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Tenant injured in trip over plywood sues apartment building owners

William E. Mura Jr.

Condo association sues property insurer over Hurricane Isaac damage

Metairie Towers

Local law school to revamp educational approach, make legal study more practical

NEW ORLEANS – The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is set to unveil a reworked educational approach to legal studies it says will make legal education more practical when the Class of 2017 enrolls this fall.

Jefferson Parish judge allegedly injured in auto accident sues

Judge June Berry Darensburg

BP to return to appeals court following Barbier ruling upholding settlement parameters

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier

Louisiana doctor sues Texas police chief who was allegedly having affair with his wife

Jeffrey Barnett

Former co-owner of failed horse dealership sues partner over alleged non-payment of debt

Ryan D. KelleyGRETNA – The co-owner of a failed horse dealership is suing his former partner for allegedly failing to pay on a loan the two signed together for their business.Benjamin J. Harrell filed suit against Chris M. Zimmerman in the 24th Judicial District Court on Dec. 12.Harrell asserts he was the co-owner with Zimmerman of the Iron Horse and dealt in the wholesaling of horses. The plaintiff

Breast cancer patient sues doctor for alleged improper biopsy that resulted in dealyed cancer diagnosis

GRETNA – A breast cancer patient is suing her doctor for allegedly taking a biopsy from the wrong part of her breast.

Class action filed by evacuees blocked from crossing Crescent City Connection in Katrina

Crescent City Connection

Prisoner serving life imprisonment sues appeals court after staffer’s suicide reveals all pro se filings by prisoners automatically denied

Judge Edward A. Dufresne Jr. is alleged to have denied due process in over 2,500 cases.

Doctor sued over allegedly defective hand implant

GRETNA – A patient who claims an implant in her hand was defective and caused significant problems with her recovery from surgery is suing.

Contractor building sound wall along Interstate 10 sued by homeowners

GRETNA – Two Jefferson Parish homeowners are suing a local construction company and a state agency for allegedly damaging their property while constructing a sound wall along Interstate 10.

Budget Saver sued by woman who claims she was severely injured in fall

GRETNA – A local grocery store is being sued by a shopper who alleges she received severe injuries in a fall on the store’s premises.

Veterinarian sues local clinic for allegedly firing him because he sought another job

Eric R. Nowak

Lawyer alleged to have falsified clients in BP settlement sued by group of fishermen

Mikal Watts

Casino sued by woman claiming she was assaulted by employee

GRETNA – A local casino is being sued by a woman who claims she was severely assaulted by one of its employees.

Property owners sue DOTD over alleged attempts to expropriate land for bridge construction

Daniel A. Ranson

Dillard’s sued by customer who claims she was injured after slipping on a sign

GRETNA – A customer of a local department store is suing for injuries she claims to have received in a slip and fall on a sign that was on the floor.

Special investigator requests BP court to require return of 'fraudulent claim'

Louis Freeh

Winn-Dixie sued by customer who slipped and fell in dairy aisle

Pius A. Obioha