Boles When U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan ordered BP to deliver documents to minority owners of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, she dealt the company a double defeat.
Langan The discovery process for the expansive litigation surrounding the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is an "intense, multi-track and exhausting" process, a BP attorney said this week.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court was closed down at 1 p.m. Friday because of a faulty air conditioning system.
After receiving injuries from using a pneumatic tool, Michael Thumm filed a personal injury lawsuit against his employer Chet Morrison Contractors on May 23 in federal court in New Orleans.
A Sears customer is suing the retail store after a metal pole fell and hit her foot.
A railroad worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit after a piece of steel allegedly became embedded in his leg and remained undetected for two weeks causing an infection.
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier heard oral arguments for and against a motion by BP stating that he should dismiss most, if not all of the economic loss and maritime claims over last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Poulliard After tripping over a mat at a New Orleans commissary, Ernest Watson Jr. filed suit against the United States on May 23 in federal court in New Orleans.
A New Orleans woman is claiming property and medical damages as a result of a construction site operated by the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board (SWB), according to a suit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Arruebarrena A sales representative for a home security company has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit claiming she was not provided an equal amount of sales leads because of her race.
Landrieu A former patient at LSU Public Hospital is suing the medical facility after she ended up dialysis-dependent after a 2008 hospital visit.
Torres A lawsuit filed against Allstate Insurance claims that the company has failed to pay the full policy amount on a home damaged by wind during Hurricane Katrina.
Patterson The Orleans Parish Civil District Court announced the formation of a Self Help Resource Center (SHRC) to help the increasing number of pro se litigants that have filed suits recently.
Barbier A Jefferson Parish resident claims his years of exposure to benzene-containing products has resulted in his diagnosis of multiple myeloma and has filed suit against his previous employers and the companies who manufactured the benzene-containing products.
A customer is suing a Covington Home Depot store for more than $1.5 million after she allegedly slipped in water and fell, injuring her knee.
A lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court claims a patient at Touro Infirmary Hospital was subject to a hospital bed which was "surrounded and infested with insects."
Cortez A proposal to change a 2006 Louisiana law which oil executives claim has created "a tremendous burden" on the industry because of resulting lawsuits has failed to advance in the state legislature.
Lemmon A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a cold therapy ice pack manufacturer claiming she suffered tissue damage from its prolonged use.
Wheelahan An Orleans Parish woman has filed a lawsuit against a construction company after she fell while attempting to go under pipe to reach her vehicle.
An offshore supply company is facing a Jones Act lawsuit after a crew member brutally beat a fellow crew member who later died from his injuries.