An Orleans Parish woman accused of being intoxicated and driving her car toward a group of people on a New Orleans sidewalk is being sued for injuries to one of the pedestrians.
Haycraft Litigation over the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill swings on a rusty hinge 159 years old.
A New Orleans woman is suing a St. Tammany Parish hospital and its insurance company after hurting herself in a fall while visiting the medical facility.
The family of a deceased Louisiana man has filed a lawsuit against a Tangipahoa sheriff's deputy and the city of Hammond accusing the officer of shooting the man without just cause.
A Mississippi spa is being sued after one of its manicurists broke a woman's thumb during a manicure.
Haycraft In a move that goes against repeated statements to the press and in court, BP lawyers were unable to make a definitive stance on whether the company would try to limit their liability payout to the $75 million cap mandated by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA).
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier Barbier rejected a case management order (CMO) proposed by BP's defense counsel because he said that it puts cases on a timeline to start in 2013 or 2014.
Department of Justice attorney Mike Underhill admitted that testing on the failed blowout preventer (BOP) that caused the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform and later let out millions of gallons of oil into the gulf is running behind schedule. But, he said he's confident testing will begin in the next few days.
Barbier A conference call set up through AT&T to patch in out-of-town lawyers at a BP multi-district litigation (MDL) status conference experienced technical difficulties, which AT&T couldn't resolve in time for the hearing Oct. 15.
A New Orleans woman is suing a local grocery store after she allegedly slipped and hurt herself while shopping.
Dileo A New Orleans resident is suing a scrap material company after a fire allgedly produced toxic smoke and fumes and causing injuries.
Caldwell Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell aims to prevent private lawyers from controlling state oil spill claims and reaping fees from state recoveries.
A Jefferson Parish woman is suing her former landlord, claiming mold in a Metairie rental house made her sick.
Barbier The second major hearing in the BP oil spill multi-district litigation (MDL) is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. before U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans.
A hearing for a motion of exception for prescription in a Laundromat's suit against Entergy has been reset to Dec. 3 in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
A St. Bernard Parish man says a New Orleans property owner is liable for injuries he allegedly suffered when he stepped in a hole while mowing the grass.
Cates The city of New Orleans has decided to pay back $10,000 in taxes illegally collected over four years on M&A Development Corp. -- which thought it had bought what turned out to be city property -- settling a dispute in Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has tasked 17 attorneys, one of whom is the father of a candidate for Louisiana lieutenant governor, with leading multidistrict litigation over the BP oil spill.
Winn-Dixie shopper Shalonda Davis filed suit after a slip and fall injury allegedly required her to undergo hip surgery.
Umphrey NEW ORLEANS – Beaumont, Texas lawyer Walter Umphrey has added Luck In A Bucket Bait Shop of Port Arthur and Paul's Seafood of Vidor to a federal suit over the Gulf oil spill.