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Reform groups have long been cautioning against the woes that are high insurance rates in the state of Louisiana, which is one of the top ten judicial hellholes in the nation.
Rising auto insurance premiums have long been a concern in Louisiana, but fortunately there is some relief coming — slight though it may be — to drivers in the state.
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Reports of FBI probe involving Supreme Court justice brings call for transparency from Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's highest court should consider new rules in light of alleged bias shown by a current justice in a now decades-old custody case that was the subject of an FBI probe, a tort reform advocate said during a recent interview.
No guarantee awards from coastal lawsuits would be used to protect the coast, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch says
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans is seeking to sue several energy companies claiming their operations have damaged the state’s coastline, but numerous groups in the state believe this course of action is not only futile but also dangerous to the health of the state.
With auto insurance rates among the highest in the country, the Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch organization expressed frustration that a reform proposal stalled during the recent legislative session.
The state of Louisiana has been battling record-high insurance costs for years, costing both individuals and larger entities dearly; it is not for lack of trying, however, that these insurance costs refuse to come down.
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As the state of Louisiana faces a number of lawsuits involving local parishes and the energy industry, a potentially pivotal decision has sent one of the cases back to state court.
Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch executive director says gubernatorial candidates must address tort reform
As Louisiana’s oil and gas industry deals with a number lawsuits condemning its operations, candidates for governor are seizing every opportunity they have to share their opinions on the condition of business in the state and what changes they want to bring.
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Amid numerous coastal erosion lawsuits filed by parishes against the oil and gas industry, state Rep. Stuart Bishop, chairman of the Louisiana House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment, recently wrote an article posted on DailyComet about the possible negative outcomes of such a lawsuit.
Legislation intended to help lower Louisiana's notoriously high auto-insurance rates was rejected by a state Senate committee in a 4-1 vote on May 14.