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    BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Dismisses East Bank Leeve Board’s Lawsuit Against Oil Companies

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Dismisses East Bank Leeve Board’s Lawsuit Against Oil Companies

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. Edwards’ ‘good ol’ boy’ approach to state litigation lands Louisiana on U.S. ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

Gov. Edwards’ ‘good ol’ boy’ approach to state litigation lands Louisiana on U.S. ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

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

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    WAGUESPACK: Sue Or Get Out Of The Way

WAGUESPACK: Sue Or Get Out Of The Way

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

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    Watch LOGA’s Video Explaining JBE’s Cozy Coastal Lawsuit Trial Lawyer Contracts Here

Watch LOGA’s Video Explaining JBE’s Cozy Coastal Lawsuit Trial Lawyer Contracts Here

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

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    BRIGGS: A Long, Difficult Road Ahead For Louisiana’s Oil And Gas Producers

BRIGGS: A Long, Difficult Road Ahead For Louisiana’s Oil And Gas Producers

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

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    BRIGGS: A Clear Message Of Extortion

BRIGGS: A Clear Message Of Extortion

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

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BRIGGS: Coastal Litigation Unnecessary, “Sue-And-Settle” Tactics Inappropriate

  BRIGGS: Coastal Litigation Unnecessary, “Sue-And-Settle” Tactics Inappropriate

Lawsuits certainly have a way of getting everyone’s attention, especially here in Louisiana. With a well-established reputation as a “judicial

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