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Bad Science at NIOSH?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 as a research agency focused on the study of worker safety and health.

Coastal Federal Credit Union trying to collect on unpaid debt

GRETNA — A credit union is seeking more than $8,000 on an open account.

Capital One Bank claims man owes more than $2,500

GRETNA –A bank is seeking more than $2,500 for sums due.

H2O Hair accused of unjust enrichment by former employee

GRETNA – A woman claims that her former employer illegally withheld payment, which she had earned.

Woman claims she fell over handicapped ramp at Ochsner Clinic

GRETNA – A woman claims that she was caused to trip and fall on a handicapped ramp at a local clinic.

Capital One Bank trying to collect $2,662 debt

GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages for an open account of more than $2,500.

Capital One Bank sues over debt of $2,612

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $2,000 on an open account.

Chateau Drugs accused of negligence in woman's death

GRETNA – Two sons claim that their mother died due to negligence and breach of care by a pharmacy.

Capital One customer allegedly owes bank nearly $3,000

GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages, claiming that the defendant is indebted for the balance of more than $2,700.

Midland Funding seeking more than $1,200 on past due Walmart account

GRETNA – A woman is being sued after she allegedly failed to pay back more than $1,200.

Woman claims she was injured at East Jefferson High School

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages after she allegedly was injured at a local high school.

Bossier City attorney faces interim suspension after allegedly stealing from dying client

Bossier City attorney Michael David Cox has been suspended on an interim basis following a Jan. 26 Louisiana Supreme Court order, a little more than two years after he and his wife were arrested for allegedly stealing from a dying man.

New Orleans councilman suspended from law practice 2nd time in 3 years

New Orleans attorney and city councilman James Austin Gray II has been suspended for the second time in three years following a Jan. 29 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding after he allegedly failed to respond to an official complaint.

Slidel attorney permanently disbarred after "Doc-in-a-Box" conviction

Slidel attorney Joseph George Pastorek II, also a physician in Covington, has been permanently disbarred following a Jan. 30 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding after his 2011 conviction in the U.S. Department of Justice's

1st Circuit Court of Appeal court affirms 'oceangoing barge' tax ruling

The Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling of summary judgment and dismissal of a demand for a tax refund on certain property and rejecting a request for a new trial in a dispute over barge taxes.

Former Louisiana state senator reinstated to law practice after tax evasion conviction

Disbarred Monroe attorney and former Louisiana state Sen. Charles D.

Man arrested last year in viral video files suit against Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office

Christopher Verdin Jr., whose arrest in May by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office was recorded in a video that went viral, has filed suit against the department and three officers.

ACLU: Residents have a right to take photos in public spaces

A recent settlement in a First Amendment case filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana (ACLU) that stemmed from Lafayette Police Department deleting a citizen's photograph shows the public has a right to take a photo in public when law enforcement is present.

Renter sues landlord after mold runs rampant in apartment

NEW ORLEANS – A woman claims that her belongings were damaged by uncontrollable mold in her apartment

Judge denies environmental groups' records search request in Louisiana pipeline challenge

A 19th Judicial District judge has refused to order an additional records search in the office of Gov. John Bel Edwards in a case brought by activists including environmental group Louisiana Bucket Brigade to stop construction of an oil pipeline.