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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in Louisiana.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing Chase Bank after falling in front of one of its local banks.
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.
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.
Pius A. Obioha
NEW ORLEANS – Plaintiff Jessica Rosales is suing LA Pointe 2 LLC and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
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
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.
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.
James M. Williams
NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish company is suing the City of New Orleans after its bid for the contract was rejected.
Steve C. Thompson
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.
C. Arlen Braud II