HOUSTON – After filing suit in March of 2015, a Saudi diplomat is standing by his complaints that a hospital employee allegedly leaked confidential health information and an alleged hospital debt to the consulate.
HOUSTON – Walmart’s battle to overturn Texas laws that prohibit the multi-billion dollar company from selling liquor is moving forward – trial has been set for Sept. 2016, and the national mogul is not backing down in the state that houses over 500 stores, more than any state in the country.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed and rendered a judgment in favor of a company that owns 150 offshore oil platforms that were allegedly damaged in Hurricane Ike after a district court’s decision in favor of an insurer.
NEW ORLEANS – In a ruling that relies heavily on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religious freedom, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a district court’s decision to prohibit certain Native Americans from acquiring eagle feathers for religious ceremonies.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Texas-based Austin Industrial Specialty Services in its appeal of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) citations over circumstances that led to the death of a worker.
COVINGTON, La. – Louisiana is, by and large, a state that welcomes new oil and gas projects. This comes as no surprise – the industry provides jobs for residents and a substantial tax base for the state treasury. From 20-year-old tax exemptions to the recent passage of Senate Bill 469, which blocks lawsuits against 97 oil and gas companies, the industry is secure and welcome in the state.