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Lawyer cleared of murdering wife sues Baton Rouge Police Department, People Magazine

John Myers May 28, 2017, 12:20pm

A Baton Rouge-based lawyer who has been cleared of involvement in his wife's murder is going forward with a series of lawsuits against the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), the local district attorney's office and People Magazine.

Louisiana lawmaker: Legacy oil lawsuits slow job growth

John Myers Apr. 30, 2017, 9:29am

MORGAN CITY — A Louisiana state representative attributes the state's slow job recovery to its backlog of legacy lawsuits against the oil industry.

Suit alleges Dillard University fails to protect female students from harassment, rape

John Myers Apr. 16, 2017, 2:10pm

NEW ORLEANS — A nationwide women's organization is suing Dillard University, alleging failure to protect female students from rape and sexual harassment.

Lawsuit dismissal allows Mystic Krewe of Nyx to toss T-shirts during Mardi Gras

John Myers Mar. 22, 2017, 7:40am

NEW ORLEANS — An intellectual-property lawsuit has failed to stop the Mystic Krewe of Nyx from celebrating Mardi Gras by throwing T-shirts during the parade.

Lafayette locals accuse VPPD of violating their constitutional rights

John Myers Mar. 15, 2017, 6:57pm

LAFAYETTE — Three Lafayette residents are accusing the Ville Platte Police Department of violating their constitutional rights — and their lawyer wants to see better treatment for all the area's citizens through a lawsuit.

Lawsuit alleges that I-12 expressway may have contributed to flood damage

John Myers Feb. 8, 2017, 2:29pm

LIVINGSTON — A storm of controversy is surrounding the role a Louisiana expressway median may have played in the damage caused by 2016 flooding,

Auto-body shop's claim against insurance industry hits skids

John Myers Dec. 28, 2016, 7:42pm

ORLANDO – A lawsuit alleging that insurance companies, including State Farm, are pressuring auto body and repair shops to use substandard parts hit the skids in the 11th Circuit Court.