NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted judgment for Monsanto in a case involving alleged discrimination against an employee who weighed over 450 pounds.
NEW ORLEANS – A district court has granted a general contractor's request to lift a stay order, allowing the company to file additional material to support its argument over alleged defaults during a renovation project.
NEW ORLEANS – A district court has granted, in part, a group of citizens' request to have deposition fees charged by a certified public accountant to be paid by the City of Gretna in a case involving alleged disproportionate arrests of African-Americans in the municipality.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion filed by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System to dismiss claims of violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act by a former employee in her wrongful termination lawsuit.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a longshoreman's negligence suit claiming he was injured by mooring cables while unloading cargo on a barge.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied a Reserve, Louisiana-based construction and heavy machinery supplier's request to dismiss a seaman's negligence case against it regarding a fire on a ship off the coast of Trinidad.