A watchdog group says a Congressional bill that is designed to increase transparency for Medicare Part D could actually lead to higher drug costs.
News from March 2016
ALEXANDRIA – A former director of operations for Leebo’s Stores Inc. is suing the company over allegations of gender discrimination resulting in inequality of pay.
BATON ROUGE – An assistant manager of a Baton Rouge KFC is collectively suing a franchisee over allegations of unpaid overtime on behalf of herself and all class members.
LAFAYETTE – A Louisiana company is suing its foreign insurance provider, alleging overcharges in its insurance policies during the past two years.
NEW ORLEANS – Several large music corporations are seeking damages against a Louisiana bar over alleged copyright violations.
BATON ROUGE – Assistant managers of a major fast food chain are collectively suing for claims of unpaid overtime compensation, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated.
LAFAYETTE – Two former employees of Schlumberger are seeking damages from the company alleging that they were not paid overtime.
BATON ROUGE – A former employee of Nottoway Plantation and Resort alleges that the company failed to pay its employees their full wages and overtime.
NEW ORLEANS – A former crew member aboard the Mr. Hampton is suing its owner, alleging that negligence led to a serious hand injury.
NEW ORLEANS – A bank is seeking the court’s help after two businesses allegedly defaulted on their loans.
NEW ORLEANS — With the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry backing Jimmy Genovese and trial lawyers supporting Marilyn Castle in the race to replace outgoing state Supreme Court Justice Jeanette Knoll, the flow of political donations from special interest groups such as these raises the question of whether judges should recuse themselves when contributors become litigants.
NEW ORLEANS – A California energy company is asking the court for help in retrieving payment for an allegedly past-due invoice.
NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit filed last week in federal court alleges that the Louisiana Judiciary Commission illegally disciplined a judge and denied the plaintiff due process rights.
NEW ORLEANS – A shrimp boat captain is suing Highland Marine LLC for alleged negligence, which he claims caused him severe injuries.
LAFAYETTE – A financial service company is seeking millions of dollars from a loan allegedly in default.
NEW ORLEANS – A medical technology company is seeking damages after it claims a Metairie business breached their contract.
NEW ORLEANS – A supervisor for Entergy Operations Inc. is suing his employer, alleging he did not receive overtime compensation for three years.
LAFAYETTE – The makers of Zofran are being taken to court over claims that the drug caused birth defects.
NEW ORLEANS — Within a week of assuming office in January, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry began making drastic changes to his office and winning over the likes of former state representative and senator Bernard J. Bagert Jr., who is now practicing law in New Orleans.
BATON ROUGE – A hearing-disabled man is suing a Baton Rouge business and a Houston business, alleging failure to accommodate his disability during a pre-employment physical evaluation.