As an attempted bribery scandal raises a dark cloud over this weekend's runoff for a vacant seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court, tort reform and policy advocates say the state needs to investigate the matter.
A U.S. district judge ruled against a plaintiff who claimed to have suffered injuries pursuant to the Jones Act and general maritime law due to the alleged negligence of his former employer, Offshore Marine Contractors, Inc. (OMC).
A lawsuit against former world champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather, was dismissed by a federal judge in Louisiana following a finding that the plaintiff failed to properly serve summons against the sportsman and his company.
MONROE – A Mangham contractor won a $20 million verdict in 2015 in his then eight-year-old corruption lawsuit against the state - only for it to be overturned on appeal - may have to wait a couple of years more for his request to annul the appeal's court ruling to be considered.
There has been a dramatic shift in support in the state parishes for Louisiana's Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, who is headed into a runoff next month, a Google developer said in a recent Twitter post.
NEW ORLEANS – Gov. John Bel Edwards, who is seeking a second term in office, and other candidates aren't getting quite as much in campaign contributions from the same bloc of coastal and oil litigators as a few years ago, but the attorneys haven't entirely abandoned them.
NEW ORLEANS – The race for an open Louisiana Supreme Court seat in Saturday's primary is "high on intrigue, low on interest," but some of the state's coastal and oil litigators are backing one candidate while their opponents try to get voters' attention.
NEW ORLEANS – Four Republicans are vying for an open Louisiana Supreme Court seat in the 1st District in Saturday's primary, with one candidate getting support from the state's coastal and oil litigators.
BATON ROUGE - With the Oct. 12 election day fast approaching, Louisiana gubernatorial challenger and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Alto) says Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared “war” on the state’s oil and gas industry, but that war will end the day he is elected governor.
With Election Day on Oct. 12 for Louisianans, residents' views on Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax hikes to erase a $2 billion deficit seem likely to be the deciding factor on who sits in the governor's chair.
Privacy, search and seizure law, the separation of powers, and methods for interpreting state law were explored by the four candidates vying for a seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court during a gentlemanly discussion at Loyola School of Law on Wednesday.
Voters have a number of decisions to make in the upcoming Oct. 12 election, including insurance commissioner - whose role is critical for Louisiana auto insurance consumers, who pay among the highest rates in the nation.
As the 2019 fall elections approach for Louisiana, reform groups urge voters to closely examine elected officials and those who are running for public office, as matters such as the health of the economy rest on these individuals’ shoulders.
The Pelican Institute for Public Policy, working to improve awareness about issues such as leadership and reform, said the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry's 2019 scorecard is a clear indicator of priorities for the state moving forward.