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St. Charles Parish accused of removing minority personnel from management positions

A recently filed lawsuit accuses St. Charles Parish of attempting to cleanse management of any minority personnel.

Oil spill claimants to invoke Fifth in criminal investigation

Buzbee NEW ORLEANS – Three men who claimed orthopedic and emotional injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion seek protection from criminal investigations.

Sierra Club to file objection to dismissal of claims in BP MDL

Huber Attorneys for the Sierra Club filed a motion to extend the deadline to submit an objection on an earlier court ruling that barred the environmental group's claims in the BP oil spill multidistrict litigation (MDL).

HUD settles with hundreds of Louisiana homeowners in Road Home dispute

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has reached a $62 million settlement with over a thousand Louisiana homeowners claiming racial discrimination through the Road Home program.

Suit claims door fell on man's head when entering McDonald's

A Jefferson Parish man is suing a Canal St. McDonald's and its insurer, claiming that the door to the restaurant fell on his head when he was entering the premises.

Personal injury lawsuit filed against McDermott fabrication over worker's injury

A drywall installer has filed a personal injury lawsuit against his employer after he injured his back while carrying a wooden pallet with sheets of drywall.

Hip replacement advertisement leads to Zimmer lawsuit

A federal lawsuit has been filed against hip replacement device maker Zimmer by a person who saw a TV ad involving a recall of DePuy hip replacement devices.

Shopper sues Lowe's for $1 million after being run over by tractor

A Lowe's shopper has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $1 million after she was struck by a tractor driven by a store employee.

Visitor sues company for failing to have handrail alongside stairs after slip and fall incident

McCall A lawsuit has been filed against a company for failing to have a handrail alongside its wooden stairs after a visitor slipped on wet steps and injured his knee.

Scaffold worker sues after tripping and falling over construction materials

A scaffold worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit after he tripped and fell over tubing which had been dropped by other contract workers.

Plaintiff claims excessive force in suit against NOPD

A Baton Rouge man is suing the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), claiming excessive force from arresting officers caused him physical injuries.

Boat owner sues former attorneys for negligence after $3 million verdict goes against them

Smith A Louisiana boat owner is suing the law firm of Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, claiming negligence after the firm allegedly failed to keep the boat owner from having to pay a $3 million verdict.

St. James Parish couple sues Kansas City Southern Railway over property damage

A St. James Parish couple has filed a lawsuit against Kansas City Southern Railway Co. for trespassing onto their property after they discovered the railroad company was placing creosote crossties on their property.

Proposed class action claims American Home Shield Corp. failed to pay out policies

A lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court seeks class action status against insurer American Home Shield Corporation, which has allegedly failed to pay out policy claims to its clients.

Amtrak sues for $2.5 million in damage to train after collision with tractor-trailer

Daniels Following an April collision with a tractor-trailer in Slidell, Amtrak has filed a lawsuit that claims the tractor-trailer driver was negligent and is responsible for more than $2.5 million in damages to its train.

Harrah's suing man to recover $4,500 loan

Chopin Harrah's Casino has filed a lawsuit in Orleans Parish Civil District Court against a man it says owes the company $4,500 from 2009.

Plaintiff attorney in snoball lawsuit has history of sanctions

Andrews The lead plaintiff lawyer who filed a 148-page federal racketeering suit was sanctioned as recently as 2009 for "abuse of the judicial process" for a similar lawsuit and appeal.

Haunted house guest shot with air gun files lawsuit over eye injury

Sterbcow A Jefferson haunted house visitor who allegedly suffered an eye injury when an employee shot her with an air gun is suing The House of Shock.

Whistleblower sues Laboratory Corp. of America over racial remarks

A Louisiana company that provides medical laboratory testing services for physicians and hospitals is being sued for allegedly violating the civil rights of an employee who complained about a supervisor's racial remarks.

Legacy lawsuits more about making green than being green?

Protecting our environment is an important topic for Louisianans. After all, what is a Sportsman's Paradise without the paradise? This is what makes the delays in the cleanup of Louisiana's "legacy" oilfield sites so disturbing.