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Tire dealer sued after technician fails to put lug nuts back onto wheel

By Michelle Keahey | May 16, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman is suing a Carrollton auto care company after one of its technicians failed to put lug nuts back onto a wheel of her vehicle and the tire abruptly came off causing her to suffer injuries.

Energy industry proponents push new bill in legacy lawsuit struggle

By Kyle Barnett | May 14, 2012

Briggs BATON ROUGE – Energy industry proponents are preparing to introduce a new bill in committee on Wednesday that would reform the way legacy lawsuits are handled.

Controversial presentation on creating 'legacy lawsuits' uncovered

By Kyle Barnett | May 11, 2012

Griffin in a screen shot of his Legacy Lawsuit video BATON ROUGE – A video has recently surfaced that shows a consultant advising a group of trial lawyers to find the defendants with deep pockets when pursuing a "legacy lawsuit."

Plumbing company sued by customer claiming they charged her for incomplete repairs

By Kyle Barnett | May 9, 2012

GRETNA – A Kenner woman is suing a Metairie-based plumbing company for not completing work for which she paid them.

Man sues hospital after bumping head while reclining in chair at ER

By Kyle Barnett | May 9, 2012

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing a local hospital for injuries he claims occurred on their premises.

Woman sues home raisers after falling on her own steps

By Kyle Barnett | May 9, 2012

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a company who raised her home after she fell on the steps following the job.

Homeowners sue flooring company claiming defective flooring job

By Kyle Barnett | May 9, 2012

DONALDSONVILLE – An Acension Parish couple have filed suit against a Metairie-based flooring company they contracted for their new home.

Widow sues over husband's strip club death

By Kyle Barnett | May 9, 2012

Zachary Pusch DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish woman is suing a strip club for the beating death of her husband.

Lowe's shopper sues after slipping and falling in liquid substance

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - After slipping and falling, a Jefferson Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against a home improvement store for failing to warn customers of a dangerous condition on its sales floor.

Seaman sues after falling off of unstable ladder

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

Steele NEW ORLEANS - After falling off of an unstable ladder, a Jefferson Parish man has filed a lawsuit against his employer for failing to provide adequate equipment.

New Orleans hotel sued over bathtub slip and fall

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - After slipping and falling in a hotel bathtub, a lawsuit has been filed against a New Orleans hotel claiming it failed to provide non-skid protection in the tub.

Home healthcare agency sued for allegedly not paying clerical worker proper overtime rate

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana home healthcare agency is being sued for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act by a clerical worker who claims he was not paid the proper overtime rate.

Mechanic sues transport vessel for $2 million after falling into Gulf

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - An offshore mechanic has sued a transport company arguing that the company failed to maintain a transport vessel's position, which caused the mechanic to fall from an oil platform's swing rope into the Gulf of Mexico.

Mississippi worker sues after being thrown overboard from airboat

By Michelle Keahey | May 8, 2012

Delise NEW ORLEANS - A Mississippi worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after the airboat he was aboard hit a stump and he was thrown overboard.

Legacy lawsuit compromise agreement may be in the works

By Kyle Barnett | May 7, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Tension surrounding the legacy lawsuit reform debate has eased as both sides of the argument appear to be negotiating.

Employer sued for not disclosing deckhand's pre-employment physical exam results

By Michelle Keahey | May 7, 2012

Silbert NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand has filed a lawsuit against his employer for not disclosing his pre-employment physical examination results that showed lumbar spine problems.

Shipping company sues after ship collides with another ship

By Michelle Keahey | May 7, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana shipping company has filed a lawsuit against another shipping company following the collision of two vessels.

Mother claims use of antidepressant drug during pregnancy caused birth defects

By Michelle Keahey | May 7, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A Tangipahoa Parish mom has filed a lawsuit against Pfizer claiming that that the company's antidepressant drug Zoloft caused her 14-year-old child to be born with birth defects.

Deckhand sues for $2 million after slipping in fuel

By Michelle Keahey | May 7, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - A deckhand is suing his employer for $2 million claiming that he was severely injured when he slipped and fell in a slippery substance on the vessel's deck.

Put jobs over trial lawyer profits

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2012

Dear Senate President John Alario, Jr. and Senate Judiciary A Chairman Ben Nevers:

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