News from December 2012

Seaman seeks $1.5 million after tripping on cable and falling into water

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 3, 2012

Charbonnet NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.5 million from his employer claiming that it failed to repair a catwalk which caused him to trip on a piece of cable and fall into the water.

Apartment complex sued by residents after they allegedly fell from second floor

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 3, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man and woman are suing their apartment complex after they allegedly were injured on its premises due to the apartment owner's negligence.

Massive pothole on I-110 allegedly caused wreck and serious injuries

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 3, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Two Baton Rouge women are suing a construction company, a government entity and a parish government after they were allegedly seriously injured from an uncovered excavation pothole.

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center doctor sued; Plaintiff challenges cap on damages

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 3, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Tangipahoa Parish couple is filing a medical malpractice suit against a Baton Rouge general surgeon after he allegedly breached the standard of care.

Elevator malfunction leads to suit against Harrah's New Orleans Casino

By Tia Benton | Dec 3, 2012

Angela Lumzy Jones NEW ORLEANS – A resident of Orleans Parish is suing Harrah's New Orleans Casino for an alleged incident that occurred at the casino's parking garage on Tchoupitoulas Street and which resulted in injuries.

Contractor for the Chimneywood Homeowner's Association sued for alleged non-payment

By Tia Benton | Dec 3, 2012

New Orleans – A Louisiana Corporation is suing a Chalmette-based subcontractor for payments allegedly due to the corporation.

Man injured after running over submerged pipe in boat sues owner

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 4, 2012

Robert J. Diliberto GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a Baton Rouge construction company for injuries he allegedly received after running over a piece of submerged pipe that it owned.

Chick-Fil-A and apartment complex sued by parents of minor who cut leg on razor wire

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 4, 2012

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish couple are suing a number of defendants over injuries their son allegedly received near a construction zone.

Construction at Pizza Hut causes flooding, suit claims

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 4, 2012

F. Gerald Maples GRETNA – Two homeowners are suing a number of defendants for allegedly causing a water line to break near their homes which flooded their property and caused damage.

Law firm suing over alleged non-payment in divorce

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 4, 2012

Lindsey M. Ladouceur GRETNA – An Abita Springs law firm is suing a former client for alleged non-payment of services rendered in a divorce case.

TSA employee sues City of New Orleans and airport over trip and fall

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 4, 2012

GRETNA – A Transportation Security Administration worker at the Louis Armstrong International Airport is suing the city and aviation board for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on the airport's premises.

City police department and employee sued for automobile wreck

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 4, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man is filing suit against the city's police department alleging one of its employees rear-ended him, causing injuries to him and his minor child.

LDEQ suing man for not abiding by issued compliance order

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 4, 2012

BATON ROUGE – An executive agent of the State of Louisiana is suing a Calcasieu Parish man after he failed to comply with regulations.

Earl K. Long Medical Center sued for alleged malpractice

By Catherine Melancon | Dec 4, 2012

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge lawyer has filed a malpractice suit against a Baton Rouge hospital and two doctors.

UPS driver files race and gender discrimination lawsuit

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 4, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A driver for United Parcel Service has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming she was allegedly passed over for training and extra hours due to her race and gender.

Hispanic worker filed racial discrimination lawsuit against Baton Rouge company

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 4, 2012

Burgos NEW ORLEANS - A Hispanic worker has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a Baton Rouge company claiming it allowed a racially hostile work environment and not did treat him equal to non-Hispanics.

Workboat passenger sues for $2 million after rough water aggravates back injury

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 5, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A work boat passenger has filed a lawsuit seeking $2 million claiming rough water aggravated an injury to his back.

Target sued over customer's slip in water in electronics department

By Michelle Keahey | Dec 5, 2012

Robert NEW ORLEANS - A Target customer claims he slipped and fell in water that had been on the floor in the electronics department for an unreasonable amount of time.

Royal Street grocer sued by customer over trip

By Tia Benton | Dec 5, 2012

John J. Finckbeiner, Jr. New Orleans – Unique Grocery, located on Royal Street, is being sued by a woman claiming she slipped and fell while on its premises.

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