GRETNA — A Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently dismissed an appeal because it “lacked jurisdiction to consider the merits of the appeal,” and remanded a case to the trial court for further proceedings, additionally denying the motion by defendant Capital One N.A., et al, to strike plaintiffs' brief and its motion to dismiss the appeal as moot.
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NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court on Oct. 3 alleges the failure of the components of a 2006 Ford Expedition, namely the failure of the side air bag, caused the death of a Tangipahoa Parish man in December 2017.
NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court against Administrators of the Tulane Education Fund by a former employee alleges violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
A transgender woman accuses an Outback Steakhouse restaurant in Metairie of violating her civil rights.
A Baton Rouge company faces a lawsuit over a contract dispute.
ALEXANDRIA – American Honda Motor Co. Inc. (AHM) recently filed notice to remove a products liability lawsuit from the 9th Judicial District Court for Rapides Parish to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation (LDOT) wants a federal judge to hear a lawsuit involving the death of a truck driver hit by a train.
A hotel developer accuses a construction company of breach of contract.
NEW ORLEANS— A motion to remand was recently denied by the Eastern District of Louisiana’s U.S. District Court in an asbestos litigation and survival suit filed by plaintiff Judith Punch Rivera on behalf her deceased mother.
Sureway Supermaket escapes lead paint allegations in lawsuit
A steakhouse and more than a dozen employees reached a settlement in a dispute over wages.
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted motions for summary judgment filed by Darana Hybrid Inc. and W&H Systems Inc. in a workplace injury case.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a third-party defendant’s motion to dismiss due to lack of jurisdiction in a 2016 personal injury case in which a disposable cigarette lighter exploded and caused third degree burns to plaintiff Dorothy Hebert.
An employee of a medical records company can pursue her sexual harassment claim, but only through arbitration, a federal judge ruled.
A federal court granted in part and denied in part a motion for leave to file a supplemental and amended complaint in a lawsuit involving a February 2017 shooting that killed Kala Bienemy, a New Orleans mother of five.
Polk Construction Corporation and its surety will not have to pay damages to Industrial Mechanical Contractors Inc. (IMC) for delays in the building of Henry Mayfield Elementary School, an appeals court ruled.
NEW ORLEANS – A waste management company named as a defendant in a class action lawsuit over odors coming from a Jefferson Parish landfill recently filed notice to move the case to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
A sugar distributor accuses a sugar buyer of fraud in a Malaysian sugar deal gone bad.
BATON ROUGE — A federal appeals court reversed a denial of summary judgment Aug. 16 in a case involving a patient at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System (ELMHS) and rendered judgment in favor of the patient’s doctors.
NEW ORLEANS — For Judy Perry Martinez, president-elect of the American Bar Association (ABA), the fact that her term will fall within the centennial celebration of the adoption of 19th Amendment to the Constitution holds special meaning.