SHREVEPORT, La. (Legal Newsline) – The federal government and a Louisiana agency are seeking penalties from the owners and operators of pipelines over three oil spills in three states.
New York Partner Ellen Greiper has been appointed to the advisory board for Advisen’s annual Casualty Insights Conference, taking place in New York City on April 18, 2019.
To help establish one of Lewis Brisbois’ newest offices.
Lewis Brisbois has joined forces with local litigation powerhouse Smith & Glauser to open a new office in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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.
SACRAMENTO — A multistate coalition has filed an amicus brief to support several California counties in their lawsuit against Chevron Corporation, which argues local governments should have the right to hold coal companies accountable for actions that lead to climate change.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A Cut Off, Louisiana resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against Virginia firm over allegations of fraud regarding its mortgage services.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has filed a suit against Shell Offshore Inc. over a May 2016 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits by four cities against the opioid industry, saying there is no logical way for the plaintiffs to calculate damages or distribute any money they might win in the litigation.
With the growth of internet usage via social media and search engines, it is vital for law firms to recognize important marketing trends, in order to reach the broadest audience and convert the most clients.
Louisiana credit union settles EEOC charges of firing worker who criticized racially offensive video
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana credit union will pay $110,000 to settle a federal agency's lawsuit that alleges the company fired an African-American branch manager because she complained that a training video was racially offensive.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Moreno Valley, California, man has filed a class action lawsuit against the maker of Tylenol alleging that the company misleads consumers about the effectiveness of its rapid-release acetaminophen.
LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH LLP: Ellen Greiper appointed to Board of National Association of Women in Construction
New York Partner Ellen H. Greiper has been appointed to the Board of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC).
MEDIA – Opioid litigation in Pennsylvania appears to be in chaos as a prominent law firm has withdrawn from a leadership position on the plaintiff side and unions and the county surrounding the city of Allentown fight efforts to consolidate all lawsuits in a single court.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts resident alleges she purchased a generic prescription blood pressure medication that was contaminated with a probable human carcinogen.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois consumer alleges that LaCroix sparkling water is mislabeled as all-natural.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a generic blood pressure medication he purchased was contaminated by a probable human carcinogen.
More info on Donziger released; Lawyer gained multibillion-dollar verdict against Chevron through fraud, judge has ruled
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for Chevron on Oct. 24 asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to hold disbarred attorney Steven R. Donziger in contempt for his alleged continued efforts to personally profit off a pollution scam in the South American country of Ecuador.
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NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against a New Orleans specialty apparel chain, alleging the company fired one of its managers after learning she was pregnant.