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Louisiana AG sues drug companies for overcharging Louisiana Medicaid

Caldwell Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is suing 18 drug companies the 19th Judicial District for allegedly inflating drug costs through the state's Medicaid program.

Zimmer sued over hip replacement device

A Jefferson Parish couple is suing the manufacturers of a hip replacement device for not warning of risks associated with the product.

Lawsuit filed after tractor-trailer collides into car

A passenger in a motor vehicle collision has filed a lawsuit claiming a tractor-trailer driver failed to control his truck and caused a two-vehicle collision in New Orleans.

Owner of shrimp boat sues after vessel collision

A Houma resident has filed a federal lawsuit against the owners of a vessel that collided into his shrimp boat for failing to properly signal ahead to vessels in the channel.

Employee sues ASI for losing job after reporting sexual harassment

A former credit union employee is suing her employer alleging she was terminated for reporting sexual harassment.

Seamen want $3.4 million after vessel hits barge during BP oil spill cleanup

Two seamen are suing their employer for $3.4 million after their vessel rammed into a barge.

Handicapped woman sues JP Morgan Chase after burning hand on freshly welded rail

A handicapped Louisiana woman has filed a lawsuit against a bank after she burned her hand on a newly welded handrail, while she was attempting to enter the bank.

Residents sue Jefferson Parish to prevent enforcement of early closing ordinance

Several Jefferson Parish residents are suing to keep Jefferson Parish from enforcing a recently passed ordinance that establishes closing times for bars that are not associated with a hotel or restaurant.

Orleans Parish city buildings closed for All Saints

All city buildings, including Orleans Parish Civil District Court, are closed Monday in observance of All Saints Day.

Transocean sued for not providing appropriate care to worker with chest pains

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the wife of a seaman who suffered fatal injuries due to lack of receiving medical treatment after experiencing chest pains and heart-related symptoms.

Rigger claims injuries after pipe hits him in head

An offshore rigger has filed a lawsuit against his employer for allegedly failing to provide a safe place to work after he suffered serious injuries when a pipe fell on his head.

River Bend Electrical sues over unpaid work

A St. Charles electrical company claims a local construction company owes more than $95,000 for work already completed.

Lower French Quarter restaurant seeks full payment on fire claim

The owner of a cafe in the Lower French Quarter is suing its landlord and insurers for unpaid damages caused by a fire.

Company claims lawyer failed to point out judge's error

A New Orleans company is accusing its former attorney and his law firm of providing poor legal representation.

Rouse's customer sues over trip on wire

A New Orleans woman is suing a local supermarket and a liquor distributor after allegedly hurting herself in the store.

Barbier orders security zone around Deepwater Horizon wreckage site

Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted a Justice Department motion to establish a security zone around the wreckage site of the Deepwater Horizon well.

Louisiana Supreme Court will not hear appeal in red light camera suit

The city of New Orleans must stop issuing tickets based on traffic cameras because the Louisiana Supreme Court has refused to hear the City's appeal of a lower court ruling that the cameras are illegal.

Defendants, counsel pile up in 'Who Dat' lawsuit

Cedillo The battle over the ownership of the phrase "Who Dat" continues to heat up in federal court in New Orleans with a total of seven defendants named by the plaintiffs who claim to hold a trademark on the phrase.

High court slashes judgments in test cases for Union Carbide paint thinner class

Bienvenu Louisiana Supreme Court Justices slashed judgments by almost 90 percent in test cases for a class action against Union Carbide over release of paint thinner.

Supreme Court rules for hospital and doc in forum shopping claim

Cates Orleans Parish District Judge Sidney Cates kept a wrongful death case that belonged 300 miles away, the Supreme Court of Louisiana decided on Oct. 19.