News from March 2015

Rent to own company sued by terminated employee for alleged non-payment of wages

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 2, 2015

GRETNA – A rent to own company is being sued by a former employee who claims the company refused to provide him with his final paycheck.

Work compensation insurer files suit after construction worker allegedly run over by forklift

By Max Schramel | Mar 2, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A workers' compensation insurer is suing after a construction worker allegedly suffered a broken leg when a forklift ran him over.

Walgreens pharmacist allegedly provided wrong prescription, suit claims

By Max Schramel | Mar 2, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Walgreens pharmacy patron claims she was given the wrong prescription leading to severe personal injuries.

Man sues meat packing company for lost semi trailer

By Andrey Burin | Mar 2, 2015

NEW ORLEANS –  A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local meat packing company after it allegedly lost an 18-wheeler trailer that he had stored on the property

Barge repairman sues after falling on top of barge

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 2, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A man who was working on a barge replacing its roof is suing after he allegedly fell and was injured when he tripped on the newly placed roofing.

City of Alexandria sued after allegedly intoxicated man let go by police causes three accidents, kills man

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 2, 2015

ALEXANDRIA – A wrongful death action has been filed against the City of Alexandria over its alleged failure to keep a man said to have a “special relationship” with the city’s police force from killing a man in a car accident moments after being temporarily detained by police for his involvement in two prior accidents.

Legal watchdog calls out attorneys, court officers on oil spill riches

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 3, 2015

Infographic provided by Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch.NEW ORLEANS – A statewide legal watchdog has issued a report detailing the millions of dollars local attorneys and court appointees have received for their work on the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon settlement fund.Non-partisan legal watchdog Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) released a report Monday detailing the hundreds of millions of dollars in

Hospital sued for alleged malpractice involving scheduling error

By Andrey Burin | Mar 3, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans man is suing a hospital and neurologist blaming them for a scheduling error.

Contractor sues for $15K over allegedly unpaid renovation work

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 3, 2015

GRETNA – A contractor is suing the owner of two pieces of property claiming it has not been properly paid for renovation work.

AT&T claims New Orleans location sustained damages during renovation

By Max Schramel | Mar 3, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – AT&T is suing a major construction company after a local property it owns allegedly suffered damages during renovation.

Lawsuit claims excavator dropped load on construction worker, disabling him

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2015

GRETNA – A construction worker is suing the owners of an excavator that allegedly dropped a load on top of him, resulting in severe and disabling injuries.

Small personal loan at center of lawsuit against borrower by Springleaf Financial Services

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2015

GRETNA – A local woman is being sued by a finance company for not repaying a small personal loan.

Winn-Dixie sued by man alleging injuries from fall in bathroom

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2015

GRETNA – A local grocery store is being sued by a man who alleges he was severely injured in a fall in its bathroom.

Terminix sued by commercial property for allegedly not protecting building from termite infestation

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 4, 2015

GRETNA – A pest control company is being sued by a customer for allegedly not properly protecting its commercial property from a termite infestation that resulted in serious damages.

Physician's assistant, clinic sued for allegedly aggravating patient’s back problem

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 5, 2015

GRETNA – A physicians assistant is being sued by a patient who claims her back treatment resulted in further injury that may require surgery.

Cable employee sues Entergy after allegedly suffering injuries from installing a new power line

By Max Schramel | Mar 5, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A cable employee allegedly sustained severe personal injuries after being shocked by a power line installed by Entergy.

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