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Lawsuit abuse, unemployment main topics at roundtable meeting in Gonzales

Melissa Busch Mar. 21, 2017, 10:36am

GONZALES — Attendees of the recent Ascension GOP Roundtable received up-to-date information on lawsuit abuse and how it is being handled on state and federal levels.

Sofia Vergara's frozen embryo case could make history

Melissa Busch Mar. 10, 2017, 7:31pm

NEW ORLEANS — Major legal precedent would be set if the former boyfriend of actress Sofia Vergara was granted custody of her frozen embryos.

Fishing guide claims he lost clients after being forced to leave coastal waters

Melissa Busch Feb. 26, 2017, 11:16pm

NEW ORLEANS — A longtime Grand Isle fishing guide is suing the sheriff of Lafourche Parish and others who forced him to leave tidal water during a guided paid fishing trip.

Anglo-Dutch Energy asks appeal court to rehear energy royalty lease case

Melissa Busch Jan. 29, 2017, 11:54am

LAKE CHARLES — Anglo-Dutch Energy LLC is requesting a Louisiana appeal court rehear a case that required the independent oil and gas company to pay royalties on the energy it produced from a leased well.

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court accused of mandating campaign contributions and cash from former employees

Melissa Busch Jan. 26, 2017, 7:12pm

BATON ROUGE — A former longtime East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office employee claims he and his colleagues were forced to hand over cash to pay for birthday and Christmas presents for their boss, Clerk of Court Doug Welborn.