News from January 2013

New civil district courthouse could be cure for 'sick' Orleans Parish building

By Tia Benton | Jan 2, 2013

Judges Kern A. Reese, Michael Bagneris and Robin M. Giarusso.

Doctor’s office sued by patient who stumbled and fell off sidewalk

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 3, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local doctor’s office for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

Transocean comes to tentative $1.4 billion agreement with DOJ

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 3, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - The company that owned the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico has reached a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice.

Metairie shopping center sued by woman who broke ankle in step down from curb

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 4, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Metairie shopping center for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on its premises.

Faith Christian Academy and its administrators sued by woman who claims fraud over a property deal

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 4, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Marrero-based parochial school and its administrators claiming they fraudulently represented the facts of a property sale.

Kmart being sued by woman who claims clerk recklessly arranged items in cart

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 4, 2013

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a retail corporation for injuries she claims to have received in one of the retailer’s nearby locations.

Ochsner sued for wrongful death after allegedly refusing medical treatment

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 7, 2013

GRETNA – The family of a deceased man is suing a local hospital for allegedly not providing surgery necessary to keep him alive despite his inability to pay for it.

Man sues after breaking hip on treadmill

By Michelle Keahey | Jan 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A Tangipahoa Parish man has filed a lawsuit claiming he broke his hip after using a treadmill that was improperly repaired, which resulted in a sideways incline.

Deckhand files lawsuit after vessel strikes sandbar

By Michelle Keahey | Jan 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand on an oil clean-up services crew has filed a lawsuit claiming he suffered injuries when his boat struck a sandbar and he was thrown to the front of the boat.

Burger King sued by woman who claims coffee was spilled onto her through drive through window

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a fast food corporation for injuries she claims to have received when a hot cup of coffee spilled on her at a Burger King drive-through.

Woman claims she was severely burned in permanent cosmetic application

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2013

GRETNA – A St. Bernard Parish woman is suing a local cosmetics company for severe injuries she claims to have received while under the care of one of its employees.

Woman claiming severe back and neck injuries from slip and fall sues Winn-Dixie

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local grocery store for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on its premises.

Heavy equipment mover sues competitor

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2013

GRETNA – A New Orleans-based heavy equipment contractor is suing one of its competitors for hiring one of its owners..

Michael’s sued by customer who slipped in puddle allegedly due to leaky ceiling

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2013

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a retail store after she slipped and fell in a puddle of water while shopping.

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