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Louisiana Supreme Court supports prorating defense costs

Quinten Plummer Oct. 6, 2016, 9:23pm

NEW ORLEANS — Despite language contained in an insurance policy, the Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a novel approach for prorating defense costs between a commercial insurer and the insured.

New Orleans barber brutalized, arrested in case of racial profiling and mistaken identity

Quinten Plummer Oct. 6, 2016, 5:55pm

NEW ORLEANS -- An African American barber alleges he was unconstitutionally removed from his vehicle and beaten by state police in a case of mistaken identity, according to a lawsuit he filed in district court.

Louisiana, New Orleans target travel sites over allegations of not paying taxes

Quinten Plummer Oct. 6, 2016, 5:55pm

NEW ORLEANS – Accused of skirting state and local taxes, several online travel agencies have attracted the wrong kind of attention from prosecutors who are representing the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans in an effort to recoup millions allegedly owed in back taxes.

Rapper Lil Wayne makes latest non-payment suit by legal team disappear

Quinten Plummer Sep. 18, 2016, 11:34pm

MIAMI – Another law firm has reportedly dropped a lawsuit against Lil Wayne, after taking the New Orleans rapper to court for allegedly refusing to pay legal fees.

Plaintiff fires back against New Orleans' motion to dismiss lawsuit over Jackson monument removal

Quinten Plummer Sep. 9, 2016, 4:32pm

The judge hasn't yet made a decision on the city's motion to dismiss. The plaintiff says he sees that as a sign of his lawsuit's validity.

Benson family feud over sports teams will move to the courtroom

Quinten Plummer Sep. 2, 2016, 4:47pm

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has set a Feb. 8, 2017, trial date to reach a decision in Tom Benson’s lawsuit seeking to remove shares of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans from a trust entrusted to his estranged heirs.