BATON ROUGE — A day late filing a lawsuit remains a day late, even when the clerk's office closes its office and shuts down its fax machine before the day is done, a state appeals court recently ruled in a lawsuit over a 2016 auto accident.
NEW ORLEANS — A state appeals court has declined to order payment of legal costs for a man whose New Orleans attorney appealed a judgment of more than $500,000 in a legal malpractice judgment over a botched bankruptcy case.
Appeals court reverses ruling against couple suing professional engineer over mold claim in their home
BATON ROUGE – A Livingstone Parish couple who suffered damages because of mold in its house, and who had its claims dismissed, has obtained a victory in court.
BATON ROUGE – A former student-athlete who was awarded over $650,000 in damages after suffering injuries during a disciplinary run he suffered while a part of the Grambling State University basketball team had his award upheld in a state appeals court.
NEW ORLEANS – Retailer Dollar General, which was being sued by a customer after slipping and falling at one of its stores, has obtained a victory in court.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana couple who sued a construction company and its insurer over alleged damages caused by a swimming pool installation has suffered a setback in court.
Court affirms exemption of peremption against Lafourche Paris Water District on pipeline construction
BATON ROUGE – The Lafourche Paris Water District, which was attempting to fight an exemption of peremption against a building company that has been building a pipeline, has suffered a loss in court.
According to City Business, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is appealing the dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s repeated widening is cutting away at Louisiana’s land — particularly that of Vermillion Parish — and is contributing to coastal erosion.
Appeals court affirms ruling that health care lawyer is not entitled to disability benefits because of migraines
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana that determined a New Orleans health care lawyer was not owed disability benefits from her employer after suffering migraines.
BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish man who sued a company for injuries and had a summary judgment granted against him recently had his latest appeal dismissed by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal.
NEW ORLEANS — The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that an award of $2 million by BP to a claimant involving Deepwater Horizon litigation was proper.
NEW ORLEANS — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sought to have the courtroom sealed for a hearing involving damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which the court denied.
NEW ORLEANS — The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit partially reversed a ruling involving the sale of a restaurant and its license-associated intellectual property.
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has ruled Toyota does not have to face a lawsuit regarding an allegedly faulty airbag in a 2009 Corolla.
Jury trial ordered in environmental remediation of property dispute between KFC Corp. and Iron Horse of Metairie
Judge says parties never had settlement agreement in place
Federal judge rules medical school is allowed to exercise academic judgment in dismissing students for poor performance
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has rejected part of a medical student’s attempt to be reinstated to her academic pursuit of becoming a doctor.
NEW ORLEANS — A state appeals panel has affirmed dismissal of a workers’ compensation claim forfeited due to false statements.
The Gaspar Cusachs Collection was on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art for more than a century.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana’s decision to remand a case in which a man was exposed to asbestos and contracted mesothelioma back to state court.
Officers' motion to dismiss is deemed untimely, meaning they will stand trial for wrongful prosecution
A group of law officers’ appeal in an exonerated man’s case against them was untimely, causing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to determine it didn’t have jurisdiction on March 11.