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Rouse's customer sues over trip on wire

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 1:27am

A New Orleans woman is suing a local supermarket and a liquor distributor after allegedly hurting herself in the store.

Company claims lawyer failed to point out judge's error

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 1:30am

A New Orleans company is accusing its former attorney and his law firm of providing poor legal representation.

Lower French Quarter restaurant seeks full payment on fire claim

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 2:39am

The owner of a cafe in the Lower French Quarter is suing its landlord and insurers for unpaid damages caused by a fire.

River Bend Electrical sues over unpaid work

Andrea Dearden Nov. 1, 2010, 2:43am

A St. Charles electrical company claims a local construction company owes more than $95,000 for work already completed.

Rigger claims injuries after pipe hits him in head

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 2:59am

An offshore rigger has filed a lawsuit against his employer for allegedly failing to provide a safe place to work after he suffered serious injuries when a pipe fell on his head.

Transocean sued for not providing appropriate care to worker with chest pains

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 3:00am

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the wife of a seaman who suffered fatal injuries due to lack of receiving medical treatment after experiencing chest pains and heart-related symptoms.

Orleans Parish city buildings closed for All Saints

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 1, 2010, 10:17am

All city buildings, including Orleans Parish Civil District Court, are closed Monday in observance of All Saints Day.

Residents sue Jefferson Parish to prevent enforcement of early closing ordinance

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:22am

Several Jefferson Parish residents are suing to keep Jefferson Parish from enforcing a recently passed ordinance that establishes closing times for bars that are not associated with a hotel or restaurant.

Handicapped woman sues JP Morgan Chase after burning hand on freshly welded rail

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:34am

A handicapped Louisiana woman has filed a lawsuit against a bank after she burned her hand on a newly welded handrail, while she was attempting to enter the bank.

Seamen want $3.4 million after vessel hits barge during BP oil spill cleanup

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:40am

Two seamen are suing their employer for $3.4 million after their vessel rammed into a barge.

Employee sues ASI for losing job after reporting sexual harassment

Michelle Massey Nov. 1, 2010, 10:45am

A former credit union employee is suing her employer alleging she was terminated for reporting sexual harassment.

Owner of shrimp boat sues after vessel collision

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:36am

A Houma resident has filed a federal lawsuit against the owners of a vessel that collided into his shrimp boat for failing to properly signal ahead to vessels in the channel.

Lawsuit filed after tractor-trailer collides into car

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:51am

A passenger in a motor vehicle collision has filed a lawsuit claiming a tractor-trailer driver failed to control his truck and caused a two-vehicle collision in New Orleans.

Zimmer sued over hip replacement device

Michelle Massey Nov. 2, 2010, 1:58am

A Jefferson Parish couple is suing the manufacturers of a hip replacement device for not warning of risks associated with the product.

Louisiana AG sues drug companies for overcharging Louisiana Medicaid

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 3, 2010, 10:18am

Caldwell Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is suing 18 drug companies the 19th Judicial District for allegedly inflating drug costs through the state's Medicaid program.

Woman files lawsuit after slipping in water

Michelle Massey Nov. 3, 2010, 10:47am

A Tangipahoa resident has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart for allowing water to be sprayed onto the floor, resulting in a slip and fall incident.

Seaman seeks nearly $1 million after slipping in hydraulic fluid

Michelle Massey Nov. 3, 2010, 10:51am

A Jefferson Parish seaman is suing his employer for nearly $1 million after he slipped in hydraulic fluid on the floor and injured his knee.

Defendant in Chinese drywall MDL to repair 300 affected homes

Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 4, 2010, 3:00am

Herman Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin, a German-based drywall manufacturer named as a defendant in hundreds of suits relating to Chinese drywall, has reached a settlement agreement in the U.S. Federal Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Seaman claims injury caused brain damage

Michelle Massey Nov. 4, 2010, 3:17am

An Iberia Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against his former employer after a high pressure hose separated from a valve and struck him in the head, allegedly causing brain damage.

Whole Foods accused of hostile work environment

Michelle Massey Nov. 4, 2010, 1:52pm

Former Whole Foods employee Chianti Jones is suing the grocery chaing claiming she lost her job for complaining about sexual harassment.