News from March 2014

Daughter of woman who died after allegedly faulty cancer diagnosis sues

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 17, 2014

GRETNA – The daughter of a woman who died of stomach cancer claims the doctor who treated her mother negligently diagnosed the extent of her cancer which resulted in her death.

Construction company sues daughter of deceased worker over 401K funds

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 18, 2014

GRETNA – A construction company is suing the daughter of a former worker who allegedly accepted a payout from her deceased father’s 401K account that was meant for her sister.

Cab driver sues city over revocation of license

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 18, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans cab driver is suing the City of New Orleans after his credentials to operate a taxi cab in the city were revoked after 30 years.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office sued over car accident

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 18, 2014

GRETNA – A local sheriff’s office is being sued by a man who claims he was injured when a deputy ran an official vehicle into his car.

Rectory, priest sue Entergy over transformer fuse failure

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 18, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local rectory and priest are suing Entergy after a power surge allegedly destroyed a brand new air conditioning unit.

Personal injury attorney sued by health center that provided services to law practice clients

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 19, 2014

GRETNA – A local plaintiff attorney is being sued by a local health care center over referrals of personal injury clients.

After battery allegedly explodes in face, maritime worker sues for $1 million

By Galia Binder | Mar 19, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A maritime worker claims he was permanently disabled after a faulty battery detonated in his face and is suing his employer for negligence and maintaining an unseaworthy vessel.

City sued over big signs

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 19, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans landlord is suing its tenant and the city after they allegedly lost their grandfathered status due to a signage replacement.

Man sues dentist over two front teeth

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 19, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local man is suing his dental surgeon after his two front teeth were extracted with an alleged promise of free implants that he never received.

Family of woman who died weeks after car accident sues for wrongful death

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 19, 2014

GRETNA – The family of a woman who died after being involved in a car accident is suing.

Apartment building landlord sued by tenant over falls on stairs

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 19, 2014

GRETNA – A landlord is being sued by a tenant who claims she was injured in two falls on steps leading into her apartment building.

NOPD and Kenner police accused of mishandling armed robbery that resulted in victim being accused of stealing own car

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 19, 2014

GRETNA – Two local police departments are being sued by a woman who claims after she recovered her vehicle due to an armed robbery she was pulled over and accused of stealing it because it had not been removed from a stolen vehicle database.

MoveOn.org sued by Louisiana Lieutenant Governor over parody of $70 million tourism slogan

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 20, 2014

MoveOn.org's parody of Louisiana's statewide tourism campaign is at the heart of a recent lawsuit filed against the group by Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne.

Man who bought salvaged vehicle claims it quit working shortly afterward sues

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 20, 2014

GRETNA – A local used car dealer is being sued by a customer who claims he should receive a full refund after a car he purchased quit working.

Defamation lawsuit accuses man's former co-workers of spreading false rumors

By Galia Binder | Mar 20, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A former employee of the American Automobile Association is suing multiple men he used to work with, claiming they have started false rumors about him including accusing the plaintiff of criminal activity, damaging his reputation and current business.

Company sued for allegedly not paying $467K judgment in downtown New Orleans parking lot lawsuit

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 20, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a local parking garage is being sued by a lessor who won a judgment, but was allegedly not paid.

Man sues for same injuries in two car accidents that occurred within two weeks

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 20, 2014

GRETNA – A man who claims he received the exact same injuries in two car accidents that occurred within two weeks is suing both drivers.

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