A nurse is suing her former employer after she learned that she was making $4 less per hour than other nurses.
News from January 2012
Delise A commercial diver has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he sustained a decompression illness.
A Lafourche Parish resident has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Academy Sporting and Outdoor Store after he slipped in water and suffered injuries.
An energy company has filed a $1.3 million lawsuit against the employer of a backhoe operator that caused an oil spill.
German-Oden An Alabama railroad worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he learned that he had developed lung cancer from possible chemical exposure.
Cap on BP's leaking well NEW ORLEANS – U. S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan blamed Houston engineer Fred Sabins for the disqualification of his firm as BP's cement expert in litigation over the Deepwater Horizon explosion, according to an order she unsealed on Dec. 21.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier exiled Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell from Deepwater Horizon litigation and granted plaintiff lawyers a six percent charge on $14 billion in future settlements at BP's Gulf Coast Claims Facility.
A New Orleans neighborhood association is suing the city for its part in overturning an Historic Landmarks Association ruling that disallowed property owners from demolishing part of an historic home.
A New Orleans family is suing their landlord after the family's mother fell to her death from an open window.
Baldwin A New Orleans man is suing actor Stephen Baldwin and his business partner over a joint venture aimed at cleaning up parts of the gulf oil spill.
Kramer The Humane Society of New Orleans is suing a non-profit organization that shelters the city's stray animals and its director for violating the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practices Act.
An Ascension Parish man is suing his former boss and employer for terminating him when he was ordered by medical professionals not to return to work.
Bennett Calling the product not suitable for southern heat, a Louisiana company has filed a class action over FlexFoil, reflective insulation that is designed to eliminate solar-generated heat radiated through a roof, wall or under a floor.
The wife of a deceased longshoreman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit that claims her husband suffered fatal injuries when a piece of equipment failed and the parts acted like projectiles and hit him.
Delise An oil spill cleanup worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he suffered respiratory failure as a result of exposure to oil products.
deGravelles A vessel's chief mate has filed a lawsuit against his employer that claims he suffered a disabling back injury while grocery shopping because of a lack of manpower and a lack of proper equipment.
Arruebarrena The wife of a deceased industrial worker, who suffered fatal third degree burns when a steel ladle erupted and spewed molten steel on him, has filed a lawsuit against her husband's employer and the manufacturers of the ladle.
Wolff An Ascension Parish man is suing a fertilizer company for burns he claims to have suffered while working as a contractor.
A candidate is suing the New Orleans city clerk's office to remove his opponent from the upcoming Republican State Central Committee election.
Herman A few months after an automotive supplier pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $200 million fine for its role in price-fixing automotive wire harnesses, two federal class actions have been filed in New Orleans on behalf of automotive consumers.