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BAKER STERCHI COWDEN & RICE LLC: Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Welcomes Brandy Simpson

By Press release submission | Sep 5, 2018

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to welcome Brandy Simpson, who joins the firm's St. Louis office as Of Counsel.

JH Portfolio Debt Equities is seeking more than $1,500

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2018

A company claims that it is owed more than $1,500.

Eastern District of Louisiana certifies class action over judge's bond-setting practices

By Robert Davis | Mar 23, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has certified a class-action motion filed March 16 against an Orleans Parish Criminal District Court judge over the amount of money set for bail.

A woman is seeking damages after allegedly slipping and falling at Clearview Mall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 21, 2018

A woman claims that she was injured when she allegedly slipped and fell at a mall.

Louisiana coffee importer loses bid to collect on $2.6 million debt

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS — U.S. District Judge Jean Hamilton of the Eastern District of Missouri has dismissed a counterclaim against Ronnoco Coffee LLC and MidAmerica Roasterie by a Louisiana coffee importer.

Appeals court rules against BP, confirms Murphy Oil's $58.4 million settlement award

By Dawn Geske | Dec 19, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – BP Exploration & Production Inc. has lost its appeal against Murphy Oil USA to recover $58.4 million in an award settlement as part of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill lawsuit.

Hammond Applebee's patron alleges greasy floor caused fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 27, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A Texas man alleges he was injured at a Hammond restaurant because of the wet and greasy condition of the restroom floor.

Louisiana Sheriffs' Pension & Relief Fund named lead plaintiff in Centene securities class-action suit

By Karen Kidd | May 5, 2017

A Louisiana pension fund for the state's sheriffs has been named lead plaintiff in a putative class action against a Missouri-based healthcare company over allegations of securities violations.

USPS failed to hear claims for injury from mail truck collision, suit says

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 8, 2017

LAFAYETTE — A couple is suing the USPS and a mail truck driver, citing alleged denial of claims for injuries the husband suffered during a traffic collision.

Defamation suit against People magazine heads to federal court

By Russell Boniface | Nov 12, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rogue attorney’s defamation lawsuit against People magazine regarding a 2015 story alleging he murdered his wife will be heard in federal court.

Autistic child's wrongful death suit heads to court

By Gianni da Costa | Nov 7, 2016

MARKSVILLE – The family of Jeremy Mardis has filed a civil lawsuit against Marksville, Avoyelles Parish and several police officers. The suit seeks to obtain damages due to Mardis' death after he was shot by police while in a car with his father, Chris Few.

Uber lawsuits common across the U.S., but New Orleans case unique

By Karen Kidd | Mar 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – A lawsuit filed earlier this year by more than two dozen cab drivers against UberX drivers is unique as Uber lawsuits go, but isn't unique to Louisiana, a labor law professor said recently. law professor said in an interview.

Widow brings wrongful death suit against Clemco, Chevron for alleged asbestos exposure

By Robert Hadley | Jan 27, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing her deceased husband’s former employers for allegedly exposing him to asbestos while on the job.

Couple sues drug corporation over claims of negligence and fraud in Xarelto manufacturing

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 24, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A Kansas couple is suing a major drug corporation claiming that the company was negligent and fraudulent in failing to advise users of the risks associated with Xarelto.

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