Whitlow A former employee of ERA Helicopters claims she was fired after reporting that male co-workers subjected her to a hostile work environment through sexually suggestive comments and inappropriate touching.
Barbier BP has announced that it has settled its lawsuit with one of its partners in the Deepwater Horizon oilrig for $1.1 billion.
A New Orleans resident has filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service after a portable office wall fell and struck him in the head. Willie B. Jolliff, Jr. filed suit against Internal Revenue Services, East Skelly and Jones, Lang, LaSalle Americas Inc. on May 16 in federal court in New Orleans.
Weiss The Gulf Coast Claims Facility in charge of distributing $20 billion to Gulf Coast residents affected by the BP oil spill has announced it will close and consolidate eight offices.
Cortez A 2006 Louisiana state law has resulted in oil companies paying millions of dollars in litigation for damages done to properties worth half that much have created "a tremendous burden" on the industry, oil executives claim.
Oden A railroad worker claims he was exposed to hazardous chemicals for approximately 38 years in a suit filed against Union Pacific Railroad on May 6 in federal court in New Orleans.
A class action suit has been filed against The Palm's Casino and Truck Stop Inc. for allegedly failing to post notice of the imposition of a fee after a money withdrawal from its ATM.
A catering employee has filed a lawsuit against his former employer after losing his job due to complaining about his supervisor's continued sexual harassment and sexual advances.
The manufacturer of the recalled drug Darvocet is facing a class action lawsuit that accuses that manufacturer of failing to warn of risks and side effects associated with Darvocet and its generic equivalent.
Huffman Several employees of a Louisiana waste removal company have filed a proposed class action claiming they were not paid for all hours worked and if they had complained about the treatment, they would be fired.
NEW ORLEANS – Brent Coon of Beaumont asserts claims for 125 clients in a potential class action over chemical effects of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and cleanup.
Barbier NEW ORLEANS – Lawyers litigating the Deepwater Horizon explosion have identified hundreds of witnesses for a trial in February, but the star of the show won't perform.
An Orleans Parish man is suing Entergy and one if its employees, alleging injuries sustained when the cyclist collided with an open car door belonging to the electric company.
Clayton After falling in an open manhole at night, a deckhand is suing his employer for not providing him with a flashlight.
Mura A Wal-Mart customer claims he slipped and fell over a "falling price" sign as he was exiting a store on Berman Highway in Orleans Parish.
Layrisson Myra Deliberto filed suit against Lowe's Home Centers Inc. on May 27, 2010 in Tangipahoa Parish District Court over injuries she claims to have sustained after tripping over a ladder display. The defendant removed the case to federal court in New Orleans on May 10.
Kingsdorf A recently filed federal lawsuit claims that 2009 Nissan-manufactured Murano has a design defect that enables the vehicle to be turned off in any gear and exited.
Alvendia A two-and-a-half week asbestos trial has finished up the first week of deliberations in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
D'Amico Plaintiff and defendants have filed dueling motions in a lawsuit over noise emitting from a French Quarter bar.
Haycraft BP filed a 65-page motion rejecting claims by Gulf Coast boat owners who say the oil company is liable for damages caused to their vessels by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.