News from July 2013
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has granted a petition for review brought by the Independent Electrical Contractors of Houston (IEC-Houston) against orders by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
GRETNA – A New Orleans man is suing a Jefferson Parish building owner for injuries she allegedly received after falling down a flight of stairs.
GRETNA – A fast food chain restaurant is being sued by a Jefferson Parish woman who claims she was injured when coffee spilled on her.Elvia Legarreta filed suit against Wendy’s International in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 8.Legarreta claims she purchased a cup of coffee from the Wendy’s located at 4226 W. Esplanade Ave. in Metairie and the lid was not securely in place on the cup and the
NEW ORLEANS – A Sabine Parish property owner lost an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit related to a dispute over mineral rights.
Mark J. GraffagniniNEW ORLEANS - A California woman is suing a New Orleans casino after allegedly being injured in a slip and fall on its premises.Dana Terrian, filed suit against Jazz Casino Company LLC and Harrah’s New Orleans Casino. Terrian claims she was on her way to the Masquerade Bar located inside Harrah’s Casino located at 228 Poydras St. on May 11, 2012, when she slipped and fell on a platfor
GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a corporate retailer for injuries she claims to have received in a fall at one of its local stores.
NEW ORLEANS - The Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals lost an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit concerning its attempt at terminating Medicaid benefits to a Louisiana resident.
Lawyers for BP claim a judge’s ruling has allowed payments for fictitious claims from the 2010 oil spill, and are asking a federal appeals court to reverse the decision.
NEW ORLEANS - A surgical technician has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit claiming she was terminated for complaining about the failure to receive differential pay.
NEW ORLEANS - A roustabout is suing his employer for injuries he claims he received while exiting a shower.