Caldwell BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has joined attorneys general and agency heads from eight other states in asking General Motors to continue in a National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program.
Pfleeger A deckhand is accusing his employer of failing to provide appropriate supervision after he fell down 12 stairs.
Kelly An oil platform worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit against his employer for failing to take proper safety precautions.
Pivach A Plaquemines Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against a truck driver and the truck driver's employer seeking damages for pre-impact fright and mental anguish after the tractor-trailer rear-ended his vehicle.
Gordon A seaman has filed a lawsuit against his employer after an impact with another barge caused a refrigerator to fall on him.
Shorty A man who sits on the corners of Metairie Road and Interstate 10 and Washington Avenue and Interstate 10 in New Orleans is suing the New Orleans Police Department for falsely arresting him 18 times in the past five years.
Steele A deckhand has filed a lawsuit against his employer after the vessel he was working aboard collided with a barge, causing him to be thrown overboard.
Feinberg U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said he will likely render a ruling on a plaintiff motion to monitor ex parte communications between BP and oil spill claims administrator Ken Feinberg this week.
Justice Department attorney Michael Underhill said that a forensic report on the failed blowout preventor (BOP) which led to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent Gulf of Mexico oil spill should be finished in March.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier clarified a pre-trial order meant to coordinate state and federal government counsel during a status conference for the BP multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
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.
A Lafayette woman is suing the Lucky Dollar Casino and Madison Auto Truck Plaza in New Orleans after she fell from a chair, according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Blackhawk Protection Services is suing the owners of the Warwick Hotel in New Orleans for allegedly failing to pay for more than $60,000 in services, according to petition filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Barbier Three attorneys working for the plaintiff in a suit over the rights to the term "Who Dat" have withdrawn as counsel of record, according to filings in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Feinberg Speaking before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on Jan. 27, oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg announced that payments for final and interim claims would begin around Feb. 18.
Friend A Louisiana chemical company has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of a transformer after it ruptured and started a fire.
Sunseri An oil rig worker has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $950,000 after he slipped in anti-freeze and was injured.
A University of New Orleans adjunct assistant professor has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit aafter he was not rehired due to budget cuts.
Haycraft Attorneys for BP have filed a motion in opposition to a recent plaintiff filing asking that U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier supervise communications between defendants and the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) in the Gulf oil spill litigation.
Frischhertz Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Herbert Cade denied a defense motion of exception for prescription in a suit filed against Entergy over a blown transformer that allegedly damaged a nearby Laundromat.