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Louisiana lawyer says suing drugmakers for opioid crisis is not the way to solve epidemic

NEW ORLEANS —A number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against pharmaceutical companies in recent years, alleging they created a public nuisance in the form of widespread opioid addiction, much like cigarette makers have been blamed for cancer caused by tobacco use.

Hammond Applebee's patron alleges greasy floor caused fall

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 creates riverboat economic development and gaming task forces

NEW ORLEANS -- Citing alleged threats from Oklahoma and Mississippi, the Louisiana Legislature created the Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force during the past legislative session. 

Insurer seeks exemption from coverage in suit against two Louisiana firms

SHREVEPORT – A Texas insurance firm is suing Fodale Energy and DCW Transport, both of Louisiana, and another firm in a dispute involving commercial liability coverage.

Land company alleges underpayment of gas production royalties

SHREVEPORT – A Louisiana company is suing two Oklahoma firms in a dispute involving oil and gas lease royalties.