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Fifth Circuit panel rules BKE suit must return to district court

Joe Dyton Nov. 9, 2016, 11:38am

NEW ORLEANS -- A Fifth Circuit panel recently affirmed the dismissal of an investor suit against Burger King Europe GmbH on the grounds that the district court was not best suited to hear the case. However, the case was sent back to the district court because it refused the investor’s request to amend its complaint without an explanation.

Attorney Dan Linebaugh recognized by the American Association for Justice

Kathleen McGuire Gilbert Oct. 12, 2016, 10:25am

HOUSTON -- Personal injury attorney Dan Linebaugh, founder and leader of the Linebaugh Law Firm, recently received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Diplomates of Trial Advocacy designation. This title recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to legal education by completing more than 400 hours of qualifying AAJ educational programs. 

DuPont refutes claims of reporting violations at Louisiana acid plant

Carrie Salls Aug. 7, 2016, 11:50pm

NEW ORLEANS – E I DuPont de NeMours & Co recently asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to dismiss a False Claims Act-based lawsuit filed against the company by Jeffrey M. Simoneaux.