News from August 2016

Louisiana experiences recent surge in misconduct by judges

By Dawn Geske | Aug 1, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A recent rash of judge misconduct has been seen throughout Louisiana.

Monroe lawyer named in judge's suit alleging her constitutional rights were violated

By Deana Carpenter | Aug 1, 2016

MONROE -- Monroe attorney Brian Crawford of the firm Crawford and Ogg is among a group of several lawyers and officials who have been named in a suit by Judge Sharon Marchman, who alleges the defendants violated her First and 14th Amendment rights by allegedly conspiring on payroll fraud and hiding the destruction of documents.

Capital One Bank claims open account on a customer

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 1, 2016

GRETNA – Capital One Bank claims that a Jefferson Parish customer has failed to pay off his credit card.

Woman claims that she was injured while shopping at Walmart

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 1, 2016

GRETNA – A woman claims that she was struck by a product in Walmart and injured.

Bank alleges Glynn's Plumbing Service did not pay back line of credit

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Capital One National Association claims that a client failed to pay back the credit issued to them.

Woman claims that she was caused to fall at school due to negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she was caused to slip and fall on wet ground and was injured.

Delgado Community College seeks allegedly unpaid tuition

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A community college claims that a student failed to pay for tuition.

Acquisition company alleges negligent misrepresentation

By Michael Abella | Aug 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Tennessee acquisition company is suing a variety of defendants, alleging they failed to ensure the accuracy of financial records.

Construction-related service provider alleges ex-employee breached contract

By Michael Abella | Aug 1, 2016

LAKE CHARLES — A Georgia construction-related service provider is suing a former employee, alleging breach of contract.

Seaman blames ship operator for injuries

By Michael Abella | Aug 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A seaman is suing an offshore shipping business, alleging its negligence led to him sustaining injuries. 

St. James Parish man accuses Louisiana business of disability discrimination

By Maravillas Magtoto | Aug 1, 2016

BATON ROUGE — A St. James Parish man is suing a Louisiana company, alleging disability discrimination and violation of civil rights.

Delgado Community College claims student did not pay for coursework

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A community college alleges a former student did not pay for nine credit hours of coursework.

Credit union alleges Orleans Parish man owes on two loans, credit card

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A credit union is seeking damages over claims that a client failed to make payments on time.

Woman files suit against trash bin maker, disposal company alleging bin caused injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 2, 2016

GRETNA – A woman claims that she tripped and fell over a trash can lid and was injured.

Capital One Bank files suit over allegedly unpaid credit card balance

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 2, 2016

GRETNA – Capital One Bank is seeking damages for an allegedly open account.

Treasure Chest Casino accused of negligence after woman injured on escalator

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 2, 2016

GRETNA – A couple is seeking damages, claiming that a casino escalator resulted in injuries to the wife.

Seaman alleges ship owner's negligence caused him to be thrown overboard

By Maravillas Magtoto | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A St. Tammany Parish man is suing a ship owner, alleging its negligence caused him to be thrown overboard. 

Disabled woman alleges catering company failed to follow law

By Maravillas Magtoto | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Washington Parish woman is suing a catering company and its owner, alleging disability discrimination.

Ship worker alleges vessel owner allowed unsafe work environment

By Maravillas Magtoto | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Terrebonne Parish man is suing a vessel owner, alleging its negligence led to the plaintiff sustaining injuries.

Shipbuilder accuses ex-business partners of breach of warranty

By Maravillas Magtoto | Aug 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Mississippi shipbuilder is suing two Louisiana companies, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty.

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