The Republic Fire and Casualty Insurance company failed to convince the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana to reopen a case where the company was convinced a couple committed fraud after a shady fire.
A woman’s failure to state a viable claim against a Dollar General manager after the store’s shelf fell on her while shopping caused the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to deny her motion to remand the case on Oct. 21.
After claiming he was exposed to asbestos at work, and at home by his family members who worked for the same company, an Avondale Shipyward worker’s motion to remand the case was held in abeyance as the case was administratively closed on Oct. 25 until an earlier case that could affect the worker's motion is adjudicated.
A woman amended her lawsuit against rental company Hertz and two of its employees when she learned those two employees' full names and persuaded a federal court judge to remand the case back to the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans.
A motion to stay pending appeal filed in a case against Dow Chemical Company was partially granted by a Louisiana a District Court Judge on October 23 in which the plaintiffs seek to stay their obligation to conduct “a burdensomely expensive claims process.”
On Oct. 31, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted summary judgment for a construction company in its dispute with a popular department store franchise after a customer fell on the property.
NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge granted a motion to dismiss five defendants from a lawsuit that alleged breach of duty against a law firm and six attorneys in a case involving a woman's estate in Mississippi.
MONROE – A state appeals court that overturned a Mangham contractor's 2015 $20 million verdict in his long-running corruption litigation against the state has asked an Ouachita Parish court to seal documents in the case.
A U.S. district judge ruled against a plaintiff who claimed to have suffered injuries pursuant to the Jones Act and general maritime law due to the alleged negligence of his former employer, Offshore Marine Contractors, Inc. (OMC).
A trucking company cannot be pursued directly for negligent involvement in a crash when it is already accused as the employer of the driver of allegedly causing the collision, a federal court has ruled.
A lawsuit against former world champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather, was dismissed by a federal judge in Louisiana following a finding that the plaintiff failed to properly serve summons against the sportsman and his company.
MONROE – A Mangham contractor won a $20 million verdict in 2015 in his then eight-year-old corruption lawsuit against the state - only for it to be overturned on appeal - may have to wait a couple of years more for his request to annul the appeal's court ruling to be considered.
JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that granted the municipality of Juneau discretionary function immunity in a lawsuit involving a mother suing over the death of her teenage daughter from an accident in a Juneau lake owned by the State.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.