BATON ROUGE – The state senator who introduced a bill that could cost the losing bidder suing the city over the former World Trade Center development millions of dollars said in an interview he is holding out hope for the legislation.
NEW ORLEANS – A Florida developer who for months has dodged deposition in the lawsuit challenging the city of New Orleans' development of the former World Trade Center now is under a judge's order to be deposed within a month.
BATON ROUGE – The decision by Louisiana's new attorney general to drop perjury charges against a former state official likely is more about cleaning house than slamming a predecessor, two Loyola University law professors said in separate interviews.
BATON ROUGE – A Louisiana lawsuit abuse watchdog group has thrown its support behind a struggling state House bill that would provide transparency in asbestos litigation, similar to a measure signed into law earlier this month in Utah.
SHREVEPORT – Richard "Ricky" John, candidate for the 4th U.S. Congressional District seat, says he will continue to represent local Veterans Affairs (VA) whistleblower Shae Wilkes through his campaign.
BATON ROUGE – The attorney fees paid out of the $20 billion settlement with BP over the Deepwater Horizon spill is "absurd," the executive director of a lawsuit abuse watchdog group recently told the Louisiana Record.
NEW ORLEANS – The 26 New Orleans cabbies and 10 UberX drivers in a lawsuit filed in New Orleans Civil District Court Judge have several months of proceedings ahead before trial but the UberX drivers will remain on the road.
NEW ORLEANS — Deepwater Horizon Trustees have announced an $8.8 billion settlement with BP, part of the $20 billion proposal reached earlier this week and the largest settlement paid by a single entity in federal law enforcement history.
NEW ORLEANS – Two Canal Street Investors, suing over its losing bid to develop New Orleans' World Trade Center, claims the mayor's office is attempting an end run around the judiciary by backing a new state Senate bill that could cost the developer millions.
SHREVEPORT – Shreveport attorney and businessman Richard "Ricky" John says he has his mind on veterans and their families as he makes his first bid for public office, the 4th U.S. Congressional District seat.
BATON ROUGE – The Mother’s Day 2013 beating of a St. Francisville man outside a north Baton Rouge gas station is unfortunate, but not the fault of gas companies that provide fuel to the gas station, a Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) spokesman said in a recent interview.
NEW ORLEANS – In its latest lawsuit over losing its bid to develop the World Trade Center, Two Canal Street Investors criticize the real estate consultants who advised the city leaders, despite praising the development in one of three emails approximately a year ago.
NEW ORLEANS – Former Ascension Parish Justice of the Peace Leroy Laiche Jr. has only days remaining to ask the Louisiana Supreme Court to reconsider its decision last week to remove him for misconduct.
NEW ORLEANS – The trial date is set for a lawsuit that challenges New Orleans' lease to a Four Seasons developer of the vacant World Trade Center tower but that developer is moving ahead with work on the project, a spokesman said.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's American Civil Liberties Union has thrown its weight behind the state's Supreme Court Chief Justice's dire warnings about the present crisis of underfunded public defenders that has left thousands of litigants on waiting lists.
NEW ORLEANS – Postcards with the return address of the nonprofit "NOLA Taxicab Legal Fund," whose directors include plaintiffs in a lawsuit against 10 UberX drivers, are being mailed to other New Orleans-area UberX drivers claiming they "may be the subject of a lawsuit."