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Lake Charles attorney one of the first to receive anti-bribery specialist accreditation

Kyle Barnett Feb. 2, 2012, 4:55am

Mary Shaddock Jones A Louisiana attorney has become the first woman in the U.S. to complete an accredited anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance training program.

Property deal gets mired in lawsuit after buyer accuses seller of fraud

Kyle Barnett Feb. 1, 2012, 10:46am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish company is suing another local company over a piece of property they say should have been included in a real estate deal.

Property owner claims bayou dredging caused structural faults in building

Kyle Barnett Jan. 31, 2012, 7:19pm

DONALDSONVILLE – A Donaldsonville man claims dredging on a bayou by a neighboring parish resulted in the destabilization of a building on his property.

Mandeville landscaper sued for failing to pay credit account

Kyle Barnett Jan. 31, 2012, 7:43am

DONALDSONVILLE – An oil supply company is suing a landscaping provider for failing to pay a credit account.

Finance company sues over funds paid in death of former city employee

Kyle Barnett Jan. 31, 2012, 5:45am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Alabama-based finance company is suing the City of Donaldsonville claiming it was never reimbursed for a city employee's funeral and burial after being promised it would be repaid once the man's city-provided life insurance policy was paid out.

Energy company sued by former landlord over property damage allegations

Kyle Barnett Jan. 30, 2012, 7:00am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish property owner is suing a former tenant for property damage.

JRP Construction sued twice in one week for past due accounts

Kyle Barnett Jan. 30, 2012, 5:45am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish contractor has been sued twice in one week for overdue accounts with local building supply outlets.

Seaman files lawsuit after suffering shoulder injury while swinging

Michelle Keahey Jan. 30, 2012, 3:12am

Delise NEW ORLEANS - A seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he injured his shoulder while swinging from a swing rope from a platform.

Couple files lawsuit against Triad claiming medical supplies were contaminated

Michelle Keahey Jan. 30, 2012, 3:00am

NEW ORLEANS - An Ouachita Parish couple has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of recalled wipes, swabs and swabsticks that they claim were bacterially contaminated.

Oil spill worker sues after being tossed about on deck of boat

Michelle Keahey Jan. 30, 2012, 3:00am

NEW ORLEANS - After being tossed about on a deck of a boat and suffering injuries, an oil spill clean-up worker has filed a lawsuit against her employer for failing to provide a seaworthy vessel.

Worker sues after walkway collapses on well platform

Michelle Keahey Jan. 30, 2012, 3:00am

NEW ORLEANS - After falling from a collapsed walkway, a wireline helper has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a well platform for failing to maintain the walkway's grating.

Recycling service sued for allegedly withholding terminated employee's final paycheck

Kyle Barnett Jan. 27, 2012, 7:14am

Carmen T. Hebert A terminated recycling service employee is suing his former employer for allegedly withholding his final paycheck.

Gonzales business owners sued for allegedly not repaying loans

Kyle Barnett Jan. 27, 2012, 7:13am

DONALDSONVILLE – An East Baton Rouge man is suing a pair of business partners for defaulting on a loan.

Scruggs gets hearing in effort to shave sentence

Steve Korris Jan. 27, 2012, 1:20am

Scruggs ABERDEEN, Miss. – Tort king Dickie Scruggs has won a chance to shorten his prison sentence at a hearing much like the trial he waived.

Man sues after slipping and falling on floor that was being treated

Kyle Barnett Jan. 26, 2012, 5:33pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Meraux man is suing his employer alleging he was injured when he slipped on floor stripping solvent at the workplace.

Gonzales Marriott sued by former employee over sick leave dispute

Kyle Barnett Jan. 26, 2012, 5:27pm

Donna U. Grodner An East Baton Rouge Parish woman is suing a hotel where she was formerly employed for not granting multiple requests for sick leave.

Mother sues school after sons slips in water and falls down stairs

Kyle Barnett Jan. 26, 2012, 4:54pm

Lawrence J. Galle A New Orleans woman is suing a local school district for injuries her son sustained when he allegedly slipped and fell down three flights of stairs.

Woman sues home builder for alleged poor worksmanship

Kyle Barnett Jan. 26, 2012, 4:23am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish woman is suing a St. Tammany Parish contractor who built her home after problems began to appear when she moved in.

Gas station owner sues Orleans Parish School Board over abandoned bus

Kyle Barnett Jan. 26, 2012, 4:00am

DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish man is suing the Orleans Parish School Board over a bus he claims was abandoned on his property.

Janitorial service sued after man slips and falls on floor that was just mopped

Kyle Barnett Jan. 25, 2012, 4:28pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a janitorial company for injuries he sustained at work when he slipped on a floor that had just been mopped.