An appeal from a group of men who were beaten and robbed while staying at an Orleans Parish hotel has been dismissed by a Louisiana court.
On Sept. 7, Louisiana’s Fourth District Court of Appeals affirmed the district court order granting summary judgment to the insurance company for St. Bernard’s Parish government, noting that the insurance policy clearly stated it did not cover defamation and negligence claims.
On August 15, the Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit in the State of Louisiana reversed and remanded a trust and estate case between family members.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal for Louisiana dismissed a malpractice lawsuit filed by the family of a deceased woman against East Jefferson General Hospital.
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled that a New Orleans city ordinance restricting the sale of art by street vendors violates the First Amendment.
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan has vacated the judgment of a lower court and ordered a new trial for Team Contractors, the plaintiff in the case.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently dismissed an appeal to overturn a district court decision regarding a defamation lawsuit filed against People Magazine in the publication of an article about an unsolved 1985 murder.
NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit has dismissed an appeal involving a $60 million marine accident.
On Aug. 22, The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit settled a dispute between two political organizations that argued over trademark of similar logos.
Polk Construction Corporation and its surety will not have to pay damages to Industrial Mechanical Contractors Inc. (IMC) for delays in the building of Henry Mayfield Elementary School, an appeals court ruled.
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's attorney general is unlikely to pursue legal action that led to the striking down of a decades-old "public intimidation" law, according to the the attorney representing the plaintiffs in two cases.
A man who was terminated for gambling on the New Orleans' Sewerage and Water Board property after 21 years of employment, successfully appealed his dismissal to the Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit in Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS — A Lousiana court has denied a state-owned housing company's request to be exempted from an appeal bond that requires it put up money as collateral while an appeal matter is being decided.
NEW ORLEANS – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently turned down a construction company's bid to recover damages from its excess insurance provider after the insurer denied the contractor's claim regarding a courthouse project that went wrong.
NEW ORLEANS – A Netherlands-based power transformer manufacturer that filed a lawsuit after three of its transformers were damaged en route to St. Gabriel, Louisiana, recently lost its bid to collect damages in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
An appeals court judge upholds a lower court ruling that Louisiana statute is “unconstitutionally overbroad.”
Homeowners who claim they were misled regarding their insurance policy were granted their motion to remand the case to state court recently.