News from March 2013

Man thrown out of bar sues owners and managers claiming permanent disability

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 19, 2013

GRETNA – A Metairie man is suing a local bar for injuries he claims he received when he was thrown out of the establishment.

Fifth Circuit reverses ruling for Transocean in favor of injured employee

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 19, 2013

Deepwater Horizon drilling rig before it exploded and began the 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill.

Woman who fell over chair while exiting a dance floor sues VFW hall

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 19, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local private club for injuries she claims to have received in a fall over a chair when exiting a dance floor.

Entergy sued by subcontractor shocked while working near power lines

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 20, 2013

GRETNA – A St. Tammany Parish man who was shocked while working as a subcontractor on a school construction project is suing the regional electric provider for his injuries.

Hidden Lake Apartments owner sued over tenant's slip and fall

By Tia Benton | Mar 20, 2013

Lillie E. JoyceNEW ORLEANS – The owners of a local apartment complex are being sued after a tenant allegedly sustained injuries on the premises.Darrell Turner filed a lawsuit against Hidden Lake LLC of AL and Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Jan. 14.Turner claims that he slipped and fell on water that was leaking from the window air conditioning

Court rules Miss. inmate not covered by workers' comp

By Elizabeth Young | Mar 21, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi county and Tennessee hospital have lost an appeal seeking coverage from the county’s workers' compensation insurance after an accident involving an inmate.

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