News from July 2014

Patient files medical malpractice suit against doctor and physical therapist.

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 2, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local man has filed suit against an orthopedic doctor and a physical therapist to determine if either committed medical malpractice that resulted in an improperly positioned knee implant.

State Farm sued over Hurricane Isaac damage

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 2, 2014

Satellite image of Hurricane Isaac in Aug. 2012

Former union president dies of mesothelioma, widow seeks damages

By Chelsea Partington | Jul 2, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A widow is suing multiple businesses over the alleged wrongful death of her husband due to asbestos poisoning.

Cleaning company sued by customer over alleged breach of contract

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 2, 2014

GRETNA – A cleaning company is being sued by one of its customers for allegedly breaching a settlement agreement.

Treadmill manufacturer and fitness center sued over injuries man claims he received in fall

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 2, 2014

GRETNA – A local fitness center and fitness equipment manufacturer is being sued by a man who claims he was severely injured when the treadmill he was working out on failed.

Worker who allegedly developed mesothelioma after years of contact with asbestos sues

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 3, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A worker who allegedly contracted mesothelioma is suing multiple corporations claiming their negligence in exposing him to asbestos led to his contraction of the disease.

Property insurer sued by Jefferson Parish couple for allegedly not covering hurricane damage to home

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 3, 2014

GRETNA – A local couple is suing their property insurer for allegedly not covering their home’s damages due to Hurricane Isaac.

Engineering company invokes Economic Espionage Act in lawsuit against competitor over federal contract

By Chelsea Partington | Jul 3, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A Montana-based LLC licensed to do business in Louisiana is suing a competitor for allegedly sabotaging their business relationships with multiple government agencies.

JazzFest patron files suit after allegedly being injured on premises

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 3, 2014

NEW ORLEANS- A local woman has filed suit against a local festival for allegedly failing to prepare the facility in a way that would ensure the safety of all patrons in attendance.

Construction company sues, claims lack of compensation for work on Juvenile Justice Center

By Chelsea Partington | Jul 7, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A Covington construction company is suing its contractors and the City of New Orleans for allegedly failing to pay an outstanding balance of $51,381.00 for labor and materials expended while completing the Youth Study and Juvenile Justice Center.

Policy holder sues insurance company for unfair trade practices

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 7, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – An insurance policy holder has filed a suit against her insurance company for allegedly using below market price figures to calculate the reimbursement amount for damages done to the insured’s property.

Patient files suit after suffering a stroke during surgery

By Andrew Stevens | Jul 7, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A patient has filed a medical malpractice suit against an LSU affiliated medical center after suffering a stroke during a surgical procedure claiming negligence by the medical staff.

Man sues over alleged injury sustained from falling metal pole at Superdome

By Chelsea Partington | Jul 7, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – The Superdome, Entergy, American Capital Strategies and Freeman Expositions are being sued for alleged negligence resulting in the injury of over injuries suffered by a Jefferson Parish man due to a falling metal pole.

Homeowner sued after tree allegedly falls on neighbor’s property

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 7, 2014

GRETNA – A Marrero woman is being sued after a rotten tree allegedly fell and struck her neighbor’s home.ANPAC Louisiana Insurance Company and Michelle Gegenheimer filed suit against Rebecca Loyola and Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance in the 24th Judicial District Court on June 10.Gegenheimer claims that on July 11, 2013 a rotten tree located on the property of her next door neighbor, Loyola,

Healthcare company sued for wrongful death due to malfunctioning dialysis machine

By Louisiana Record reports | Jul 7, 2014

GRETNA – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a local healthcare company that allegedly provided a man with a malfunctioning dialysis machine that led to his death from a heart attack.

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