A Louisiana judge granted a plaintiff motion to compel in a Fair Labor Standards Act case that was conditionally certified as a collective action case against a former employer. The former employees are seeking that business contracts to be entered into the trial.
A motion to stay pending appeal filed in a case against Dow Chemical Company was partially granted by a Louisiana a District Court Judge on October 23 in which the plaintiffs seek to stay their obligation to conduct “a burdensomely expensive claims process.”
A U.S. district judge ruled against a plaintiff who claimed to have suffered injuries pursuant to the Jones Act and general maritime law due to the alleged negligence of his former employer, Offshore Marine Contractors, Inc. (OMC).
BATON ROUGE - With the Oct. 12 election day fast approaching, Louisiana gubernatorial challenger and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Alto) says Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared “war” on the state’s oil and gas industry, but that war will end the day he is elected governor.