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MLB Pitcher Trevor Bauer files suit to prevent unauthorized use of his name and products

By Sandra Lane | Jun 17, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Major League Baseball Player Trevor Bauer filed a complaint June 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in an attempt to prevent a Louisiana company from allegedly continuing to infringe on his intellectual properties and related services.

Livingston Parish sues Ascension Parish over levee plan

By Tomas Kassahun | Jun 17, 2018

The Livingston Parish Government has filed a lawsuit to end construction of the Laurel Ridge Levee Extension along the Amite River in Ascension Parish.

St. Bernard Parish accused of wrongfully firing disabled man

By Charmaine Little | Jun 17, 2018

Disabled man and former government worker Ryan Fink has filed a lawsuit against St. Berbard Parish, claiming it violated the American Disabilities Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. – and also accused the parish of interfering with his substantive and procedural due process property rights. The complaint was filed earlier this spring in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Judge rejects reconsideration of decision regarding physical evaluation in case of injured oil worker

By John Sammon | Jun 14, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied a motion to reconsider a magistrate judge's decision denying a request to compel an injured oil worker to submit to a functional capacity evaluation (FCE), the ability to perform work activities.

Louisiana court denies request to transfer suit against coffee products firm CEO to Hawaii

By John Sammon | Jun 14, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently turned back a request for a change of venue regarding a lawsuit alleging that the CEO of a coffee products firm abused his position to profit a new company he had started.

First Emanuel Homes of New Orleans denied partial summary judgment in renter's suit

By John Sammon | Jun 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The owner of a low-income housing development recently a setback in a legal dispute with a renter when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied the owner's motion for a partial summary judgment.

Owner of ship that struck well denied summary judgment in insurance bonus case

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently denied a defendant's motion for summary judgment in a legal challenge regarding an insured well that was damaged by a moving ship.

Electronic security system antitrust case transferred to federal court in Texas

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently ordered a dispute claiming antitrust violations and violations of state commerce laws in the states of Louisiana, Texas and California transferred to the federal court in Texas.

Federal court says it lacks jurisdiction in computer information theft case filed in Louisiana

By John Sammon | Jun 11, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a lawsuit alleging the theft of computer information by a Texas-based direct mail marketing firm saying it had no jurisdiction over the case.

Alliance Energy Services ordered to pay attorneys' fees in overtime pay case

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 11, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Alliance Energy Services was recently ordered to pay attorneys' fees and costs related to a settlement agreement over uncompensated work time.

Midland Funding is seeking more than $3,400 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – A creditor claims it is owed more than $3,400.

Credit union seeks over $26,000 on delinquent account

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – A credit union is seeking more than $26,000 from a customer.

Avis Rent a Car seeks over $10,000 following accident

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – A car rental company claims a negligent driver has failed to pay for damages.

AmEx claims account holder owes over $18,000

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – American Express is seeking more than $18,000 in sums due.

Bank of America is seeking more than $5,800 in sums due

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – Bank of America is seeking more than $5,800 in sums due.

American Express claims account holder owes more than $26,000

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – American Express is seeking more than $26,000 in sums due.

Woman claims she was rear ended by negligent driver

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages after her car was struck by another car whose driver, she alleges, was negligent.

Bank of America claims account holder owes over $7,400

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2018

GRETNA – Bank of America is seeking damages for an open account of more than $7,400.

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