Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has decided that Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's legal battle to enforce a subpoena against the Gulf oil spill victims fund should be heard in state court.
Miller NEW ORLEANS – Deepwater Horizon rig owner Transocean launched an emotional attack on rig operator BP on Nov. 3, as its lawyers called on U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to enforce indemnity provisions in a drilling contract with BP.
Barbier Testimony of former BP chief Tony Hayward before Congress shouldn't count as evidence in a trial allocating fault for the Deepwater Horizon explosion, according to blowout prevention contractor Cameron International.
After being arrested and charged with felony sale and distribution of cannabinoid, a Louisiana convenience store owner has filed a class action against the manufacturers of botanical potpourri, which warranted that the products were free of the synthetic cannabinoid.
After suffering head injuries during an attempt to help crewmembers of a sinking vessel, a captain of another vessel has filed a lawsuit against the vessel's owner for allowing it to become unseaworthy.
Caldwell The State of Louisiana has complied with a federal judge's order to turn over documents relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will not face thousands of dollars in daily fines or dismissal of its claims.
Williams A white pharmacy clerk has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart claiming the company violated her civil rights by terminating her employment after she made complaints regarding race-based hostility.
An oil well worker claims he was unjustly fired for reporting that his company was allegedly committing environmental and safety violations that could have resulted in an oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico.