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Deepwater Horizon settlement attorney fees remain unpaid

Angela Underwood Oct. 19, 2017, 5:21pm

Though the waters are clear from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the matter of a $6.4 million unpaid attorney bill remains murky.

Louisiana lawyers seek payment in Plaquemines Parish's Deepwater Horizon settlement

Angela Underwood Oct. 1, 2017, 8:00am

After securing a settlement on behalf of Plaquemines Parish in a case involving damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a group of attorneys is seeking to get paid themselves.

Photographer settles with Trump Organization in copyright-infringement case

Angela Underwood Sep. 22, 2017, 8:00am

A New Orleans-area photographer who filed a copyright infringement suit against the Trump Organization over a photograph she took has settled the matter, according to court documents.

NFIB state director says legal climate in Louisiana is bad for business

Angela Underwood Sep. 15, 2017, 12:03pm

It's official: Louisiana has the worst legal climate in the country.

Appeals court dismisses false imprisonment accusations against Sorrento police chief

Angela Underwood Sep. 15, 2017, 8:00am

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a police chief did not unlawfully hold a citizen who alleged false imprisonment.

Federal court tosses Sofia Vergara pre-embroyo lawsuit, cites lack of jurisdiction

Angela Underwood Sep. 2, 2017, 8:00am

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted actress Sofia Vergara's motion to dismiss the complaint filed by her ex-fiancé over the custody of two frozen pre-embryos.

Pacific Legal Foundation argues on behalf of Louisiana businesses

Angela Underwood Apr. 19, 2017, 8:48am

Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), the oldest public-interest legal organization of its kind, continues to make a marked difference in defending Americans' Fifth Amendment rights.

Appeals court approves ads pulled from campaign

Angela Underwood Apr. 8, 2017, 6:34pm

NEW ORLEANS — Civil district-court candidate Suzy Montero has the right to run campaign ads against her contender for a seat on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court bench, according to the Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.