News from February 2015

Prisoner sues state bar association and U.S. Attorney for $20 million over prison stabbing

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2015

GRETNA – A man who claims he was attacked and stabbed in prison is suing the Louisiana Bar Association and a U.S. Attorney who prosecuted him for $20 million.

Personal injury law firm sued by client for allegedly misappropriating funds

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2015

GRETNA – A personal injury law firm is being sued by a client who claims two lawsuits they brought on her behalf were settled without her knowledge and the funds from the settlements were misappropriated.

Macy’s sued by customer claiming injury from trip on rug

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2015

GRETNA – A corporate retailer is being sued by a customer who claims she was severely injured in a trip and fall on a rug placed in its Lakeside Mall store.

Tobacco store sues for $45K in allegedly misappropriated funds, goods

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 3, 2015

GRETNA – A tobacco store and its owner are suing a man they claim stole several thousands of dollars worth of cash and products.

Trucking company sues subcontractors for $43K over HANO contract

By Andrey Burin | Feb 3, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A local trucking company is suing a Florida-based demolition firm for allegedly reneging on its promise to use the company’s services in work on an abandoned HANO housing project.

Woman who claims she was twice arrested for video recording police officers sues Crowley Police Department

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 4, 2015

LAFAYETTE – A woman who claims she was falsely arrested by officers of the Crowley Police Department for videotaping them on two occasions claims her civil rights were violated.

Contractor sued by materials provider for alleged non-payment

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 4, 2015

GRETNA – A construction products provider is suing a contractor for alleged non-payment.

Former COO sues company for over $750K for alleged wrongful termination

By Max Schramel | Feb 4, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A man has filed a lawsuit against his former employer seeking $750,000 over his alleged wrongful termination.

After allegedly causing apartment fire couple sued for $22K by property manager

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 4, 2015

GRETNA – A property management company is suing a couple who allegedly damaged an apartment building by accidentally setting fire to it and as a result breaching the lease on the apartment.

Alleged zoning violations against Warwick Hotel focus of lawsuit against City of New Orleans

By Max Schramel | Feb 5, 2015

New Orleans City HallNEW ORLEANS –The Warwick Hotel New Orleansl is suing the City of Nee Orleans claiming it did not receive any notice before an allegedly improper judgment was rendered against it regarding property violations.The Warwick Company filed suit against The City of New Orleans in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Sept. 26.The petitioner states that on Aug. 26, 2014, without any

Photography studio sued for allegedly not repaying $299K in loans provided to start business

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2015

GRETNA – An engineering firm is suing a photography company for allegedly not repaying a loan it provided to start up the business.

Car dealership accused of wrongfully attempting to overcharge couple $3K after buying new vehicle

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2015

GRETNA – A local car dealership is being sued by a couple who claim that after they purchased a new car they were inundated by requests to pay an extra $3,000 they claim they do not owe.

Flooring company sued by homeowners over alleged failure of wood flooring

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2015

GRETNA – A flooring company is being sued by a pair of homeowners who claim wood flooring they purchased was not properly installed and has failed just over a year later.

Former beauty college student sued for not paying tuition and fees after dropping out

By Kyle Barnett | Feb 5, 2015

GRETNA – A local beauty college is suing a former student who allegedly dropped out of the program without paying the tuition she owes.

Construction worker buried in trench at job site sues Wal-Mart

By Andrey Burin | Feb 5, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A worker who was excavating a trench at a local Wal-Mart when it allegedly failed and buried him is suing.

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