Blog Posts in November, 2013

Tips for Safer Holiday Travels

"Black Wednesday" and the other travel days that surround Thanksgiving can mean roads that are fraught with dangerously intoxicated or distracted drivers. That being said, following one ...
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Hospital Sues Driver Who Ran Over Woman

A general hospital in Jefferson County is suing a driver for workers' compensation, a driver who allegedly ran over an on-duty hospital employee. According to the lawsuit, last year the female ...
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Man Sued for Crashing into Police Cruiser

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is suing a man and his insurer, seeking to recover the full value of a police cruiser that was damaged in an accident. According to the suit, last year this ...
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Minor Sues Club for Allegedly Selling Him Alcohol Before He Crashed

In Gretna, a minor under the age of 21 is suing the club that allegedly served him alcoholic beverages before he got into a car accident. According to the suit, the minor failed to maintain control of ...
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Thirty-One Defendants Named in Asbestos Lawsuit

A man filed a lawsuit in New Orleans after he was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. He is suing thirty-one different companies for alleged asbestos exposure, which he blames for his condition. He ...
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Family Sues Company for Tragic Elevator Accident

Last month, two employees were doing repair work on a man-lift. As they went down on the lift, it malfunctioned and the two fell to the bottom of the grain elevator shaft. One worker's arm was cut ...
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Property Owner Sued for Ceiling Collapse

In New Orleans, a woman filed a lawsuit against the property owner of her apartment, alleging that negligence led to a portion of the ceiling falling on her while she was in her kitchen, causing her ...
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Children's Hospital Physician Sued for Botched Surgery

A Children's Hospital doctor is being sued for medical malpractice after performing a surgery on a minor child, where parts of the medical device were said to have been left inside the patient. ...
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