News from June 2019

LMOGA are encouraged by gubernatorial candidates speaking out against coastal erosion lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

For Louisiana, the gas and oil industry is one of the state's biggest, providing thousands of jobs to residents. But as lawsuits have stacked up against the industry, candidates for the position of governor are making their stance clear when it comes to this job provider.

Grow Louisiana Coalition solicits candidates' positions on oil and gas industry issues

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

With many companies within Louisiana’s oil and gas industry facing lawsuits condemning their operations, hopefuls for the position of governor are taking every opportunity they can to voice their opinions on the condition of business in the state.

Pelican Institute says governor's office is just one area where Louisiana needs leadership and vision

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 2, 2019

The gas and oil industry is one of the biggest job providers in Louisiana, bringing thousands of jobs to residents; however, the lawsuits the industry is facing from various state parishes and cities has become a topic that gubernatorial candidates are using as a powerful talking point.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: EEOC Sues Houma Sandblasting, Painting, and Coating Service Provider for Disability Discrimination

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Tamco Professional Coating Services, Inc. violated federal law when it discriminated against an employee because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed.

LOUISIANA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: NOTICE: Bills Signed by Gov. Edwards

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he signed the following bills into law from the 2019 Regular Legislative Session: SB 1- Provides for investment of funds by board of trustees for Bossier City Police Pension and Relief Fund.

LOUISIANA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the 13 college students who have been chosen to participate in The Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government.

BROUSSARD & DAVID: Louisiana Native Sues Fishing Captain Following Maritime Injury

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

A Louisiana man is suing a Texas fishing captain following injuries suffered while working on the captain’s vessel.

MOULEDOUX BLAND LEGRAND BRACKETT: Recent Opinion from Eastern District of Louisiana Addresses Litigation Funding Companies

By Press release submission | Jun 4, 2019

The rise of litigation finance companies is now well-documented, up to and including Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker.

From Legal Newsline

Louisiana law protecting pipelines from protestors challenged, as oil group defends its passage

By Karen Kidd | Jun 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – A change to Louisiana's anti-protest law, now being challenged in federal court, didn't trouble the vast majority of lawmakers when it passed last year, the head of the group that proposed and drafted the amendment said during a recent interview.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on May 28

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 5, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on May 28 in the suits below:

May 28: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 5, 2019

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 May 28. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Conrad Shipyard, LLC. vs Franco Marine 1, LLC on June 3

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 5, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Conrad Shipyard, LLC. against Franco Marine 1, LLC, Franco Marine 2, LLC and Marine Services, Inc. on June 3:

Court activity on June 4: WLP Capital vs Patriot Group Services

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by WLP Capital against Patriot Group Services and Dustin Porte on June 4: 'Complaint Against All Defendants (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7684824) Filed By Wlp Capital. (attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet)attorney Jose

Court activity on June 4: Allstate Vehicle and Property Insurance Company vs Electrolux Home Products, Inc.

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Allstate Vehicle and Property Insurance Company against Electrolux Home Products, Inc. on June 4: 'Complaint With Jury Demand Against Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7685330) Filed By Allstate Vehicle And Property Insurance Company. (attachments:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on May 29

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on May 29 in the suits below:

May 29: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Jun 6, 2019

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 May 29. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

From Legal Newsline

File & ServeXpress has the expertise to integrate legal filings across many court systems

By Robert Hadley | Jun 6, 2019

Although e-filing court documents has streamlined the legal process, no universal standards exist for transmitting data. It’s up to the sender to learn the requirements to match each system.

Court rejects motion to dismiss Cotton Exchange Hotel's lawsuit

By Payton Kuhn | Jun 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has rejected a motion from Commercial Renovation Services to have a lawsuit levied by the owners of the Cotton Exchange Hotel dismissed.

Court allows class action against International Paper Co. over alleged 'black liquor' injuries, versus individual claims

By Payton Kuhn | Jun 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A judge for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted multiple plaintiffs’ requests to include their personal injury lawsuits against the International Paper Company (IPC) in a class action lawsuit.

Court grants Liberty Mutual’s motion in lawsuit against builder

By Payton Kuhn | Jun 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has ruled in favor of Liberty Mutual insurance company’s motion to lift a stay on an ongoing lawsuit between Parkcrest Builders and the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO).

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