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Judge grants privately owned land to Energy Transfer Partners

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 30, 2019

FRANKLIN -- A hotly contested debate over the ownership of a portion of land in the Atchafalaya Basin as been decided as of Dec. 6.

ATG LegalServe partners with File & ServeXpress for 'one-stop' service

By John Breslin | Jan 24, 2019

As the era of legal e-filing came close to replacing the hand delivering of documents, one process-serving business knew it had to find the right partner.

JACKSON LEWIS: Charles F. Seemann III Takes the Helm in New Orleans

By Press release submission | Jan 24, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Charles F. Seemann III has been named Office Managing Principal in New Orleans.

New Orleans attorney imprisoned over alleged health care fraud faces possible disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended New Orleans attorney Louella P. Givens-Harding faces possible permanent disbarment following a recommendation issued Jan. 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over her 2017 federal health care fraud conviction.

Baton Rouge attorney indefinitely suspended following guilty plea to child pornography charge

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Baton Rouge attorney Christopher Gerard Young was indefinitely suspended following a recent Louisiana Supreme Court order after he was sentenced last spring on a child pornography charge.

Discover Bank seeks nearly $8,500

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A bank is pursuing a Jefferson Parish man over an alleged credit card debt.

Public service drives New Orleans attorney as she prepares to lead the American Bar Association

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 14, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — For Judy Perry Martinez, president-elect of the American Bar Association (ABA), the fact that her term will fall within the centennial celebration of the adoption of 19th Amendment to the Constitution holds special meaning.

Worker blames Great Lakes Dredge & Dock for heat stroke

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 20, 2018

GRETNA –A man claims that he suffered heat stroke because of the alleged negligence of his employer.

Mother's medical device lawsuit likely to be fact-intensive, attorney says

By Angela Underwood | Jul 10, 2018

Attorney Timothy Sansone knows about product liability cases, such as the recent lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana by the mother of minor girl against the makers of a medical device used to control the temperature of patients undergoing cardiac surgeries.

Hammond attorney disbarred, two others on disability inactive status

By Karen Kidd | Jun 27, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Hammond attorney Michael L. Thiel has been voluntarily disbarred and the status of two other attorneys has changed following June 25 Louisiana Supreme Court filings.

A man claims that he was injured at a Home Depot store when a container was dropped on him

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2018

A man is seeking damages, claiming that Home Depot employees dropped a large item on him.

A woman is seeking damages after she allegedly was burned by coffee at a McDonald's restaurant

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 20, 2018

A woman claims that she was burned by hot coffee at a McDonald's restaurant.

Helpful Hound LLC is seeking a refund of more than $30,000

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 6, 2018

A company claims that it is owed a refund of more than $30,000.

Couple claims home was damaged by water from neighbor's property

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 6, 2018

GRETNA – An insurance company is seeking damages for water damages in the clients' home.

A woman is seeking damages due to allegedly falling at Katie's Restaurant & Bar

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2018

A woman claims that she was injured when she allegedly fell at a restaurant.

Eastern District of Louisiana judge denies motions in case involving school construction projects

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 3, 2018

A federal judge has denied motions brought by two companies involved in a yearslong dispute over two school construction projects.

From Legal Newsline

Louisiana correctional facility allegedly violated ADA by segregating detainee with HIV

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 22 that Union Parish Detention Center (UPDC), a Farmerville, Louisiana, correctional facility, will pay $27,500 in in damages and adopt new policies after allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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