NEW ORLEANS – Silbo Industries Inc. will be required to submit documents requested in a multi-party lawsuit by CGP Manufacturing Inc., according to an order entered Dec. 4 by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted permission for State Bank and Trust Co. to sell three vessels secured by allegedly defaulted mortgage notes.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed claims that Hammond police officers violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested after being shot by officers in 2016.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Mississippi upheld a jury verdict that absolved Total Transportation of Mississippi LLC and its employee, Will Gates, for blame in an accident in which Gates struck a pedestrian who wandered onto the highway, according to an Oct. 25 opinion.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied a request by Texas Brine Co. to have its suit against the American Arbitration Association (AAA) regarding a sinkhole cost allocation dispute sent back to state court.
LAKE CHARLES – The Louisiana Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion May that upheld an order from the 14th Judicial District Court in Calcasieu Parish that decided procedural issues and ordered dismissal of a consolidated tax case involving taxpayer and Lake Charles electric generating company Nelson Industrial Steam Co. (NISCO) and the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied a motion to appeal an attorneys’ fees allocation dispute order that arose as part of a Chinese-manufactured drywall products liability litigation, according to an order filed May 7.
A federal judge has denied Andarko Petroleum Corp.’s motion for summary judgment against co-defendant Dolphin Services LLC in a lawsuit brought by an oil platform worker who claims he was injured while working aboard the Constitution Spar.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a lower court's ruling sending a non-compete and non-solicitation violation dispute between The Shaw Group/Aptim Corp. and a former Shaw Group employee to arbitration.
The Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court order dismissing a lawsuit filed by a man injured in an automobile accident, with the appeals court agreeing the defendant’s behavior “places his credibility at issue,” according to a Jan. 23 opinion.
An audit report published Dec. 12 by the Jefferson Parish Office of the Inspector General (JPOIG) revealed that the Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) paid legal bills that did not detail the services provided.
Louisiana Sen. John Milkovich recently filed a lawsuit in the 19th Judicial Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, challenging the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s decision to keep John White as superintendent.
BATON ROUGE – New American Economy (NAE) has released a Map the Impact report, which highlights the economic, voting and other impacts immigrants have on their respective states, cities, congressional districts and industries and uses that data as a basis for its call for immigration reform efforts across the country.
NEW ORLEANS – Allegations of prescription-cost overcharging by pharmacy benefit managers and health-insurance companies have spawned at least 10 new lawsuits
since early October, according to www.bna.com.