News from May 2013

Drug manufacturers win pre-emption appeal

By Elizabeth Young | May 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a case brought by a Louisiana couple against the makers of the heartburn drug Reglan

Auto insurer and car owner sue contractor for accidentally spray painting car

By Kyle Barnett | May 2, 2013

GRETNA – A national insurance company and a Jefferson Parish woman are suing a contractor for allegedly accidentally spray painting her car.

Woman claims loss of use of arm after falling at work

By Elizabeth Young | May 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Plaintiff Jessica Rosales is suing LA Pointe 2 LLC and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Jefferson Parish Hospital sued over ambulance accident

By Kyle Barnett | May 2, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local hospital alleging one of its ambulances rear-ended his car.

Pacemaker manufacturer sued for allegedly selling faulty device

By Kyle Barnett | May 2, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a medical supply company for an allegedly defective pacemaker.

Contractor sues Morris Kirschman & Co. for non-payment

By Elizabeth Young | May 3, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – An owner of a local rental property complex is being sued for alleged non-payment following a contractor’s completion of work on two Banks Street apartments.

Equipment leasing company sued by business for non-payment for heavy equipment

By Kyle Barnett | May 3, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish business and its owner are suing an equipment leasing company they allege agreed to purchase heavy equipment from them

Throw Me Something, Mister!

By Don Briggs | May 3, 2013

Don Briggs,President,Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Wendy’s sued by woman claiming food poisoning

By Kyle Barnett | May 6, 2013

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a local fast food restaurant claiming she became ill after eating a partially cooked chicken sandwich.

Suit claiming Hurricane Katrina related to global warming goes before Appeals Court

By Elizabeth Young | May 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is set to issue its second opinion in a drawn out climate change case that pits landowners against energy companies.

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