SHREVEPORT – A state appeals court has granted a reduction of attorneys fees to baby product manufacturer Luv N'Care.
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NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge had dismissed a negligence lawsuit against a refinery after a worker there alleged the company was liable after he sustained a chemical burn.
NEW ORLEANS – A district court has ruled that homeowners whose homes were damaged by toxic drywall imported from China may recoup some of their financial losses.
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 a request from Annie Sloan Interiors to file an amended breach of contract complaint over its famous chalk paint.
A district court has denied Safepoint Insurance Company's request for dismissal in a bad faith insurance lawsuit filed against the Florida-based company.
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.
Age discrimination, disability act claims against University of Louisiana dismissed in wrongful termination suit
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.
Judge finds that the homeowner's can amend their claim against Bowles & Associates
Court denies Louisiana Machinery's request to dismiss seaman's suit regarding fire on ship near Trinidad
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.
A property manager has lost his bid to have a housing discrimination case dismissed in district court.
A district court has granted a motion for summary judgment filed by BP Exploration after a former employee claims he was injured during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A district court has granted a request to deny additional liability payments to a company that provides stevedoring services to cruise ships on the Port of New Orleans.
A district court has granted a motion to dismiss filed by the former Lafourche Parish government, and also granted two counter motions filed by a former parish administrator.
A district court has granted, in part, a motion to quash information in a lawsuit involving a law firm that represents multiple persons who are alleged to be involved in a motor vehicle accident scheme.
Former employees claim they were evicted from company housing when pregnancy was disclosed
Appeals court affirms ruling ordering ExxonMobil to pay residents for damages related to 1993 refinery fire
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's First Circuit Court of Appeal recently affirmed a trial court's ruling that ExxonMobil should pay out damages incurred to residents after a 1993 pipeline explosion at it's Baton Rouge facility.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed an employment discrimination case filed by a former worker against Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems in Slidell.
Court awards seaman more than $630,00 in damages for grinder accident aboard Marquette Transportation vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently awarded a former seaman more than $630,000 in a lawsuit claiming he was injured while working aboard a vessel owned by Marquette Transportation.