The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Quinisha Lawrence against Aaron X, Hertz Local Edition Corporation and The Hertz Corporation on Aug. 9.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Sun Life Assurance Co. in a case in which it was accused of miscalculating benefits on a work-related injury claim for more than a decade.
Three government watchdog groups have launched an organization calling for election-year candidates – particularly those running for governor – to focus on education, state finances, criminal justice/public safety and transportation/infrastructure.
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that QUINCY E. IRVIN, age 41 of New Orleans, Louisiana pled guilty on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 to a one count Bill of Information for making false statements on an income tax return in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Police Department, and many other local, state and federal partners, convened in Baton Rouge, LA to initiate the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) program.
In Soileau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2019-C-0040 (La. 06/26/19), a workers’ compensation matter, the Louisiana Supreme Court vacated a judgment of the Third Circuit Court of Appeal and held that a choice of pharmacy suit was both premature under La. R. S. 23:1314 and failed to present a judiciable controversy.
The following cases categorized as "personal injury" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Aug. 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
NEW ORLEANS — A Florida attorney who is suing a partner in a New Orleans law firm over alleged collusion in Deepwater Horizon spill settlements is asking the judge presiding over the wide-ranging and long-running litigation to recuse himself.
The director of civil justice, energy and environmental quality for the state's largest lobbying organization, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, said more work needs to be done to increase transparency and accountability in the state's judiciary.