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Discount Zone sued over woman’s alleged injuries in slip and fall over exposed rebar

Max Schramel Nov. 3, 2014, 3:34pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Discount Zone patron allegedly slipped and fell over rebar while walking to her car.

Woman alleges she was injured by motorized cart at Costco

Max Schramel Nov. 3, 2014, 3:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – A woman allegedly suffered personal injuries after a Costco employee backed into her with a motorized cart.

Marullo qualifies for Nov. 4 election after three courts support eligibility

Chelsea Partington Nov. 4, 2014, 7:01am

Judge Frank Marullo

Family of deceased wheelchair bound woman sues van service after she was allegedly thrown to vehicle’s floor

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 7:02am

GRETNA – The family of a deceased woman is suing a medical transport service where she was allegedly injured after being thrown from her wheelchair during transport.

Gas stations sue property insurer over alleged breach of contract concerning Hurricane Isaac damage

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 7:04am

GRETNA – Two gas stations are suing their property insurer for allegedly not providing proper payments following damage from Hurricane Isaac.

Gas station owner sues man for defamation over alleged comments concerning forgery of signature

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 7:06am

GRETNA – A man who owns a chain of local gas stations as well as a gasoline and diesel distributorship is suing a man he claims defamed him by telling people he forged a signature on a fuel contract.

Football player sent to hospital with concussion, leg contusion sues for medical malpractice after improper diagnosis

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 7:08am

GRETNA – A local hospital and its employees are being sued over the care received by a patient who was knocked out during a high school football game.

BP cites suspicious seafood claim as evidence of claims gone awry, fisherman maintains family consumed over 10,000 pounds of seafood each season

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 5:13pm

NEW ORLEANS – A court filing last week by BP PLC included what the company deemed a suspicious claim filed by a senior plaintiff’s lawyer as evidence that Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau is unsuitable to oversee the massive oil spill settlement program.

Hotel sued after valet allegedly parked car in unsafe area facilitating theft of $77K in medical supplies

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 5:20pm

GRETNA – A medical supply salesman is suing a local hotel he claims parked his car in an unsafe neighborhood and over $77,000 worth of medical supplies were stolen from it as a result.

Homeowner failed to pay $19K for work, alleges home elevation company

Kyle Barnett Nov. 4, 2014, 5:21pm

GRETNA – A home elevation company is suing a customer it claims failed to fully pay on a contract to lift his home.

Customers claim injuries from falling through wooden floor at restaurant

Max Schramel Nov. 4, 2014, 5:23pm

NEW ORLEANS – Patrons of Galvez Restaurant are suing the establishment after allegedly being injured when they fell through damaged flooring in a back patio.

Fall allegedly caused by leaking bar results in lawsuit against Hilton Worldwide

Max Schramel Nov. 4, 2014, 5:25pm

NEW ORLEANS – A man working an event at the Hilton Riverside Hotel is suing after allegedly being injured when he slipped and fell in a puddle of water on its premises.

Motorist sued after allegedly striking car, pushing it into woman’s apartment as she lay in bed

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 7:32am

GRETNA – A woman who claims she was injured when a motorist stuck a car in a parking lot and pushed it into her apartment while she was lying in bed is suing.

Lawsuit claims pedicure mishap resulted in E. Coli infection, removal of bone

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 11:50am

GRETNA – A local nail salon is being sued by a woman who claims that she received an E. Coli infection during a pedicure.

Winn-Dixie faces suit from customer who allegedly fell in floral department

Max Schramel Nov. 6, 2014, 5:09pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Winn-Dixie patron is suing after allegedly being injured when she slipped in a puddle of water in the flower department.

Shoring company slaps homeowner with suit seeking $18K

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 5:20pm

GRETNA – A Marrero homeowner is facing a lawsuit from a contractor who claims she has not paid a more than $18,000 bill for lifting her home.

Easy win aside, embattled Orleans Parish Criminal Court judge likely faces tough road ahead

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 6:29pm

NEW ORLEANS – Despite his reelection Tuesday to the Orleans Parish Criminal Court, longtime Judge Frank Marullo is likely looking at a rough road ahead.

Ervin-Knott unseats incumbent in Civil District Court race

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 6:30pm

Nakisha Ervin-Knott

Major construction company sued over alleged injuries man suffered in fall on collapsed stairs

Max Schramel Nov. 10, 2014, 8:19am

NEW ORLEANS – Temporary stairs installed by a local contractor allegedly led to severe injuries to suffered by a homeowner who has filed a lawsuit over the matter.

Four Points French Quarter Hotel sues Viking Distributors over a breach of contract agreement

Max Schramel Nov. 10, 2014, 8:23am

NEW ORLEANS – Allegedly faulty tile has led to lawsuit between a local hotel and a construction material distributor.