A Tangipahoa resident who worked in Afghanistan for a private company claims he was terminated from employment at AECOM Inc. for taking the anti-depressant medication Prozac.
News from 2011
A group of New Orleans museums is being sued on gender discrimination claims.
Waggaman property owners have filed a lawsuit against Union Pacific seeking repair to its storm water drainage facilities underneath the railroad's track.
A cashier working at Southeastern Louisiana University has filed a lawsuit claiming she was terminated for complaining about her supervisor's alleged inappropriate conduct with other female employees.
A former Goodyear Tire & Rubber service manager has filed a lawsuit claiming he was fired in retaliation for reporting fraud and illegal behavior that involved technicians billing customers for work not performed.
Barbier Four depositions have been completed relating to the BP multidistrict litigation (MDL) over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill, with eight more scheduled for February, according to a status report filed by defense counsel.
Frischhertz Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Herbert Cade denied a defense motion of exception for prescription in a suit filed against Entergy over a blown transformer that allegedly damaged a nearby Laundromat.
Haycraft Attorneys for BP have filed a motion in opposition to a recent plaintiff filing asking that U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier supervise communications between defendants and the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) in the Gulf oil spill litigation.
A University of New Orleans adjunct assistant professor has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit aafter he was not rehired due to budget cuts.
Sunseri An oil rig worker has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $950,000 after he slipped in anti-freeze and was injured.
Friend A Louisiana chemical company has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of a transformer after it ruptured and started a fire.
Feinberg Speaking before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on Jan. 27, oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg announced that payments for final and interim claims would begin around Feb. 18.
Barbier Three attorneys working for the plaintiff in a suit over the rights to the term "Who Dat" have withdrawn as counsel of record, according to filings in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
A Lafayette woman is suing the Lucky Dollar Casino and Madison Auto Truck Plaza in New Orleans after she fell from a chair, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Blackhawk Protection Services is suing the owners of the Warwick Hotel in New Orleans for allegedly failing to pay for more than $60,000 in services, according to petition filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Caldwell U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected pleas from the federal government and 15 states to separate their suits over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill from private civil suits.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier clarified a pre-trial order meant to coordinate state and federal government counsel during a status conference for the BP multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Justice Department attorney Michael Underhill said that a forensic report on the failed blowout preventor (BOP) which led to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent Gulf of Mexico oil spill should be finished in March.
Feinberg U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said he will likely render a ruling on a plaintiff motion to monitor ex parte communications between BP and oil spill claims administrator Ken Feinberg this week.
Steele A deckhand has filed a lawsuit against his employer after the vessel he was working aboard collided with a barge, causing him to be thrown overboard.