News from December 2014
NEW ORLEANS – A local oil company is suing an accountant it claims embezzled a total of $1,798,000 betewen October 2009 and May 2014.
GRETNA – A local restaurant is suing its former landlord due to significant mold buildup in the premises that should have been remediated following Hurricane Katrina.
GRETNA – A parochial school is being sued by a woman who claims she was injured after falling while dancing on its premises.
GRETNA – A local law firm is being sued by a client for legal malpractice after it allegedly abandoned her case and failed to oppose motions against her.
GRETNA – The father of a girl who was allegedly bitten in the face by a dog is suing the girl’s mother as well as others over her injuries.
NEW ORLEANS – An audit of the Deepwater Horizon settlement facility shows that nearly one in five claims in certain fraud-prone categories were paid without proper documentation.
GRETNA – A bicyclist who was allegedly severely injured in an accident when she struck a pipe sticking up from the ground has filed a legal malpractice lawsuit against her attorney who she claims improperly represented her.Mai Phan, and husband Tam Lam, filed suit against Joy Cressend in the 24th Judicial District Court on Sept. 19.Phan contends that on Oct. 10, 2010 she entered into a contingency
GRETNA – A nursing home resident is suing after he was allegedly improperly treated resulting in the development of severe pressure sores subsequent to being malnourished and dehydrated.
GRETNA – A moving company and commercial building owner are being sued by a woman who claims she received disabling injuries because of boards placed in an entryway.Wanda Simlin filed suit against Canal Indemnity Company, P.L. Vogel Co. LLC, United Fire and Casualty Company, The Office Planning Group Incorporated and Severn Place Associates, a Partnership in Commendam in the 24th Judicial District
NEW ORLEANS – A property holding company is suing over a company's alleged failure to fill out a mortgage payoff request form.
GRETNA – The surviving family of a man who died from a heart attack after allegedly being diagnosed as only having heart burn is suing the heart doctor who treated him over his death.
Box truck allegedly collides with a riding lawn mower causing serious injuries to its driver, suit claims
NEW ORLEANS – A man driving a 2010 John Deere mower is suing after allegedly being injured when he was thrown out of the rear glass window of his vehicle as a result of a severe collision with a large truck.
GRETNA – A fast food restaurant is being sued by a a married couple after they were allegedly injured when a bench collapsed beneath them.
GRETNA – A doctor who allegedly shaved too much bone off a patient’s hip is facing a medical malpractice lawsuit.
GRETNA – A bus passenger is suing a motorist he claims injured him when his vehicle collided with the bus he was riding in.
Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau
GRETNA – A lumber company is being sued by a customer who claims it sold her defective flooring that buckled and separated weeks after being installed.