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Calcasieu Parish district attorney sees Palermo case as completed

By Nicholas Gueguen | Sep 9, 2017

As Calcasieu Parish District Attorney John DeRosier views it, the strife among Joseph Palermo Jr., DeRosier's office and the state of Louisiana is over.

Deaf man seeks justice against Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections

By Nicholas Gueguen | Aug 4, 2017

A deaf man from Shreveport is seeking damages from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections and its secretary.

Claimants with unpaid claims from BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to take cases to court

By Nicholas Gueguen | Jun 10, 2017

A federal judge recently decided to allow claimants with unpaid claims stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the six-month federal drilling stoppage after the spill to take their cases to court.

Louisiana cosmetology board, inspectors, Vietnamese-American salon owners reach settlement in inspection bias suit

By Nicholas Gueguen | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, two salon inspectors affiliated with the Board, and the Vietnamese-American salon owners who brought suit against them have come to a settlement, the Associated Press reported March 9.

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog to monitor state Taxotere litigation after lawsuit filings surge in Louisiana

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 26, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — A recent, sudden surge in Taxotere lawsuit filings in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has caught Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch's attention.

Law professor believes Anseman is not eligible to run for appellate-judge seat

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 24, 2017

LAKE CHARLES — Vanessa Anseman is vying to become the next judge on Louisiana's 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, fueled by a recent ruling from that appellate court that she is eligible to run for the seat.

Group 'disappointed' as Baton Rouge judge upholds 1976 law that prohibits felons on parole and probation from voting

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 22, 2017

BATON ROUGE — After 19th District Judge Tim Kelley decided on March 13 to keep in place a 1976 law that prohibits felons on parole and probation from voting, Voice Of The Experienced (VOTE) Executive Director Bruce Reilly voiced that the organization is “disappointed in the law.”

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog group applauds recent House bill

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 19, 2017

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) has responded well to seeing the United States House of Representatives pass the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017, which went through the House as House of Representatives as Bill 985 (HR 985).

John Curtis Christian sues LHSAA to try to get wins, 2013 state football title back

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 17, 2017

RIVER RIDGE — John Curtis Christian High School recently filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to try to get 20 wins and the 2013 state title back to its football program.

Guaranty Broadcasting sues Walton and Johnson for switching stations without proper notice

By Nicholas Gueguen | Feb 1, 2017

EAST BATON ROUGE -- A local broadcasting company has sued two long-time syndicated radio hosts for what it calls a breach of contract on the part of the duo.

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