LAFAYETTE – Podcast Discover Lafayette recently featured mineral law scholar Patrick Ottinger, who talked about his work as a professor at LSU, as chair of the Louisiana Mineral Law Institute and his expertise in the field of oil and gas exploration.
BATON ROUGE – A former student-athlete who was awarded over $650,000 in damages after suffering injuries during a disciplinary run he suffered while a part of the Grambling State University basketball team had his award upheld in a state appeals court.
BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish man who sued a company for injuries and had a summary judgment granted against him recently had his latest appeal dismissed by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal.
NEW ORLEANS -- Six Louisiana people, who sued the company they worked for as a result of a series of labor law violations, have obtained mixed results in court, as two different motions were decided differently.
NEW ORLEANS -- An insurance company that first sued a steel company for breaching an indemnity agreement regarding the renovation of a New Orleans charter school, and was also being sued for breach of fiduciary duty, has obtained a victory in court
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's First Circuit Court of Appeal recently reinstated a lawsuit filed by several residents living along the Sabine River in Vernon and Beauregard parishes who claimed construction of the Toledo Bend Dam resulted in increased flooding to their homes.
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court recently allowed a disbarred New Orleans-based attorney to be readmitted to the practice law after recovering from alcohol abuse and refraining from billing clients for unperformed work.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a waste pickup worker's claims in a lawsuit alleging excessive force and violations of the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments regarding an attack at the Hurricane Hole resort.