Jupiter New Orleans attorney Clare Jupiter has won a run-off election for the final seat on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court bench against another New Orleans attorney, Nakisha Ervin-Knott.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled that BP is not eligible for millions of dollars in coverage for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and oil spill under oilrig owner Transocean's insurance policies.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled that the states of Louisiana and Alabama can seek punitive damages against BP and its partners in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
St. Martin A Terrebonne Parish judge has awarded more than $11 million to a couple in an oil royalties lawsuit.
Caldwell The State of Louisiana has complied with a federal judge's order to turn over documents relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will not face thousands of dollars in daily fines or dismissal of its claims.
Feinberg Gulf Coast Claims Facility Administrator Kenneth Feinberg urged BP this week to pay more than 1,500 claims from subcontractors affected by last year's five-month-long drilling moratorium.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan has ordered the state of Louisiana to turn over discovery documents requested by BP, or face daily fines and the possible dismissal of the state's claims against the oil company.
Ervin-Knott New Orleans attorney Nakisha Ervin-Knott will compete in a runoff against attorney Clare Jupiter for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division E bench, despite a recent ruling that Ervin-Knott's campaign violated the judicial code of conduct.
Durkee Florida attorneys David Durkee and Victor Diaz have convinced a Miami-Dade circuit court judge to allow them and their clients to pursue punitive damages against foreign Chinese drywall manufacturers.
Barbier BP has announced that Anadarko, one of its partners in the failed Macondo oil well that led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, has agreed to pay $4 billion into the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) to settle the claims between the two companies.
A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana has ruled the Environmental Protection Agency maliciously prosecuted an oil refinery manager in the late 1990s.
Ieyoub Former Louisiana Attorney General Richard Ieyoub has filed a federal class action suit against the social networking site Facebook on behalf of a woman who says the site improperly tracks users' web browsing.
Landrieu Despite earlier plans to transfer the responsibility of traffic camera appeals to Traffic Court, the process will remain in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed New Orleans City Attorney Nannette Jolivette-Brown to the federal bench in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New Orleans.
Hazeur Orleans Parish Civil District Court nominees Ellen Hazeur and Kris Kiefer are leading other candidates in campaign spending, according to campaign finance reports.
Baldwin A New Orleans federal judge has stayed a liability lawsuit against actor Stephen Baldwin over oil spill cleanup technology the actor claims he was tricked into selling.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has received an endorsement from the Alliance for Good Government, making it the fourth endorsement she's received in the past week.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has added the AFL-CIO to a long list of endorsers and leads her opponent in a recent poll.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has earned endorsements from the Greater New Orleans Republicans and the Regular Democratic Organization, according to Bartholomew's campaign.
A group of Louisiana business are suing the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over proposed revisions to a federal program regarding immigrant workers.