NEW ORLEANS – On June 17 in a 4-3 split vote, the Louisiana Supreme Court denied the review of the appellate verdict concerning Helis Oil and Gas and St. Tammany Parish, allowing the gas company to continue with plans to drill a well in the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Although hardly anyone would argue against men and women earning equal pay, a new bill by state Sen. JP Morrell (D-Dist. 3) met opposition by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and other state senators earlier this year.
Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti and the associates of Kahn Swick and Foti LLC await the results of the search for a lead plaintiff in a recently filed class-action lawsuit against Teekay Corporation, an international shipping, marine energy transportation, storage and production company.
BATON ROUGE - The owner of Universal Care LLC, which had offices in Bastrop and Monroe, along with three employees recently pled guilty to charges related to allegations that they committed Medicaid fraud, but a lawyer for three of the women said any crime they committed was simply sloppy administrative work.
ST. MARTINVILLE – More than a year after the death of Madison Welch in a car accident on Interstate 10, the victim’s mother, Jennifer Young, is suing the company behind the television reality show Duck Dynasty, as well as the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.