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Groups fight to protect Fort Polk horses

FORT POLK – A lawsuit has been filed to protect a herd of horses after threats of auctioning the horses has risen.

Inmates allege doctor-recommended surgeries have been delayed

BATON ROUGE – Inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola allege that they have waited years for doctor-recommended surgeries.

Woman alleges she was terminated by Pinnacle Entertainment for filing EEOC complaint

BATON ROUGE – A disabled Brusly veteran alleges she was wrongfully terminated for filing a complaint over sexual harassment from a co-worker.

Man claims NuWave pressure cooker failed, caused burns on body

NEW ORLEANS – A chef claims that a pressure cooker malfunctioned and caused second and third-degree burns on his chest, face and arms.

Couple accuses Weston Solutions of negligence after husband's alleged exposure to bacteria

NEW ORLEANS – A Plaquemines Parish couple alleges the husband was exposed to illness-causing bacteria while working.

Former Broad & Banks Seafood cook alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

NEW ORLEANS – A cook has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former Metairie-based employer over allegations he was not paid overtime wages.

Former Harrah's New Orleans Casino dealer alleges she was subjected to hostile work environment

NEW ORLEANS – A Latin­-American roulette dealer alleges she was forced to quit her job at a New Orleans casino because of sexual harassment from security and patrons.

United of Omaha Life Insurance Co. alleged to have wrongfully denied benefits

NEW ORLEANS – A Colorado man alleges his claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

New Orleans man now able to carry stun gun

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans resident John Ford has won the right to carry a normally banned stun gun after recently filing suit against the city and the superintendent of police.

Cases related to Hurricane Katrina police misconduct in New Orleans settled

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced on Dec. 19 that the City of New Orleans has settled all criminal and civil lawsuits brought by victims of police violence right around the time of Hurricane Katrina.

Trident Management Group claims Florida construction company has not paid for charter

NEW ORLEANS – A Galliano maritime company claims a Miami construction company has not made payments on a charter agreement.

Two seamen allege LICNA wrongfully reduced the amount of their disability benefits

NEW ORLEANS – Two seamen allege that a plan administrator improperly reduced their disability benefits and have filed a class-action suit.

Health care worker alleges Advance Home Care Services paid straight time for overtime work

NEW ORLEANS – A health care worker has filed a class-action lawsuit against a New Orleans business over allegations she was not properly compensated for overtime work.

Deckhand claims he was injured because of negligence of two businesses

NEW ORLEANS – A deckhand alleges he was injured while working on a vessel.

Surgeon seeks reinstatement of disability benefits she alleges were wrongfully denied

NEW ORLEANS – A podiatric surgeon alleges her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Louis Dreyfus Co. Grains Merchandising seeks confirmation of arbitration award from court

NEW ORLEANS – A Connecticut company is seeking confirmation of an arbitration award that relates to a Kenner company.

Community college seeks more than $2,000 in unpaid fees

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is seeking damages for unpaid fees.

University seeks unpaid balance of more than $2,500

NEW ORLEANS – A state university is seeking more than $2,500 for an unpaid balance.

American Express is seeking damages on an open account

NEW ORLEANS – American Express is seeking damages from an Orleans Parish man, alleging he owes more than $88,000 in credit card charges.

Construction company accuses bank of fraud

NEW ORLEANS – A construction company is suing a bank, alleging a work contract was breached and that the plaintiff was treated in a fraudulent manner.