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Delegation of clergy goes to White House to discuss prison reform, other legislation related to African-Americans

By Angela Underwood | Aug 22, 2018

WASHINGTON — The Memphis-based bishop of Temple Church of God in Christ and a delegation of clergyman met with Senior White House Adviser Kevin Childs Tuesday to discuss issues related to African-Americans.

Stine Seed Company fights back against black farmers' bogus soybean allegations

By Angela Underwood | Aug 1, 2018

The president of Stine Seed Company said allegations made against his company by the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) are categorically untrue.

Legal battle between black farmers and Stine Seed Co. begins tomorrow

By Angela Underwood | Aug 1, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Ahead of federal court hearing this month over alleged bogus soybean sales, the president of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) asked the public to think about the nation's food safety.

Suit claims Stine Seed sold African-American Louisiana farmers sullied soybean seeds

By Angela Underwood | Jul 16, 2018

African-American farmers in Louisiana have faced discrimination for far too long and it ends now, according to Thomas Burrell, president of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA).

A man claims that he slipped and fell at a Dollar General store

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2018

A man claims that he slipped and fell in a Dollar General store.

Jude Properties LLC accuses several companies of performing negligent work

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2018

A company is seeking damages for work that it considers to have been negligently done.

Court reverses decision in dispute over $40,000 in unpaid materials for renovation project

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 5, 2018

The Louisiana Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court’s judgement against a contractor by an unpaid material supplier.

2 attorneys placed on disability inactive status

By Karen Kidd | Feb 16, 2018

Two attorneys have been placed on disability inactive status, one of them voluntarily, following recent and separate action by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Maker of Gold Bond Diabetic Cream accused of negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 24, 2018

GRETNA – A man claims that he was caused to have an allergic reaction by Gold Bond Diabetic Cream.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Franklin lawyer receives reciprocal suspension in Louisiana, on disability inactive status in Tennessee

By Karen Kidd | Dec 21, 2017

Franklin attorney Erich Webb Bailey has been placed on reciprocal interim suspension following a Dec. 15 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding and similar suspension last summer in Tennessee.

Atlanta attorney reciprocally disbarred following fraud conviction

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2017

Atlanta attorney Everett H. Mechem, has been reciprocally disbarred following an Oct. 27 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding, more than a year after his conviction on 28 counts of fraud in connection with a Social Security payment scheme

Altus GTS Inc. alleges former employee misappropriated trade secrets

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 20, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A Kenner commercial debt collection agency alleges a former employee unlawfully used its confidential information.

New oil rig regulations have industry unsure of cost burden

By Sean Fowler | May 1, 2016

NEW ORLEANS - New safety regulations for offshore drilling rigs -- primarily spurred by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon rig blowout -- were passed recently, but it's too soon to tell if they will help Louisiana or hurt it.

Former KFC employee alleges unpaid overtime compensation

By Annie Hunt | Mar 1, 2016

BATON ROUGE – An assistant manager of a Baton Rouge KFC is collectively suing a franchisee over allegations of unpaid overtime on behalf of herself and all class members.

Owners of oil tanker seeks court's help in getting vessel back

By Hoang Tran | Feb 22, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a crude oil tanker is seeking millions in damages for allegedly unpaid payments and for the return of its vessel.

Dawson Vessels accused of negligence in collision

By Hoang Tran | Feb 9, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The owners of a cargo carrier are taking Dawson Vessels to court over alleged damages arising from a collision.

BMI accuses Artie’s Sports Bar of copyright infringement

By Robert Hadley | Jan 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A New York firm that licenses music for broadcasting or public performance is suing Artie’s Sports Bar and its owner in a dispute surrounding copyright infringement.

Bus buyers claim $300K vehicle from Tiffin Motor Homes was defective

By Robert Hadley | Jan 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple say a bus they purchased from Tiffin Motor Homes was defective, and seeks to cancel the sales contract under Louisiana redhibition laws.

Painters claim denial of overtime pay by Purity Group and its owners

By Robert Hadley | Jan 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A group of Baton Rouge painters are suing their former employer, Purity Group, and its owners in a dispute involving overtime wages.

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