NEW ORLEANS — A state appeals court has declined to order payment of legal costs for a man whose New Orleans attorney appealed a judgment of more than $500,000 in a legal malpractice judgment over a botched bankruptcy case.
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal News
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the owner of a downtown New Orleans property an appeal, reversing and remanding a lower court's decision regarding a contract dispute between it and a construction company after a wall collapsed on the project.
NEW ORLEANS — Plaquemines Parish lawsuit against its former public works director on allegations he approved invoices in favor of companies owned by his father and uncle remains dismissed following a recent appeals court ruling.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently returned a couples' property trespass lawsuit against a Bellechase property management company and Plaquemines Parish to the 25th Judicial District Court for Plaquemines Parish.
NEW ORLEANS – A lawsuit filed by Jefferson Parish turbine equipment and parts distributor Alfred Conhagen Inc. of Louisiana against two out-of-state companies is on its way back to a New Orleans court after a state appeals court recently reversed a number of motions in the case.
Appeals court says New Orleans Civic Commission has the power to order promotion of 15 city firefighters
NEW ORLEANS – It now is up to the New Orleans Civil Service Commission to do what it said last spring it was powerless to do, order 15 city firefighters previously passed over for promotion receive the rank of captain.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that a restaurateur who claimed his landlord entered his premises and took items without his permission has no case against the landlord.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld disciplinary sanctions against a Baton Rouge physician who was suspended and fined after he was charged with numerous medical violations.
NEW ORLEANS -- A former Louisiana State University researcher was granted a writ and had a motion for summary judgment allowed.
NEW ORLEANS -- The decendant of a Belle Chasse construction company has obtained a reverse judgment in a workers compensation case.
NEW ORLEANS -- A criminal court clerk had his appeal converted into a supervisory writ in a funding case.
NEW ORLEANS — An eminent domain case involving the St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District is sent back to the Louisiana Supreme Court for review. The courts must now determine: Was the property value fair?
NEW ORLEANS — An appeal filed by the family of a woman who died in 2010 after receiving care has been dismissed by a Louisiana appeals court. Family of Elaine Kirt did not file appeal for new trial in timely manner, according to the ruling.
An appeal from a group of men who were beaten and robbed while staying at an Orleans Parish hotel has been dismissed by a Louisiana court.
On Sept. 7, Louisiana’s Fourth District Court of Appeals affirmed the district court order granting summary judgment to the insurance company for St. Bernard’s Parish government, noting that the insurance policy clearly stated it did not cover defamation and negligence claims.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit of Louisiana reversed a lower court’s ruling March 21 that denied an insurance company its exceptions of res judicata and no cause of action.
A lawsuit filed by man who claimed his injuries stemmed from a July 8, 2015, accident at a New Orleans intersection was recently dismissed by Louisiana's 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.
The Louisiana Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed a trial court’s decision and ruled in favor of a construction company in a dispute with the Orleans Parish School Board over payment for services.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that a local hospital cannot relitigate claims that have been dismissed in federal court in its suit against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal on April 6 denied the state Department of Economic Development’s appeal to change court venues in its lawsuit with a film company.