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Lafayette School Board sued by non-tenured teacher's claiming wrongful termination

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 20, 2012

Superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper Two Lafayette teachers have filed suit against the local school board alleging they were wrongfully terminated.

McDonald's sued by man who claims coffee burns in drive-through purchase

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 20, 2012

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local fast food establishment for injuries he claims to have received from coffee burns.

Louisiana College president plans to defy Affordable Care Act

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 17, 2012

Louisiana College President Joe Aguilard PINEVILLE – The president of a North Louisiana Baptist-affiliated college has vowed to defy provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would require the school to provide certain "emergency contraceptives" under their employee health plan.

Tenant sues landlord after tripping on stairs in rental location

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 17, 2012

GRETNA – A Texas woman has sued a Jefferson Parish landlord for injuries she claims to have received on her leased property.

Gas station sued by man who allegedly slipped and fell in store

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 17, 2012

GRETNA – A St. John woman has sued a Kenner gas station for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

Woman sues Rouse's claiming injury after slipping in juice on floor

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 17, 2012

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman has sued a local grocery store after claiming she was injured on their premises.

New Orleans doctor sued for operating on wrong part of woman's face

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 16, 2012

Owen Leftwich, M.D. GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman has filed suit against a New Orleans-based opthamologist for injuries she claims occurred when he operated on the wrong part of her face.

Spanish-speaking patient claims male nurse sexually battered her during examination

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 16, 2012

Robert B. Evans GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman has claimed a nurse sexually assaulted her during an examination.

Deputy and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office sued for negligence in car accident

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 16, 2012

GRETNA – A New Orleans woman is suing a local law enforcement agency and one of its officers claiming their negligence led to her injuries in a car accident.

Wrongful termination suit filed against Lafayette School District

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 16, 2012

Superintendent Dr. Pat Cooper Wrongful termination fled against Lafayette public school system alleges misuse of new tenure law

Family sues doctor for allegedly misjudging tumor and exacerbating spread of cancer

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 15, 2012

GRETNA – A New Orleans family is suing a local doctor's practice for alleged improper healthcare.

Westwego projects sued by mother whose daughter allegedly fell in street

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 15, 2012

GRETNA – A Westwego woman is suing the local housing authority for injuries she alleges her daughter received on their property.

Hip replacement surgery suit filed by man claiming his leg was shortened

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 15, 2012

GRETNA – A Metairie doctor has been sued by a man claiming his hip replacement was not performed correctly.

Assurance workers file class action over unpaid overtime

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 14, 2012

Earles NEW ORLEANS - A national accounting firm is being sued by two Louisiana workers who claim they were only paid straight time for their hours worked in excess of 40.

Deckhand files Jones Act lawsuit against Florida company

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 14, 2012

Best NEW ORLEANS - A Jones Act lawsuit has been filed against a Florida company after a deckhand injured his back while moving equipment.

New Orleans hotel sued after guest slips in shower

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 14, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans hotel guest has filed a personal injury lawsuit that claims she slipped in the shower due to a lack of non-skid mat or non-skid surface.

Shell sued over man's injuries during helicopter emergency training

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 14, 2012

Best NEW ORLEANS - Shell Oil is being sued for neglect by a man who injured his back during helicopter emergency training at the Shell Training and Conference Center.

Mechanic sues after falling out of boat's chair

By Michelle Keahey | Aug 14, 2012

Braud NEW ORLEANS - An offshore mechanic has filed a lawsuit against his employer that claims they are responsible for the injuries he received when he fell out of a boat's chair when it hit a wake.

Clearview Mall candy store cited by Sheriff for over $40k in back taxes

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 10, 2012

GRETNA – A Metairie-based candy store has been served by the local sheriff's office for alleged non-payment of taxes.

Jefferson Parish-based Favalora Constructors, Inc. sued for alleged non-payment

By Kyle Barnett | Aug 10, 2012

Keith L. Magness GRETNA – An Ohio-based construction materials manufacturer is suing a Jefferson Parish-based construction group for alleged non-payment.

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