Louisiana's 5th Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed a judgment by a trial court that sustained Ochsner Clinic Foundation's exception of prescription in a medical malpractice case.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals News
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s ruling in a negligence lawsuit stemming from an accident in which a longshoreman stepped through a hole in a decommissioned oil platform and plunged 50 feet to his death.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a former employee’s disability claims are in fact time-barred.
NEW ORLEANS – BP Exploration & Production Inc. has lost its appeal against Murphy Oil USA to recover $58.4 million in an award settlement as part of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill lawsuit.
A lawyer selected by President Trump to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has received the backing of the Judicial Crisis Network.
Two creditors that attached the same pig iron owned by America Metals Trading LLP (AMT) will have to continue seeking a resolution after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a district court ruling that dissolved one creditor’s attachment.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a police chief did not unlawfully hold a citizen who alleged false imprisonment.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has ruled to reverse a district court’s judgment preventing Industrial Maritime Carriers’ in rem action toward an ocean carrier and otherwise affirm the judgment.
The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court's judgment awarding damages to survivors of a deadly barge accident in Bayou Sorrel.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a split decision for more than 80 Louisiana commercial crawfishermen who claimed dredging activities initiated by oil and gas companies in the Atchafalaya Basin caused damage to their fisheries.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a finding in favor of a bankruptcy trustee in a dispute over $1,756.04 in garnished wages.
NEW ORLEANS — A woman's slip-and-fall case against Wal-Mart has been given new life at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
NEW ORLEANS — The case over whether the state of Mississippi should be required to remove the Confederate battle-flag symbol from its state flag was heard by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month.
NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court has ruled that Confederate statues in New Orleans will come down, allowing city officials to remove these historic symbols as prominent fixtures in the city.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of a Southern University math professor's Title VII retaliation claim against her employer and supervisor.
Appeals court finds in favor of construction company over Golden Nugget Lake Charles in lien dispute
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has found in favor of a construction company over Golden Nugget Lake Charles in a $18.7 million lien dispute.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s ruling in an insurance dispute that allowed changes to be made to a contract so that an injured offshore worker could get a $2.5 million settlement.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that maritime law applies in the case of an injured offshore natural-gas well worker on a fixed production platform.
NEW ORLEANS — The conviction and three-year sentence of an accountant found guilty of theft, money laundering and unlawful payment structuring while working as a contractor for the New Orleans Traffic Court will stand, a court has ruled.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a finding from federal court in New Orleans that refused to hear a boat lift operator's claim for damages involving the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.