News from January 2019

Former New Orleans police chief faces uphill fight in breach of contract suit against Cantrell, law professor says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 2, 2019

Warren Riley, a former New Orleans police chief, recently filed a lawsuit against Mayor LaToya Cantrell alleging she offered him a job in her administration and later revoked the offer.

Condo's HOA is seeking more than $11,000 from resident

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2019

GRETNA – A condo is seeking more than $11,000 in sums due.

State officials seek more than $77,000 on unpaid disaster recovery loan

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2019

GRETNA – The state of Louisiana is seeking more than $77,000 in sums due.

Disaster Recovery Unit seeks over $37,000 on unpaid loan

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2019

GRETNA – The state of Louisiana is seeking more than $37,500 from a resident.

Crescent Bank seeks over $20,000 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking more than $20,000 on an open account.

Affordable Care Act is a 'federal outreach,' Landry says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently ruled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional in a lawsuit brought by several states, including Louisiana, challenging the ACA.

New Orleans-based attorney readmitted to practice of law after recovery from alcohol abuse

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 3, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court recently allowed a disbarred New Orleans-based attorney to be readmitted to the practice law after recovering from alcohol abuse and refraining from billing clients for unperformed work.

Why law firms should be leveraging digital media to attract clients

By Erianne Leatherman | Jan 4, 2019

With the growth of internet usage via social media and search engines, it is vital for law firms to recognize important marketing trends, in order to reach the broadest audience and convert the most clients.

Split board backs readmission of disbarred former Monroe councilman convicted of racketeering

By Karen Kidd | Jan 4, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Disbarred Monroe attorney and former city councilman Arthur Gilmore Jr. may be conditionally readmitted to practice law following a split recommendation issued Dec. 21 by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB).

Physician claims he was wrongfully terminated by East Jefferson General Hospital

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 7, 2019

GRETNA – A doctor alleges a breach of contract has damaged him financially.

Metairie Bank & Trust seeks damages after a car struck its drive-thru

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 7, 2019

GRETNA – A bank is seeking damages after a car struck its drive-thru.

Woman seeks damages after tripping on an unpainted wheel stop

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 7, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages after she allegedly tripped on an unpainted wheel stop.

Driver alleges he was rear-ended by a state transportation department official

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 7, 2019

GRETNA – A man is seeking damages following a car accident with a Louisiana state official vehicle.

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