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There will be no winners in Plaquemines Parish litigation, LLAW director warns

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2019

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.

'Political tricks and maneuvers' derailed insurance reform measure, Pelican Institute exec says

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 19, 2019

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.

Pelican Institute calls Louisiana 'one of the worst judicial hellholes,' seeks tort reform

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 10, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

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.

Grow Louisiana Coalition solicits candidates' positions on oil and gas industry issues

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

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.

LMOGA are encouraged by gubernatorial candidates speaking out against coastal erosion lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

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.

Pelican Institute is encouraged by potential impact of HB 372

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 1, 2019

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.

Free enterprise advocates say Louisianans are paying attention to auto insurance tort reform

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 1, 2019

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.

LMOGA remains committed to advocating for collaboration, not litigation

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 1, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

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.

Woman claims she was injured during a slip and fall in Winn Dixie

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing Winn Dixie, alleging that she slipped and fell due to the store's negligence.

Patient claims physical therapist worsened his ankle's condition

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

GRETNA – A man is suing a physical therapy clinic, alleging the treatment it prescribed worsened his situation.

Company suing tenant for over $6,200 for alleged failure to pay rent

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

GRETNA – A company is suing a tenant that allegedly failed to pay their rent.

Woman claims she fell in parking lot of River Oaks Hospital

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing a hospital, alleging she tripped and fell on uneven concrete.

Woman claims she was injured in a slip and fall at Walmart

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing Walmart after she was allegedly injured in a slip and fall.

Woman claims she was injured when automatic doors at Lowe's closed on her

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

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

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

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.

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