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May 14: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 22, 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 May 14. 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 May 14

By The Louisiana Record | May 22, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on May 14 in the suits below:

Pelican Institute says Terrebonne Parish coastal erosion efforts likely to harm oil and gas industry

By Carrie Bradon | May 21, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A recently published op-ed calls into question the damages that the oil and gas industry may suffer from efforts of some parishes pursuing coastal erosion litigation

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

By The Louisiana Record | May 21, 2019

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

May 13: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for 130 miller act cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 21, 2019

The following cases categorized as "130 miller act" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 13. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on May 18: Sheila Cunningham vs Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

By The Louisiana Record | May 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Sheila Cunningham against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. and Merck & Co Inc on May 18: 'Complaint With Jury Demand Against Merck & Co Inc, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7652266) Filed By Sheila Cunningham. (attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons

Court partially grants homeowners' request in toxic drywall case

By Takesha Thomas | May 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A district court has ruled that homeowners whose homes were damaged by toxic drywall imported from China may recoup some of their financial losses.

Court grants contractor more time to prepare defense argument

By Takesha Thomas | May 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A district court has granted a general contractor's request to lift a stay order, allowing the company to file additional material to support its argument over alleged defaults during a renovation project.

Court grants Annie Sloan Interiors' request in contract dispute

By Takesha Thomas | May 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A district court has granted a request from Annie Sloan Interiors to file an amended breach of contract complaint over its famous chalk paint.

Court denies insurance company's request for dismissal

By Takesha Thomas | May 20, 2019

A district court has denied Safepoint Insurance Company's request for dismissal in a bad faith insurance lawsuit filed against the Florida-based company.

Court partially amends CPA fees in case against City of Gretna

By Takesha Thomas | May 20, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A district court has granted, in part, a group of citizens' request to have deposition fees charged by a certified public accountant to be paid by the City of Gretna in a case involving alleged disproportionate arrests of African-Americans in the municipality.

MOULEDOUX BLAND LEGRAND BRACKETT: Penalties Increase for Employers Under the LHWCA

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

As of January 23, 2019, three monetary penalties for employers under the LHWCA have increased in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser Recognizes Police Week

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser recognized the service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local police officers on the occasion of National Police Week, which is being observed Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, 2019.

HAMMONDS SILLS ADKINS GUICE LLP: Alejandro Perkins Receives Honorary Doctorate from Grambling State University

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

HSAG partner, Alejandro Perkins, received an honorary doctorate degree from Grambling State University at their commencement exercise held on Friday, May 10th at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center in Grambling, Louisiana.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Louisiana Pays Tribute to Fallen Law Enforcement Officers in Observance of National Police Week

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

United States Attorney David C. Joseph recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local and tribal police officers during National Police Week, which is being observed this week, Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, 2019. National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Justice Department and Louisiana Supreme Court Reach Agreement to Provide Language Assistance for Individuals Not Proficient In English

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

The Department of Justice has reached an agreement with the Louisiana Supreme Court (LSC) that recognizes the LSC’s commitment to work with the Louisiana Judiciary to phase-in a language access program that will provide oral and written language assistance services at no cost to limited English proficient (LEP) individuals in all state court proceedings and operations.

Judge in Macklemore copyright case excludes report found to be ghostwritten by plaintiff

By Payton Kuhn | May 18, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Local jazz musician Paul Batiste's lawsuit against the popular hip-hop group Macklemore and Ryan Lewis over allegations of sampling has been handed a setback from federal judge Martin L.C. Feldman as the alleged report from an expert musicologist who was meant to defend the plaintiff has been excluded from the case.

Case activity for Michael F. Adoue vs UNUM Life Insurance Company of America on May 16

By The Louisiana Record | May 18, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Michael F. Adoue against UNUM Life Insurance Company of America on May 16:

May 10: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 18, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 10. 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 May 10

By The Louisiana Record | May 18, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on May 10 in the suits below:

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