Elizabeth Young News

Hammond developers who sought to develop former bombing range lose appeal in legal malpractice lawsuit

By Elizabeth Young | May 24, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A Tangipahoa Parish property development group lost an appeal in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning a legal malpractice lawsuit against a New Orleans-based law firm.

Man's sexual harassment suit against Louisiana hair salon dimissed for being "frivolous"

By Elizabeth Young | May 23, 2013

NEW ORLEANS –  The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's awards of summary judgement and of costs and fees on behalf of a hair salon in a sexual harassment suit brought by a former employee.

Fifth Circuit says plaintiffs' claims barred in suit linking Katrina to global warming

By Elizabeth Young | May 22, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has issued its final ruling in a global warming suit that for numerous years has sought to connect Hurricane Katrina to global warming.

NRA loses concealed carry appeal in 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

By Elizabeth Young | May 21, 2013

NEW ORLEANS –  The National Rifle Association and three individuals lost an appeal in a case centering on the right of 18-20-year-olds to procure a concealed handgun license.

Woman sues Chase Bank after tripping and falling

By Elizabeth Young | May 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing Chase Bank after falling in front of one of its local banks.

Suit claiming Hurricane Katrina related to global warming goes before Appeals Court

By Elizabeth Young | May 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is set to issue its second opinion in a drawn out climate change case that pits landowners against energy companies.

Contractor sues Morris Kirschman & Co. for non-payment

By Elizabeth Young | May 3, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – An owner of a local rental property complex is being sued for alleged non-payment following a contractor’s completion of work on two Banks Street apartments.

Woman claims loss of use of arm after falling at work

By Elizabeth Young | May 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Plaintiff Jessica Rosales is suing LA Pointe 2 LLC and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.

Drug manufacturers win pre-emption appeal

By Elizabeth Young | May 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a case brought by a Louisiana couple against the makers of the heartburn drug Reglan

Teacher who sued Avoyelles Parish school district for age discrimination loses appeal

By Elizabeth Young | Apr 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A teacher has lost her appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a case where she claimed age discrimination.

Post-Katrina levee case against Corps of Engineers dismissed on appeal

By Elizabeth Young | Apr 29, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District has reversed the ruling of a lower court in a case that pits landowners against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

City of New Orleans sued over rejected library project bid

By Elizabeth Young | Apr 25, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish company is suing the City of New Orleans after its bid for the contract was rejected.

New Orleans Assessor sued by property owner and VA over steep property tax increase

By Elizabeth Young | Apr 24, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans property group, the Department of Veterans Affairs and an outpatient clinic are suing the City of New Orleans claiming that their property taxes increased without notice.

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