NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued an Order & Reasons in a case against a landscaping company.
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NEW ORLEANS – The United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana has partially granted and partially denied a Motion for Summary Judgment in a case of excessive force by law enforcement officers
NEW ORLEANS -- A Louisiana court has declined a Motion for Summary Judgment in a case that accuses the Ford Motor Co. of being complicit in exposing a former employee to asbestos.
NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has partially granted motions to dismiss an employment discrimination lawsuit against members of the Tangipahoa Parish School Board.
Court denies several motions regarding testimony in suit over MRI equipment at Metairie medical center
The court granted several motions for summary judgment and denied some in a case involving Philips Healthcare
NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit has dismissed an appeal involving a $60 million marine accident.
The company claims that Meritor failed to deliver according to the terms and standards agreed upon in the subcontract.
Jerry Wayne Kelly Jr. is accused of renting only to single, white, females, whom he sexually harasses.
NEW ORLEANS - A Parish of Jefferson resident has filed a complaint on behalf of a proposed class of residents, seeking more than $5 million in damages, over an alleged garbage smell caused by waste companies.
NEW ORLEANS – The lawsuit, filed by Golden Eagle Line Shipping, claims damages of more than a half-million dollars.
ALEXANDRIA – A former teacher has filed a lawsuit against the Caddo Parish School Board, claiming she was fired because of her disabled son and alleging a violation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
NEW ORLEANS — The owners of the Ruby Slipper Cafe in New Orleans have sued a former executive adviser claiming fraud and breach of contract.
A grassroots group has banded together to tackle the issue of gerrymandering in Louisiana.
Louisiana residents will be seeing an increase in car insurance rates this year. Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon has said that lawsuit abuse is a major cause of the high rates in the state, according to a column in The Advocate. The executive vice president of the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana agrees.
A New Orleans-based nonprofit organization has had a small victory over claims of discrimination filed by a former employee.
A dispute over air-quality designations has direct ties to economic prosperity in Louisiana, according to a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) administrator.
A gas and oil industry spokesperson claims that Louisiana's reputation and its legal climate have affected the growth of the industry, and legal reformers have said they are not surprised by the state's low ranking in a recent legal survey.
A second lawsuit has been filed against a former New Orleans police officer accused of molesting young boys.
WWL radio host Scoot discussed the use of advertising by injury lawyers on a recent afternoon radio show and whether lawsuits filed after car accidents result in higher insurance rates in Louisiana.
A lawsuit filed by two environmental groups over the extension of the red snapper season lacks factual evidence, one expert says.