‘Loud noise’ preceded fatal chopper crash

February 6, 2009 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A voice recorder captured a "loud noise" in the cockpit of a helicopter shortly before it plunged into a Louisiana swamp last month, killing eight people, federal... Read More

Helicopter maker Sikorsky sued by family of Alabama pilot who dies in crash

February 5, 2009 - The family of an Alabama pilot who crashed and died in Louisiana last month has sued the helicopter maker in Montgomery federal court. Read More

Construction worker’s widow sues over Louisiana bridge accident

December 15, 2008 - The widow of a construction foreman who died in October after he and nine other workers fell from the bridge they were building filed a lawsuit against the state of Louisiana and two... Read More

Lawsuit filed in Twin Span Bridge collapse case

December 12, 2008 - Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., has been retained by the family of a deceased bridge worker who was killed in a bridge collapse on October 30, 2008 on I-10 in... Read More

Lawsuit filed in fatal Interstate 10 Twin Spans construction accident

December 12, 2008 - The family of a construction worker who died after a girder on the new twin spans fell into Lake Pontchartrain filed a lawsuit Friday against the company that manufactured the concrete... Read More

Lawsuit filed in fatal accident during construction of new Twin Spans bridges

December 12, 2008 - A lawsuit filed Friday alleges serious flaws in the construction of a girder that fell from the new twin spans being built across Lake Pontchartrain, killing one worker and plunging nine... Read More

Ivey Memo: How much is your life worth

November 12, 2008 - So how much do you think your life is worth? $100M? $20M? $420? According to a the Read More

Investigation into fatal bridge collapse continues

November 8, 2008 - More than a week after tons of concrete and 10 men went crashing down into Lake Pontchartrain's chilly waters, leaving one construction worker dead, officials have no clear idea how a... Read More

Man who died in Twin Spans accident identified

October 31, 2008 - The St. Tammany Coroner's office has identified the man who died yesterday after a construction accident on the new Twin Spans bridge. Read More

Worker killed, 3 injured in bridge collapse

October 30, 2008 - A construction worker was killed and three others were injured when a portion of the new Twin Span Bridge over Lake Pontchartrain collapsed Thursday. Read More

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