News from November 2018
GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages for more than $132,000.
GRETNA – An LLC is seeking damages for an alleged breach of contract.
GRETNA – A law firm is seeking damages after its telephone company allegedly breached their contract.
NEW ORLEANS – A couple is seeking damages after they allege they were robbed in a hotel.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Ineligible Leesville attorney Bradley O. Hicks has been suspended following a Nov. 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding allegations arising from complaints in multiple client matters.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Disbarred Mamou attorney Timmy James Fontenot has been permanently disbarred following a Nov. 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding allegations that included stealing from a client.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Tracey Michel Favorite has been disbarred following a Nov. 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding allegations she wrote a series of bad checks over three years.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Ineligible Covington attorney Raymond Charles Burkart III has been disbarred following a June 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over multiple allegations in a consolidated matter.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Mississippi upheld a jury verdict that absolved Total Transportation of Mississippi LLC and its employee, Will Gates, for blame in an accident in which Gates struck a pedestrian who wandered onto the highway, according to an Oct. 25 opinion.
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association praises Plaquemines Parish Council for attempt to withdraw from coastal lawsuit
After the Plaquemines Parish Council voted 4-3 on a measure to withdraw from a coastal lawsuit that threatens the oil and gas industry, Gifford Briggs, president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) published a response to the vote titled "Changing the Trajectory."
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Hammond attorney Leonard E. Yokum Jr., admitted to the bar in Louisiana more than 50 years ago and suspended for almost a decade, may not be conditionally reinstated following a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court.
US Dept. of Health and Human Services Claims Company was overpaid
GRETNA –A woman is seeking damages alleging that her car was struck by a driver for a church.
GRETNA – A capital company is seeking more than $2,300 in sums due.