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Filipino seaman's case against Louisiana company sent back to lower courts

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 11, 2018

A district court has sent a case against a Louisiana ship management company back to a lower court after a Filipino seaman who was permanently injured filed a claim against them.

Maritime status leads to partial summary judgment in indemnity case

By Charmaine Little | Dec 11, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ironed out an indemnity issue and granted a motion for partial summary judgement on November 15 after a man was injured at work.

St. Tammany Parish panhandling laws unconstitutional, unfair, attorney says

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 10, 2018

St. Tammany Parish panhandling laws are being questioned by a Slidell resident who is asking a federal judge to declare parish ordinances unconstitutional in a lawsuit naming the parish government, Parish President Pat Brister and Sheriff Randy Smith.

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