A contractor allegedly sprayed with caustic acid has filed a lawsuit against Motiva claiming he couldn't find a functioning safety shower at his work site following the incident.
A Tangipahoa Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of the over-the-counter drug Sudafed, claiming the drug caused him heart problems.
Leblanc Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced Friday that it would retain the services of Baton Rouge attorney Burt LeBlanc to "provide a comprehensive evaluation of all environmental and economic damage" as a result of the BP oil spill.
Dillon Three Orleans Parish attorneys are accused of malpractice by former clients who blame the lawyers for several unsuccessful lawsuits.
NEW ORLEANS- An Orleans Parish couple is suing State Farm Insurance for claims allegedly left unpaid after Hurricane Katrina.
Several St. Charles Parish residents have filed a class action suit stemming from alleged exposure to chemicals released from the Dow/Union Carbide Hahnville plant in July 2009.
A Jefferson Parish resident is suing Wal-Mart for more than $75,000 after she allegedly slipped in liquid soap.
Barbier NEW ORLEANS – U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, responsible for all oil spill suits filed in federal court, met privately with hundreds of plaintiff lawyers on Friday, Aug. 13.
Lanier HOUSTON-For at least one trial lawyer, the biggest possible disaster arising from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill isn't environmental, but rather BP declaring bankruptcy in the face of an endless stream of lawsuits.
Arruebarrena An assistant store manager at America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses in Slidell claims she was subjected to race and sex discrimination after a new store manager introduced himself as a "redneck."
A seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he was allegedly injured due to being propelled while holding a cable.
Bruno New Orleans property owners are accusing an insurance company of failing to pay claims they filed after Hurricane Gustav.
Irpino A Jefferson Parish homeowner is suing the Orleans Parish companies he says knowingly allowed defective and dangerous drywall to be installed throughout his house.
Barbier Judge Carl Barbier of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana is scheduled to speak at a conference sponsored by the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), formerly the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (LTLA), on Friday at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans.
A 12-year-old suit involving Ford Motor Co. has settled in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Bader A federal appeals court decided Tuesday that 1998's Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement is constitutional, ruling against a challenge by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
A Kmart store manager has filed a discrimination lawsuit after she was terminated for alleged misappropriation of company property.
Two workers helping with environmental response teams at the scene of an oil spill near Mud Lake have filed personal injury suits.
Marionneaux The Louisiana Board of Ethics announced Friday that state senator Rob Marionneaux, D-Livonia, violated ethics codes in regards to his legal representation of Bernhard Mechanical Contractors.
Barbier After a tug-of-war between plaintiff and defense attorneys, a panel of judges has decided the hundreds of lawsuits against BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be consolidated and heard in federal court in New Orleans.