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Class action lawsuit over Waggaman landfill moved to federal court

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 28, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A waste management company named as a defendant in a class action lawsuit over odors coming from a Jefferson Parish landfill recently filed notice to move the case to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Federal judge rejects class action request in lawsuit alleging tea product was tainted

By Brandi Fleeks | Aug 6, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied a motion to certify the class by plaintiff Pam Fradella in a suit against the Coca-Cola Company, ruling Fradella hasn’t met all the requirements for a claim to qualify as a class action lawsuit.

Legal battle between black farmers and Stine Seed Co. begins tomorrow

By Angela Underwood | Aug 1, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Ahead of federal court hearing this month over alleged bogus soybean sales, the president of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) asked the public to think about the nation's food safety.

LOGA president applauds decision to dismiss climate change lawsuits

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 30, 2018

The president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA) applauds a California federal judge's decision to toss climate change lawsuits against Big Oil.

Johnson & Johnson files motion to move class-action opioid lawsuit to higher court

By Sandra Lane | Jun 17, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed a motion June 4 to move a class-action lawsuit against them and 21 additional pharmaceutical companies to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana from the Civil District Court of the Parish of Orleans.

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