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pothole damage

Is the city liable for pothole damage to vehicles?

Pothole Damage

Rear-ended by a car when you are stopped for a traffic light? Then that driver is most likely liable for damage to your vehicle and for any injuries you suffer. But what if your vehicle is damaged (or you are injured) because of a pothole in the road?

Poor road conditions, including potholes, can be the cause of serious car damage or even injuries for the driver. But, whether a person can sue for the resulting damage or injuries is a complicated question.

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brutality suit

L. Clayton Burgess settles brutality suit for $400K

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office paid $400,000 to settle a federal lawsuit for the 2014 alleged beating of an inmate, according to a settlement agreement obtained by KATC Investigates.

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inmate attacked

Inmate attacked by dog, and deputy

It was Dec. 6, 2012, and Marcus Robicheaux, like the other inmates at the Iberia Parish Jail, was standing with his hands on his head and his nose pressed against the wall of the recreation yard as correctional officers ran a contraband sweep.

Suddenly, one deputy pulled Robicheaux from the wall and threw him to the ground. The deputy’s dog then attacked Robicheaux, biting his legs, arms and torso, and the deputy joined in, stomping and kicking the prone inmate. The whole three-minute incident was captured on video from the jail’s surveillance cameras.

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death of scott man

Two lawsuits filed in death Scott man

Minjarez lost consciousness during arrest

BY LANIE LEE COOK
LCOOK@THEADVOCATE.COM

March 05, 2015

The mother and grandmother of two children of a Scott man who died a year ago after losing consciousness during an arrest have filed separate wrongful-death lawsuits in federal court in Lafayette on behalf of the minors.

Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney

TWO FORMER LAFAYETTE DEPUTIES CHARGED IN INMATE’S BEATING

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