A Pennsylvania corporation has filed a lawsuit claiming that a rehabilitation center has failed to pay for contracted housekeeping and laundry services that it performed.
A lawsuit against a private shipyard company accused of exposing a former employee’s daughter to asbestos which allegedly caused her to die of cancer has been sent back to state court.
Federal judge rules 1,200 Xarelto lawsuits will be removed from MDL for disposition in separate trials
NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge has ruled that 1,200 product liability lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of anti-coagulant drug Xarelto will soon be removed from their multi-district litigation (MDL) status, for resolution in separate jury trials.
BATON ROUGE — The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an antitrust settlement that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reached over its efforts to put a hold on generic alternatives to Flonase nasal spray won’t put the brakes on a similar claim in Louisiana.
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.
California, City of St. Louis Circuit Court, New York City’s asbestos court and Philadelphia round out the American Tort Reform Association’s top five this year.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, HMO Louisiana file seven new suits in alleged price-fixing conspiracy
&&&Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and HMO Louisiana recently filed seven additional lawsuits to recover money lost after drug companies allegedly conspired to fix the cost of generic drugs.
NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi woman alleges her disability benefit payments were not correctly calculated.
NEW ORLEANS – The initial bellwether trial to ascertain whether the manufacturers of Xarelto are liable for claims which allege the blood-thinning medication caused injury or death to more than 15,000 patients was slated to begin Monday in a Louisiana federal court.
LAFAYETTE — A Louisiana attorney has penned the first-ever biography of a Mississippi native who took on major roles in shaping the outcome of both World War I and II.
NEW ORLEANS – Several lawsuits that have been filed by a group of Latin American banana plantation workers regarding their exposure to alleged harmful chemicals has been upheld after a variety of dismissals in other courts.
BATON ROUGE – Although hardly anyone would argue against men and women earning equal pay, a new bill by state Sen. JP Morrell (D-Dist. 3) met opposition by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) and other state senators earlier this year.
NEW ORLEANS – The parents of two children are suing pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for fetal damage allegedly caused by the generic form of the drug Zofran.
NEW ORLEANS – A disabled man claims he was wrongly denied disability benefits and is seeking the court’s help in retrieving information from his plan administrator.
LAFAYETTE – A licensor of sporting events is taking a local bar to court over what it claims was an unlawful access to its television program.
NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing her deceased husband’s former employers for allegedly exposing him to asbestos while on the job.
NEW ORLEANS – A couple has brought a class-action lawsuit against the manufacturers and distributors of sulfur-laden drywall made in China, claiming the product is defective.
LAFAYETTE – An Acadia Parish man says his employer’s insurance carrier, CIGNA, is refusing to pay long-term disability benefits he claims is owed.
NEW ORLEANS – A Pennsylvania insurance agent whose signature was allegedly forged on a $100,000 annuity application with Allianz Life Insurance is refusing to renounce ownership in the account until he is paid $10,000.
NEW ORLEANS – An Arkansas mother is suing a drug corporation in relation to her son's medical conditions, alleging that a drug she was prescribed during her pregnancy caused the congenital defects.