Shanice Harris News

Court excludes expert witness testimony for plaintiff in lawsuit against God Way's Trucking

By Shanice Harris | May 15, 2019

The United States District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana is not allowing God Way’s Trucking company’s witness testimony to be presented in their court case against Kierra Thomas, according to an order made on April 17.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office denied motion for summary judgment in ex-cop's age discrimination suit

By Shanice Harris | May 2, 2019

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Department’s motion for summary judgment was denied in court on April 17. The Plaintiff, Mark Richard, originally filed the lawsuit against the department in 2013 after he alleged he experienced ageism.

Dispute between law firms over fee-sharing agreement transferred to New Jersey court

By Shanice Harris | Jul 28, 2017

A judge has granted a transfer motion filed by law firm Stull, Stull & Brody in a lawsuit against it filed by the Whitehead Law Firm and Goforth, Lewis & Sanford.

Former Ville Platte cop settles out of court after harassment allegation

By Shanice Harris | Apr 5, 2017

VILLE PLATTE — A Ville Platte police officer reached a $100,000 settlement of a lawsuit after two women accused the officer of threatening them with arrest and violence if they did not expose their breasts to him.

Woman sues parish prison for the death of her son in police custody

By Shanice Harris | Mar 26, 2017

BATON ROUGE — The East Baton Rouge Parish prison system is offering about $27,000 to the family of a 25-year-old man who died in police custody two days after being booked.

Shreveport Caddo Parish Metropolitan Planning Commission alleged to have not responded to lawyer's records request

By Shanice Harris | Mar 13, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A lawsuit was filed by John E. Settle Jr. against Shreveport Caddo Parish Metropolitan Planning Commission and its Executive Director Mark Sweeney in Caddo Parish Court in January.

Defamation lawsuit against bloggers writing about Deepwater Horizon dismissed

By Shanice Harris | Mar 12, 2017

BOSTON — A lawsuit filed against bloggers Cherri Foytlin and Karen Savage for their 2013 story on the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster has been dismissed.

New Louisiana Laws are requiring budget cuts, raising fees

By Shanice Harris | Jan 10, 2017

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana has instated new laws for 2017 that will affect taxpayers and citizens.

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