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Food packaging company sued for not fulfilling contract, causing food spoilage

Kyle Barnett Oct. 8, 2012, 1:54am

Michael R.C. Riess GRETNA – A Delaware-based food production company is suing a packing company for breach of contract after it was allegedly unable to fulfill an entire order that resulted in food spoilage.

Family sues trucking company after alleged hit-and-run

Kyle Barnett Oct. 8, 2012, 1:36am

GRETNA – A Kenner family is suing a trucking company alleging their home was damaged due to circumstances created when a truck crashed into power poles supplying electricity to their home.

Zuppardo's sued by woman who allegedly was injured in slip and fall in store

Kyle Barnett Oct. 8, 2012, 1:19am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Metairie grocery store for injuries she claims to have received in a fall on its premises.

Shopper sues Wal-Mart after slipping in liquid in cereal aisle

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:55am

NEW ORLEANS - A St. John the Baptist Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart that claims she injured her knee when she slipped in liquid in the cereal aisle.

New Orleans hotel sued for racial discrimination by chef's assistant

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:51am

Doskey NEW ORLEANS - An African American chef's assistant for a New Orleans hotel has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit that claims she was terminated based on her race.

Winn-Dixie shopper sues after tripping over plastic wrapping from firewood display

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:45am

NEW ORLEANS - A shopper is suing a Slidell store claiming the store failed to maintain its premises causing her to trip and fall over plastic wrapping from a firewood display.

Wal-Mart sued for allowing man to use restroom while employee was mopping floor

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:38am

Friedman NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana man is suing Wal-Mart claiming he slipped and fell in the men's restroom after he was allowed in the restroom while an employee was mopping.

Lawsuit claims child struck by Wal-Mart's falling sign

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:33am

NEW ORLEANS - Claiming her child was struck in the head by a falling metal sign, Orleans Parish mother Velbert Stampley, on behalf of her minor child, filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart stores and John Doe on Aug. 7, 2012 in Orleans Parish District Court.

89-year-old woman sues store after tripping over rug

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:29am

Davis NEW ORLEANS - An 89-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart that claims the store failed to keep the floor in good repair, which caused her to trip over a rug and suffer serious injuries.

Bayou Corne residents sue over failure of salt cavern well

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:20am

NEW ORLEANS - Several Bayou Corne residents have filed a lawsuit over the failure of a salt cavern well which caused a strong diesel odor.

Lineman sues claiming wench caused debilitating injuries to wrist

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:15am

Bruno NEW ORLEANS - An offshore lineman has filed a lawsuit against his employer that claims he suffered debilitating injuries to his wrist when the boat's wench started retrieving mooring line rather than paying out the line.

Forklift driver sues after chain hook fails and mauls face

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 3:13am

Gambel NEW ORLEANS - A forklift driver who attempted to pull his forklift out of a muddy spot with a chain hook has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $6 million claiming he suffered severe brain damage and other injuries when the chain hook failed and tore off parts of his face.

Lowe's shopper sues store after brick pavers fall from shelf and hit him in face

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 2:50am

NEW ORLEANS - A Lowe's shopper has filed a lawsuit that claims the store improperly stacked brick pavers which created the dangerous condition and allowed the brick pavers to fall from the shelf and hit him in the face.

Worker sues after elevator cable breaks

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 2:45am

NEW ORLEANS - Claiming he suffered numerous injuries when a loading dock elevator rapidly descended due to a broke cable, Wendell Johnson filed suit against Cargill Inc. and Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients Inc. on Sept. 20 in federal court in New Orleans.

Marrero McDonald's sued after woman slips in water

Michelle Keahey Oct. 6, 2012, 2:42am

NEW ORLEANS - A McDonald's customer has filed a lawsuit that claims she injured her knee when she slipped in water that was left on the floor by an employee.

Government environmental group sues petroleum company for allegedly failing inspection

Catherine Melancon Oct. 5, 2012, 6:15am

BATON ROUGE – A state environmental department is suing a petrochemical company for alleged compliance violations.

Illinois woman sues New Orleans Hotel for an alleged slip and fall accident

Tia Benton Oct. 5, 2012, 6:11am

NEW ORLEANS - A Washington Park, Ill. woman is suing a local hotel alleging she slipped and fell in the bathtub in her hotel room and suffered injuries as a result.

Family of pipe cleaner claims radiation poisoning; Seeks punitive damages in suit against Shell, others

Kyle Barnett Oct. 5, 2012, 5:00am

Sprague GRETNA – The family of a deceased man is suing a number of entities related to the pipe cleaning job he held, which allegedly resulted in him being repeatedly exposed to radioactive materials.

Hospital sued by woman who allegedly broke arm in fall during de-tox

Kyle Barnett Oct. 5, 2012, 1:10am

Perry R. Staub GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a Harahan hospital for injuries she claims to have received in a fall while in its care.

Winn-Dixie sued by woman who tripped on unpainted curb

The Louisiana Record Oct. 5, 2012, 1:00am

George B. Recile GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman has sued a local grocery store for injuries she claims she received when she tripped over a curb.