A trucking company cannot be pursued directly for negligent involvement in a crash when it is already accused as the employer of the driver of allegedly causing the collision, a federal court has ruled.
A lawsuit against former world champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather, was dismissed by a federal judge in Louisiana following a finding that the plaintiff failed to properly serve summons against the sportsman and his company.
An elderly retired doctor and his wife are suing an airline, some of its employees, a sheriff and his deputies, saying he was illegally arrested and subjected to excessive force after being removed from an airplane at New Orleans International Airport.
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.