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Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Sewerage & Water Board

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - An employee of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans claims he was sexually harassed by his immediate supervisor and subjected to retaliation when he filed a grievance.

Safety drill results in man overboard, suit claims

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

Colomb NEW ORLEANS - After he was thrown overboard during a safety drill, Colby Istre filed a lawsuit against his employer Montco Offshore Inc. and Montco Inc. on Aug. 10 in federal court in New Orleans.

Lawsuit filed over diesel-containing sinkhole in Bayou Corne area

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

Becnel NEW ORLEANS - Residents located near the Bayou Corne area have filed a lawsuit that claims they need medical monitoring due to exposure of toxins that were released from a diesel-containing sinkhole in 2011.

Roustabout seeks $5 million in suit claiming back injuries from ducking from crane load

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A roustabout has filed a lawsuit over back injuries he allegedly received when he ducked out of the way of a load being moved by a crane.

Orleans Parish woman files lawsuit over medical device after seeing legal ad

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

Courreges NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit over a surgically implanted medical mesh after she saw a legal advertisement on television, which described the allegedly defective nature of the medical device.

Debt collection agency sued for leaving note at debtor's place of employment

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Montz couple has filed a lawsuit against a debt collection agency for allegedly violating federal law by leaving a note regarding the debt at the man's place of employment.

Zimmer sued for allegedly providing wrong device for man's knee replacement

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 31, 2012

Funderburk NEW ORLEANS - A Lafourche Parish couple has filed a lawsuit against Zimmer Solutions, the manufacturer of knee replacement devices, for allegedly providing wrong parts.

Exxon Chalmette refinery sued over racial discrimination claims

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 29, 2012

Bernard NEW ORLEANS - A team leader for Exxon's Chalmette Louisiana refinery has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit claiming he was fired for a co-worker's mistake.

Lowe's sued by employee allegedly terminated for refusing to climb a ladder

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 29, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - An employee who lost her job after she refused to climb a ladder has filed a lawsuit against Lowe's for allegedly failing to accommodate her vertigo.

Beaumont woman sues Marriott after being struck by falling ceiling tiles

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 29, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Beaumont, Texas woman has filed a lawsuit against a New Orleans hotel that claims she was hit by falling ceiling tiles and suffered serious injuries.

Man sues Sears after severing fingers using power saw

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 29, 2012

Womac NEW ORLEANS - After severing parts of three fingers while using a table saw, an Orleans Parish man has filed a lawsuit against Sears for failing to use technology that could stop a power saw when it contacts flesh.

Port Sulphur woman files lawsuit against debt collector for not identifying its purpose

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 29, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Port Sulphur woman has filed a lawsuit against a debt collector that alleges the company broke federal law by leaving her voicemails in which the company did not identify that it was attempting to collect on a past due Sear's bill.

Courts closed for Tropical storm Isaac

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

NEW ORLEANS – Local courts and Clerk of Courts Office are closed over the next few days as the area prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac's approach.

Apartment building owner claims government contractor used property in constructing levee wall

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

Julie Steed Kammer NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans apartment building owner is suing a government contractor claiming a part of its property was excavated without permission during the building of flood control structures.

Street light maintenance firm claims city owes more than $1.2 million

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

Wayne G. Zeringue NEW ORLEANS – A city contractor is suing the city over unpaid work for street lighting maintenance work.

Widow sues deceased husband's employers over alleged silicosis death

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing 11 of her deceased husband's former employers.

Church sued by volunteer worker after accident involving scissor lift

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

Adam H. Weintraub GRETNA – A Slidell man is suing a church for injuries he allegedly received in an incident that occurred when he was a volunteer worker.

Chiropractor sued by man for procedures that allegedly resulted in stroke

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 28, 2012

Joshua E. Gertler GRETNA – A New Orleans man is suing a Jefferson Parish chiropractor for injuries he allegedly received during medical treatment.

Marine engineer files lawsuit after falling from ladder

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 27, 2012

Recile NEW ORLEANS - A marine engineer has filed a personal injury lawsuit that claims he fell while descending a ladder due to the ladder's defects.

Shopper sues Home Depot after being struck by flying insulation

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 27, 2012

Colvin NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish woman is suing for injuries she received when she was hit by insulation that came off of a Home Depot forklift.

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