News from May 2017

Woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated from Sureway and unlawfully evicted from apartment

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Two Jefferson Parish residents allege they were unlawfully evicted from their apartment.

Former employee alleges C.M.C. Drywall only paid regular wages for overtime work

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A laborer alleges his former Kenner employer failed to pay the correct rate for overtime work and has filed a class-action suit.

Baton Rouge woman alleged to have failed to notify Social Security of boyfriend's death

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge resident is accusing of unlawfully withdrawing supplemental security income benefits that were paid to her deceased boyfriend after his death.

Account Control Bureau, Experian Information Solutions allegedly failed to verify accuracy of account

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A consumer claims a debt collector and a credit bureau are reporting a medical debt that she is not legally responsible for.

Fresh Cut Landscaping Inc. alleged to have made unauthorized deductions from paychecks

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Two former laborer/gardeners for a landscaping company allege they are owed unpaid wages.

Woman claims she fell through roof at New Orleans home

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is seeking damages for falling through a roof.

Man claims he fell over 15 feet at Boh Bros Construction site

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A man is seeking damages, claiming that he fell over 15 feet at a construction site.

University of New Orleans claims Orleans Parish man failed to repay promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking damages on an unpaid promissory note.

Woman claims she was injured when elevator in building owned by Industrial Development Board fell several floors

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is seeking damages after an elevator fell and caused injures.

Man seeking damages after he fell at Northlake Shopping Center parking lot

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A man is seeking damages for an incident in a shopping center.

Woman alleges Harrah's New Orleans slot machine broke, causing injuries

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is seeking damages after a slot machine allegedly broke and injured her.

Orleans Parish man allegedly failed to pay $2,000 on promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking damages for an overdue promissory note.

Hotel Maison Pierre Lafitte claims McDonald's negligence resulted in $15,000 in damages

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A hotel claims it has suffered $15,000 worth of damage due to negligence.

Man allegedly suffered brain injury after being pushed by The Palace Cafe employee

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A man claims that he was pushed by a restaurant employee, which resulted in permanent injuries.

African-American man alleges discriminatory treatment while employed by Louisiana Sugar Refining

By Lhalie Castillo | May 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American Kenner resident alleges he was subjected to a hostile work environment because of his race at his former place of employment.

Woman alleges cigarette lighter exploded, caused burns on body

By Lhalie Castillo | May 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish woman alleges a disposable cigarette lighter caused third-degree burns on her body.

Class action filed against Akal Security Inc. over lunch break policy

By Lhalie Castillo | May 2, 2017

ALEXANDRIA – An air security officer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a company with operations in Alexandria over allegations of labor code violations.

Man alleges Redman Gaming of Louisiana has barriers to disabled patrons

By Lhalie Castillo | May 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A St. James Parish man alleges a St. Rose business is not accessible to the disabled.

Ensco Offshore Co. employee alleges injuries after tripping while inside freezer

By Lhalie Castillo | May 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A galley-hand alleges he was injured while working because of poor lighting in an overstocked freezer.

The Hunter's Run Gun Club sues former manager

By John Severance | May 2, 2017

The Hunter's Run Gun Club and the Great International Land Company recently filed suit against its former manager in the U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, alleging that Baker's unfair trade practices and other wrongful actions led to irreparable injury, loss and damage to the gun club.

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