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An illegally employed minor can't sue for on-the-job injuries

By Charmaine Little | Feb 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Louisiana determined Austin Griggs, an illegally employed and injured minor who committed a prohibited task while working at a party rental business, was only owed remedies via Workers’ Compensation, not a lawsuit against his employer.

Louisiana high court cuts punitive damages down to $4.25 million in wrongful death case

By Angela Underwood | Nov 21, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The Louisiana Supreme Court amended a wrongful death judgment by nearly $20 million, citing that the punitive damage award was "excessive."

Louisiana federal judge affirms remand of former employee’s class action against auto parts retailer

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 27, 2016

Judge Susie Morgan said in an order this month that the class action should remain in state court, denying a motion for reconsideration filed by defendant Advance Stores Company, d/b/a Advance Auto Parts.

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