Post Tagged with: "Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch"

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

Louisiana Lands on “Judicial Hellholes” Watch List Again
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Louisiana Lands on “Judicial Hellholes” Watch List Again

With astonishing multi-million dollar verdicts being rendered nearly every other week, and laws and judges that seem to give plaintiffs the upper hand in legal proceedings regardless of the facts of the case—it is no wonder that we’ve become a regular on the Hellholes watch list.

Louisiana Can Learn a Lot from Texas About Creating Jobs, Cutting Lawsuits
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Louisiana Can Learn a Lot from Texas About Creating Jobs, Cutting Lawsuits

When it comes to the very important issue of legal reform, we are worlds apart. Despite the fact that residents in both Louisiana and Texas share the common goals of creating jobs and cutting down on lawsuit abuse, we have chosen remarkably different paths to address these issues.