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Baker Hughes Oil Field Operations receives $410,000 on appeal

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 11, 2018

A court has reversed a lower court decision ruling, determining that a property lien on oil well owner Marlborough Oil & Gas is indeed valid based on the Louisiana Oil Well Lien Act.

Groups challenge Bayou Bridge Pipeline in court

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 17, 2018

Attorneys for Energy Transfer Partners faced tough questions from groups representing landowners opposed to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline at a pre-trial hearing on Nov. 16.

Amite attorney reciprocally disbarred following theft conviction in Texas

By Karen Kidd | Sep 20, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Amite attorney Ronald B. Manning was reciprocally disbarred after a Sept. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding following his 2006 disbarment in Texas over a felony theft conviction.

Deville Asset Management claims money due in case involving Toyota purchase

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 12, 2018

GRETNA – Deville Asset Management Ltd., based in Texas, has filed a lawsuit in the 24th Judicial District Court, alleging that a consumer owes $5,241.22 in a case involving a Toyota purchase.

Benzene contamination lawsuit moves back to state court

By William Sassani | Aug 8, 2018

Judge rules that the case should never have been removed to federal court in first place.

Former employee accuses Diamond Offshore of race discrimination

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 1, 2018

A former employee for Diamond Offshore says the oil drilling company showed racial favoritism during tough economic times.

Texas judge rejects call to dismiss DACA lawsuit

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 16, 2018

​U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen entered a one-sentence order rejecting a motion to dismiss a multistate effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, filed Tuesday by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund .

New Orleans environmental attorney placed on probation following 2014 cyberstalking charge

By Karen Kidd | May 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans-based environmental attorney Stuart H. Smith, practicing in Louisiana for almost 32 years, has received a voluntary deferred suspension following a May 11 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding after he was convicted of cyberstalking.

Federal judge rules that it is 'premature' to determine enforceability of contract in lawsuit involving Andarko

By Carrie Salls | May 17, 2018

A federal judge has denied Andarko Petroleum Corp.’s motion for summary judgment against co-defendant Dolphin Services LLC in a lawsuit brought by an oil platform worker who claims he was injured while working aboard the Constitution Spar.

Deville Asset Management Ltd. is seeking more than $10,000 in sums due

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2018

A financial management company is seeking more than $10,000 in sums due.

Fifth Circuit affirms lower court's ruling finding man guilty of re-entering U.S. illegally

By Karen Kidd | Apr 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A federal jury's conviction of a Mexican man for illegal re-entry into the United States in 2016 has been affirmed on appeal, despite the felon's claim that his Brady rights had been violated.

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.

Judge partially dissents from appeals court decision to reverse lower court ruling in West Nile death

By Karen Kidd | Mar 28, 2018

An appeals court judge partially dissented in a recent decision to partially reverse a lower court ruling in the case of a Texas woman whose husband died following complications from West Nile virus in 2013.

Financial company is seeking more than $42,000

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 26, 2018

GRETNA – A financial company is seeking more than $42,000.

Federal judge details reasons for Bayou Bridge Pipeline decision

By Erianne Leatherman | Mar 24, 2018

A federal judge who stopped construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline last month has explained her ruling, stating that the long-term impact the pipeline will have on the environment is greater than the damage that stopping it would do.

ASI Lloyds Insurance Company claims that an appliance malfunctioned

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2018

An insurance company is seeking damages after an appliance allegedly malfunctioned.

Louisiana must pay legal fees of man denied marriage license for lacking birth certificate

By Karen Kidd | Mar 16, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — The State of Louisiana will have to pay more than $150,000 to an attorney representing a man who sued after he was denied a marriage license because he doesn't have a birth certificate, according to a federal judge's recent order.

Bayou Bridge pipeline construction to continue, federal judge rules

By Erianne Leatherman | Mar 3, 2018

Construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline will continue, a federal judge ruled earlier this month, casting aside objections from environmental groups who tried to put a stop to the construction of the final leg of the project due to concerns about the impact it will have on the land and wildlife.

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