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

Shanice Harris Jul. 28, 2017, 1:19pm

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

Chandra Lye Jul. 15, 2017, 12:00pm

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

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 6, 2017, 8:42am

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

Lhalie Castillo May 24, 2017, 11:40am

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

Seven Louisiana residents sue Honeywell over acid leak

Rebecca Campbell Jan. 25, 2017, 9:05pm

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

The Louisiana Record Oct. 11, 2016, 11:22pm

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

The Louisiana Record Oct. 11, 2016, 11:22pm

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

John Breslin Oct. 10, 2016, 11:56pm

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.

Xarelto user alleges drug caused internal injuries

The Louisiana Record May 10, 2016, 9:12pm

NEW ORLEANS – A Virginia woman alleges that a drug used to treat deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism caused internal bleeding.

Bed Bath & Beyond sues Clearview Mall over alleged denial of store remodel

Robert Hadley Jan. 15, 2016, 3:36pm

NEW ORLEANS – Retailer Bed Bath & Beyond is suing Metairie-based Richards Clearview in a dispute involving proposed changes to leased property.

Wife sues major drug corporation claiming that a defect in medication was the cause of her husband's death

Carrie Bradon Dec. 24, 2015, 11:41am

LOUISIANA— A wife is suing Janssen, a major drug corporation, alleging negligence and fraud in the death of her husband.

Three men sue Janssen Research and Development, others over alleged risks of Xarelto

Carrie Bradon Dec. 24, 2015, 11:28am

NEW ORLEANS – Three men are suing a major drug corporation alleging that the company was negligent in not advising patients of the risks associated with taking Xarelto.

Couple sues drug company claiming negligence in advertising alleged warnings and risks of Xarelto

Carrie Bradon Dec. 24, 2015, 11:10am

NEW ORLEANS – A couple is suing a major drug corporation over its alleged failure to make the risks of a drug known, claiming that the negligence resulted in grave health concerns.

Couple accuses Johnson & Johnson, others of marketing unsafe medicine

Robert Hadley Dec. 14, 2015, 9:23am

NEW ORLEANS – A Nebraska couple is suing Johnson & Johnson and others for marketing an allegedly unsafe drug designed to prevent strokes.

Makers of anti-stroke drug face product liability suit

Robert Hadley Dec. 10, 2015, 10:24am

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple is suing Johnson & Johnson for marketing an allegedly unsafe drug designed to prevent strokes.

Xarelto suit accuses Janssen R&D of negligence, wrongful death

Robert Hadley Dec. 10, 2015, 9:26am

NEW ORLEANS – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit say the makers of Xarelto knowing sold the product with inadequate testing and warnings.

Alleged dangerous side effects prompt lawsuit against maker of Xarelto

Robert Hadley Dec. 8, 2015, 11:38am

NEW ORLEANS – A New Jersey man says pharma giant Janssen Research sold anti-stroke drug Xarelto without warning the public of its dangerous potential side effects.