Takesha Thomas News

Judge clears way for injured rail worker's suit against NOPB to proceed

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently cleared the way for a jury to hear a civil case filed by a switchman for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad who was injured while moving railcars.

Judge dismisses several claims in company's suit alleging payroll scheme by two employees

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently agreed to toss out several claims by a Cut Off company that is suing two former employees in an alleged payroll scheme.

Food hall cannot open new eateries under 'St. Roch Market' name until trial, judge rules

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 15, 2018

A federal judge blocked a New Orleans food hall from using the St. Roch Market name for other restaurants around the United States.

Former Annie Sloan Chalk Paints distributor loses appeal

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

Jolie Designs & Decor claims it was in the right to sell products outside the U.S.

New Orleans bar loses bid to dismiss suit alleging it illegally broadcast Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans bar recently was denied a motion to dismiss a civil case that claimed the bar allegedly held an illegal viewing party of the 2015 pay-per-view boxing match of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

Louisiana taxi drivers claim Uber unfairly competes

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 18, 2018

Mega ride share service Uber will face a group of Louisiana taxi drivers in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, a federal judge ruled July 12.

Louisiana watchdog group says more claims will follow Johnson & Johnson talc powder case

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 17, 2018

In the wake of the recent $4.69 billion court ruling against Johnson & Johnson over dozens of women claiming to have developed ovarian cancer after years of using the company's talcum powder products, a Louisiana watchdog group says similar cases will likely arise in the future.

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