News from September 2016

Couple claims State Farm Insurance Co. responsible for repairs from rain damage

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is seeking damages, claiming that their insurance provider allegedly breached a contract by refusing to pay for repairs after their home sustained damage from rain.

Gulf Coast Bank and Trust alleges EOS Well Service breached its contract

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A bank is seeking damages, claiming breach of contract. 

Stevens Body & Fender allegedly failed to pay on loan

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A bank is seeking damages on an unpaid account.

Crescent City Surgical Centre Operating Co. alleges it is owed more than $50,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2016

GRETNA – A surgical company alleges a former patient has not paid for services provided.

Surgical center seeks restitution for $11,000 in services

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2016

GRETNA – A surgical center is seeking more than $11,000.

Loop Linen Service Inc. alleges restaurant owes more than $30,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 2, 2016

GRETNA – A linen service company alleges a Gulfport, Mississippi restaurant owes it for services.

Woman alleges she was injured in accident with Jefferson Parish firetruck

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 2, 2016

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages following a car accident with a firetruck.

Woman seeks damages after accident with Jefferson Parish vehicle

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 2, 2016

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages following an auto accident.

Asper Construction Services accused of defective installation of siding, roof

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 2, 2016

GRETNA – A homeowner is seeking damages, claiming that the services he received for repairs on his home were not sufficient.

Special counsel: Best and brightest in legal field attracted to health care law

By Karen Kidd | Sep 2, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Health care law is attracting the best and brightest in the legal profession, according to the former Louisiana assistant attorney general currently on Jones Walker's new special counsel on the firm's health care practice team.

Compliance administrator named to embattled Orleans Parish Prison under DOJ consent decree order

By Taryn Phaneuf | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — The new compliance director taking the reins of the Orleans Justice Center comes to Louisiana from Maryland with 40 years of experience in corrections.

Two workers accuse contractor of not paying overtime

By Michael Abella | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — Two Florida men are suing a Georgia contractor, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.

Seaman blames vessel owner, pipeline operator for fire that caused injuries

By Michael Abella | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man is suing a ship owner and pipeline operator, both of Terrebonne Parish, alleging their negligence caused the plaintiff to be injured in a fire. 

Louisiana corrections department accused of not providing interpreters for hard of hearing

By Taryn Phaneuf | Sep 2, 2016

BATON ROUGE — A class action suit alleges Louisiana violates federal law by not providing deaf and hard of hearing probationers and parolees with qualified interpreters and other aids during classes and meetings.

Benson family feud over sports teams will move to the courtroom

By Quinten Plummer | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has set a Feb. 8, 2017, trial date to reach a decision in Tom Benson’s lawsuit seeking to remove shares of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans from a trust entrusted to his estranged heirs.

Federal agencies allow removal of New Orleans monument commemorating white supremacist revolt

By Tara Mapes | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Federal agencies will not block the removal of a New Orleans monument that pays tribute to the white supremacist revolt in the Battle of Liberty Place.

Man seeks more than $1 million for alleged damages in accident with USPS worker

By The Louisiana Record | Sep 2, 2016

LAFAYETTE – A Marksville man alleges he was injured in an accident with a postal service employee.

Woman claims she was injured after slipping while shopping in a Walmart

By The Louisiana Record | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman claims she was injured in a slip-and-fall incident in a Walmart store.

Man alleges unsafe work environment on quarterbarge caused him to injure shoulder

By The Louisiana Record | Sep 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish man alleges he was injured while working aboard the quarterbarge Chandeleur.

Saints, Pelicans owner, trustees working to resolve ownership dispute

By Carrie Salls | Sep 3, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The attorney representing one of two trustees named in a lawsuit filed by New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson said the parties are working hard to iron out their differences with a February trial date looming.   

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