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California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'

By John Breslin | Dec 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.

Fired transgender employee sues Outback Steakhouse

By Mary Ann Magnell | Oct 18, 2018

A transgender woman accuses an Outback Steakhouse restaurant in Metairie of violating her civil rights.

Federal judge denies attorneys' fees to blind man who lost ADA suit against Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.

By Glenn Minnis | May 17, 2018

A federal judge has denied a blind man’s petition for legal fees in a case that began over his claims that water refill stations at a national grocery store chain denied equal access to him in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she fell on a Spirit Airlines flight

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2018

A woman claims that she fell when boarding a Spirit Airlines flight.

A woman claims that she was attacked by a Spirit Airlines employee

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 20, 2018

A woman claims that she was attacked by an airline employee.

Federal judge grants partial summary judgment in food fight between Bloomin Brands and Mr. Mudbug

By Karen Kidd | Apr 16, 2018

Bloomin Brands isn't getting everything it wants as it fights a lawsuit brought by Mr. Mudbug Inc. in a several-years-long food fight over the end of a business relationship that went sour in 2014.

Federal Judge issues another order in 84 Lumber case

By Karen Kidd | Apr 13, 2018

A federal judge overseeing a complaint filed over a soured deal to build two schools in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has issued another order, this time denying a motion for attorney's fees and to amend or alter the final judgment in the case.

Court reverses decision in dispute over $40,000 in unpaid materials for renovation project

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 5, 2018

The Louisiana Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court’s judgement against a contractor by an unpaid material supplier.

Ford Motor Credit files lawsuit seeking over $22,000

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 26, 2018

GRETNA – A credit company is seeking more than $22,000.

Federal judge blocks Bayou Bridge Pipeline completion

By Erianne Leatherman | Feb 28, 2018

A federal judge ordered a preliminary injunction on Feb. 23 to stop the final construction phase of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.

Woman claims she was injured by falling in restaurant

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 11, 2018

GRETNA –A woman claims that she slipped and fell in an Outback Steakhouse.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Woman seeks damages for fall in Piccadilly restaurant

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 23, 2018

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she was injured in a restaurant.

Woman claims that she slipped and fell in a Winn-Dixie

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A woman claims that she was caused to slip and fall in a Winn-Dixie.

Woman alleges she was hurt when she fell in Winn-Dixie

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges she was injured when she slipped on an oily substance and fell in a New Orleans Winn-Dixie.

Woman claims negligence caused fall in Winn-Dixie parking lot

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 18, 2017

GRETNA –A woman claims that she was caused to fall in a hole in a parking lot at a Winn-Dixie.

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