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.
A 39-year-old Lufkin man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
NEW ORLEANS – A woman is suing a bone cement manufacturer claiming the product was defective and has caused her to need additional surgery.
An equipment rental company is suing a repeat client who they claim would return equipment but never pay the bill.
A Texas man is suing two other drivers, whose negligence, he says, led to severe injury from which he still suffers.
A Galveston County woman says that she was injured in a crash the defendant caused while driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Aug. 18-22, 2014
Houston-based Halliburton Energy Services – a subcontractor on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig – has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle claims from coastal businesses that were damaged from the 2010 rig explosion and oil spill.
Three men say they have not received money owed to them following a lengthy court battle.Rodney D. Vannerson, Enos Cabell and Tom Roberson filed a lawsuit Aug. 7 in U.S. Court for the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Vincent Paul Young Jr., Vincent Young and Delphine M. James. In the complaint, the plaintiffs allege they originally were named as defendants in a case in which
A software manufacturing company has filed suit against a business it says is utilizing the company's software without a license.Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software, of Plano, says it developed a product called NX 8, which assists with product design, manufacturing and simulation. At some point, Siemens alleges it discovered BTL Machine, of Corona, Calif., was using its NX 8 software without