News from May 2019

May 6: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "insurance" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 6, 2019

The following cases categorized as "insurance" 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 6: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "motor vehicle" cases

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

Case activity for Barrett Beach Bungalows vs BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on May 6

By The Louisiana Record | May 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Barrett Beach Bungalows and Dorothy Snider against BP Exploration & Production, Inc. and John L Crain on May 6:

Case activity for Patrick Ferry vs Liberty Mutual Insurance Company on May 6

By The Louisiana Record | May 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Patrick Ferry against Liberty Mutual Insurance Company on May 6:

New Orleans construction company ordered to pay portion of employees' fees, costs

By Karen Kidd | May 6, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Construction workers who successfully sued their New Orleans employer over unpaid overtime also will have part of their attorney fees and costs paid, a federal judge said in a recent ruling.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in 11 Louisiana Restaurants Paying $461,754 in Back Wages, Damages to 141 Employees

By Press release submission | May 6, 2019

After investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), the owners and operators of a family of 11 restaurants with common ownership in Louisiana have paid $230,877 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 141 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping requirements.

Federal court grants summary judgment in favor of couple that sold French Quarter condo

By Charmaine Little | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – A federal court sided with a Louisiana couple sued over allegations of negligent and intentional misrepresentations, granting them their motion for partial summary judgment on April 2.

Gulf Logistics denied summary judgment in case filed by deckhand dismissed after seeking treatment for situational depression

By Lauren Shea | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied Gulf Logistics Operating's motion for summary judgment in a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Judge dismisses federal claims in employment contract suit against PosiGen

By Lauren Shea | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted in part a motion for summary judgment by PosiGen Inc. in a lawsuit made against it by Logan Landry, et al. on April 4.

Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch questions motives, impact surrounding oil and gas lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

New Orleans Parish and six other parishes throughout the state have filed a lawsuit against Louisiana's oil and gas companies, alleging that their operations are causing coastal erosion.

Federal judge partially dismisses lawsuit dating back to 2002 property transfer

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has dismissed the majority of a lawsuit involving a disputed property transfer.

Court again denies class-action certification in FLSA lawsuit against Associated Wholesale Grocers

By Charmaine Little | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS – On April 25, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied a class action’s second motion for conditional certification and another motion for reconsideration that granted an employer its motion to dismiss opt-in plaintiffs in its Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit.

FLANAGAN PARTNERS LLP: Flanagan Partners founder profiled by Chambers & Partners

By Press release submission | May 7, 2019

Chambers & Partners released its annual guide to lawyers practicing in the United States—Chambers USA 2019.

Case activity for Bonita Webster vs Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company on May 7

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Bonita Webster and Harold E. Newsome against Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company on May 7:

Court activity on May 7: Courtney Hebert vs First NBC Bank

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Courtney Hebert against First NBC Bank, Lillian Lucille Locicero, Richard J Hebert and Richard J Tomeny on May 7: 'Notice Of Removal From Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Case Number 2016-9632 (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7628130) Filed By Fdic-r First Nbc Bank. (attach

May 7: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana docket for "insurance" cases

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The following cases categorized as "insurance" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on May 7. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for David J Bourgeois vs Amica Mutual Insurance Company on May 7

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by David J Bourgeois against Amica Mutual Insurance Company on May 7:

Case activity for Harold E. Newsome vs Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company on May 7

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Harold E. Newsome and Latrina Gissendanner against Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company and Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on May 7:

Court activity on May 7: Courtney Hebert vs First NBC Bank

By The Louisiana Record | May 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activity in the suit brought by Courtney Hebert against First NBC Bank and Richard J Hebert on May 7: 'Notice Of Removal From Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Case Number 2012-07382 (filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 053l-7628015) Filed By Fdic-r First Nbc Bank. (attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Ex

Grow Louisiana advocates for collaboration among science and industry

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

New Orleans Parish is one of many Louisiana parishes that have recently filed suit against the oil and gas companies, alleging that the industry’s operations are to blame for coastal erosion.

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