Feinberg Ken Feinberg, administrator of the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF), announced last week that several law firms have been hired to staff claims offices in the Gulf Coast.
News from January 2011
Jackson A New Orleans resident is suing Delta Air Lines after he fell out of a seat in a boarding area.
Ken Feinberg, administrator of the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF), said he's hired a legal ethics professor to clarify that he is not working for BP, according to an Associated Press report.
The manufacturer of an allegedly defective Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is being sued after a fire caused significant property damage at two homes.
Winn Dixie is being sued for allegedly failing to properly clean its floors after a customer slipped and fell while an employee was mopping the floor.
Howard Union Pacific is suing a truck driver for failing to yield at a truck crossing and for causing a collision and derailment of its train.
Two Louisiana Department of Transportation employees have filed a lawsuit claiming they were subjected to sexual harassment and retaliation for reporting the harassment.
Claiming racial discrimination and retaliation, Frederick H. Brown filed suit against his employer Board of Commissioners, Port of New Orleans on Dec. 16 in federal court in New Orleans.
Beasley An Alabama law firm is being sued by a client who claims the firm conveyed improper and misleading information regarding her case.
A security agent is suing her employer Conoco Phillips after she stepped in an uncovered hole and was injured.
Barbier Judge Carl Barbier has ordered that BP employees be deposed in New Orleans, according to an order signed on Monday in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Orleans Parish Judge Rosemary Ledet will hear arguments Jan. 14 from plaintiff and defense attorneys as to whether to certify a class in a suit against New Orleans traffic cameras.
LeBas Louisiana Transportation Secretary Sherri LeBas said that nearly $60,000 in tolls from the Crescent City Connection (CCC) bridge were improperly used to pay New Orleans law firm Pickering & Cotogno for work on the Louisiana 1 toll bridge in Leeville.
A jury trial pitting former employees of the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) against the school board in Orleans Parish Civil District Court has been continued until May because of an undisclosed attorney conflict.
Futrell A trial involving an accident and subsequent injuries on a Mardi Gras float has been continued without date after the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) and an unidentified insurance company were added as defendants.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court's technology chief for the past four years is no longer in her post after a computer crash wiped out thousands of real estate records.
Upton Orleans Parish Judge Piper Griffin will hear three defense motions in a liability suit involving an elevator accident at the Aquarium of the Americas.
Wolff A recently filed class action lawsuit claims that Domino's Pizza has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by its marketing and advertising campaigns that used text messages.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier issued a pre-trial order governing the United States' preservation of documents in Gulf oil spill multidistrict litigation (MDL).
Warshauer A New Orleans medical clinic is facing a medical malpractice lawsuit after a patient discovered a surgical sponge was left in his abdomen following a surgical procedure for rectal cancer.