News from September 2017

5th Circuit Court of Appeals to review Convergys class-action waiver case

By Olivia Olsen | Sep 1, 2017

In a victory for Convergys Corp., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled to grant the company’s review following the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) decision that the company violated the National Labor Relations Act.

Harvey woman allegedly owes over $1,000 on King Size account

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

GRETNA – A debt collector is seeking more than $1,000.

Access Home Insurance Co. seeks damages from battery charger makers after house fire

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The insurer of a Magazine Street, New Orleans property is seeking several hundred thousand dollars it alleges it paid to its insured after a house fire purported caused by a charger.

Poeyfarre Street unit owner seeks damages after broken water pipe harmed property

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a Poeyfarre Street property alleges a broken pipe at a neighboring property caused damages.

Woman claims wet floor at Studio 6 Extended Stay caused fall, injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A woman staying at a New Orleans hotel alleges she was injured because of a wet floor.

Woman alleges toxic mold at 2601 LLC owned property caused injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish woman claims that she has been injured because of exposure to toxic mold at her office.

Tenant alleges uneven deck at New Orleans property caused fall, injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A tenant of a New Orleans property alleges she was injured because a deck was not kept in a safe condition.

Federal court tosses Sofia Vergara pre-embroyo lawsuit, cites lack of jurisdiction

By Angela Underwood | Sep 2, 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted actress Sofia Vergara's motion to dismiss the complaint filed by her ex-fiancé over the custody of two frozen pre-embryos.

Ex-First NBC Bank CFO requests insurance policy payout; second employee to do so amid financial crisis

By Charmaine Little | Sep 4, 2017

Another former employee of First NBC Bank Holding Co. has asked a judge to allow her to take out insurance policies in hopes of covering legal costs in the latest round of battles for the company and its previous workers, based on a motion for an order for relief filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Orleans Parish woman claims she was burned by hot coffee in a Waffle House

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish woman is seeking damages, claiming hot coffee was spilled on her.

Orleans Parish woman claims home needed repairs

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish woman claims she was caused to trip and fall in a rental home.

Gretna resident allegedly defaulted on Visa account

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

GRETNA – A debt collector claims it is owed more than $1,100.

Cavalry SPV claims Jefferson Parish resident owes nearly $5,000 on Synchrony Bank account

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

GRETNA – Financial institutions are seeking nearly $5,000 from a Jefferson Parish customer.

Metairie contractor claims customer owes nearly $50,000 for new roof

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

GRETNA – A Metairie company is seeking damages, claiming that it is owed nearly $50,000 for work completed.

Toyota is seeking over $16,000 on a lease

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A leasing company is seeking sums due on a car.

Northwestern State claims student failed to pay almost $3,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking damages for an open account, claiming that it is owed nearly $3,000.

Jefferson Parish woman claims she was hurt after drumstick thrown into crowd at concert

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is seeking damages, claiming that a drumstick was thrown at her face during a concert.

Orleans Parish man says A/C, heating system was improperly installed and not repaired

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man claims he paid more than $80,000 on an air conditioning and heating system that malfunctioned.

Delgado Community College seeks over $1,700 on an account

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is seeking more than $1,700 from a student.

Louisiana State University seeks over $7,000 from student

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking sums due.

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