BATON ROUGE – Former state Sen. Ben Bagert recently spoke out in favor of House Bill 105, a controversial measure that would effectively create a separate budget for the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, removing that power from Gov. John Bel Edwards.
News from June 2016
OPELOUSAS — A St. Landry Parish customer is suing a Lafayette furniture store, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.
BATON ROUGE — A consumer is suing a reporting agency and debt collector, alleging false and inaccurate reporting.
NEW ORLEANS — A patient is suing the United States, alleging it denied him an administrative claim regarding botched eye surgery.
LAFAYETTE – Keith Stutes, the district attorney for Louisiana’s fifth district since 2015, said he hopes his lawsuit against the Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) to fully fund his office will start a conversation that leads to a resolution.
NEW ORLEANS—A Florida woman who claims that the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office cremated her deceased husband without her permission has sued the office in federal court for infliction of emotional distress and lost worker’s compensation, as well as to ensure such unauthorized cremations don’t happen again, according to her lawyer.
LAFAYETTE — A widower is suing a number of pharmaceutical companies, alleging their negligence caused his wife's death.
NEW ORLEANS — An employee is suing a Plaquemines Parish car wash business, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.
BATON ROUGE–Former Louisiana Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell is using an oft-cited elected official immunity defense to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him and others of retaliating against a Fourth Judicial Court judge.
For the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, penance still isn't cheap: Try $12 million for land not touched by a drop of oil.
NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man alleges a prescription drug used to treat deep vein thrombosis and other medical issues caused a heart attack.
BATON ROUGE – A consumer alleges that a consumer reporting agency and debt collector reported false information on her credit report.
NEW ORLEANS – A woman alleges she was injured in an auto accident with a postal service employee.
NEW ORLEANS – A manual laborer has filed a class-action lawsuit against her Metairie and Kenner employers alleging she was not paid overtime.
NEW ORLEANS – A Mississippi seaman is suing an Empire business alleging he was injured while catching pogy.
NEW ORLEANS — A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a generic drug manufacturer, alleging a certain drug caused her health problems.
NEW ORLEANS — A Michigan man is suing a group of pharmaceutical companies, alleging a drug they produced and marketed caused him health problems.
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana contractor is suing a Texas oil exploration company and owner, alleging failure to pay more than $133,000.
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana train passenger is suing multiple entities, alleging their negligence caused her to be injured.
NEW ORLEANS — A St. Tammany Parish woman is suing Florida Parishes agencies, alleging she was discriminated against due to her gender.