An elderly retired doctor and his wife are suing an airline, some of its employees, a sheriff and his deputies, saying he was illegally arrested and subjected to excessive force after being removed from an airplane at New Orleans International Airport.
The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry along with corporate counsel are teaming up on a project that will evaluate judges on how their decisions in the courtroom affect businesses and the economy through a proposed legal advisory council.
Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW), a non-partisan watchdog group, says that voters should pay attention to the voting records of lawmakers and see which ones are truly looking out for their best interests.
A conservative political action committee has targeted three state lawmakers – including one Republican – over what the group says is the legislators' failure to lower auto insurance rates for Louisiana drivers.
NEW ORLEANS — A Florida attorney who is suing a partner in a New Orleans law firm over alleged collusion in Deepwater Horizon spill settlements is asking the judge presiding over the wide-ranging and long-running litigation to recuse himself.
Challengers to Gov. John Bel Edwards are pointing to his support of parishes suing oil companies over allegations of coastal erosion, making the potential negative economic impact from that court action a key campaign issue.
Will this fall's state legislature election be a turning point for tort reform in Louisiana? That's a question legal observers are asking after a session in which no new bills addressing auto insurance lawsuits, attorney advertising or other legal reforms advanced.
A list of 17 law firms hired to help Louisiana's litigation against opioid manufacturers leads to a question about if it is right for politically connected attorneys to handle lawsuits on the state's behalf.
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard recently ruled that a damage suit against the NFL regarding the "no-call" in last season's controversial New Orleans Saints playoff game against Los Angeles Rams can proceed.