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Brothers' dispute over Idaho business is sent back to Louisiana state court

By Scott Holland | May 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has weighed in on a dispute between two Louisiana brothers who own an Idaho real estate business.

Judge denies Jung Hotel's motion to amend lawsuit against insurance companies

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge pushed back on a company’s attempt to further intervene in a lawsuit regarding insurance coverage.

Federal judge rules Louisiana isn't proper venue for royalties lawsuit filed by The Dixie Cups heir

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge agreed to dismiss a royalties lawsuit involving the estate of a deceased singer.

Judge dismisses excessive force suit against Houma City marshals

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has dismissed the Houma City Marshal’s Office from a lawsuit involving courthouse confrontations and allegations of excessive force.

Federal judge partially dismisses lawsuit dating back to 2002 property transfer

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has dismissed the majority of a lawsuit involving a disputed property transfer.

Plaintiff lacks evidence to bring faulty airbag claim against Toyota Motor Corp. to trial

By Scott Holland | Apr 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has ruled Toyota does not have to face a lawsuit regarding an allegedly faulty airbag in a 2009 Corolla.

Federal judge rules medical school is allowed to exercise academic judgment in dismissing students for poor performance

By Scott Holland | Apr 5, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has rejected part of a medical student’s attempt to be reinstated to her academic pursuit of becoming a doctor.

Appeals court confirms falsifying medical history negates workers' compensation claim

By Scott Holland | Apr 4, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A state appeals panel has affirmed dismissal of a workers’ compensation claim forfeited due to false statements.

Dispute over ownership of Gaspar Cusachs art collection is sent back to district court

By Scott Holland | Apr 4, 2019

The Gaspar Cusachs Collection was on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art for more than a century.

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