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Court grants writ, grants motion for summary judgment on LSU researcher's case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS -- A former Louisiana State University researcher was granted a writ and had a motion for summary judgment allowed.

Federal judge will not dismiss lawsuit to recover payment for fuel supplies

By Sandra Lane | Oct 12, 2018

A federal judge declined to completely throw out a contract dispute between a fuel supplier and the owner of a fleet of boats.

Federal judge denies motions for summary judgment in dispute over payment for maritime fuel

By Sandra Lane | Oct 10, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – In a breach of maritime contract suit concerning non-payment for fuel and lubricants by an offshore services company, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently the plaintiff and defendant’s motions for summary judgment and also denied defendant’s request for a jury trial.

Breach of contract suit in coal shipping dispute seeks $1 million in damages

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – American Commercial Barge Line recently filed a federal suit against Tricon Steamship Agency Inc. for breach of contract in the delivery of coal by barge from Kentucky to Louisiana.

Rejected construction bidder loses appeal

By Carrie Salls | Sep 27, 2018

Barriere Construction Company lost an appeal to stop a planned road project.

Housing authority owes former employee accrued leave, federal judge rules

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 27, 2018

The Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish (HAJP) must pay a former employee accrued vacation and sick time, a federal judge ruled.

Capital One seeks nearly $4,000

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A Jefferson Parish man owes more than $3,700 on a credit card, a bank claims in a recent lawsuit.

Jefferson Parish woman's credit card prompts lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A Jefferson Parish woman faces a lawsuit over alleged credit card debt.

Discover Bank seeks nearly $8,500

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A bank is pursuing a Jefferson Parish man over an alleged credit card debt.

Discover Bank seeks $7,000 credit card debt

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A Jefferson Parish man's alleged credit card debt prompted a lawsuit from a bank.

Business loan debt prompts lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A bank is pursuing a Jefferson Parish woman over an alleged loan debt.

Student faces lawsuit from college for $754 debt

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A community college is pursuing a student for less than $1,000 in alleged debt.

Student faces lawsuit from University of New Orleans

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

The University of New Orleans accuses a student of nonpayment on an alleged $3,200 debt.

University of New Orleans pursues student for alleged debt

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A student faces a lawsuit from the University of New Orleans over an alleged $2,100 debt.

Woman faces lawsuit from Louisiana Community College

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

A community college claims a student owes on an alleged debt.

University of New Orleans pursues tuition debt

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

The University of New Orleans filed a lawsuit against a former student for alleged nonpayment of tuition and fees.

Oil company amends lawsuit seeking more than $2 million from joint operator

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

An oil and gas company may add new claims to a lawsuit over a failed oil well, a federal judge ruled on Sept. 17.

Mortgage company sues over mortgage loan

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 26, 2018

A mortgage company says a Jefferson Parish woman failed to pay on a home loan.

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