News from November 2018

Midland Funding sues for $2,951.21 in past due payments

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 8 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Dawn Melanson, seeking damages for payments due of $2,951.21 plus interest.

Midland Funding alleges it is due more than $2,500

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Cali Bergeron, alleging it is due $2,573.92 plus interest.

Lawsuit seeks to determine who owns patent on synthetic opioids

By Karen Kidd | Nov 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has ordered a Connecticut-based bio-pharmaceutical development company in a legal battle with the U.S. government and Tulane University to chart its counterclaims over who owns the patent on synthetic opioids.

A funding company is seeking nearly $3,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Janet Acosta seeking $2,801.11 plus interest, alleging that the defendant was negligent in paying off an overdue balance.

Excessive litigation costs the state more than $1 billion annually, watchdog groups warn

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch and Louisiana Coalition for Common Sense have estimated that the cost of excessive litigation in the state tops $1 billion, with 15,500 jobs lost per year.

Oil and Gas Association chief calls for end to 'unnecessary litigation'

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

Questions are being raised with calls for reform since Louisiana ranked as the 8th worst state in the nation for frivolous lawsuits, excessive judgments and other legal abuses.

Writer makes case for need to reform 'judicial hellhole'

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

Following several reports on the poor legal climate in Louisiana, the need is increasing to seek out reform options for the flawed tort system that is costing the state $1.1 billion a year and 15,500 jobs.

Plaquemines Parish Council did not heed voters regarding coastal lawsuits Louisiana Coalition for Common Sense says

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

The Plaquemines Parish Council recently voted on whether to withdraw from a series of coastal lawsuits against the gas and oil industries, an issue that has left leaders and organizations at odds, with some groups pushing for additional litigation against the energy industries and others committing to fight until the lawsuits stop altogether.

Growing list of tort reform proponents should speak volumes, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association says

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 13, 2018

With Louisiana's legal climate having been dubbed a "judicial hellhole" by the American Tort Reform Association, groups and individuals alike are calling for reform of the judicial system that has cost the state $1.1 billion a year.

Lakeview Loan seeks past due payment

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Lakeview Loan Servicing filed a complaint on Nov. 8 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Rochiuss Marie Williams seeking past due payments of $185,696.41 plus interest.

Midland Funding seeks $1,209.53 in past due payments

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Deidre Simmons seeking past due payments of $1,209.53 plus interest.

Lender seeks more than $3,500 in past due payments

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Carson Riess. According to the complaint, the plaintiff is alleging that the defendant failed to pay $3,563.60 plus interest.

Discover Bank sues for $7,717.50

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Discover Bank filed a complaint on Nov. 2 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Terri Romano seeking $7,717.50 plus interest in past due payments.

Midland Funding seeks past due payment

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against April Williams seeking past due payments of $2,551.90 plus interest.

Target customer sues after allegedly falling down in restroom

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Menyoun Miller filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Target Corp. of Minnesota. According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an alleged incident on Dec. 18, 2017, when the plaintiff was at the Target, at 1731 Manhattan Blvd., in Jefferson Parish.

Lender seeks past due payments of more than $5,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Midland Funding filed a complaint on Nov. 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Sean Taylor. According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking $5,834.72 plus interest in past due payments.

A community college is seeking nearly $1,000

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Louisiana Community and Technical College System through Delgado Community College filed a complaint on Nov. 3 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Vashon Andrews.

Standard Mortgage seeks $103,623.25 plus interest payment

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Standard Mortgage Corp. filed a complaint on Nov. 13 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Jared M. Boudreaux, seeking damages of $103,623.25 plus interest.

Motorist sues after collision on I-10

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – Toya Jackson filed a complaint on Nov. 9 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Delta Wholesale Trading Corp. II and Jose Tejada.

A funding company is seeking over $3,200

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 14, 2018

GRETNA – A funding company is seeking more than $3,200.

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