2009.
Tug boat worker Lemarc Meredith was crushed and drowned after falling overboard into the Mississippi River last year, according to a lawsuit filed by his daughter.
A former minute clerk at the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court claims she was unlawfully denied worker's compensation, according to a suit filed May 6 in Orleans Parish District Court.
Labourdette A New Orleans woman is suing Winn-Dixie after she slipped and fell in one of the supermarket's stores in New Orleans East, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish District Court.
Curtis An electric wireline operator who was stationed on a Chevron permanent production platform has filed a lawsuit asking for $4 million in damages after he was allegedly injured using a jackhammer.
Jefferson Parish Jail food supervisor Isaac Cheatham, Jr. filed suit against CBM Food Services Corporation, XYZ Insurance Company on April 26 in the New Orleans federal court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, claiming he was wrongfully arrested for cashing too many payroll checks.