BATON ROUGE – Though an attempt to introduce reforms to the way auto-insurance disputes are litigated in Louisiana recently failed in the state Senate, supporters who claim the measure will lower rates for motorists are suggesting they will try again.
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NEW ORLEANS – An appeals court has ruled in favor of an oyster harvester in his case against the owner of an oil drilling company.
As the era of legal e-filing came close to replacing the hand delivering of documents, one process-serving business knew it had to find the right partner.
California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.
The state of Louisiana recently indicated it wants to continue to fight in support of a law that bars exotic dancers younger than 21 from performing naked, a posting on nola.com said.
Lafayette Parish schools deny allegations that lottery process for admission to magnet academies is rigged
The Lafayette Parish School System is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that alleges administrators conspired to rig the school system's lottery process for admission to magnet academies.
NEW ORLEANS -- A company that provides broadcasts of sporting events to businesses is demanding $340,000 from a sports bar and an individual over the alleged illegal showing of a boxing match.
GRETNA – A frequent critic of the Jefferson Parish Council who was awarded $20,000 stemming from a federal lawsuit that he had filed nearly five years after being ejected from a public meeting, recently said he will continue to criticize the local government.
NEW ORLEANS -- A federal court has dismissed a claim of discrimination filed by a food service manager against her former employer, a parish juvenile detention center.
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's attorney general is unlikely to pursue legal action that led to the striking down of a decades-old "public intimidation" law, according to the the attorney representing the plaintiffs in two cases.
Louisiana continues to be a challenging state when it comes to solving problems with the judicial landscape, according to the the chief executive of a New Orleans-based free market think tank.
MONROE – An oil company recently asked a federal court to assume jurisdiction in a case centering on claims that land was contaminated by the activities the company and several other companies named as defendants.
NEW ORLEANS - A 30-year season ticket holder of the New Orleans Saints, who is disabled, claims he was discriminated against by the owners because they did not offer an unobstructed view of the field.
Crafting long-term strategic plan is key goal for newly installed president of Louisiana State Bar Association
Working to craft a new long-term strategic plan to keep the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) effective and viable in the coming years is one of the key goals of the organization's newly installed president, Barry H. Grodsky.
A federal judge has laid most of the blame for a long-delayed development of affordable units on New Orleans' housing agency in a June 8 ruling filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Security board head survives ouster attempt, but questions raised about occupational licensing in Louisiana
BATON ROUGE — While the head of the state body charged with overseeing Louisiana's private security business survived a move to oust him, the controversy has helped focus attention on the regulation of workers in the state.
LAFAYETTE - Two other lawsuits involving law enforcement officers shooting dogs allegedly without cause have been filed by the attorney for owners awarded $75,000 after an Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputy killed their dog.
BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana House bill that would set the time limit to sue an insurer for a "bad faith" denial of a claim at a standard 10 years has effectively died in committee.
Three casino employees cannot be sued for allegedly allowing an intoxicated customer to leave the premises in his car, only to later crash and cause the death of another motorist, a Louisiana appeals court has ruled.
COVINGTON – A five-year old legal suit against a Louisiana-headquartered distributor of pool products is over after the plaintiffs in the case decided to drop their appeal against a court decision in the company’s favor.