NEW ORLEANS – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Louisiana recently awarded more than $10 million in damages to the owner of a crude oil shipping terminal and dock that was damaged by two two ships that had collided.
GRETNA – Bank of America filed a lawsuit on Aug. 17 against Taisha Williams Payne, in the 24th Judicial District Court, alleging sums due on executory process. The lawsuit alleges that Payne failed to make payments on her mortgage.
Endo removed the case arguing that the U.S. District Court should have jurisdiction because the opioid suit exceeded $75,000 in damages between parties that have varying citizenship in different states.
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.
NEW ORLEANS – While working at a dry cleaners in Metarie, a worker was continually harassed and was the object of insulting comments concerning her race and national origin, according to a complaint filed by the EEOC in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
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.