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1st Circuit delivers mixed ruling in women's case alleging false arrest

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal delivered a mixed ruling April 13 in a suit filed by two women who say they were unjustly arrested.

OWC ruling on worker's claim against Dover Construction upheld in part

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal on April 11 upheld in part a default judgment issued by the Office of Workers' Compensation in favor of a man who said he sustained severe injuries while working on a roofing project for Dover Construction USA.

Claim of participant injured in Mardi Gras parade denied by Louisiana Court of Appeal

BATON ROUGE –The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal on April 13 upheld a ruling of the 16th Judicial Court in granting summary judgment in favor of Acme Truck Line Inc.

State appeals court dismisses untimely appeal filed by Bosley’s Driving School

The First Circuit Court of Appeal on April 13 dismissed an appeal filed by O’Neal Bosley and Bosley’s Driving School in response to a lawsuit Bosley filed in an attempt to prevent the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections from permanently revoking the company's licenses to teach driver’s education.

Louisiana appeals court affirms ruling in case over sheet pile damage

BATON ROUGE — An appeal over an award of damages to a construction company was rejected by Judge Toni M. Higginbotham, who wrote that Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal found "no error in the trial court's judgment in dismissing this claim with prejudice.”

Louisiana Senate approves bill to protect sexual assault victims from slander lawsuits

&&& The Louisiana Senate passed a bill on March 20 to postpone any slander lawsuits filed against people who allegedly have been victims of sexual assault. If the House approves it, courts will be required to postpone any slander lawsuits filed against alleged sexual assault victims.