News from February 2014

Daughter of customer found dead in walk-in cooler sues convenience store

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2014

GRETNA – The daughter of a man who allegedly lay dead in a walk-in cooler for nearly nine hours before being discovered is suing the convenience store where the death occurred.Xiomara Morter filed suit against B&B Petroleum in the 24th Judicial District Court on Jan. 23.Morter claims that her father was a customer at the Chevron station located on Airline Highway in Metairie when he walked into

CenturyLink sued by long distance provider

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2014

GRETNA – A telephone service provider is being sued for allegedly allowing several customers' long distance phone service to be changed without their consent.

Flooring company alleges it was not paid $25k for YMCA pool tiles

By Galia Binder | Feb 4, 2014

NEW ORLEANS –A flooring company that was creating pool tiled for a new Central City YMCA is suing a local construction consulting firm for non-payment.

Contractor who allegedly fell into ravine after testing swing he built sues homeowner

By Galia Binder | Feb 4, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – An independent contractor is suing a homeowner after he fell several feet into a ravine and incurred severe injuries after a swing he had just built broke during testing.

Winn-Dixie sued over injuries alleged in child’s fall at local store

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 4, 2014

GRETNA – The father of a child who was allegedly injured in a fall in a freezer aisle at a local grocery store is suing.

Apartment building landlord sued by tenant who claims severe injury after slipping off porch

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2014

GRETNA – Plaintiff Bruce Normand filed suit against Ty Lao in the 24th Judicial District Court on Jan. 27.

Medical malpractice claim filed by man who suffered heart attack

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2014

GRETNA – A man who suffered a disabling heart attack weeks after a physician allegedly could have but did not properly treat his condition is suing.

Trustee of bankrupt company sues owner’s son claiming he owes them thousands

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 7, 2014

GRETNA – A bankrupt company and its trustee are suing a local company for debts they are allegedly owed from companies controlled by the owner’s son.

Years of back pay requested in lawsuit against management company

By Elizabeth Fitzsousa | Feb 7, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee is suing a local management company claiming he is due years of back pay.

Man exonerated for rape and murder of 14-year-old girl after 16 years in prison sues Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 7, 2014

A man who was imprisoned for over 16 years, including 15 years on death row, for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl and was later released after being exonerated is suing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and officers.

Public bus passenger sues over accident, asks for rental car fees

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 8, 2014

GRETNA – A woman who was allegedly injured in an accident in which a public bus she was riding in was hit by a vehicle is suing for car rental fees and other relief.

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