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State Supreme Court places Mandeville attorney on interim suspension for 'threat or harm'

By Karen Kidd | Mar 21, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Mandeville attorney Christine Y. Voelkel has been indefinitely suspended following a March 8 Louisiana Supreme Court order for "threat of harm."

Case activity for Peter Ian Hoberman vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on March 18

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Peter Ian Hoberman and Barrett Beach Bungalows against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. and John L Crain on March 18:

March 13: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 13. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Charles Williams vs Contrans Flatbed Group GP, Inc. on March 19

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Charles Williams against Contrans Flatbed Group GP, Inc., Dylan Marriott and Chubb Insurance Company of Canada on March 19:

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Multidistrict litigation swamps courts as rules struggle to catch up; Is reform on the way?

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 21, 2019

Multidistrict litigation – sprawling cases sometimes involving thousands of plaintiffs from all over the country – now represents more than half of the civil caseload in federal courts, according to a new survey, yet defendants complain the rules governing them are largely judge-made and haphazardly enforced.

Case activity for Barrett Beach Bungalows vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on March 19

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Barrett Beach Bungalows and Dustin Wood against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. and John L Crain on March 19:

March 13: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 13. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 13

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 13 in the suits below:

Case activity for Doris Giedt vs Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company on March 18

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 21, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Doris Giedt and Harold E. Newsome against Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company and Sandoz Inc. on March 18:

LVNV Funding claims man owes $1,400 on unpaid loan

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

GRETNA — LVNV Funding LLC is seeking more than $1,300 it claims a man owes on an allegedly unpaid account.

Woman claims K-mart's negligence led to her being injured in a fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

GRETNA — A woman is seeking damages after slipping and falling in a K-Mart.

Woman claims she was injured in a fall at a Budget Saver store

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages, alleging she was caused to slip and fall at a Budget Saver.

March 11: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 20, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 12: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 20, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 12. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 12

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 12 in the suits below:

March 10: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for insurance cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 20, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 10. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Metairie attorney accused of misappropriating funds agrees to indefinite suspension

By Karen Kidd | Mar 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Metairie attorney Scott W. McQuaig, who was sued more than three years ago by a former client who claimed he misappropriating funds, has been voluntarily and indefinitely suspended following a March 6 Louisiana Supreme Court order.

Loyola professor says Bossier Parish Schools settlement concerning religious freedom is 'important and positive step'

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

A professor and constitutional expert at Loyola University said the settlement by a Louisiana public school district that was promoting religious messages in the classroom is an important step for students of all faiths.

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch says opportunistic lawsuits may drive trucking companies out of state

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association is on the alert for car accidents that might fake as staged accidents are becoming increasingly common in the state.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 11

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 19, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 11 in the suits below:

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