News from January 2014

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 2, 2014

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.

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 3, 2014

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 3, 2014

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

Doctor sued over allegedly defective hand implant

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 7, 2014

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 7, 2014

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 7, 2014

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.

Casino sued by woman claiming she was assaulted by employee

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2014

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

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

By Kyle Barnett | Jan 8, 2014

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.

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