Louisiana Attorney General News

The Curious Buddy System Of Louisiana AG Caldwell

By Melissa Landry | May 20, 2013

Melissa Landry, executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch

Internet business sued by state AG for allegedly not fulfilling orders

By Catherine Melancon | Oct 8, 2012

James D. "Buddy" Caldwell, Louisiana Attorney General BATON ROUGE – The state attorney general has sued a Jefferson Parish-based online retailer after complaints that the owner was fraudulently running an infant and young girls' dress store.

Eight settle La. AG's drug-pricing charges for $38 million

By John O'Brien | Jul 26, 2012

Caldwell BATON ROUGE - Eight drug makers have settled fraud charges brought by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell for a combined $38 million.

Is Louisiana Attorney General's Use of Contingency Fee Lawyers Legal?

By Melissa Landry | Jul 11, 2012

Landry The motivation of any outside legal counsel working on behalf of the state must be in line with the attorney general's sworn duty to protect and serve the people. The taxpayers and citizens of Louisiana deserve nothing less.

Report: Drug maker suing La. AG over outside counsel hiring

By Jessica Karmasek | Jun 1, 2012

Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell over his hiring of private attorneys in a case against the company.

Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and parish government sued by law firm

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 6, 2012

Nungesser A New Orleans-based law firm is suing a parish president for providing legal services that allegedly went unpaid.

Caldwell appointed to plaintiff steering committee

By Steve Korris | Jan 20, 2012

Caldwell NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana attorney general Buddy Caldwell, exiled from Deepwater Horizon litigation just last month, returns in triumph.

Strange moves to intervene in Barbier's rejection of claims

By Steve Korris | Jan 16, 2012

Strange NEW ORLEANS – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, who displaced Louisiana attorney general Buddy Caldwell as Louisiana's lawyer in Deepwater Horizon litigation, aims to take charge of an appeal that Louisiana parishes filed.

Louisiana complies with discovery order in oil spill MDL

By Alejandro de los Rios | Nov 10, 2011

Caldwell The State of Louisiana has complied with a federal judge's order to turn over documents relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will not face thousands of dollars in daily fines or dismissal of its claims.

Facebook improperly tracks web browsing, class action claims

By Alejandro de los Rios | Oct 12, 2011

Ieyoub Former Louisiana Attorney General Richard Ieyoub has filed a federal class action suit against the social networking site Facebook on behalf of a woman who says the site improperly tracks users' web browsing.

State judge allows Florida Chinese drywall claimants to opt out

By Alejandro de los Rios | Sep 12, 2011

A Broward County District Judge has issued an order allowing Florida residents with claims in the multidistrict litigation surrounding Chinese drywall to opt out of a $53 million settlement and pursue claims in state court.

Plaintiffs opting out of settlement in Chinese drywall MDL

By Alejandro de los Rios | Jul 18, 2011

Herman Attorneys for a group of Florida plaintiffs involved in Chinese drywall litigation have announced their clients are opting out of a recently proposed $54.5 million settlement and will seek damages individually.

Judge gives preliminary approval of settlement in Chinese Drywall litigation

By Alejandro de los Rios | Jul 15, 2011

Herman U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon has given preliminary approval to a $55 million settlement between plaintiffs and a Florida-based Chinese drywall supplier.

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