NEW ORLEANS – An Alabama couple accused of defrauding the Deepwater Horizon claims program of $2.1 million are denying the charges and say they cannot pay back the claim because the award went to pay off a judgment against them.
GRETNA – A Marrero homeowner is suing his property insurer for allegedly not covering hail damage to his home. Damian Ortiz filed suit against United Fire and Indemnity Company in the 24th Judicial District Court. Ortiz contends he owns a home located at 5145 Mount Revard Court in Marrero that was covered by a property insurance contract provided by United Fire and Indemnity Company.
NEW ORLEANS – Xavier University of Louisiana is being sued by a woman who owns a piece of property neighboring the university’s campus claiming it developed a building on her property without her permission. Leola Williams filed suit against Xavier University of Louisiana in Orleans Parish District Court on April 10. Williams claims that in 2014 the defendant constructed a building as well as a fence, which gradually moved onto her property.
GRETNA – A local fast food restaurant is being sued by a woman who claims she is disabled after a bench she sat on collapsed beneath her. Bryeana Lejean Allen filed suit against Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., Liberty Muual Fire Insurance Company and the manager of the store only known as “Gloria” in the 24th Judicial District Court on April 21. Allen claims on May 9, 2014 she was a customer at the Popeye’s restaurant located at 5950 Lapalco Blvd. in Marerro.
GRETNA – A motorist who claims she was injured when her car was struck by an ambulance is suing the driver of the vehicle and its owner. Kelly Clay filed suit against Joshua Baumann, Jefferson Parish Hospital District No. 1 and West Jefferson Medical Center in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 22. Clay claims she was driving her 2004 Honda Civic on Lapalco Blvd. in Harvey on Oct. 27, 2014 when an ambulance owned by West Jefferson Medical Center and being driven by Baumann collided with h
GRETNA – A corporate pharmacy is being sued by a Jefferson Parish woman who claims she overdosed on medication that had the instructions on the bottle saying she should take four times the dose her doctor ordered. Jacque Reeder filed suit against Louisiana CVS Pharmacy LLC, CVS Pharmacy Inc., Thao D.
GRETNA – A local gas station is suing its property insurer for allegedly not covering the replacement of underground storage tanks. Brothers Veterans LLC filed suit against American Zurich Insurance Company in the 24th Judicial District Court on April 27. Brothers Veterans asserts it is the owner of a gas station located at 6600 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie that was covered by a property insurance policy provided by American Zurich Insurance Company.