Louisiana is well known for being one of the most expensive states to own a car, due in large part to inflated insurance rates created by the promise of potentially large settlements from even so little as minor fender benders.
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Following a lawsuit filed by the ACLU in 2018, which alleged that ICE and Homeland Security were issuing blanket denials of parole, 150 individuals took part in a hunger strike at a Louisiana ICE correctional center.
NEW ORLEANS – One week after having its permit for the expansion of a cyanide plant in Waggaman denied by the Jefferson Parish Council, Cornerstone Chemical is suing the parish.
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For the numerous oil and gas companies with operations in New Orleans, the recent onslaught of coastal erosion lawsuits presents new challenges.
The ACLU of Louisiana filed a lawsuit on April 8 after an environmental activist was arrested, claiming the arrest was a violation of his First Amendment rights.
As the City of New Orleans levies lawsuits against the oil and gas companies it says are responsible for the state's coastal erosion, multiple industry groups are speaking out about the negative implications of going to war with such massive economic players.
The City of New Orleans is joining six parishes in a lawsuit alleging that the oil and gas industries are to blame for the coastal erosion that is eating away at the state’s coastline.
NEW ORLEANS – Judge Martin Feldman has dismissed a lawsuit petitioning for class-action status, claiming that the allegations were unclear and therefore not worthy of being advanced.
Legal watchdog's Venable foresees no winners - other than trial lawyers - in coastal erosion litigation
“It is disappointing that city leaders have decided to engage the City of New Orleans in the fray of coastal lawsuits targeting Louisiana’s job-creating energy industry,” Lana Venable, executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch, said.
Louisiana is familiar with lawsuits – including those condemning the operations of oil and gas companies – and now the City of New Orleans has joined forces with six parishes that are alleging energy companies are to blame for coastal land loss in the state.
New Orleans Parish is one of many Louisiana parishes that have recently filed suit against the oil and gas companies, alleging that the industry’s operations are to blame for coastal erosion.
New Orleans Parish and six other parishes throughout the state have filed a lawsuit against Louisiana's oil and gas companies, alleging that their operations are causing coastal erosion.
New Orleans Parish is one of numerous parishes in the state filing lawsuits against the oil and gas companies, alleging that the energy industry’s operations are the leading cause of Louisiana's environmental issues such as coastal erosion.
New Orleans Parish is one of many in the state that has filed a lawsuit against the oil and gas companies, alleging that their operations have been the main contributors to several environmental issues, including the coastal erosion.
Following the seemingly countless threats against the oil and gas industry of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans has joined with six other parishes filing lawsuits against energy companies, listing allegations of coastal land loss.
While Louisiana is known for being one of the most expensive states in which to own a car, the result of inflated insurance rates due to large settlements from even minor accidents, there is a new bill seeking to bring those rates back down to earth.
LOGA president says City of New Orleans is chasing 'pot of gold' by joining coastal erosion lawsuits against energy companies
In the wake of numerous threats against the oil and gas industry of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans has come alongside of six parishes that are suing companies for alleged coastal land loss.