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Homeless men accuse judges and sheriff of violating U.S. Constitution

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 8:44am

Two Louisiana men filed suit against six judges of the Louisiana 26th Judicial District Court and the sheriff of Bossier Parish, alleging that their due process and equal protection rights were violated.

Louisiana residents file suit against water company

John Severance Apr. 2, 2017, 3:53pm

DONALDSONVILLE — Many Donaldsonville residents are not happy about the quality of water and have filed a class action suit against Peoples Water Service.

Louisiana's lawsuit against State Farm, filed by former attorney general, lies dormant

John Severance Apr. 2, 2017, 8:01am

BATON ROUGE — Nothing has happened for more than a year, but Louisiana’s lawsuit against insurance carrier State Farm is still alive.

Doctors file suit over hospital acquisition in Louisiana

John Severance Mar. 24, 2017, 10:05pm

NEW IBERIA — A group of plaintiffs including more than 10 South Dakota doctors has filed a lawsuit over proposed investment in a Louisiana hospital.

Six Louisiana universities benefit from insurance suit

John Severance Mar. 15, 2017, 6:55pm

NEW ORLEANS — Because of a dissolution of a failed health-maintenance organization, six Louisiana universities will each receive $460,000, according to a news release from state Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon.

Lawyer: 'Document, document, document' natural disaster damage for insurance claims

John Severance Nov. 23, 2016, 8:45pm

BATON ROUGE – Attorney J.R. Whaley knows a few things about natural disasters. After all, the people of Louisiana have been through their fair share of them since 2004.

Houma case highlights why hiring a lawyer is a good idea

John Severance Aug. 7, 2016, 10:35pm

BATON ROUGE – A Houma, Louisiana case is bringing back an old argument as to whether defendants should represent themselves in court cases.