News from April 2017

New Orleans attorney seeking damages after he was allegedly defamed

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A man is seeking damages against Allen J. Krouse III and Privileged Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange ("Pure") alleging defamation.

Wells Fargo alleges it is owed more than $40,000 on a line of credit

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A major bank is seeking more than $40,000 from Austen's Auto Sales and Dana Interiano alleging sums due.

Capital One claims customer failed to pay off credit card

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

GRETNA – Capital One is seeking over $3,000 in damages for an open account.

Regions Bank sues over $165,000 debt

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

Alabama-based Regions Bank is seeking damages over an unpaid balance.

New Orleans man sued over mortgage debt

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A loan company is seeking payment of an overdue mortgage loan from a New Orleans resident.

Midfirst Bank sues over overdue promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A bank is seeking damages for a promissory note in order to recover a mortgage debt.

Financial firm sues to recover funds from promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A finance company is seeking payment of a promissory note stemming from a mortgage debt.

University sues over unpaid balance

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

Southern University is seeking damages for sums due through a garnishment of funds.

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority sues over blighted property

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A man allegedly failed to keep an agreement with the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority for the rehabilitation of a property.

TV reporter accused of defamation

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 1, 2017

A Plaquemines Parish man claims that he was defamed on a television news report.

Louisiana Supreme Court rules Entergy violated 300-foot rule

By Sam Knef | Apr 1, 2017

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently reinstated an order from the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) that found that Entergy violated a

Bus driver’s appeal comes to a halt at Louisiana Supreme Court

By Sam Knef | Apr 1, 2017

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently reversed and affirmed parts of an appeals court ruling in favor of Gerald Castille, a bus driver, in his suit against the St. Martin Parish School Board.

New Orleans firm handling civil rights case against police on behalf of protestors after Sterling shooting

By David Hutton | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE — A New Orleans-based law firm has filed lawsuit against law enforcement officials in the state’s capital alleging they violated the rights of protesters arrested after a black man's fatal shooting by police last year.

Pacific Legal Foundation fighting against eminent domain abuse in Louisiana

By Kristin Regula | Apr 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — A war against eminent domain abuse is currently being waged in Louisiana.

Louisiana's lawsuit against State Farm, filed by former attorney general, lies dormant

By John Severance | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE — Nothing has happened for more than a year, but Louisiana’s lawsuit against insurance carrier State Farm is still alive.

Livingston Parish School Board joins lawsuit in aftermath of damaging floods

By Olivia Olsen | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE — The Livingston Parish School Board recently voted in a unanimous decision to join a class-action lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development as well as the company responsible for constructing Interstate 12.

Louisiana cosmetology board, inspectors, Vietnamese-American salon owners reach settlement in inspection bias suit

By Nicholas Gueguen | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, two salon inspectors affiliated with the Board, and the Vietnamese-American salon owners who brought suit against them have come to a settlement, the Associated Press reported March 9.

Louisiana residents file suit against water company

By John Severance | Apr 2, 2017

DONALDSONVILLE — Many Donaldsonville residents are not happy about the quality of water and have filed a class action suit against Peoples Water Service.

Louisiana AG petitions EPA to revise risk-management rule

By Mark Iandolo, Legal Newsline | Apr 2, 2017

BATON ROUGE (Legal Newsline) — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has filed a petition urging Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to revise the agency's Risk Management Program Rule.

Loyola University law program mentors young attorneys who want their own practices

By Melissa Busch | Apr 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — As the incubator program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law continues to grow in popularity, the school recently welcomed seven new attorneys into its intensive two-year mentorship and skills program.  

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