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Appeals case dismissed against immigration officers who oversaw contractor convicted of sexual assault

Lizzy Fitzsousa Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm

NEW ORLEANS – A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court decision disallowing the dismissal of a lawsuit against two immigration officers for civil rights violations after several detainees were sexually assaulted by a third party contractor.

Mass action lawsuit filed over alleged radioactive contamination in Harvey

Lizzy Fitzsousa Jun. 17, 2014, 10:15am

NEW ORLEANS – A mass action lawsuit involving alleged contamination of a Harvey neighborhood has been filed on behalf of hundreds of property owners.

Touro Infirmary sued over Hurricane Katrina patient death; Defendants deny negligence

Lizzy Fitzsousa Apr. 29, 2014, 11:06am

NEW ORLEANS – A local hospital is being sued over a patient’s death during Hurricane Katrina.