NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled Jan. 28 that the Walmart store in Pass Christian, Mississippi was correctly classified as a startup business in the settlement agreement process following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, which is the exact opposite of the claim filed by BP Exploration & Production.
Fresh off a strong conservative mandate from voters in the fall elections, Stephen Waguespack, president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Louisiana’s state chamber of commerce and manufacturing association, is looking forward to making progress on tort reform when the legislature convenes in March.
WASHINGTON – Louisiana voters have already done away with non-unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases but U.S. Supreme Court justices have for months been mulling a case from the state that could decide whether such laws could ever again be revived.
NEW ORLEANS — A Hammond hospital won't have to pay the paltry amount in statutory damages or legal fees a federal court ordered more than a year ago for infringing on a credentialing company's copyright, an appeals court panel recently ruled.
Citing free speech and the right to protest, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision allowing a Louisiana police officer to sue Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay Mckesson.
It is all too common – particularly at holiday time: Friends or coworkers have too much to drink. Now, an attorney has filed a lawsuit against Lyft, accusing the company's drivers of hundreds of sexual assaults.
BATON ROUGE – Staged accident insurance fraud aimed at trucking companies in Louisiana - which seem to involve attorneys and judges and currently are under federal investigation - are nothing new, according to insurance, tort reform and state officials.
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee's investigation into a mailer that newly elected 19th Judicial District Court Judge Ronald Johnson sent out during his campaign is closed, a state judiciary spokesman said.