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One of the surgeons who designed the DePuy ASR hip replacement testified last week that the company didn’t have a “vigilance and complaint department” to probe reported problems with the devices. Instead, problems with the devices were reported to the company’s marketing department, which the doctor called his “primary conduit” for information […]

The Legal Intelligencer reported today that “in Piccolo v. Paterson, Judge Albert J. Cepparulo issued a one-paragraph order denying the motion to compel filed by defendants Lindsay S. Paterson, Lee Anne Paterson, Linsey Paterson and Allstate Insurance Co. The defendants wanted access to the photos of plaintiff Sara Piccolo that she […]

Louisiana’s most recent decision involving non-compete agreements may have a significant impact on businesses who maintain relatively informal relationships with their workers. In J4H, L.L.C. v. Derouen (opinion available here), the First Circuit was asked to determine whether a non-compete agreement between a Houma-based hair salon, Just 4 Him, and one […]

The Daily Report has reported that a lawsuit that several Louisiana district attorneys filed against BP PLC over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is staying in federal court. The district attorneys for Terrebonne, St. Tammany and St. Mary parishes wanted their lawsuit transferred to state court, but U.S. District […]

The topic of red-light cameras used by local governments has attracted much debate and attention locally and across the country. The government argues they are protecting the citizens and generating funds for local government. The motorists argues  the red-light camera-enforcement programs are contrary to Louisiana state law because the program […]