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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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 sues after shelves allegedly fall on her at Dollar General

Pius A. Obioha

Woman claims loss of use of arm after falling at work

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

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

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

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.

Former shipping company employee claims lack of safety equipment led to brain injury

James M. Williams

Construction company and city sued in slip and fall incident

AJ Rebennack

City of New Orleans sued over rejected library project bid

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

Texas family sues New Orleans hospitals after husband's paralysis

Steve C. Thompson

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

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.

New Orleans woman sues Tulane University after tripping and falling at law school

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Bywater supermarket sued after man trips over crates

Pius A. Obioha

Driver of NAPA Auto Parts vehicle accused of repeatedly running over man

C. Arlen Braud II