A seaman is suing his employer after a crane operator allegedly dropped a steel plate on his foot.
News from May 2011
A chemical company is being sued for allegedly not warning a welder that the tank he was cutting contained chemicals.
A railroad worker is suing his employer after his finger was injured when a co-worker allegedly attempted to kick a door shut.
Tusa Several construction workers are suing a New Orleans company for allegedly failing to pay more than $12,000 in wages.
Rose A bank employee has filed a lawsuit against a Harahan bank after she was allegedly terminated a day after requesting medical leave.
An employee of Cytec's Fortier facility, suffering from hearing loss, has filed a lawsuit claiming he was exposed to unreasonably loud and damaging noise on a regular and continuous basis for approximately 39 years.
Serna NEW ORLEANS – Three Mexican states claim equal standing with American states in suing BP over the Deepwater Horizon explosion
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier had some stern words for the State of Louisiana at the most recent BP oil spill MDL status conference regarding a recent filing by the state which came after a deadline set by a court management order (CMO).
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier amended a pre-trial order allowing quicker disposal of environmental samples taken during the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year.
Bussert Following a final pre-trial conference in April, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has issued an order laying out a schedule and deadlines in litigation over the ownership of the phrase "Who Dat."
The popular cruise line Carnival has jumped into the multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding the BP oil spill and Deepwater Horizon disaster.
After being hit in the head by a falling piece of scaffolding, a seaman is suing Transocean for allegedly failing to secure it.
Rose Hitchen filed a lawsuit against her employer Southeast Community Health Systems claiming she was a victim of race and age discrimination.
A painter claims his years of exposure to benzene-containing products has resulted in his diagnosis of multiple myeloma and has filed suit against companies who manufactured the products.
The manufacturer of a hair iron is being sued by an insurance company for more than $190,000 after a house caught on fire causing significant property damage.
Camel A seaman has filed a lawsuit against BP after he was thrown overboard while participating in a man overboard training drill
A Louisiana seaman has filed a Jones Act lawsuit against his employer after he was knocked to the ground when a towing strap snapped.
The parents of a missing Louisiana man have filed a lawsuit against their son's employer claiming the company failed to use proper lifesaving actions, allowing their son to become lost at sea.
After suffering complications from a lumbar surgery, a Virginia resident has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Louisiana surgeon for allegedly taking the recommendation of a salesman instead of complying with an appropriate level of standard of care.
A Valero employee has filed a lawsuit against his company arguing that job-related stress caused by intimidation and racial discrimination has resulted in the employee being placed on long term disability.