Post Tagged with: "Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch"

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims
Corruption / Featured / Justice

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims

Nearly five years after the disaster, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch took a close look at where all the money from the BP settlement is going and asked the critical question: Who is benefiting most from the unprecedented class action settlement set up to compensate victims in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill?

Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session
Budget / Featured / Justice

Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session

The short session, which opened last week and must conclude by June 11th, will be dominated by debate over taxes and spending cuts as legislators look for creative ways to balance the budget.

Guest Commentary: Oil Spill Settlement Makes Lawyers, Administrators Rich While Disaster Victims Await Payments
Featured / Justice

Guest Commentary: Oil Spill Settlement Makes Lawyers, Administrators Rich While Disaster Victims Await Payments

BATON ROUGE, LA- Nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a legal watchdog group is calling into question who is benefiting most from the unprecedented class action settlement set up to compensate victims in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill. “Class action lawsuits […]

Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session
Featured / Justice

Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session

The Louisiana Legislature kicked off the 2014 regular session last week, beginning a series of discussions about the most important issues facing the state. Already it is clear that lawsuit reform will be front and center in the debate.

Poor Legal Climate Leads to Higher Auto Insurance Rates
Featured / Justice

Poor Legal Climate Leads to Higher Auto Insurance Rates

Louisiana has once again earned the dubious distinction of having the most expensive auto insurance rates in the country.