Federal building in New Orleans MARSHALL -- The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a writ of mandamus in a controversial case against Volkswagen, ordering the transfer of venue of the motor vehicle products liability case from a court in Marshall to one in Dallas.
James "Buddy" Caldwell (D) NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline)-Evidence that former Louisiana Attorney General Charles Foti collected as a part of his investigation into deaths at Memorial Medical Center following Hurricane Katrina should remain secret at least for now, the state's new attorney general says.
Mainland Medical Center GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A La Marque woman has filed suit against a Texas City hospital and one of its employees for "a near death experience" she reportedly underwent shortly after giving birth two years ago, court papers say.
Umphrey BEAUMONT, Texas Ã¯Â¿Â½ Pictures of Southeast Texas attorney Walter Umphrey's 70th birthday party bear closer resemblance to paparazzi shots at a Hollywood extravaganza than a celebration of an accomplished law partner.
ORANGE -- An Orange County woman has filed suit against her former employer, Flying J Inc., claiming she was fired for applying for worker's compensation benefits after she slipped and fell while washing dishes.
Chief Justice Steve McKeithen BEAUMONT Ã¯Â¿Â½ Lori Cunningham Pinto, who sued two doctors for allegedly sewing her ureter shut, can't sue a third doctor for failing a few days later to break the stitches, the Ninth District appeals court in Beaumont decided on Oct. 9.
TEXARKANA, Ark. Ã¯Â¿Â½ A Taiwanese corporation alleges that Apple Inc. is attempting to monopolize the worldwide MP3 player market by squashing and preventing competition from smaller manufacturers of the digital music devices.
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