Derbes Fifteen employees of DRC Emergency Services and DRC Marine have filed a lawsuit against the companies claiming they were not paid the hourly wages they were promised.
News from August 2011
A Bogalusa lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming his civil rights and the civil rights of other residents were violated when the city changed the street name of East Ninth Street to the Robert "Bob" Hicks Street.
Gordon A New Orleans marine company is being sued by an employee who suffered a head injury allegedly due to a co-worker's actions.
After suffering back injuries during a boat collision, an oil spill worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit that claims the boat owners failed to provide competent boat operators.
A deckhand aboard a fishing vessel has filed a lawsuit after he was struck by broken equipment.
After slipping and falling on the deck of a barge, a seaman, who was helping with the Gulf oil spill cleanup efforts, is suing the barge owner for failing to provide a safe place to work.
Taylor HOUSTON – While BP employees complain that the company's disregard for safety drove down the value of their stock plans, they watch their stock plans grow.
Nearly $5.5 million in Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) payments in Louisiana have been seized by the state of Louisiana to cover unpaid child support payments, the state Department of Family and Child Services announced.
After slipping and falling on the deck of a barge, a seaman, who was helping with the oil spill cleanup efforts, has filed a lawsuit against the barge owner for failing to provide a safe place to work.
An employee of the Recovery School District has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit claiming that she was fired because she was undergoing medical treatment for job-related injuries.
A New York debt collection agency is being sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by threatening to sue a Houma woman when it did not intend to do so.
After injuring his back, a Jefferson Parish resident is suing his employer for not properly training him on how to lift heavy objects.
Arata A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he tripped in the rail yard and injured his knee.
Vitter Legislation that would divert the majority of federal fines levied against BP for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to Gulf Coast restoration is up for a vote in the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Louisiana New Home Warranty Act establishes a one-year limitation for Chinese drywall claims from new homes.
A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he tripped in the rail yard and injured his knee.
Hazeur Two seats in Orleans Parish Civil District Court are up for grabs in elections that will be held on Oct 22.
A class action against Sony over a data breach of its PlayStation Network accuses the company of knowing its customers' data and personal information was at risk for theft and the company did nothing to protect it, including failing to put up a firewall.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has signed an order outlying provision for the possible appointment of a Master for Supervision of Custody of the failed blowout preventer (BOP) which led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A former Alliance Refinery worker has filed a lawsuit that claims he was exposed to toxic levels of benzene while employed at the refinery and as a result he developed leukemia.