NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently dismissed an appeal to overturn a district court decision regarding a defamation lawsuit filed against People Magazine in the publication of an article about an unsolved 1985 murder.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit News
NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit has dismissed an appeal involving a $60 million marine accident.
On Aug. 22, The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit settled a dispute between two political organizations that argued over trademark of similar logos.
BATON ROUGE — A federal appeals court reversed a denial of summary judgment Aug. 16 in a case involving a patient at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System (ELMHS) and rendered judgment in favor of the patient’s doctors.
NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld part of a claim filed against the Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Court Reporters.
NEW ORLEANS – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently turned down a construction company's bid to recover damages from its excess insurance provider after the insurer denied the contractor's claim regarding a courthouse project that went wrong.
NEW ORLEANS – A Netherlands-based power transformer manufacturer that filed a lawsuit after three of its transformers were damaged en route to St. Gabriel, Louisiana, recently lost its bid to collect damages in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
An appeals court judge upholds a lower court ruling that Louisiana statute is “unconstitutionally overbroad.”
Royal Smit and insurers believed that Central Oceans' contracted carriers were responsible for damaged transformers shipped to St. Gabriel, Louisiana from Netherlands
An employment dispute between a seller of ocean-going cruises and one of its sales people was reviewed by a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, on April 23, resulting in a mixed verdict.
An active-duty Air Force major was denied a retrial in a property tax case, according to a May 9 opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Fifth Circuit to rule on case involving man who was arrested for threatening to file complaint against police
William Aubin Jr. was at home when a sheriff’s deputy arrived on his street looking for a reckless driver. The deputy was not looking for Aubin, but he ended up getting arrested anyway.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a lower court's ruling sending a non-compete and non-solicitation violation dispute between The Shaw Group/Aptim Corp. and a former Shaw Group employee to arbitration.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is applauding the U.S. Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit, which favored a Texas law that allows a sanctuary city ban.
A federal appeals court recently declined to revive an 11-year-old civil rights lawsuit of a longtime fugitive who claimed he'd been beaten while handcuffed by St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies during a traffic stop in 2006.
Judge partially dissents from appeals court decision to reverse lower court ruling in West Nile death
An appeals court judge partially dissented in a recent decision to partially reverse a lower court ruling in the case of a Texas woman whose husband died following complications from West Nile virus in 2013.
U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman has ruled there will be no time extension for a plaintiff to turn his suit into a class action in a case over claims that a plant released high levels of chloroprene into the air.
NEW ORLEANS — The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has dismissed a lawsuit against Hercules Offshore Services LLC brought by a former galley hand on an oil rig.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Louisiana's Eastern District will have to reconsider trustee fees it decided to reduce in the bankruptcy of a Metairie man convicted of wire fraud, according to a revised a federal appeals court ruling earlier this month.