NEW ORLEANS - After slamming his hand in a door, a seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer for failing to provide a reasonably safe doorway.
News from May 2012
NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit for $2.5 million after slipping and falling while attempting to pull on a tow cable.
NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish seaman is suing his employer claiming that negligence caused him to fall from an unsecured gangway and into the water.
NEW ORLEANS - A seaman claims he suffered permanent physical disability when a doctor misdiagnosed a brown recluse spider bite as a boil.
Palazzo NEW ORLEANS - After a customer slips and falls, the Harvey Winn-Dixie is being sued for failing to place warning signs in the doorway to warn of the rainwater.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing her former martial arts instructor for injuries she claims occurred in class.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans man is suing city agencies for violations that may result in his home being demolished.
Abramson BATON ROUGE – Rep. Neil Abramson's bill that would reform legacy lawsuits should be introduced into a Senate committee soon.
Sloss NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans-based life insurance trust is suing an international finance corporation.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans construction company is suing a developer for unpaid work.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing a local fast food eatery for injuries she claims to have received on their premises.
Briggs BATON ROUGE – A bill supported by the oil and gas industry that would change the way legacy lawsuits are handled is being "held hostage," according to one of its staunchest supporters.
Vitter BATON ROUGE – U.S. Senator David Vitter said he has a "big problem" with Governor Bobby Jindal's inaction on "legacy lawsuit" reform.
Dear Senate President John Alario, Jr. and Senate Judiciary A Chairman Ben Nevers:
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana shipping company has filed a lawsuit against another shipping company following the collision of two vessels.
NEW ORLEANS - A Tangipahoa Parish mom has filed a lawsuit against Pfizer claiming that that the company's antidepressant drug Zoloft caused her 14-year-old child to be born with birth defects.
NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand is suing his employer for $2 million claiming that he was severely injured when he slipped and fell in a slippery substance on the vessel's deck.
Silbert NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand has filed a lawsuit against his employer for not disclosing his pre-employment physical examination results that showed lumbar spine problems.
BATON ROUGE – Tension surrounding the legacy lawsuit reform debate has eased as both sides of the argument appear to be negotiating.
NEW ORLEANS - An offshore mechanic has sued a transport company arguing that the company failed to maintain a transport vessel's position, which caused the mechanic to fall from an oil platform's swing rope into the Gulf of Mexico.