News from October 2018

Prolonged employment dispute in Baton Rouge Public Works Department ends

By Carrie Salls | Oct 1, 2018

An appeals ended a long-running employment dispute on Sept. 21 between a former public works employee and the city of Baton Rouge.

University of New Orleans is seeking more than $2,500 in sums due

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 1, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking more than $2,500 in sums due.

Bossier City attorney on interim suspension faces additional 3-year suspension

By Karen Kidd | Oct 1, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Bossier City attorney John E. Settle Jr., who has already been suspended, faces possible additional suspension following a recommendation issued Sept. 26 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) panel.

Breach of contract suit in coal shipping dispute seeks $1 million in damages

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – American Commercial Barge Line recently filed a federal suit against Tricon Steamship Agency Inc. for breach of contract in the delivery of coal by barge from Kentucky to Louisiana.

Baton Rouge attorney indefinitely suspended following guilty plea to child pornography charge

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Baton Rouge attorney Christopher Gerard Young was indefinitely suspended following a recent Louisiana Supreme Court order after he was sentenced last spring on a child pornography charge.

'Top attorney' for 2018 placed on interim suspension for threat of harm

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Metairie attorney Robert Bartholomew Evans III, selected by a professional association as "Top Attorney" for 2018, has been indefinitely suspended for "threat of harm" following a recent Louisiana Supreme Court order.

Ponchatoula attorney receives deferred suspension, probation

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

Ponchatoula attorney Sherry Alane King received a fully-deferred suspension following a Sept. 28 Louisiana Supreme Court decision after allegations she falsified a court document.

Judge rejects class action lawsuit against mayor's court of Gretna

By Sandra Lane | Oct 4, 2018

A federal judge threw out a class action lawsuit over traffic tickets handled by the municipal court in Gretna.

Federal judge says National Marine Fisheries Service overstepped its authority in creating aquaculture zone

By Sandra Lane | Oct 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge in Louisiana recently granted a motion for summary judgment filed by several fishing and wildlife associations and environmental groups to prevent the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) from establishing an aquaculture zone in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico.

Photographer sues entertainment company for using his copyrighted photo of Macy Gray on its website

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A photographer recently filed a federal suit accusing a Louisiana-based entertainment company of using his copyrighted photo of singer-songwriter Macy Gray on its website without giving the photographer credit.

Rushmore Loan Management is seeking more than $114,000

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 4, 2018

GRETNA – A loan company is seeking more than $114,000.

Standard Mortgage files lawsuit for past due sums

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 4, 2018

GRETNA – A mortgage company is seeking more than $100,000.

Carrington Mortgage claims defendant owes over $115,000

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 4, 2018

GRETNA – A mortgage company is seeking more than $115,000.

Delgado Community College is seeking over $1,200

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is seeking over $1,200 in sums due.

University of New Orleans seeks more than $3,900 in sums due

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The University of New Orleans is seeking more than $3,900.

University of Louisiana seeks over $5,700 from former student

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A university is seeking more than $5,000 in sums due.

Delgado Community College seeks over $1,600 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A community college is seeking more than $1,600.

Ally Financial says customer owes over $10,000 on auto lease

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 5, 2018

GRETNA – A financial company is seeking more than $10,000 from an individual.

South Lafourche Bank & Trust is seeking over $71,000

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 5, 2018

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $71,000 in sums due.

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