NEW ORLEANS – A federal appeals court has turned down an appeal by a baseball bat manufacturer that claimed its business was negatively affected after two national high school sports associations disallowed use of its product.
News from June 2014
GRETNA – State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is suing an uninsured driver who allegedly caused a serious auto accident with one of its customers who then tried to flee the scene and responding law enforcement officers.
GRETNA – Macy's is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured in a trip and fall over merchandise that was left on the floor of a local store.
GRETNA – A patient who received a surgical mesh implant that was allegedly improperly done is suing her doctor and the hospital where the surgery occurred.
Man whose auto insurance was canceled before accident sues title company that was working as insurance agent
GRETNA – An auto title company and one of its employees are being sued by a customer for allegedly failing to transmit payments he was making to them to his auto insurance agency, which resulted in his policy being canceled before he was involved in a hit and run accident.
U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
GRETNA – A man is suing a driver he alleges ran into him with her vehicle as he helped students into vehicles in an elementary school parking lot owned by the Jefferson Parish school system.
U.S. Federal Judge Carl Barbier
GRETNA – The owners of an apartment building that was damaged in a fire are suing over the estimate provided by their property insurer.
GRETNA – A corporate hardware store is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured in a slip and fall on a rain sodden carpet.
A federal appeals court has affirmed a bankrupt company’s request for summary judgment, arguing the asbestos claim filed against Placid Oil Company was discharged as claimants were given sufficient notice of the 1987 bar date.
GRETNA – A school bus driver who was transporting students to school when one of them allegedly activated the emergency alarm is being sued by the family of a student who claims he struck him in the face after being blamed him for stopping the bus.
GRETNA – A local casino is being sued by a patron who claims she was injured in a fall off a set of stairs.
GRETNA – A condo owner is suing his condominium association for $65,000 after finding out nearly nine years after Hurricane Katrina damaged his condo unit that he had not been paid the full amount of an insurance claim for the damage.Aaron Mauffray filed suit against Lake Castle Condominium Association Inc., Dalton Truax III and Wagner & Truax Inc. in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 7.Mauffray
GRETNA – A concrete product fabricator is suing a local construction company for non-payment of materials it provided for work as a subcontractor on a public bid project.
GRETNA – An attorney is suing a man he claims dumped debris on his law office’s property, killing the grass.
GRETNA – A woman who was visiting a local retailer is claiming she was severely injured when an employee pushed a stack of carts that collided with her car.Jane Ramee filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Sam’s Club, Sam’s West Inc. and ABC Insurance Company in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 9.Ramee claims that she was in the parking lot at the Sam’s Club located at 3900 Airline Highway
GRETNA – CVS Pharmacy Inc. is being sued by the parents of a teenage girl they claim was wrongfully detained and searched after being wrongfully accused of shoplifting.