NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a lawsuit seeking $3 million filed a man who allegedly lost items following the seizure of a truck he was renting from Penske.
News from December 2018
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion by the City of New Orleans to dismiss a claim demanding that the city pay a more than $1.8 million judgment to a man who was struck and injured by a municipal police cruiser.
GRETNA – The State of Louisiana is seeking more than $79,000 in sums due.
GRETNA – The State of Louisiana is seeking damages for sums due of more than $66,000.
GRETNA – A funding company is seeking more than $6,400 in sums due.
GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $39,000 in sums due.
GRETNA – A metal company is seeking more than $63,000 in sums due.
GRETNA – A financial company is seeking sums due, alleging a woman has failed to pay off a balance of over $1,200.
GRETNA – A financial company is seeking over $6,900.
GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $141,000.
California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney George Allen Roth Walsh, publicly reprimanded last summer by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) for allegedly practicing law while ineligible, faces a 30-day suspension over the same allegations.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — St. Francisville attorney Kristy Emfinger Griffin has been allowed to permanently resign in lieu of discipline, and Bossier City attorney Rebecca Lynn Vishnefski has been reinstated following separate Dec. 3 Louisiana Supreme Court orders.
As the second leading producer of crude oil and second leading producer of natural gas in the U.S., Louisiana has a lot to lose in a series of coastal lawsuits that claim the energy industry is to blame for the rapidly eroding coastline.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a negligence claim against a oil company that was being sued by a former employee who was injured and lost several toes in an on-the-job accident in waters off Venezuela.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently ruled that a report from a doctor cannot be presented regarding a dispute over patents involving a synthetic opioid compound.
NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld disciplinary sanctions against a Baton Rouge physician who was suspended and fined after he was charged with numerous medical violations.