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Federal judge hands down scathing memorandum to Under Armour's legal team in personal injury lawsuit

On Feb. 16, U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark L. Hornsby issued a scathing memorandum to Under Armour Retail of Louisiana LLC’s legal team, Lawrence and Associates, after they failed to properly follow court orders while attempting to prove why their case should be removed from state court and moved to federal court.

Man was struck by hotel's umbrella while on the beach

GRETNA –A man claims that he was struck by an umbrella while on vacation.

Over $3,600 sought from defendant in lawsuit

GRETNA –A funding company is seeking more than $3,500 in sums due.

Woman seeks damages after slipping in sewage

GRETNA –A woman claims that she was caused to trip and fall in raw sewage on her front walkway.

Roto-Rooter alleges company owes more than $5,000

GRETNA – Roto-Rooter alleges a customer has not paid more than $5,000 for services and materials.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $586,408 settlement to Louisiana for selling defective medicines

The crux of the settlement resolves allegations that Johnson & Johnson sold medicines that did not meet federal quality requirements.

Marriott International guest alleges she fell, fractured tibia during stay

NEW ORLEANS – A disabled adult alleges she suffered injuries at a New Orleans hotel because they failed to provide her with an accessible room as she requested.

Couple claims hotel floor unsafe after wife slips and suffers injuries

NEW ORLEANS — A Jefferson Parish couple is suing The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC and Marriott International Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after a slip and fall.

Medicare fraud convictions and sentences upheld by Fifth Circuit Court

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has found that fraud was

Manufacturer of chemotherapy drug targeted by Louisiana law firm in lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans-based law firm is currently reviewing lawsuits of more than 30 claimants who claim they suffered permanent hair loss, also known as alopecia, allegedly caused by the chemotherapy drug Taxotere.

PPI medication lawsuits may be transferred to the Middle District of Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — A motion for transfer has been filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) Oct. 17 regarding serious alleged kidney injuries related to the use of proton pump inhibitors.

French Quarter Hustler Club files suit to fight signage

NEW ORLEANS — Larry Flynt's Hustler Club has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a ruling that the strip club's placement of 48 Hustler magazine covers on its Bourbon Street club violate rules about signs in the French Quarter.

U.S. government, agencies claim Flor Nutraceuticals sells illegal product

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. government has filed suit against a nutraceutical company and its president for alleged misappropriation of likeness and violation of federal law after manufacturing and selling a cold sore treatment product without U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.

Xarelto manufacturer, distributor face more than 9,000 lawsuits

NEW ORLEANS -- More than 9,000 lawsuits have been filed nationwide against the makers and distributors of the blood thinner Xarelto including more than 7,000 just in Louisiana.

LOGA president calls on Vermilion residents to stand up to oil and gas suit

VERMILION — The battle between energy and environment is at the heart of a lawsuit filed recently against 49 oil and gas companies operating along the Louisiana coast.

State's high court has little tolerance for judicial misconduct, Loyola professor says

NEW ORLEANS – As the cases of two 18th Judicial District judges accused of mishandling proceedings and abusing their powers head to the state Supreme Court for review next month, a Loyola University Law School professor says the state’s system to root out injudicious behavior on the bench is functioning as it should.