News from September 2016

Woman says Walmart responsible for injuries from fall

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 28, 2016

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she fell in mud while at Walmart.

Lil Wayne royalties lawsuit bogged down by document requests

By Carrie Salls | Sep 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A legal battle between artist Dwayne Carter Jr.., also known as Lil Wayne, and Bryan “Birdman” Williams over $51 million in royalties allegedly owed to Lil Wayne continues to drag on in a Louisiana state court, even as Lil Wayne released a track with no mention of Williams' Young Money record label’s joint venture with Cash Money Records.

Robert Half International claims Compucast Web did not pay for staffing services

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

GRETNA – A staffing corporation alleges a Jefferson Parish corporation owes it for services provided.

Bank of America alleges Jefferson Parish resident owes more than $9,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

GRETNA – Bank of America is seeking damages for an allegedly open account from a Jefferson Parish resident.

Metairie woman alleges condo was flooded

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

GRETNA – A woman alleges her condo was flooded because of structural issues and is seeking damages.

Bayou Bros. Blasting alleges it is owed more than $28,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A company claims that it was never paid for work completed.

Man alleged to owe more than $3,000 to Santa Rosa Medical Center

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A medical center is seeking damages for an allegedly open account from a New Orleans man.

Graves: Edwards' targeting of oil, gas industry is about politics, greed, not justice

By Karen Kidd | Sep 29, 2016

A Republican Louisiana congressman lodged a stinging rebuke at the state's Democrat governor for his attempts to insert campaign donors as attorneys into controversial lawsuits against oil and gas companies, saying it's more about buying Mercedes than obtaining justice.

Davita Westwego Dialysis, others face claim in connection with man's death

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

GRETNA — A widow and her children are seeking damages in a wrongful death case filed against medical-care providers.

Asset Management Services Group among entities accused of violating collection law

By Michael Abella | Sep 29, 2016

SHREVEPORT — A Bossier Parish woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against debt collectors, citing alleged unfair and unconscionable means of collection practices. 

Father says daughter was repeatedly sexually assaulted by police officer

By Michael Abella | Sep 29, 2016

BATON ROUGE — A father is suing an East Baton Rouge police officer who lives in Livingston Parish, accusing the defendant of sexual abuse against the plaintiff's minor daughter.

Baru Bistro & Tapas accused of owing more than $110,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A company is seeking more than $110,000 it is allegedly owed on an open account.

The Swamp bar is accused of negligence in connection with attack

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A man is seeking damages, claiming that he was attacked at a bar and forced to leave.

Louisiana Supreme Court suspends lawyer for disqualifying judge on purpose

By Caleb Murphy | Sep 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court suspended Joseph Mole from practicing law in state courts recently. This decision comes after Mole was suspended from practicing in U.S. District Court in New Orleans because of his involvement with impeached Judge Thomas Porteous.

Transgender inmate sues Orleans Parish Prison after sex assault by another inmate

By Tara Mapes | Sep 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A transgender inmate has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana over allegations that negligence by prison officials allowed her to be sexually assaulted by another inmate.

Pontchartrain Materials Corp. LLC claims trucking company owes more than $30,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans company alleges a trucking business has not paid on an open account.

Woman alleges she was injured after fall at University Medical Center in New Orleans

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans woman is seeking damages over claims that she slipped and fell in a medical center.

Wood Materials LLC claims it is owed more than $18,000 for merchandise

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish company alleges an Orleans Parish business owes it for merchandise it delivered.

120 West Partners seeks damages for alleged breach of promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 30, 2016

GRETNA – A contracting company is seeking damages for breach of contract from a Jefferson Parish resident.

A1 Solar Source Inc. accused of misrepresenting tax credits for solar panels

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 30, 2016

GRETNA – A Marrero man alleges an Orleans Parish company misrepresented the availability of tax credits for the installation of solar panels.

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