The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed the state’s lawsuit against oil companies. The Southeast Flood Protection Authority-East sued oil companies blaming them for coastal erosion caused by
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Gov. John Bel Edwards’ controversial push to hire his top campaign supporters to represent the state in lawsuits potentially worth billions of dollars earned Louisiana a spot on the American
On September 21, 2016, a letter was signed and sent by Governor John Bel Edwards to multiple coastal parishes in the state of Louisiana to “encourage” them to sue oil
We’ve covered this issue a bit at the Hayride, but we’re likely to cover a lot more of it as time goes by – because it’s a big deal, and
Consistently low oil and natural gas prices have set the industry back tens of billions of dollars. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the sharp decline in crude
This past Thursday the District Attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes, announced the filing of litigation against 49 oil and gas defendants on behalf of Vermilion Parish. This
Lawsuits certainly have a way of getting everyone’s attention, especially here in Louisiana. With a well-established reputation as a “judicial