News from February 2017

Man alleges he was injured in Highway 90 accident with two tractor-trailers

By Michael Abella | Feb 1, 2017

LAFAYETTE – A Florida man alleges he was injured in an accident involving two tractor-trailers on U.S. Highway 90 in Broussard.

2138 Mag alleges Cimarron Underground caused damage to property

By Michael Abella | Feb 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A commercial rental building owner alleges the property was damaged by construction done on a neighboring property.

Fan blames basketball arena operators for injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A basketball fan is suing owners of a New Orleans arena, alleging he suffered traumatic brain injuries after a fall on a staircase.

Captain alleges he was injured because of vessel's unseaworthiness

By Michael Abella | Feb 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A captain alleges he was injured while painting because of a ship's uneven steel deck.

Acadiana Community Based Services Inc. alleged to have not paid overtime

By Michael Abella | Feb 1, 2017

LAFAYETTE – Current and former direct service workers with businesses based in Lafayette allege they were misclassified so their employers could circumvent requirements to pay overtime wages.

Man alleges he was assaulted during traffic stop

By Michael Abella | Feb 1, 2017

MONROE – An Ouachita Parish man alleges his constitutional rights were violated by law enforcement officers during a traffic stop.

Metairie homeowner blames neighbors for property damages

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A Metairie homeowner is suing his neighbors, alleging the presence of cypress trees in their yard has harmed his property.

Credit union alleges customers owe more than $11,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A credit union is suing two customers, alleging they owe more than $11,000 for a promissory note.

JPMorgan Chase alleges customer failed to pay off mortgage note

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – JPMorgan Chase Bank is suing a mortgage customer, alleging she owes than $112,000.

Customer blames casino for injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A customer is suing a Kenner casino, alleging the defendant's negligence caused her to be injured.

Customer blames Walmart for fall

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing Walmart, alleging its negligence caused her to fall and suffer injuries..

Bank alleges promissory note customer owes more than $59,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages on an overdue promissory note.

Lending company alleges customer owes more than $136,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A lending company is suing a Jefferson Parish customer, alleging damages for an overdue promissory note.

Bank alleges promissory note customer owes more than $35,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – A bank is suing a customer, alleging an unpaid promissory note.

Wells Fargo alleges customer owes nearly $57,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – Wells Fargo is seeking payment of a promissory note.

Wells Fargo alleges customers owe nearly $100,000

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 1, 2017

GRETNA – Wells Fargo Bank is seeking nearly $100,000 from two Jefferson Parish customers.

Guaranty Broadcasting sues Walton and Johnson for switching stations without proper notice

By Nicholas Gueguen | Feb 1, 2017

EAST BATON ROUGE -- A local broadcasting company has sued two long-time syndicated radio hosts for what it calls a breach of contract on the part of the duo.

Jury awards $1.3M to victims of alleged drunk driver after questions of conflict of interest

By Hank Strickler | Feb 1, 2017

COVINGTON — A St. Tammany Parish jury resolved an extended legal battle on Jan. 11 when it awarded about $1.3 million in punitive and actual damages to victims of a drunk-driving accident.

North American Automotive Group employee alleges he was only paid straight time for overtime work

By Michael Abella | Feb 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE – An employee for a used car dealer in Baton Rouge claims he was not paid at a rate of time-and-one-half of his regular wages for overtime work.

Men allege they were not hired by Southern University System because of ethnicity, religion

By Michael Abella | Feb 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Two Muslim men allege they were not hired for positions at a university because of their race, ethnicity and national origin.

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