Top News

Court reverses decision in dispute over $40,000 in unpaid materials for renovation project

The Louisiana Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court’s judgement against a contractor by an unpaid material supplier.

Judge approves attorneys’ fees, expenses, award in junk fax case against McGowen Enterprises

A federal judge has granted an unopposed motion to approve attorneys’ fees, expenses and a service award in a junk fax class-action lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company accused of violating telephone harassment statutes.

Eastern District of Louisiana judge denies motions in case involving school construction projects

A federal judge has denied motions brought by two companies involved in a yearslong dispute over two school construction projects.

Court affirms decision denying media request to unseal records in case involving a judge

Louisiana’s Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed a court’s decision to deny a weekly newspaper’s request to unseal court records in a case involving a judge.

Family reaches settlement in fatal shooting of handcuffed Louisiana man

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against a Louisiana sheriff over the shooting death of a man who was handcuffed.

Louisiana solicitor general testifies in suit against EPA rule

Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill appeared in federal court to present oral arguments in a case against the Environmental Protection Agency’s Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule.

Federal appeals court sends asbestos case back to state level

A lawsuit against a private shipyard company accused of exposing a former employee’s daughter to asbestos which allegedly caused her to die of cancer has been sent back to state court.

Louisiana Supreme Court reverses ruling in case against affordable housing developer

NEW ORLEANS –The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision regarding Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams’ fair market value assessments of an affordable housing development.

Court upholds dismissal of malpractice claim against Louisiana dermatology lab

LAKE CHARLES – A Louisiana appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a malpractice claim against a dermatology lab accused of missing a patient’s cancer diagnosis.