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.
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 – 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.
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 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 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