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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.

Exploding pressure cooker leads to lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 5, 2018

A woman is seeking damages for injuries sustained from an exploding pressure cooker.

Exterminator did not properly treat for termites, Jefferson property owner claims

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 23, 2018

A Jefferson homeowner claims an exterminator's negligence led to a termite infestation.

Velocity Investments is seeking more than $10,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2018

A company claims that it is owed more than $10,000.

Federal judge awards UPS worker $65,000 in damages after 500-pound delivery fell on his hand

By Charmaine Little | May 18, 2018

A UPS worker was rewarded more than $65,000 after he suffered an accident while delivering a 500 pound piece of furniture according to a May 7 opinion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Velocity Investments LLC is seeking more than $30,000

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2018

A company is seeking more than $30,000 from an individual.

Former juvenile court judge suspended following auto theft ring indictment

By Karen Kidd | Mar 28, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Gretna attorney and former juvenile court Judge David L. Bell has been suspended following a March 16 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney order a little more than a year after a grand jury indicted him for allegedly participating in a Jefferson Parish auto theft ring.

A woman claims that she was caused to trip and fall at a Burlington Coat Factory store

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 28, 2018

A woman claims that she tripped and fell at a Burlington Coat Factory store.

Woman seeks damages after allegedly tripping and falling while leaving elevator

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 21, 2017

A woman claims that she was injured when she allegedly tripped and fell while exiting an elevator.

Dispute between law firms over fee-sharing agreement transferred to New Jersey court

By Shanice Harris | Jul 28, 2017

A judge has granted a transfer motion filed by law firm Stull, Stull & Brody in a lawsuit against it filed by the Whitehead Law Firm and Goforth, Lewis & Sanford.

Plaintiffs allege cancer drug Taxotere causes permanent hair loss, sue manufacturer

By Chandra Lye | Jul 15, 2017

The first case in multi-district litigation (MDL) revolving around permanent hair loss from a breast cancer drug has been set for trial in September 2018.

Woman seeks disability benefits from Prudential Insurance Co. of America

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish resident alleges that her claim for long-term disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Consumer claims John Lee Jackson, Universal Fidelity LP sent unlawful collection letter

By Lhalie Castillo | May 24, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against two Houston-based debt collectors over allegations that they used deceptive collection practices.

Former Honeywell International Inc. employee alleges she was not reinstated following FMLA leave

By Lhalie Castillo | May 8, 2017

SHREVEPORT – A Mooringsport woman alleges she was retaliated against while employed by Honeywell International.

Seven Louisiana residents sue Honeywell over acid leak

By Rebecca Campbell | Jan 25, 2017

GEISMAR — Seven Geismar-area residents have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell, claiming they suffered “fear, fright, and inconvenience,” according to a news report, after one of the company's nearby plants began leaking sulfuric acid.

Consumer claims Johnson & Johnson, Bayer alleged misled patients about the safety of Xarelto

By The Louisiana Record | Oct 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A consumer has filed suit against several defendants for alleged breach of express and implied warranties, fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment, fraud and deceit.

Aventis Pharma et al allegedly failed to warn cancer patients of Taxotere's side effects

By The Louisiana Record | Oct 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — A breast cancer patient has filed suit against three drug manufacturing companies for alleged design defect, failure to warn and breach of express warranty.

Xarelto manufacturer, distributor face more than 9,000 lawsuits

By John Breslin | Oct 10, 2016

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.

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