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Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association calls for policies that will improve state's broken legal climate

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

Lana Sonnier Venable of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) examined lawsuit abuse in Louisiana in a recent report published on DailyCaller website.

Lawsuit abuse an issue that 'should resonate with all Louisianans,' Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

In a recently published article on the Daily Caller, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch Executive Director Lana Sonnier Venable examined lawsuit abuse which has become out of control in recent years in Louisiana.

'Predatory legal environment' a big problem in state, Louisiana Free Enterprise Institute says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

In a recent article published in The Daily Caller, Lana Sonnier Venable of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) examined the legal climate in Louisiana and commented on what she believes to be a cry for reform

New Orleans attorney imprisoned over alleged health care fraud faces possible disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended New Orleans attorney Louella P. Givens-Harding faces possible permanent disbarment following a recommendation issued Jan. 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over her 2017 federal health care fraud conviction.

Denham Springs attorney placed on supervised probation for alleged mishandled trust account

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Denham Springs attorney Michael A. Betts has received a deferred suspension and has been placed on supervised probation following a Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over allegations he mishandled his client trust account.

New Orleans attorney voluntarily disbarred, Shreveport lawyer indefinitely suspended

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Brian P. Quirk has been voluntarily disbarred and Shreveport attorney Kirby Dale Kelly has been indefinitely suspended following separate Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court decisions.

Louisiana Supreme Court remands proceedings against Gretna attorney to discipline board

By Karen Kidd | Jan 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Proceedings against Gretna attorney Kevin Michael Steel are on their way back to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) following a state Supreme Court order issued earlier this week.

Lakeview Loan Servicing seeks over $135,000 on unpaid mortgage

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A loan company is seeking more than $135,000 in sums due.

Standard Mortgage Corp. seeks over $122,000 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A mortgage company is seeking over $122,000 in sums due from a customer.

Hancock Whitney Bank seeks over $19,000 on auto loan

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $19,000 in sums due.

New Penn Financial files court action seeking over $89,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A mortgage servicing company is seeking more than $89,000 in sums due.

Hancock Whitney Bank seeks over $6,500 on unpaid auto loan

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $6,500 on an auto loan that was not paid off.

Chase Bank files lawsuit seeking over $64,000 on unpaid mortgage

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $64,000 in sums due on an unpaid mortgage.

Reverse Mortgage Funding claims borrower owes over $146,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A reverse mortgage company is seeking over $146,000 in sums due.

Nationstar Mortgage files lawsuit seeking over $87,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A mortgage company is seeking over $87,000 in sums due.

Reverse Mortgage Solutions files lawsuit seeking over $145,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A reverse mortgage company is seeking more than $145,000 in sums due.

Walmart shopper says she was injured by falling item

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 17, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages after a toy fell on her in a Walmart.

Pelican Institute CEO says Louisiana is 'in desperate need of legal reform'

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 16, 2019

Pelican Institute CEO Daniel Erspamer discusses the state's dire legal situation with the Louisiana Record.

New Orleans attorney's disbarment period extended over additional charges

By Karen Kidd | Jan 16, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Disbarred New Orleans attorney Greta L. Wilson will have to wait longer to apply for readmission following a Jan. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding misconduct related to a client matter.

Supreme Court rejects suspended Hammond attorney's latest bid for reinstatement

By Karen Kidd | Jan 16, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – A request by Hammond attorney Leonard E. Yokum Jr., who was admitted to the Louisiana Bar more than 50 years ago and who was suspended for almost a decade, to be readmitted has been denied, a notice posted on the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) website said.

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