NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld disciplinary sanctions against a Baton Rouge physician who was suspended and fined after he was charged with numerous medical violations.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently ruled that a report from a doctor cannot be presented regarding a dispute over patents involving a synthetic opioid compound.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a negligence claim against a oil company that was being sued by a former employee who was injured and lost several toes in an on-the-job accident in waters off Venezuela.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion by the City of New Orleans to dismiss a claim demanding that the city pay a more than $1.8 million judgment to a man who was struck and injured by a municipal police cruiser.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a lawsuit seeking $3 million filed a man who allegedly lost items following the seizure of a truck he was renting from Penske.
NEW ORLEANS – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated an injunction that barred the state from enforcing a law prohibiting exotic dancers younger than 21 from performing naked in venues that serve alcohol.
NEW ORLEANS – A University of New Orleans student who was working as an extra for the TV series "NCIS: New Orleans" recently filed a federal suit against CBS and the production company for the series after a police confrontation during the filming of a staged robbery.
NEW ORLEANS — An eminent domain case involving the St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District is sent back to the Louisiana Supreme Court for review. The courts must now determine: Was the property value fair?
NEW ORLEANS — An appeal filed by the family of a woman who died in 2010 after receiving care has been dismissed by a Louisiana appeals court. Family of Elaine Kirt did not file appeal for new trial in timely manner, according to the ruling.
SHREVEPORT — A University Health Shreveport nurse is suing the hospital after she claims she was ostracized for notifying human resources of alleged sexual harassment by her supervisor that included alleged sexual comments and inappropriate touching.