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United Cabs sued by injured passenger

Tia Benton Oct. 4, 2012, 5:25am

Jerald P. Block NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman is suing a local cab company alleging she was injured when the cab she was riding in backed into another car.

Wendy's sued by man who allegedly slipped on soaked and muddy rug

Kyle Barnett Oct. 4, 2012, 2:00am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local fast food restaurant for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

Harahan Wal-mart sued in slip and fall

Kyle Barnett Oct. 4, 2012, 1:53am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Harahan retail store for injuries she claims she received in a fall on its premises.

Man who lost two front teeth suing dentist who allegedly caused more damage

Kyle Barnett Oct. 4, 2012, 1:27am

GRETNA – A Harahan man is suing a Metairie dentist for inures he claims were subsequent to dental treatments he received.

Recreation department sued by woman who allegedly stepped in hole at playground

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2012, 8:48am

Lakeshore Playground GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is using a parish recreation department for injuries she claims to have received at a playground.

Harahan Wal-Mart sued by woman claiming she was hit by pallet jack

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2012, 8:42am

Val Patrick Exnicios GRETNA – A woman is suing a local retailer for injuries she claims to have received due to the negligence of one of its employees.

Tow truck driver employed by Dale's Towing sued in rear end collision

Kyle Barnett Oct. 3, 2012, 8:26am

Ron A. Austin GRETNA – A tow truck driver who was drinking on the job and the company he was working for are being sued by a couple after he allegedly rear-ended their vehicle.

LLAW says consumers should be aware that litigation drives up costs

Catherine Melancon Oct. 3, 2012, 8:00am

Melissa Landry BATON ROUGE - With Louisiana consistently ranked as having one of the worst legal climates in the country, a watchdog organization is encouraging legal reform during "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week."

Baskin Robins sued by man who allegedly tripped over pothole

Catherine Melancon Oct. 3, 2012, 8:00am

Vergie L. Riley BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man is suing an ice cream franchise for alleged injuries he suffered from falling on the premises.

Woman sues foot doctor over allegedly contaminated sutures

Catherine Melancon Oct. 2, 2012, 3:41am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge woman is suing a surgeon after he allegedly used contaminated sutures during her foot surgery.

Woman sues Wal-Mart after tripping over grape

Catherine Melancon Oct. 2, 2012, 3:36am

Scott M. Emonet BATON ROUGE – A Wal-Mart customer is suing after tripping and falling on a grape last year at the store located at 3132 College Dr.

Former trucker and wife sue for injuries arising from broken seat vibrations

Tia Benton Oct. 2, 2012, 3:20am

Jeffrey T. Greenberg NEW ORLEANS - A Picayune, Miss. couple is suing several entities for allegedly ignoring unsafe work conditions that resulted in one of them sustaining injuries.

Louisiana Can Learn A Lot from Texas About Creating Jobs, Cutting Lawsuits

Melissa Landry Oct. 2, 2012, 3:11am

Melissa Landry It is no secret that Texas and Louisiana are very different states. They love barbecue. We love gumbo. They are known for big belt buckles. We're known for white shrimp boots. And on Sundays, they root for the Cowboys, while we cheer for the Saints.

Family of man electrocuted at home sues home inspector

Kyle Barnett Oct. 2, 2012, 1:59am

Irvy E. Cosse, III GRETNA – The wife of man who allegedly died from electrocution is suing a home inspection company.

Prisoner sues state over parole violation sentencing

Catherine Melancon Oct. 1, 2012, 1:24pm

BATON ROUGE – A prisoner serving time at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center is accusing the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections of exceeding its authority.

Water heater manufacturer sued by insurer who claims water leak damaged home

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2012, 12:27pm

GRETNA – A nationwide insurer is suing a Massachusetts-based manufacturer and a local installer for damages one of its customers received from a defective water heater.

Piccadilly Cafeteria sued for alleged food poisoning

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2012, 12:11pm

GRETNA – A Raceland woman is suing a restaurant franchise claiming she received food poisoning from a glass of tea.

Sub-contractor seeks payment for Terrytown Elementary School construction

Kyle Barnett Oct. 1, 2012, 11:36am

Terrytown Elementary School before construction was completed GRETNA – A Louisiana corporate sub-contractor claims they are owed over one-hundred thousand dollars by a contractor for work completed on a school construction project.

LSU Urgent Care accused of severing woman's pinky finger in wheelchair

Tia Benton Oct. 1, 2012, 6:26am

New Orleans – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing LSU Urgent care, several relative entities and the LA State Department of Health and Hospitals alleging she was injured as a result of negligence on their behalf.

Lawsuit filed over purchase of Westbank New Orleans properties

Tia Benton Oct. 1, 2012, 6:22am

NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish resident is suing several entities allegedly involved in a transaction of property that was later revealed to be not merchantable.