As the state of Louisiana faces a number of lawsuits involving local parishes and the energy industry, a potentially pivotal decision has sent one of the cases back to state court.
Carrie Bradon News
NEW ORLEANS – Failure to pass legislation that would have reformed auto insurance rates in Louisiana - which are among the highest in the country - is frustrating to a policy organization that had advocated for reform.
Numerous policy and pro-business groups in Louisiana have been working hard to raise awareness about the reasons behind high insurance rates in the state; Pelican Institute for Public Policy is hopeful that meaningful reform will come sooner rather than later.
Energy companies will help preserve coast if not driven out by lawsuits, Grow Louisiana Coalition says
A United States District Judge has decided to send a local parish's lawsuit against multiple oil and gas companies back to state court from federal court in a case that may have far-reaching implications in Louisiana's ongoing coastal-erosion litigation against the state's energy industry.
Pelican Institute says governor's office is just one area where Louisiana needs leadership and vision
The gas and oil industry is one of the biggest job providers in Louisiana, bringing thousands of jobs to residents; however, the lawsuits the industry is facing from various state parishes and cities has become a topic that gubernatorial candidates are using as a powerful talking point.
With many companies within Louisiana’s oil and gas industry facing lawsuits condemning their operations, hopefuls for the position of governor are taking every opportunity they can to voice their opinions on the condition of business in the state.
For Louisiana, the gas and oil industry is one of the state's biggest, providing thousands of jobs to residents. But as lawsuits have stacked up against the industry, candidates for the position of governor are making their stance clear when it comes to this job provider.
Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch executive director says gubernatorial candidates must address tort reform
As Louisiana’s oil and gas industry deals with a number lawsuits condemning its operations, candidates for governor are seizing every opportunity they have to share their opinions on the condition of business in the state and what changes they want to bring.
In a push to bring much-needed reform to Louisiana, state Rep. Kirk Talbot is sponsoring House Bill 372, which will change how courts handle car accident cases in an effort to subsequently lower auto insurance rates.
In a push to bring much-needed insurance reform to Louisiana, state Rep. Kirk Talbot is sponsoring House Bill 372, which would bring numerous changes to how courts handle car accident cases and presumably lower auto insurance rates.
In the midst of the coastal lawsuits that have been filed against the oil and gas industry, groups that support these industries are beginning to speak out against what they believe to be unfair targeting of a single industry.
Pelican Institute official says litigation attack on oil and gas industry inevitably hurts working families
Following a series of coastal lawsuits that have been filed against the oil and gas industry, a sizable number of individuals and business interest groups have begun to speak out against what they believe to be unfair blame being placed on a single industry, when the situation is much more complicated.
GRETNA – A woman is suing Winn Dixie, alleging that she slipped and fell due to the store's negligence.
GRETNA – A man is suing a physical therapy clinic, alleging the treatment it prescribed worsened his situation.
GRETNA – A company is suing a tenant that allegedly failed to pay their rent.
GRETNA – A woman is suing a hospital, alleging she tripped and fell on uneven concrete.
GRETNA – A woman is suing Walmart after she was allegedly injured in a slip and fall.
GRETNA – A woman is suing Lowe's, alleging she was injured when automatic doors closed on her.
Loyola professor says limits on non-disclosure agreements might reduce number of sexual harassment settlements
BATON ROUGE – A recently passed bill giving sexual harassment victims more freedom to talk about their experiences might be a deterrent to settling cases out of court, according to a Loyola University law professor.
Watchdog group says it's time for municipal groups to move past trend of suing oil and gas companies
In the wake of a series of coastal lawsuits that have been filed against the oil and gas industry, individuals and business interest groups are speaking out against what they believe to be unfair blame being placed on a single industry.