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Know why car insurance rates might be skyrocketing? Blame it on your phone.

Rates charged by Louisiana’s largest auto insurers have been on a double-digit run, mirroring a national trend the industry says…

Pipeline fights move from Dakota prairie to Louisiana bayous

HENDERSON, Louisiana (Reuters) – When Hope Rosinski’s father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago,…

Louisiana among 21 states suing to block expansion of overtime pay law

A coalition of 21 states, including Louisiana, sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would…

Louisiana pols go to court blaming Big Oil for coastal ruin

ALLIANCE, La. (AP) – The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch…

FDA mandates “black box warning” for Essure birth control device

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will require a new “black box warning” label for Essure, an implantable…

U.S. Supreme Court Denies BP’s Request to Review Settlement

See Order from 12/8/14 here.  At approximately 8:30 a.m. CST on Monday, December 8, 2014, the United States Supreme Court…

$23.6 Billion Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was whacked with a staggering $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by…

How a Gulf Settlement That BP Once Hailed Became Its Target

Four years ago the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caught fire and exploded, killing 11 men, spewing millions of barrels of…

Matching Policy Issued for BP Business Claims

This past Thursday, the Settlement Administrator issued a policy to implement the revenue and expense “matching” requirement that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found…