News from March 2019

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Groves Lowe to be Recognized Among LSU College of HSE’s Hall of Distinction

By Press release submission | Mar 12, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Amy Groves Lowe will be honored with an "Alumni of Distinction" award from the Louisiana State University College of Human & Sciences Education at a special dinner and awards ceremony.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Kenny Recognized as Finalist for LSBA Young Lawyers Professionalism Honor

By Press release submission | Mar 12, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Erin Sayes Kenny was recognized as a finalist for an honor bestowed by the LSBA Young Lawyers Division - The Honorable Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award - at the 2019 LSBA Midyear Meeting, held Jan. 18, 2019.

Pelican Institute says direct actions against insurance companies 'driving up costs on Louisiana residents'

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 12, 2019

With the informal title of a judicial hellhole and the reputation of being one of the states with the highest auto insurance rates in the country, Louisiana is hurting when it comes to its legal climate, according to The Advocate.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 5

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 5 in the suits below:

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Taylor Porter Sponsors 2019 LSBA Diversity Conclave - “Opening Doors for Next Generation”

By Press release submission | Mar 13, 2019

Taylor Porter sponsored the 2019 and 12th Annual Louisiana State Bar Association Conclave on Diversity in the Legal Profession, "Strides for Diversity - Opening Doors for the Next Generation," held Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Taylor Porter Hosts Reception to Celebrate Nationally-Recognized Re-Entry Program

By Press release submission | Mar 13, 2019

Taylor Porter partnered with several Baton Rouge businesses and the U.S. Middle District Court of Louisiana to host a reception to toast the successes of the work release and re-entry program, called RISE: Rehabilitating Individuals through Strategic Encounters.

March 5: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 13, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 6: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Suspended Metairie attorney faces additional suspension over multiple charges

By Karen Kidd | Mar 14, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Suspended Metairie attorney Arthur L. Harris Sr. faces additional suspension following a recommendation issued March 12 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over consolidated formal charges against him.

March 5: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for personal injury cases

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Actions Taken on March 6

By The Louisiana Record | Mar 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on March 6 in the suits below:

Jefferson Parish man allegedly breached contract regarding membership interest of Lake Forest Plaza

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is being sued for breach of contract after he allegedly failed to keep an agreement.

Woman alleges RaceTrac Petroleum failed to warn of wet floor that caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A St. Charles Parish couple alleges the wife was injured at a Kenner gas station because of a wet floor.

Nurse alleges defective cart owned by Northeast Louisiana Pharmacy caused injury

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges that she was injured at work due to a faulty piece of equipment.

Two men allege Boh Bros. Construction heavy equipment operator's negligence caused injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – Two men allege that they were injured by a heavy equipment operator and are seeking damages from the operator's employer.

Former Ochsner Medical Center patient alleges lack of assistance caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA –A woman is seeking damages after she was caused to fall at a hospital.

Man blames break room fall on Five Star Vending Services, others' alleged failure to clean floor

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A man alleges he was injured in a Harvey break room because vending companies allegedly failed to inspect and clean the floor.

Brian Cummings helps patients, families find justice in malpractice cases

By Sponsored Content | Mar 14, 2019

A resident physician’s undetected error may have cost a patient her life during treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – just the type of case Nashville attorney Brian Cummings seeks to address.

Avant Garde Homeowners' Association alleges residents incorrectly installed patio

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A Kenner homeowners' association alleges a patio was incorrectly installed on a property subject to its regulations.

Worker alleges hose from SMECO Concrete Pumping truck struck him, caused head injury

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

GRETNA – A Terrebonne Parish man alleges he was injured at a worksite by a hose on a concrete truck.

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