A group of landowners has filed a lawsuit alleging Bayou Bridge Pipeline has trespassed on their properties and the land has been damaged without their consent; the group also claims that corporations should not be allowed to expropriate privately owned land through eminent domain, an article posted on courthousenews.com said.
Coastal lawsuits filed against the gas and oil industries in Louisiana may not be over despite one of the parish councils involved in the suits, Plaquemines Parish Council, indicated it favored withdrawing from the litigation last month.
A parent of a student at Fifth Ward Elementary School in Reserve is suing the St. John the Baptist School Board, alleging that their child's safety is in danger due to the proximity of the school to the LaPlace chemical plant owned by Denka Performance Elastomer, an article posted on theadvocate.com said.
The Louisiana Chemical Association is awaiting the outcome of a lawsuit that has been filed by plaintiffs who are alleging the LaPlace chemical plant is causing health complications for those who live in the range of its emissions.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Slidell attorney and former Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judge Yolanda Julie King faces possible retroactive suspension following a recommendation issued Nov. 30 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Gretna attorney Kevin Michael Steel faces possible suspension following a Nov. 30 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court over a failure to return unearned fees to clients.
After a series of coastal lawsuits was filed against the gas and oil industry in Louisiana, an attempt in October by the Plaquemines Parish Council fell one vote shy of the tally needed to withdraw from the lawsuits, and the battle may be far from over.
The candidate challenging District 5 Jefferson Parish School Board Member Cedric Floyd in the upcoming runoff election has asked a Jefferson Parish court to make the incumbent stop making "misleading and/or defamatory" campaign statements about him.