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.
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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
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.
On television ads endorsing Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell for re-election, Paul Connick says a lot — but he never acknowledges that Caldwell approved $1.7 million in payments to his private practice.
Plaintiffs attorneys say La. SC justice they donated $775K to shouldn't recuse himself from legacy lawsuits
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A group of plaintiffs’ attorneys who helped bankroll the election of Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Jeff Hughes are opposing a motion to recuse him from their cases currently being considered by the state’s high court.
Oil companies say trial bar made 'careful and deliberate' campaign contributions to Louisiana Supreme Court justice
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – Three major and several independent oil companies have asked Louisiana State Supreme Court Justice Jeff Hughes to recuse himself in a pair environmental lawsuits up for review.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) -- The Louisiana Supreme Court has reinstated a nearly $1 million judgment against the state of Louisiana for injuries a UPS delivery driver sustained while maneuvering a loaded dolly into an elevator.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - The Michigan Supreme Court is one of a handful that could see its makeup change in a significant way on Tuesday.
BATON ROUTE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found that an alleged biological father had the right to bring a wrongful death and survival action for his illegitimate child, after finding the father had sufficiently avowed the child under Louisiana's "fact-pleading system."
Jindal NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is now getting involved in the fight over who will become the state Supreme Court's next chief justice.
Johnson NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge ruled Saturday that Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Johnson is entitled to become the high court's next chief justice based on her seniority.
Ieyoub NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Former Louisiana Attorney General Richard P. Ieyoub, in a federal court filing this week, argues that state Supreme Court Justice Bernette Johnson is entitled to become the high court's next chief justice based on her seniority.
Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell says he won't take sides on who should become the state Supreme Court's next chief justice.
Johnson NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Johnson, in a lawsuit filed last week, argues she is next in line for the job of chief justice.
Kimball NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine "Kitty" Kimball announced last week she is retiring from the state's high court in January 2013.
Johnson BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled last week that a case over proceeds from a property's mineral production must be remanded.