News from February 2013

Wal-Mart sued by woman claiming permanent disability after allegedly slipping on a grape

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 1, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a national retail chain for injuries she claims to have received in a fall at the store.

First black La. Supreme Court Chief Justice takes oath of office

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 2, 2013

Chief Justice of the La. Supreme Court Bernette J. Johnson

Family Dollar sued over trip and fall incident

By Elizabeth Young | Feb 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A local women is suing the Family Dollar retail chain of after tripping and falling in one of  its stores.

Gas station sued by woman who fell over 'irregularly shaped pump island'

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 4, 2013

GRETNA – A St. Charles Parish woman has filed suit against a local gas station for injuries she received in a fall on the premises.

Ohio woman sues Royal House restaurant for $425K after slipping on floor

By Michelle Keahey | Feb 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - An Ohio woman has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $400,000 from a New Orleans restaurant claiming it failed to warn her that an employee had just mopped the floor.

Orleans Parish woman sues Wendy's after slipping and falling

By Michelle Keahey | Feb 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against a LaPlace fast-food restaurant claiming she slipped in a foreign substance and sustained serious injuries.

Sheraton guest sues claiming slip and fall result of plumbing problem

By Michelle Keahey | Feb 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A business guest of a New Orleans hotel claims he slipped and fell in the restroom due to plumbing problem.

Seaman files lawsuit after slipping and falling on vessel’s wooden floor

By Michelle Keahey | Feb 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS  - A seaman has filed a Jones Act lawsuit claiming that he sustained disabling injuries when he slipped and fell on the vessel’s wooden floor.

Ritz-Carlton concierge files age discrimination lawsuit after termination

By Michelle Keahey | Feb 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A former Ritz-Carlton concierge has filed an age discrimination lawsuit claiming she was terminated from her position due to her age and not because she left her shift two hours earlier than scheduled.

Elevation company sues homeowner over contract after AG investigated

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 6, 2013

GRETNA –  A Kenner-based home elevation company is suing a woman it claims entered into an grant-funded agreement to raise her home, but then would not let them commence work on the project.

Kenner Target sued by woman who claims she slipped in lotion

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 6, 2013

GRETNA –  A New Orleans woman is suing a national retailer for injuries she claims to have received in an incident at a Kenner store.

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