News from May 2019

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

By The Louisiana Record | May 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 May 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 14: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "labor" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 14, 2019

The following cases categorized as "labor" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 14. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Groves Lowe to be Honored as “Sustaining Member of the Year” by Junior League of Baton Rouge

By Press release submission | May 14, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Amy Groves Lowe will receive the 2019 "Sustaining Member of the Year" award from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, recognizing her for contributions to the organization, and professional and community accomplishments within Baton Rouge.

Free Enterprise Institute touts new auto insurance bill as 'monumental opportunity'

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

Louisiana is well known for being one of the most expensive states to own a car, due in large part to inflated insurance rates created by the promise of potentially large settlements from even so little as minor fender benders.

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch sees reform on the horizon with bill to modify auto insurance regulations

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

According to TheAdvocate, a new bill could bring some much-needed reform to the state's auto insurance system.

ACLU claims ICE and Homeland Security parole denials have 'devastating impact'

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

Following a lawsuit filed by the ACLU in 2018, which alleged that ICE and Homeland Security were issuing blanket denials of parole, 150 individuals took part in a hunger strike at a Louisiana ICE correctional center.

Man claims his mother assaulted him while he was visiting his hospitalized father

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

GRETNA – A man is suing his mother, alleging that she assaulted him.

Walmart is named in couple's slip and fall lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

GRETNA – A couple is suing Walmart, alleging a woman was caused to slip and fall on a dangerous surface.

Patron claims she slipped and fell in bathroom of New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood Co.

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

GRETNA – A woman is suing a restaurant, alleging she was caused to slip and fall in the bathroom.

Court excludes expert witness testimony for plaintiff in lawsuit against God Way's Trucking

By Shanice Harris | May 15, 2019

The United States District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana is not allowing God Way’s Trucking company’s witness testimony to be presented in their court case against Kierra Thomas, according to an order made on April 17.

Brothers' dispute over Idaho business is sent back to Louisiana state court

By Scott Holland | May 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has weighed in on a dispute between two Louisiana brothers who own an Idaho real estate business.

May 15: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "motor vehicle" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 15, 2019

The following cases categorized as "motor vehicle" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 15. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on May 13: United States America for the use and benefit of Frogco Amphibious Equipment, Inc. vs Crosby Dredging, LLC

By The Louisiana Record | May 15, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by United States America for the use and benefit of Frogco Amphibious Equipment, Inc. against Crosby Dredging, LLC, Crosby Tugs, LLC and Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland on May 13: 'Complaint Against All Defendants (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7639635) Filed By United Stat

May 15: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "labor" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 15, 2019

The following cases categorized as "labor" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 15. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on May 15: ANYHILA BURKS vs Clinton Dowdell

By The Louisiana Record | May 15, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by ANYHILA BURKS, ARIEL BURKS, JAMES CRAIG and NADIA ROBINSON against Clinton Dowdell, PREMIER TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, L.L.C and SENTRY SELECT INSURANCE COMPANY on May 15: 'Complaint With Jury Demand Against All Defendants (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7646334) Filed By James

Court activity on May 15: Carlos Castellanos vs Enterprise Restoration Services, LLC

By The Louisiana Record | May 15, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Carlos Castellanos, Marlene Suyapa Castellanos Delgado and Rene Rodriguez against Enterprise Restoration Services, LLC and John W Adams on May 15: 'Complaint Against All Defendants (credit Card Not Accepted Or Unavailable-Payment Of Filing Fee Due Within 2 Business Days) Filed By Ma

Age discrimination, disability act claims against University of Louisiana dismissed in wrongful termination suit

By Takesha Thomas | May 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion filed by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System to dismiss claims of violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act by a former employee in her wrongful termination lawsuit.

May 16: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "contract" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 16, 2019

The following cases categorized as "contract" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 16. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

May 16: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "labor" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 16, 2019

The following cases categorized as "labor" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 16. 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 May 8

By The Louisiana Record | May 16, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity on May 8 in the suits below:

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