News from May 2015

Fair housing agency alleges discrimination from property manager

By The Louisiana Record | May 1, 2015

A non-profit fair housing advocacy corporation has sued an Orleans Parish resident and his business, alleging discrimination.

Hip replacement recipient alleges negligence

By The Louisiana Record | May 1, 2015

A Louisiana man has sued a group of medical device manufacturers, alleging product negligence.

Man alleges lack of accessibility at Subway sandwich shop

By The Louisiana Record | May 1, 2015

A Lafourche Parish man has sued Subway, alleging infringement of disability law.

Auto dealership employee alleges discriminatory firing

By The Louisiana Record | May 1, 2015

A former employee has sued a New Orleans area auto dealership, alleging discrimination.

Female worker alleges workplace discrimination

By The Louisiana Record | May 1, 2015

A St. Tammany Parish woman has sued her former employer, alleging gender discrimination and harassment.

Property insurer accused of lowballing repair estimates after hailstorm, sued by homeowner

By Kyle Barnett | May 1, 2015

GRETNA – A property insurer is being sued by a Marrero homeowner who claims his hail damage claim came in far lower than it should have been.

Doctor accused of improperly implanting screws, causing nerve damage to patient during back surgery

By Kyle Barnett | May 1, 2015

GRETNA – A local doctor is being sued by a patient for medical malpractice after allegedly improperly implanting screws and causing nerve damage during a surgery.

City of New Orleans and Entergy sued over uneven pavement

By Andrey Burin | May 1, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Georgia man who tripped on uneven New Orleans pavement and was propelled onto a metal rod is suing the City of New Orleans and Entergy, among others, for their alleged negligence in failing to maintain the sidewalk.

Flowers Baking company employees file suit over $92K commission dispute

By Max Schramel | May 1, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – Employees of Flowers Baking company claim a 10 percent commission cut since June of 2013 has deprived them of $92,000.

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office accused of wrongful death in shooting of handcuffed man in police cruiser

By Kyle Barnett | May 4, 2015

LAFAYETTE – A lawsuit accusing members of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office of shooting and beating a handcuffed man leading to his death has been filed.Shandell Marie Bradley, on behalf of her minor child, filed suit against Louis M. Ackal, Sheriff of Iberia Parish, individually and in his official capacity, John Ortis, individually and in his official capacity, and their insurer in the U.S. District

Rapides Parish School Board sued for allegedly locking sleeping student in school bus for day

By Kyle Barnett | May 4, 2015

ALEXANDRIA – The Rapides Parish School Board is being sued by the mother of a student who claims her daughter was locked in a bus for the entire school day after she fell asleep aboard the vehicle on her way to school.

Condo association sued after woman claims foot was mangled when automatic gate closed on it

By Kyle Barnett | May 4, 2015

GRETNA – A local condominium association is being suing by a woman who claims her foot was injured on two separate occasions when an automatic gate closed on it, resulting in significant damage and a lingering infection.

The Record Network