BATON ROUGE — A man who requested the records regarding a code enforcement case pertaining to his house has been denied attorneys' fees or damages by Louisiana’s First Circuit Court of Appeal, even though he partially prevailed in the lower court.
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Christopher Verdin Jr., whose arrest in May by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office was recorded in a video that went viral, has filed suit against the department and three officers.
NEW ORLEANS--The criminal court clerk's office for New Orleans lost the latest battle with the city over an alleged $2.4 million in back-owed funding, after a state appeals court upheld a lower court ruling denying relief and a new trial.
NEW ORLEANS — The family of Judge Clare Jupiter, of the Orleans Parish Civil District Court, confirmed last week that she is ill and in the hospital, although they did not give specifics of her illness.
NEW ORLEANS —A number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against pharmaceutical companies in recent years, alleging they created a public nuisance in the form of widespread opioid addiction, much like cigarette makers have been blamed for cancer caused by tobacco use.
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana was once again ranked as a "judicial hellhole" by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF), this year coming in at No. 8 on its national rankings based on what the organization says are "unbalanced courts" and "excessive litigation."
A high-rise office worker's appeal of her slip-and-fall case against the owners and operators of the Galleria in Metarie was rebuffed by Louisiana's Fifth Circuit appellate court.
ExxonMobil and Hess Oil do not have to pay royalties on an oil lease signed decades ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided.
Louisiana’s legal system ranks 50th — the worst in the nation — according to a new survey from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.
Despite a ruling in a lawsuit involving the NAACP and the governor that the method of electing judges in the 32nd Judicial District is discriminatory, both sides are arguing how voting in the 32nd Judicial District should be handled
A lawsuit filed by Capital One seeking damages from a credit-card holder over an open account has been resolved in the 24th Judicial District Court.
A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against the District Attorney of Orleans Parish and others alleges that prosecutors unlawfully arrest, imprison and coerce crime victims and witnesses.
A woman who sued Dollar Tree after claiming she was mugged in its parking lot in 2014 will see her case remanded after a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the lower court's ruling.
Reginald Adams, unjustly imprisoned for 34 years, has settled his federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of New Orleans and Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office for an undisclosed sum.
A woman who was injured in 2013 when her father’s Remington rifle misfired won $500,000 in a recent ruling by Judge Ivan Lemelle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Lil Wayne, a New Orleans-based rapper, is being sued by a Hollywood bouncer who claims Lil Wayne made a racist remark during a scuffle.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, HMO Louisiana file seven new suits in alleged price-fixing conspiracy
&&&Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana recently filed seven additional lawsuits to recover money lost after drug companies allegedly conspired to fix the cost of generic drugs.
A woman and her husband recently sued Luke Irwin, a Slidell police officer, for $3.2 million for allegedly forcing her into a non-consensual sexual relationship with him.
BATON ROUGE — A new bill in the House would pave the way for Louisiana citizens to obtain a marriage license without a birth certificate, a move applauded by a Vietnamese-American man recently denied the right to marry.
BATON ROUGE — A recent lawsuit filed by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry claims that Governor John Bel Edwards improperly withheld almost 4 million dollars the AG needs to run his office, the Department of Justice.