News from March 2014

As Legacy Lawsuit Count Rises, Rig Count Falls

By Don Briggs | Mar 13, 2014

Don Briggs, President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Burlington Coat Factory sued by man allegedly injured in parking lot fall

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 13, 2014

GRETNA – A local clothing store is being sued by a man who claims he was severely injured in a fall in their parking lot.

Restrictions to lawsuit lenders on slate again this legislative session

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 13, 2014

BATON ROUGE – State legislators are poised again this year to make another go at regulating lawsuit lending practices.

Woman sues Wal-Mart claiming she slipped in puddle of vodka

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 13, 2014

GRETNA – A corporate retailer is being sued by a customer who claims she slipped in a puddle of vodka and fell to the floor injuring herself.

Condo owner sued for not paying fees to condominium association for nearly six years

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 13, 2014

GRETNA – The owner of a condominium is being sued by her condo association for allegedly not paying fees for her unit in a timely manner.

BP free to do business with federal government again after EPA agreement

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 14, 2014

WASHINGTON – British Petroleum is free to do business with the U.S. government once again after reaching an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency.

Vietnamese fishermen attack results in lawsuit

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 14, 2014

GRETNA – Two fisherman who claim they were aboard a vessel when they were attacked by two other fisherman who had weapons are suing.

Death of mortgage holder prompts lawsuit

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 14, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Wells Fargo has filed a lawsuit over a piece of property after the death of their mortgage holder.

Door manufacturer sues property insurer over $696K roof

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 14, 2014

GRETNA – A door manufacturer is suing their property insurance provider for allegedly breaching their contract by refusing to pay for a $696,000 roof they claim was seriously damaged in a hail storm.

Furniture company sues property insurer over uncovered damages from a hail storm

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 17, 2014

GRETNA – A local furniture company is suing its property insurance provider for allegedly failing to properly cover damages received during a hail storm.

General Motors sued by pair who purchased allegedly defective vehicle

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 17, 2014

GRETNA – A major American car manufacturer is being sued in a local court by a pair who purchased a vehicle that they later found was defective and could not be properly repaired.

Man sues property insurer after fire

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local man is suing his insurance company after it failed to pay his damages after a fire on his property.

Kia Motors sued in local court under 'lemon' law

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 17, 2014

GRETNA – Kia Motors America is being sued by a local couple over alleged breach of contract after the new car they bought failed.

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