NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion by Ochsner Health System to dismiss an employee's claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) that he was not paid for his overtime work as an organ procurement coordinator.
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A Louisiana prison inmate took his accusations of being falsely arrested and brutally beaten to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, hoping to include two more deputies in his lawsuit submitted May 3, according to his filing.
On Oct. 25, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted in part and denied in part Gulf Restoration Network’s motion to strike the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s answer as non-responsive.
A case between an insurance company and a couple of its trucking clientele was approved to be transferred to a different court from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Oct. 22.
On October 25, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied in part and granted in part a Tulane University organization and one of its medical researcher’s motions for partial summary judgement for counterclaims against them in a case involving a patent for a synthetic opioid compound.
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.
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.