Carrie Bradon News

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch supports judge's dismissal of Denka lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Judge Martin Feldman has dismissed a lawsuit petitioning for class-action status, claiming that the allegations were unclear and therefore not worthy of being advanced.

Pelican Institute on their plan for regulatory reform in Louisiana

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

On April 30, the Pelican Institute published a paper suggesting solutions for Louisiana to rid itself of its classification of a “legal swampland,” through a plan for regulatory reform as well as legal reform.

LFEI on approval of auto insurance bill and their hopes for lower rates

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

The Louisiana House of Representatives recently approved a bill which many business interest groups hope will bring lower auto insurance rates to the Pelican State.

Environmental group seeking to complicate oil transport in controversial pipeline, LMOGA responds

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

In early 2019, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline was the subject of a great deal of controversy as an energy company sought to attain use of private land in order to complete a 163-mile-long pipeline which would bring oil from Texas to Vacherie; now, opponents of the pipeline are seeking to put a hold on the pipeline’s operations.

New auto insurance bill earns praise from LLAW

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

The Louisiana House of Representatives recently approved a bill aimed at lowering auto insurance rates, in the state known for some of the highest rates in the nation.

LFEI urges collaboration versus litigation on coastal erosion

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

The City of New Orleans has joined six other parishes alleging that energy companies are to blame for the state's coastal erosion. According to The Advocate, a lawsuit was filed in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Legal watchdog's Venable foresees no winners - other than trial lawyers - in coastal erosion litigation

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

“It is disappointing that city leaders have decided to engage the City of New Orleans in the fray of coastal lawsuits targeting Louisiana’s job-creating energy industry,” Lana Venable, executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch, said.

Grow Louisiana Coalition lists concerns with coastal lawsuits against energy companies

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

Louisiana is familiar with lawsuits – including those condemning the operations of oil and gas companies – and now the City of New Orleans has joined forces with six parishes that are alleging energy companies are to blame for coastal land loss in the state.

Woman seeks damages from City of Kenner after chair collapses on her at convention center

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing the City of Kenner, alleging that she was caused to fall when a metal chair she was sitting on at a municipal event broke under her.

Woman claims she tripped over a clothing rack in a Dillard's store

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing a department store, alleging she was caused to trip over a clothing rack and injure her wrists.

Grow Louisiana advocates for collaboration among science and industry

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

New Orleans Parish is one of many Louisiana parishes that have recently filed suit against the oil and gas companies, alleging that the industry’s operations are to blame for coastal erosion.

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch questions motives, impact surrounding oil and gas lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

New Orleans Parish and six other parishes throughout the state have filed a lawsuit against Louisiana's oil and gas companies, alleging that their operations are causing coastal erosion.

Pelican Institute cautions Louisianans about environmental litigation

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

New Orleans Parish is one of numerous parishes in the state filing lawsuits against the oil and gas companies, alleging that the energy industry’s operations are the leading cause of Louisiana's environmental issues such as coastal erosion.

Blaming energy industry for coastal erosion solves nothing, says LLAW

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

New Orleans Parish is one of many in the state that has filed a lawsuit against the oil and gas companies, alleging that their operations have been the main contributors to several environmental issues, including the coastal erosion.

Lawsuit alleges The Pilates Loft studio is responsible for member's injuries

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

GRETNA – A man is suing a pilates training center, alleging he was injured while using one of the establishment's workout machines.

LMOGA president speaks out as New Orleans joins coastal lawsuits against energy companies

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

Following the seemingly countless threats against the oil and gas industry of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans has joined with six other parishes filing lawsuits against energy companies, listing allegations of coastal land loss.

Mother claims her child suffered electrocution when plugging in an Apple iPhone

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing Apple, alleging her minor child was shocked when plugging an iPhone in.

Woman sues ASI Federal Credit Union, alleging she was caused to trip and fall over a curb

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing a credit union, alleging she was caused to trip and fall over a curb.

Shopper claims she was caused to slip and fall in a Budget Saver store

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing Budget Saver, alleging she was caused to slip and fall in a store.

Fired Audubon Communities employee claims he was terminated for reporting mold in the workplace

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

GRETNA – A man is suing his former employer, alleging a mold situation in his former workplace was not remedied and he was terminated unfairly.

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