News from March 2013
Appellate court affirms lower court’s ruling the police were not responsible for death of Louisiana man
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.
NEW ORLEANS – An energy corporation is suing a New Orleans city agency accusing them of damaging their facilities.
NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish woman is suing a New Orleans hospital alleging she was burned when a machine malfunctioned.
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.
NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman is suing AT&T Louisiana claiming she was struck by a ladder owned by the telecommunications company.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman faults the manufacturer of a pacemaker for her father’s death.
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.
GRETNA – The family of a deceased nursing home resident is suing the facility for wrongful death.
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.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a New Orleans restaurant after she was allegedly injured there last year.
NEW ORLEANS – The man’s family is accusing the doctor of medical malpractice.
NEW ORLEANS – A local shoring firm is suing a construction company and the owner of a piece of property for breach of contract.
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.