News from November 2017

Louisiana Supreme Court clears Vernon Parish Asst DA of withholding evidence in murder trial

By Karen Kidd | Nov 1, 2017

Leesville attorney and Vernon Parish assistant district attorney Ronald Kenneth Seastrunk has been cleared of all charges over his alleged failure to hand over evidence to the defense in a 2012 murder trial, according to an Oct. 18 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding.

Heartland Institute suggests Trump needs to take note of energy conference

By Karen Kidd | Nov 1, 2017

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Louisiana Record) – U.S. energy policy needs to be wrested from "climate alarmists" and returned to experts in the field, a Heartland Institute spokesman said during an interview regarding this month's conference in Texas "gathering the country’s best energy policy experts". "

Baton Rouge attorney suspended over alleged multiple offenses

By Karen Kidd | Nov 1, 2017

Baton Rouge attorney Mark G. Simmons has been suspended for 60 days following an Oct. 16 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding over allegations of multiple offenses in a single client matter.

Capital One alleges customer owes $6,600

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

GRETNA –Capital One is suing a customer, alleging he owes $6,600.

Discover Bank alleges customer owes more than $1,700

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

GRETNA –Discover Bank is suing a customer, alleging she owes more than $1,700.

Capital One alleges customer owes $3,500

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

GRETNA –Capital One is suing a customer, alleging he owes $3,500 for an open account.

Discover Bank alleges customer owes $11,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

GRETNA –Discover Bank is suing a customer, alleging he owes $11,000 for an open account.

Capital One alleges customer owes more than $3,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

GRETNA – Capital One is suing a customer, alleging he owes more than $3,000 for an open account.

Community college alleges student owes more than $700

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is seeking more than $700.

Credit union alleges promissory note customer owes more than $23,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 2, 2017

GRETNA –A credit union is suing a promissory note customer, alleging he owes more than $23,000.

Customer blames nail salon for leg amputation

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A customer suing a nail salon, alleging she was injured and had her leg amputated due to the negligence of the defendant.

Asset management company alleges couple owes more than $11,000 on promissory note

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 3, 2017

GRETNA –An asset management company is suing a couple, alleging they owe more more than $11,000.

Former employee accuses Walmart of racial discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 3, 2017

GRETNA – A former employee is suing Walmart, alleging discrimination due to her race.

The Fight Goes On

By Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association | Nov 3, 2017

On the morning of October 30th, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry woke up to promising news amongst the headlines of low rig counts and low global commodity pricing. The United State Supreme Court denied hearing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s (SLFPA-E) appeal of the lower courts ruling.

University of New Orleans claims student owes money for fall 2012 semester

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking damages for an open account with a balance of more than $500.

Orleans Parish student accused of failing to pay university

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking more than $3,000 from a student.

University claims Orleans Parish student owes over $1,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking damages for an open account.

University of New Orleans seeks over $1,500 from student

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 6, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university claims that it is owed more than $1,500.

Edwards backed by Louisiana Democratic Party as state treasurer election nears

By Erianne Leatherman | Nov 6, 2017

The runoff election for Louisiana state treasurer will take place Nov. 18, with Democrat Derrick Edwards and Republican John Schroder facing off.

Former University of New Orleans student accused of owing $1,500

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 7, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking over $1,500 from a student.

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