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ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Former Investigator with District Attorney’s Office for the 22nd Judicial District Sentenced to 3 Years Probation after Pleading Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Authorities

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2019

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JEFFERY B. MONTALBANO, age 58, a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Susie Morgan to three years of probation after previously pleading guilty to making false statements to federal authorities, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1001(a)(2).

Disbarment recommend for Baton Rouge attorney who admitted to converting $350,000 in client funds

By Karen Kidd | Jun 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Baton Rouge attorney Durward D. Casteel faces possible disbarment following a recommendation issued June 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee after admitting to conversion of $350,000 in client funds.

June 9: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 17, 2019

The following cases categorized as "personal injury" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on June 9. 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 June 9

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on June 9 in the suits below:

LOUISIANA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Bills Signed by Gov. Edwards (June 12, 2019)

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session: ACT 173—SB 3 Provides authority for the commissioner of the OMV to waive any penalty, procedure, or requirement for failure to maintain insurance provided that the principal driver of the motor vehicle is the registered owner or owner's spouse or child who was in the hospital or has died, and the owner can provide such proof to the commissioner.

LOUISIANA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: ICYMI: The Advocate: Uninsured Rate Dropped Faster Than Other States Because of Medicaid Expansion

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2019

Thanks to Gov. Edwards’ decision to expand Medicaid, Louisiana’s uninsured rate dropped faster than that of other states, making Louisiana an outlier while coverage stalled nationwide, a new report notes.

Court activity on June 14: Kristina Sansone vs BP p.l.c.

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 16, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Kristina Sansone and Michael Helmholtz against BP p.l.c. and Social Security Administration on June 14: 'Order Reopening Case - Debra Miles's And Michael Benjamin Helmholtz's (collectively, "plaintiffs") Claims Were Dismissed By The Pto 66 Compliance Order On January 31, 2019 (rec.

Court activity on June 14: Debra Miles vs BP p.l.c.

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 16, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Debra Miles and Kristina Sansone against BP p.l.c., Social Security Administration and Sperry Drilling Services on June 14: 'Order Reopening Case - Debra Miles's And Michael Benjamin Helmholtz's (collectively, "plaintiffs") Claims Were Dismissed By The Pto 66 Compliance Order On Jan

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on June 7

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 15, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on June 7 in the suits below:

June 7: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 15, 2019

The following cases categorized as "motor vehicle" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on June 7. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Judge issues stay pending appeal in Louisiana coastal permits case

By Brent Zell | Jun 14, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman has granted a stay pending an appeal in a case of six defendants and coastal-permit lawsuits targeting Louisiana’s energy industry and whether state or federal laws rule.

Probation recommended for Kenner attorney over alleged trust account irregularities

By Karen Kidd | Jun 14, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Kenner attorney Jaymeski Shuntai Pullins-Gorham faces possible probation following a recommendation issued June 11 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over alleged trust account irregularities.

June 6: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 14, 2019

The following cases categorized as "personal injury" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on June 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Gayl Therese Payton vs Douglas N. Lurie on June 11

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Gayl Therese Payton against Douglas N. Lurie, Touro At Home and Touro Infirmary Hospital on June 11:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on June 6

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on June 6 in the suits below:

Court activity on June 12: Gayl Therese Payton vs Douglas N. Lurie

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Gayl Therese Payton against Douglas N. Lurie, Touro At Home and Touro Infirmary Hospital on June 12: 'Notice Regarding Local Civil Rule 54.7.(sbs)'

Pelican Institute on tort reform: 'We must do better for Louisianans'

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

Numerous policy and pro-business groups in Louisiana have been working hard to raise awareness about the reasons behind high insurance rates in the state; Pelican Institute for Public Policy is hopeful that meaningful reform will come sooner rather than later.

June 5: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 13, 2019

The following cases categorized as "personal injury" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on June 5. 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 June 5

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on June 5 in the suits below:

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