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Summary judgment affirmed in legal malpractice suit stemming from 2010 oil spill

By Charmaine Little | Feb 7, 2019

The State of Louisiana in the Court of Appeal for the First Circuit has affirmed a summary judgment despite challenges from a seafood company engaged in a legal malpractice case

Court affirms exception of prescription, reverses defendant's claims in ExPert Riser Solutions case

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 31, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- The makers of a crane, who presented a series of defects that caused an oil company to seek legal action, has obtained a victory in court.

Appeals court reverses decision to dismiss residents' suit blaming Toledo Bend Dam for increased flooding

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 30, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's First Circuit Court of Appeal recently reinstated a lawsuit filed by several residents living along the Sabine River in Vernon and Beauregard parishes who claimed construction of the Toledo Bend Dam resulted in increased flooding to their homes.

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