News from March 2019

Shopper alleges pallet on floor of Sam's Club caused her to fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was injured at a Metairie warehouse club because a pallet left on the floor caused her to fall.

Kmart shopper alleges she slipped on vomit in restroom, fell and was injured

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges she slipped on a substance believed to be vomit in a Metairie store's restroom and is seeking damages for injuries sustained in the fall.

Woman alleges she fractured ankle when St. Patrick's Day parade float driver 'slammed' on brakes

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A parade float rider alleges she and other passengers were injured when the driver "slammed" on his brakes in a St. Patrick's Day parade.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 7

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 15, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 7 in the suits below:

From Legal Newsline

Litigious Louisiana municipalities the focus of Federalist Society event

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The New Orleans Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society held an event at Galatoire's in New Orleans to discuss class action litigation on March 8.

Widow alleges husband returned from respite care at The Carpenter House dehydrated, malnourished

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A widow alleges her late husband was not timely treated for dehydration and malnourishment while in respite care.

Stonebridge Manor tenants allege mold issues were not remedied

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – Two individuals allege their Gretna apartment had mold issues that were not remedied.

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar patron alleges wet floor caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A patron of a Metairie restaurant alleges its owners failed to clean a liquid on the floor that caused her to fall.

Ascension Notary Services allegedly breached noncompete agreement with Jefferson Title

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – An Orleans Parish title company claims that a notary service company breached a contract and entered into direct competition with it.

Woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated from Lowe's Home Centers

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A woman claims that she was terminated from her job at a home improvement store after being injured and requesting time off.

State Farm alleges ADT system failed to detect fire at Metairie residence

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – An insurance company is seeking damages from a home security company over a fire that damaged a property in Metairie.

Woman files suit against O'Brien Realty Group over fall at apartment

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages from the manager of her apartment and its insurance provider over a fall.

LLAW blames 'jackpot justice' for high car insurance rates

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

According to Fox News, lawmakers in Louisiana are likely to address the topic of auto insurance rates in the upcoming legislative session, as the state now has the highest rates in the U.S.

March 8: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for insurance cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Regina Thomas vs Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company on March 11

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Regina Thomas and Harold E. Newsome against Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, Accord Healthcare Inc. and Hospira Worldwide LLC on March 11:

Case activity for Barrett Beach Bungalows vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on March 13

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Barrett Beach Bungalows and James Belinske against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. and John L Crain on March 13:

March 7: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 7. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on March 11: Barrett Beach Bungalows vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc.

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Barrett Beach Bungalows and Lois Freeman against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. and John L Crain on March 11: 'Complaint With Jury Demand Against All Defendants (fee Previously Paid) Filed By Lois Freeman. (attachments: # 1 Severance Order, # 2 List Of Individual Case Captions)at

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 8

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 8 in the suits below:

Case activity for Derrick Lewis vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on March 11

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Derrick Lewis, Barrett Beach Bungalows and Lizard Property Management against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on March 11:

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