News from August 2018

Debt collector seeks more than $3,000 with lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

A Jefferson Parish woman faces a lawsuit by a debt collector.

Jefferson Parish woman faces debt collector lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

A debt collector sued a Jefferson Parish woman over an alleged $1,300 debt.

Standard Glass & Mirror Works faces lawsuit over an alleged debt

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

An alleged $48,000 debt prompted a consulting group to pursue litigation against a glass company.

IMTT-Gretna sues Glencore Ltd over alleged debt

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

Glencore Ltd faces a lawsuti over an alleged debt of nearly $400,000.

Loan company suing over $185,000 mortgage debt

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

A Jefferson Parish woman faces a lawsuit by a loan company.

Alleged debt prompts litigation by finance company

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 25, 2018

A Jefferson Parish woman faces a lawsuit over an alleged debt.

CBS and production company want to move lawsuit by NCIS actor to federal court

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 25, 2018

CBS Corporation and a production company wants a lawsuit filed by Justin Lebrun of the TV show "NCIS: New Orleans" to move to federal court.

Ally Financial seeks over $25,000 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 27, 2018

GRETNA – A financial company is seeking more than $25,000 in sums due.

Flanagan Partners attorneys listed among 'Best Lawyers in America'

By Press release submission | Aug 27, 2018

Thomas Flanagan, Harold Flanagan, Sean Brady and Ann Koppel of Flanagan Partners LLP have been named to the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Federal court rules against couple in Louisiana Health Services insurance case

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 27, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has ruled against an argument filed by Karen S. Kovach and Isaac Soileau, owners of Soileau & Associates LLC, regarding an insurance claim.

Court reporting services claim advances against Louisiana Board of Examiners

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 27, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld part of a claim filed against the Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Court Reporters.

Jefferson Parish critic says settlement won't stop him from challenging council actions

By John Breslin | Aug 27, 2018

GRETNA – A frequent critic of the Jefferson Parish Council who was awarded $20,000 stemming from a federal lawsuit that he had filed nearly five years after being ejected from a public meeting, recently said he will continue to criticize the local government.

Chevron seeking nearly $11 million in dispute over stock option in Baton Rouge venture

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 27, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Chevron recently filed a breach of contract suit claiming it is owed nearly $11 million after it exercised its option to sell its shares in the Hilton Capitol Center, a hotel and commercial space in Baton Rouge.

Sports broadcaster seeks $340,000 for illegal showing of boxing match

By John Breslin | Aug 28, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- A company that provides broadcasts of sporting events to businesses is demanding $340,000 from a sports bar and an individual over the alleged illegal showing of a boxing match.

Insurance group wants courts to toss out $18 million policies claim

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 28, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. -- A nationally recognized insurance group has asked a Louisiana court to deny a $18 million insurance claim from an Arkansas oil company.

LADB committee recommends dismissal of charges against New York attorney

By Karen Kidd | Aug 28, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — A Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee has recommended that charges against New York attorney Larry English, who represented a client in an unrelated Louisiana death penalty case reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year, be dismissed.

Appeals court reverses summary judgment denial, backs mental patient's doctors at state facility

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 28, 2018

BATON ROUGE — A federal appeals court reversed a denial of summary judgment Aug. 16 in a case involving a patient at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System (ELMHS) and rendered judgment in favor of the patient’s doctors.

KEOGH COX: Creating Obstacles to Frivolous Claims

By Press release submission | Aug 28, 2018

The costs of litigation can be substantial, but a seldom used statute arms defendants with a tool to minimize these costs.

Barclay's Bank alleges it is owed more than $4,900

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 28, 2018

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $4,900 in sums due.

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