NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana credentialing service has won its nearly 3-year-old lawsuit against health care providers in Hammond but won't see much payout as a result, a federal judge ruled last week.
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NEW ORLEANS — Believing that she was maliciously targeted for filing a sexual harassment claim, Tiffany Roberts and her children filed a complaint on Oct. 10 asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District State of Louisiana for relief for suffering and emotional distress.
Believing that their employee's record should be cleared, Plaintiff Edward Jones & Co. asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to uphold an arbitration award on Oct. 8
NEW ORLEANS — A Baton Rouge engineering firm must help pay the litigation costs a California-based fuel and lubricant additives company incurred fighting an asbestos exposure lawsuit, a U.S. District Court judge said in a recent order.
NEW ORLEANS — A former Algiers school principal fighting a sexual harassment charge lost his bid to have the case against him dismissed last week when a federal judge declined to toss the lawsuit.
NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court on Oct. 3 alleges the failure of the components of a 2006 Ford Expedition, namely the failure of the side air bag, caused the death of a Tangipahoa Parish man in December 2017.
NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court against Administrators of the Tulane Education Fund by a former employee alleges violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled on October 5 that the Compliance Director of the Orleans Parish Prison isn’t protected under quasi-judicial immunity amid a lawsuit concerning the alleged illegal use of a temporary prison facility.
A transgender woman accuses an Outback Steakhouse restaurant in Metairie of violating her civil rights.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing an apparel retail chain over allegations of discrimination against a pregnant employee.
A federal judge declined to completely throw out a contract dispute between a fuel supplier and the owner of a fleet of boats.
NEW ORLEANS – In a breach of maritime contract suit concerning non-payment for fuel and lubricants by an offshore services company, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently the plaintiff and defendant’s motions for summary judgment and also denied defendant’s request for a jury trial.
A seaman from the Philippines was injured in an accident aboard a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel and filed a suit against his employers. They, however, seek removal of the case because they claim it has been arbitrated overseas.
NEW ORLEANS— A motion to remand was recently denied by the Eastern District of Louisiana’s U.S. District Court in an asbestos litigation and survival suit filed by plaintiff Judith Punch Rivera on behalf her deceased mother.
NEW ORLEANS — A photographer recently filed a federal suit accusing a Louisiana-based entertainment company of using his copyrighted photo of singer-songwriter Macy Gray on its website without giving the photographer credit.
Federal judge says National Marine Fisheries Service overstepped its authority in creating aquaculture zone
NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge in Louisiana recently granted a motion for summary judgment filed by several fishing and wildlife associations and environmental groups to prevent the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) from establishing an aquaculture zone in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal judge threw out a class action lawsuit over traffic tickets handled by the municipal court in Gretna.
NEW ORLEANS – American Commercial Barge Line recently filed a federal suit against Tricon Steamship Agency Inc. for breach of contract in the delivery of coal by barge from Kentucky to Louisiana.
The Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish (HAJP) must pay a former employee accrued vacation and sick time, a federal judge ruled.