Cedillo Magistrate Judge Karen Wells Roby has denied a motion for a protective order filed by the New Orleans Saints in connection with litigation involving the ownership of the phrase "Who Dat," according to documents filed in federal court in New Orleans.
After receiving injuries in a wreck on the Huey P. Long Bridge, a Jefferson Parish resident has filed a lawsuit against the truck driver claiming that the tractor-trailer hit his vehicle when attempting to change lanes.
Morris Chicago attorney H. Patrick Morris, an experienced toxic tort attorney who has represented major oil companies, said that not a single defense lawyer involved in the BP oil spill litigation would talk to him before his speech at the DRI Toxic Tort and Environmental Law conference held today in New Orleans.
Gerrard A Columbia law professor warned that a court ruling which held the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers liable for Katrina-related flooding in New Orleans could have lasting effects on environmental litigation.
Landrieu Louisiana's eight congressional members wrote and signed a letter to BP America president Lamar McKay asking that the oil company immediately pay $15 million to help restore the state's oyster beds.
Huber The Sierra Club filed a motion to join a lawsuit filed by the U.S. government against BP in the multi-district litigation (MDL) surrounding the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill.
The Internal Revenue Service has confirmed that anyone who received money from BP through the Gulf Coast Claims Facility as a result of Gulf of Mexico oil spill will have to pay taxes on that income on their 2010 tax forms.
Feinberg In a letter posted on the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) Web site Thursday morning, BP states that there "is no credible support for adopting an artificially high future loss" and that claims payments should be lower going forward.
Louisiana lawmakers will not be redistricting the state Supreme Court and five appeals court districts during a special reapportionment session being held in March and April, according to a report on NOLA.com.