Louisiana College President Joe Aguilard PINEVILLE – The president of a North Louisiana Baptist-affiliated college has vowed to defy provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would require the school to provide certain "emergency contraceptives" under their employee health plan.
Miller NEW ORLEANS – Deepwater Horizon oil rig owner Transocean claims workers hid behind the Fifth Amendment to avoid answering questions about their injuries.
Federal officials announced today that BP will pay $1 billion to fund various activities to help restore Gulf Coast habitats and wildlife.
Caldwell U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected pleas from the federal government and 15 states to separate their suits over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill from private civil suits.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted a U.S. Department of Justice motion ordering Transocean to submit all external audits and inspection reports from all Gulf vessels for discovery in the Gulf oil spill multi-district litigation (MDL).
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted a plaintiff motion for leave to amend a pre-trial order on the issue of subpoenaing government entities for environmental specimens.