Gabriel Neves News

Chamber of Commerce hopes Cornerstone Chemical cyanide plant resolution can be reached

By Gabriel Neves | May 14, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – One week after having its permit for the expansion of a cyanide plant in Waggaman denied by the Jefferson Parish Council, Cornerstone Chemical is suing the parish.

Cornerstone Chemical sues Jefferson Parish over cyanide plant expansion dispute

By Gabriel Neves | May 13, 2019

WAGGAMAN – One week after having a proposal for expanding a cyanide plant rescinded, Cornerstone Chemical is suing Jefferson Parish.

Cornerstone Chemical had no recourse but to sue Jefferson Parish, LCA director says

By Gabriel Neves | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – After having the permit for its proposal for an expansion of a cyanide plant in Waggaman denied by the Jefferson Parish council, Cornerstone Chemical is suing the parish.

Court denies change of venue for Texas company accused of defaulting on $195,000 debt to BCS Fluids

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 29, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A Texas-based company that had hopes of changing the venue of a lawsuit filed by a Louisiana company has suffered a setback in court.

District court grants summary judgment to Dollar General in slip and fall case

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 16, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Retailer Dollar General, which was being sued by a customer after slipping and falling at one of its stores, has obtained a victory in court.

State appeals court upholds $659,000 award for former Grambling basketball player

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 16, 2019

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.

Appeals court reverses ruling against couple suing professional engineer over mold claim in their home

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 16, 2019

BATON ROUGE – A Livingstone Parish couple who suffered damages because of mold in its house, and who had its claims dismissed, has obtained a victory in court.

Court affirms exemption of peremption against Lafourche Paris Water District on pipeline construction

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 15, 2019

BATON ROUGE – The Lafourche Paris Water District, which was attempting to fight an exemption of peremption against a building company that has been building a pipeline, has suffered a loss in court.

Federal court grants summary judgment for insurer in swimming pool construction case

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple who sued a construction company and its insurer over alleged damages caused by a swimming pool installation has suffered a setback in court.

Court dismisses Ascension Parish man's appeal of injury case

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 9, 2019

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.

Court issues split verdict in employment allegations against LaShip

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 19, 2019

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.

Court denies two motions by paint manufacturer in unfair competition case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Paint designer Annie Sloan Interiors Ltd. (ASI), which sued the makers of its paints for unfair competition, has obtained a victory in court

Motion granted to dismiss breach of indemnity agreement regarding charter school renovation

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 8, 2019

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

Court affirms exception of prescription, reverses defendant's claims in ExPert Riser Solutions case

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 31, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- The makers of a crane, who presented a series of defects that caused an oil company to seek legal action, has obtained a victory in court.

Appeals court reverses decision to dismiss residents' suit blaming Toledo Bend Dam for increased flooding

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 30, 2019

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.

Court affirms summary judgment in case involving Livingston Parish man's power of attorney

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 30, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- A deceased Livingston Parish man's survivors who sued a woman elected as his power of attorney suffered a loss in the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Court upholds $1.3 million payment to Unisys Corp. from 3 state agencies

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 30, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- Information technology giant Unisys, after having its services to some Louisiana agencies terminated and appealing of the decision, had mixed results coming from court.

New Orleans-based attorney readmitted to practice of law after recovery from alcohol abuse

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 3, 2019

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.

Judge dismisses claims in suit alleging rights violations in attack at Hurricane Hole resort

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

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.

Court grants printing firm's motion to dismiss claim of family leave violation regarding job termination

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- A New Orleans woman who suffered verbal abuse while working at a printing company and lost her job after medical treatment, had a mixed result in court.

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