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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.