Since the 1990s, reform-minded and politically conservative groups have been attempting to cut auto insurance rates and bring more accountability to the system as a whole. However, Louisiana's auto insurance premiums remain the second-highest in the nation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Amid numerous coastal erosion lawsuits filed by parishes against the oil and gas industry, state Rep. Stuart Bishop, chairman of the Louisiana House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment, recently wrote an article posted on DailyComet about the possible negative outcomes of such a lawsuit.