NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge denied a motion by Waste Connections Bayou Inc. and Louisiana Regional Landfill Co. to compel the plaintiff to hand over results of questionnaires completed by residents suing them in an ongoing waste lawsuit.
Because of his failure to provide an expert opinion, and prove his claims in general, a Deepwater Horizon oil spill relief worker’s case fell short as a judge granted summary judgment for defendant BP Exploration & Production, Inc. on April 29.
A woman’s disabilities don’t make her exempt from a boarding contract, a federal court ruled as it granted Carnival Cruise Line’s motion for summary judgment in a case concerning a passenger’s fall on a mystery substance.
NEW ORLEANS – A U.S. District Court judge in Louisiana denied a plaintiff's motion to send her suit against an insurance company and its inspector back to state court, ruling that the inspector was improperly joined.
Sharon Schaefer’s intense retaliation and hostile work environment claims against the St. Bernard Parish Government were dismissed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Oct. 15.
The Republic Fire and Casualty Insurance company failed to convince the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana to reopen a case where the company was convinced a couple committed fraud after a shady fire.
A woman’s failure to state a viable claim against a Dollar General manager after the store’s shelf fell on her while shopping caused the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to deny her motion to remand the case on Oct. 21.
After claiming he was exposed to asbestos at work, and at home by his family members who worked for the same company, an Avondale Shipyward worker’s motion to remand the case was held in abeyance as the case was administratively closed on Oct. 25 until an earlier case that could affect the worker's motion is adjudicated.
A woman amended her lawsuit against rental company Hertz and two of its employees when she learned those two employees' full names and persuaded a federal court judge to remand the case back to the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans.