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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.

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.

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