Becnel New York attorney Mike Rozen, who is helping oversee the distribution of BP's $20 billion escrow account to handle claims related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will meet with plaintiff attorneys later this month in New Orleans to answer questions about filing claims.
Obama The deep water drilling industry has won an initial battle against the Obama Administration's six-month deepwater drilling moratorium after U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman ruled the ban is "arbitrary and capricious" and possibly violates the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and other regulations.
Caldwell (D) A bill that would have allowed Louisiana Attorney Buddy Caldwell to hire private attorneys on a contingency fee to sue BP died Monday before the House could vote on changes made by the Senate.
Wimberly III After a laser system designed to provide non-invasive liposuction procedures failed to perform as expected, the purchasing medical clinic has filed suit against the manufacturer seeking a refund of the purchase price.
Cates Judge Sidney Cates IV took under advisement a motion June 18 to determine the distribution of settlement funds in a class action suit filed by teachers against the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Orleans Parish District Court Judge Paulette Irons ruled on three motions brought forth June 18 in a class action suit against the Louisiana Department of Social Services in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.