U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled that BP is not eligible for millions of dollars in coverage for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and oil spill under oilrig owner Transocean's insurance policies.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled that the states of Louisiana and Alabama can seek punitive damages against BP and its partners in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Caldwell The State of Louisiana has complied with a federal judge's order to turn over documents relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will not face thousands of dollars in daily fines or dismissal of its claims.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan has ordered the state of Louisiana to turn over discovery documents requested by BP, or face daily fines and the possible dismissal of the state's claims against the oil company.
Ervin-Knott New Orleans attorney Nakisha Ervin-Knott will compete in a runoff against attorney Clare Jupiter for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division E bench, despite a recent ruling that Ervin-Knott's campaign violated the judicial code of conduct.
Durkee Florida attorneys David Durkee and Victor Diaz have convinced a Miami-Dade circuit court judge to allow them and their clients to pursue punitive damages against foreign Chinese drywall manufacturers.
Barbier BP has announced that Anadarko, one of its partners in the failed Macondo oil well that led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, has agreed to pay $4 billion into the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) to settle the claims between the two companies.
Ieyoub Former Louisiana Attorney General Richard Ieyoub has filed a federal class action suit against the social networking site Facebook on behalf of a woman who says the site improperly tracks users' web browsing.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has received an endorsement from the Alliance for Good Government, making it the fourth endorsement she's received in the past week.
Regina Bartholomew, a candidate for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division B bench, has earned endorsements from the Greater New Orleans Republicans and the Regular Democratic Organization, according to Bartholomew's campaign.