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Patterson Structural Moving and Shoring is seeking $30,000

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 12, 2018

GRETNA – A moving and shoring company is seeking $30,000.

Appeals court remands Shreveport firefighter's dismissal back to district court

By Sandra Lane | Jul 12, 2018

SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal recently reversed the decision of the First Judicial District Court for Caddo Parish concerning the dismissal of a Shreveport firefighter who lost his job after being accused of knowledge of improper conduct but failing to report it.

Appeals court backs dismissal of firefighter groups' accounting malpractice suit because it was filed prematurely

By Charmaine Little | Jul 11, 2018

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a malpractice suit against accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP brought by the Firefighters’ Retirement System, Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Louisiana and the New Orleans Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund.

Appeals court affirms dismissal of prison trusty's injury suit against Claiborne Parish Police Jury

By Sandra Lane | Jul 10, 2018

SHREVEPORT – A three-judge Louisiana appeals court panel recently turned down the appeal of a prison trusty, Lindsey French, who had been seriously injured while mowing grass along Louisiana highways.

Appeals court affirms no defamation by Shreveport city officials in case tied to water billing

By Sandra Lane | Jul 9, 2018

SHREVEPORT – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal recently dashed the hopes of two men with former ties to Shreveport city government in obtaining damages from two city officials for what they alleged to be defamation of character.

Court reverses and remands 15-year Family Worship Center property dispute

By Angela Underwood | Jul 5, 2018

A panel of Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal judges reversed and remanded a longtime property dispute between a worship center and health science park.

Pelican Institute says Supreme Court's union ruling affirms importance of workplace freedom

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 28, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Wednesday in Janus v. AFSCME serves as an affirmation of how important workplace freedom is, the head of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy says.

Successful Batson challenge leads to new trial in Fourth Amendment lawsuit

By Angela Underwood | Jun 24, 2018

A Louisiana Judge has granted a new trial based on the Batson challenge.

Employee's PTSD-based complaint against Shell Oil, MetLife moves ahead

By Angela Underwood | Jun 24, 2018

A Louisiana Judge ruled on motions to dismiss a complaint by combat war veteran, who alleged the wrongful denial of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder coverage.

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