News from March 2013

Louisiana Supreme Court celebrates 200 years

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 1, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court is celebrating its 200th anniversary today, March 1, with a ceremony that began at 11 a.m.

City of Gretna sued by woman who tripped and fell on sidewalk

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 1, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing the City of Gretna for injuries she claims to have received when she tripped and fell on a public sidewalk.

Boat worker sues after being struck on head with bag of dirty laundry

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 1, 2013

GRETNA – A St. Tammany Parish man is suing a staffing company after one of its employees allegedly threw a sack of dirty laundry from the top deck of a ship onto his head when he was on the lower deck.

Hazardous materials testing company claims public school work went unpaid

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 1, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish hazardous materials testing company is suing a state contractor for work it claims it provided to public schools in New Orleans.

Ochsner sued by woman for alleged misdiagnosis of hearing loss

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2013

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a local hospital for the alleged misdiagnosis of her hearing loss.

Second week of BP oil spill trial to feature testimony from those aboard exploded rig

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2013

This week the court is expected to hear testimony from those who were aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig when it exploded.

Mandina’s Restaurant management accused of discriminatory behavior against black employees

By Tia Benton | Mar 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A former waiter in Canal Street restaurant, Mandina’s, filed a suit for damages claiming he was physically assaulted by the manager and along with other black employees, he suffered due to the discriminatory practices implemented by the restaurant’s management.

Bethel Investments of New Orleans sues local construction/demolition company

By Tia Benton | Mar 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - An investment company is suing an Orleans Parish construction and demolition company on the grounds that the local LLC performed substandard work on two properties they own.

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