NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld a trial court’s ruling against a woman who fought for the right to receive settlement payments for damage to oyster leases caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal News
In a ruling made on March 21, the state Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit reversed the trial court’s decision and dismissed a lawsuit brought by St. Charles Surgical Hospital, LLC and Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, LLC.
In a ruling issued on March 21, the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s ruling to dismiss a suit involving a woman who claimed she was injured in a car accident.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a judgment by the Orleans Parish Civil District Court against Brenda Gaines in a personal injury case arising from an automobile accident.
Louisiana’s Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed a court’s decision to deny a weekly newspaper’s request to unseal court records in a case involving a judge.
NEW ORLEANS — On March 7, the Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal found a trial court erred in granting a partial summary judgment of $104,000 in favor of Ramon V. Jarrell after a business deal went sour between him and Jessie L. Conerly.
A Louisiana appeals court has denied an appeal by the Plaquemines Parish Department of Civil Service, the Plaquemines Parish Civil Service Commission and Civil Service Director Ellen Barrois in a case over the closure of a government office.
NEW ORLEANS--The criminal court clerk's office for New Orleans lost the latest battle with the city over an alleged $2.4 million in back-owed funding, after a state appeals court upheld a lower court ruling denying relief and a new trial.
The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court's monetary award of $262,600 for the half-completed construction of an oil and gas vehicle in John Begnaud Electric Motors Inc. (JBEM) vs. Alternative Well Intervention, LLC (AWI).
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling in an eviction case in which a tenant was allegedly obliged to pay part of its profits to the landlord but failed to live up to the rental contract.
Homeowners in the Eastover subdivision in New Orleans lost an appeal at the Louisiana Fourth District Circuit Court of Appeal, which found a state statute that facilitated the collection of association dues to be constitutional.
The state's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an Orleans Parish court decision to award nearly $1 million in damages to the children of a painter who died when part of a segmented concrete wall collapsed on him.
NEW ORLEANS — In a tight race between a pair of Orleans Parish Civil District judges for an open seat on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal, Paula Brown edged out her friend, Tiffany Chase.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court's summary judgment finding in a racial discrimination case involving a levee work project in Algiers and remanded it for further proceedings.
NEW ORLEANS — A Florida businessman's litigation blocking World Trade Center development appears to be headed to the Louisiana Supreme Court, but the winning bidder's spokesman has claimed validation in a recent appeals-court decision.
NEW ORLEANS — Jones Walker LLP, one of the 120 largest law firms in the U.S., is adding 11 associates to its Louisiana and Texas offices.
NEW ORLEANS – Several court elections are in play for Louisiana’s judicial system come November.
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court is currently addressing a case that is questioning whether the Louisiana Constitution forbids the taking of private property through eminent domain for the purpose of economic development.
NEW ORLEANS – The winning bidder to develop New Orleans' former World Trade Center, embroiled in a court battle with one of the losing bidders, will ask an appeals court to reconsider its decision to revoke a lower court judge's order that a Florida business man appear for deposition.
NEW ORLEANS – Despite his reelection Tuesday to the Orleans Parish Criminal Court, longtime Judge Frank Marullo is likely looking at a rough road ahead.