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Group calls evidence, motives into question over LaPlace chemical plant lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 17, 2018

A tort reform group disagrees with a federal judge's decision to allow a lawsuit brought by residents near the LaPlace chemical plant to move forward.

Writer makes case for need to reform 'judicial hellhole'

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

Following several reports on the poor legal climate in Louisiana, the need is increasing to seek out reform options for the flawed tort system that is costing the state $1.1 billion a year and 15,500 jobs.

Excessive litigation costs the state more than $1 billion annually, watchdog groups warn

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch and Louisiana Coalition for Common Sense have estimated that the cost of excessive litigation in the state tops $1 billion, with 15,500 jobs lost per year.

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