News from March 2013

Appellate court affirms lower court’s ruling the police were not responsible for death of Louisiana man

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS– A Louisiana woman lost an appeal in a suit concerning the death of her husband during a traffic stop in which a bone in his throat was broken during an altercation with law enforcement officers after he ingested a large amount of amphetamines in apparent attempt to hide the drug. 

Entergy sues New Orleans Sewage & Water Boardcity agency for property damage

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – An energy corporation is suing a New Orleans city agency accusing them of damaging their facilities. 

Woman sues hospital for alleged radiation burns

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish woman is suing a New Orleans hospital alleging she was burned when a machine malfunctioned.

Stair company sued for installation of stairs without handrail

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 6, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing the company and the man who installed the stairs in her home after she fell on them allegedly because there was no rail installed.

Ladder owned by AT&T allegedly strikes and injures a pedestrian

By Tia Benton | Mar 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman is suing AT&T Louisiana claiming she was struck by a ladder owned by the telecommunications company.

Woman sues pacemaker manufacturer for father's death

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman faults the manufacturer of a pacemaker for her father’s death.

Tim Clark Construction files suit against non-paying customer

By Tia Benton | Mar 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – An New Orleans construction company is suing a customer who has allegedly failed to render the remaining balance due under a home elevation project.

Wrongful death suit filed against nursing home

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 7, 2013

GRETNA – The family of a deceased nursing home resident is suing the facility for wrongful death.

Bayou General Contractors allegedly not compensated for major demolition job

By Tia Benton | Mar 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A local demolition company claims to have not been paid for general demolition, abatement and removal of asbestos contaminated bricks and drain coverage services related to the demolition of a local junior high school.

State of Texas loses appeal on abortion provider case in 5th Circuit Court

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS–  The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the state’s appeal on a motion to recover attorneys’ fees from abortion providers that sued the state previously.

Man seeks nearly $150,000 for breach of contract on sale of business

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 8, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a business over a contract in which he sold his portion of a business in exchange for a yearly salary and deferred compensation which he claims was not provided to him.

Woman sues Rotolo's Pizzeria after allegedly being injured in fall on premises

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a New Orleans restaurant after she was allegedly injured there last year. 

Doctor sued after death of Terrytown man

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The man’s family is accusing the doctor of medical malpractice.

Orleans Shoring suing Tim Clark Construction for breach of contract

By Tia Benton | Mar 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A local shoring firm is suing a construction company and the owner of a piece of property for breach of contract.

Zephyr Homes accused of non-payment

By Tia Benton | Mar 11, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man is suing a local construction company on claims that he has not been paid for labor and materials provided on several residential properties in the greater New Orleans area.

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