A construction subcontractor was only partially victorious in its breach of contract lawsuit against a related business in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on October 25.
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After a mentally impaired patient was fatally beaten, the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal for the First Circuit determined on Oct. 25 that the man who allegedly assaulted him should legally be dismissed from the personal injury lawsuit.
On Oct. 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth District affirmed a lower court’s testimony that barred an expert witness’s testimony from an accidental death involving a bow and arrow.
Judge Barry W. Ashe of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted a man’s motion to remand a toxic tort case on Oct. 17.
On Oct. 15, the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana granted a class action’s motion to remand the case back to state court but denied the class’ request for attorney’s fees and legal costs associated with a previous removal.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled on October 5 that the Compliance Director of the Orleans Parish Prison isn’t protected under quasi-judicial immunity amid a lawsuit concerning the alleged illegal use of a temporary prison facility.
On August 15, the Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit in the State of Louisiana reversed and remanded a trust and estate case between family members.
NEW ORLEANS-- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed Aug. 24 in part, reversed and rendered in part the Louisiana State Museum’s board members’ appeal after a lower court awarded a man monetary damages and attorney fees in a discrimination case.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit of Louisiana reversed a lower court’s ruling March 21 that denied an insurance company its exceptions of res judicata and no cause of action.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal for Louisiana affirmed a trial court’s decision Aug. 29 that granted a Louisiana hospital an exception of prescription and dismissed a claim of negligence from a deceased patient’s family.
On Aug. 22, The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit settled a dispute between two political organizations that argued over trademark of similar logos.
Student sues Loyola University New Orleans after his suspension regarding sexual assault allegations
NEW ORLEANS – A former Loyola University New Orleans student recently filed a federal suit against the college after he was suspended by the school following accusations of sexual assault involving another student and alleged violations of the school's code of conduct policy.
On May 8, two women who were denied and revoked passports couldn’t prove to an appeals court they were entitled to certain relief.
Appeals court backs dismissal of firefighter groups' accounting malpractice suit because it was filed prematurely
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a malpractice suit against accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP brought by the Firefighters’ Retirement System, Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Louisiana and the New Orleans Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund.
NEW ORLEANS – President Donald Trump recently nominated New Orleans attorney Peter Strasser as his choice for U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS - A dispute over an indemnity clause included in a master subcontractors agreement (MSA) resulted in Bisso Marine LLC filing a lawsuit against Dawn Services, Syndicat 457 at Lloyd's and ABC Excess Insurer, according to the complaint filed June 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
If Cajun Services Unlimited LLC gets its way, its lawsuit filed against Benton Energy Service Company will end in the defendant being found in violation of trademark laws. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on June 14.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana woman claims a minor accident led to a broad conspiracy against her, including attempts to poison her and the implanting of a pain-causing device in her body.
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans Saints season-ticket holder filed a lawsuit June 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana that accuses the board that operates Mercedes-Benz Superdome of discriminating against him and infringing on his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.