News from March 2014

Pharmaceutical company sued after a local man dies from uncontrollable bleeding

By Galia Binder | Mar 21, 2014

NEW ORLEANS –The sister of a man who had a heart condition is suing his pharmaceutical company for providing a drug she believes led to his death.

Potential home buyer sues after falling on property’s stairs

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 21, 2014

GRETNA – A woman who was touring a home for a potential purchase is suing its owners after she was injured in a fall on the property.

Bench that collapsed underneath woman results in lawsuit against flooring store

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 21, 2014

GRETNA – A woman is suing a local flooring store after she was allegedly injured when a bench collapsed beneath her.

Resource management company sues for $20 million allegedly lost in hospital contract

By Galia Binder | Mar 21, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local resource company manager claims his company was denied more than $20 million dollars agreed upon by oral contract for a medical center project.

Contractor accused of insurance fraud in Hurricane Isaac home repair

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 21, 2014

GRETNA – A homeowner who claims he was induced by his property insurer to hire a preferred contractor who allegedly committed insurance fraud during the repair of his home is suing.

Couple sues after home suffered water damage immediately following purchase

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 21, 2014

GRETNA – A couple who bought a home from its longtime owners is suing when they found the home had severe defects shortly after they moved in.

Condo association sued over $50k bill

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 24, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local construction company is suing a condominium association for an unpaid account related to repairs they allegedly completed on the property.

Couple sues former tenant over cost of eviction, past due bills

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 24, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A pair of local landlords are suing to recoup expenses after evicting their tenant.

Local homeowner sued by shoring company for $30K

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 24, 2014

GRETNA – A shoring company is suing a local property owner it claims defaulted on a payment agreement for having work done on his home.

$100K home raising results in lawsuit against contractor

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 24, 2014

GRETNA – A local couple is suing a shoring company who they claim charged them more than $100,000 after allegedly damaging their home after raising it.

Alleged drunk driver who was in accident and asked victim to not call police is sued

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 25, 2014

GRETNA – The driver of a vehicle who allegedly ran into another car, but asked the driver not to call police because he was drunk at the time is being sued.

Motor vehicle accident victim sues attorney for legal malpractice

By Louisiana Record reports | Mar 25, 2014

GRETNA – A man is suing a group of attorneys for legal malpractice after they allegedly did not file documents in time to continue a motor vehicle lawsuit he had against the owner of semi truck that ran into his car.

Man found innocent after being imprisoned for over 18 months sues over alleged mistreatment

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 25, 2014

NEW ORLEANS-  – A local man is suing the Orleans Parish Sheriff alleging he was mistreated during a year and a half incarceration for a crime of which he was later exonerated.

Wyndham sued for alleged discriminatory firing

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 25, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – An ex-employee of Wyndham is suing over what he believes to be a wrongful termination due to his age, religion and national origin.

NOLA Oil Terminal sued by engineers for alleged non-payment of nearly $70K

By Lizzy Fitzsousa | Mar 26, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – An engineering and design firm is suing after it was improperly compensated for work completed.

Supermarket seeks reversal of unemployment appeal after worker walks out on job

By Galia Binder | Mar 26, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A local supermarket is claiming a worker should not receive unemployment benefits after allegedly walking out on the job and is requesting that a board of review’s decision allowing for the benefits be overturned.

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