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Louisiana Bill Would Extend Vapor Laws to Non-Nicotine Products
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

Should vapor products be regulated the same, regardless of whether they contain nicotine? A bill before the Louisiana State Legislature would


False Claims to the Government: What They Are and How to Avoid Them
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Region are set to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money earmarked for transportation and other


Louisiana Court Upholds Discharge of Worker With a Pregnancy-Related Illness Who Violated a Company Rule
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

The Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit recently held that a pregnant employee who suffered from a pregnancy-related illness was not disabled


Louisiana Supreme Court Rejects Governor’s Appeal of LGBT Executive Order Ruling
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 3 2018

On March 23, 2018, in a 4-3 decision, the Louisiana Supreme Court refused to consider Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards's appeal of the Louisiana


Louisiana Supreme Court Wades Into Punitive Damages In Maritime Context
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2018

Louisiana generally does not permit punitive damages. But if an accident happens on navigable waters, and the plaintiff brings a claim under federal


Louisiana Court of Appeals Highlights the Need For Clear Vacation Policies
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 14 2018

The Louisiana Court of AppealsFourth Circuit, recently overturned a trial court’s determination that an employee of a pest control company was not


Recent Cases Have Reduced Defenses to Payment Bond Claims
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2018

It goes without saying that contracts are essential in the construction industry. They govern the relationships between all parties involved on a


Federal District Court Halts Construction of Louisiana Pipeline Due to Corps’ Failure to Explain Off-Site Mitigation
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2018

This week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana granted a preliminary injunction, halting construction of the $750 million


New Interpretation of Military Lending Act Affects Louisiana Dealers
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

A new interpretation of the Military Lending Act ("MLA") is causing a lot of challenges for Louisiana dealers in particular because the Louisiana


Louisiana Court Upholds Ruling That House Painters Are Independent Contractors
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal has held that painters may be treated as independent contractors if they bring some of their own tools