After hearing testimony from several Virginia homeowners during a February bench trial against Chinese drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum Co., U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon's highly anticipated ruling is expected to be a bellwether.
News from March 2010
Bickford Apple says it did not deceive or defraud customers who bought iPhones without multimedia messaging service, according to its response in a series of lawsuits pending in federal court in New Orleans.
New Orleans resident Sandra Andry claims she seriously injured her back on an exercise machine, according to a lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
After four months of taking the drug Reglan to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, a Louisiana resident alleges he developed drug-induced Parkinson's disease.
A New Orleans bank customer is suing over severe injuries she claims to have sustained when a glass partition shattered and sprayed glass in her face.
A U.S. naval reserve commander wants his employer Lockheed Martin to follow the law by paying vacation credits and differential during the time he was called to active duty.
With settlement negotiations stalled and summary judgment motions denied, several companies will soon be heading to trial to argue who is responsible for a falling elevator in a parking garage owned by Hertz Texaco Center.
A Macy's customer claims to suffer from post-traumatic stress after sitting in a chair that broke at a Lafayette store.
A seaman believes he caught a medicine-resistant staph infection while working on a heavy lift derrick barge in navigation.
A man who severed two fingers while assembling a portable basketball goal known as "The Beast" is suing the manufacturer and others.
A man who claims he lost sense of smell after using Zicam, filed a personal injury lawsuit against Matrixx, Initiatives, Inc., Zicam LLC., and Botantical Laboratories, Inc. on March 10 in New Orleans federal court of the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Companies who manufacture petroleum, chemicals, gas and other products are accused of manipulating the Pontchartrain levee system in order to hide contaminated tracts of land north of the lake.
More than 50 years after their father worked around asbestos products, the family of a deceased longshoreman is suing several New Orleans companies in a case that was removed from Orleans Parish to federal court.
After a request for a rehearing, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided to listen to arguments from a Latin American group of guest workers hired to maintain New Orleans hotels after Hurricane Katrina.