May 14, 2013
Louisiana Record | May 14, 2013
A bill that would have put caps on what detractors call the “predatory lending” practices of lawsuit lenders was defeated in a Louisiana House of Representatives’ committee.
May 9, 2013
Louisiana Record | May 9, 2013
Louisiana’s business climate is litigious, to say the least. Or to be blunt, our state is extremely sue-happy. Louisiana currently ranks 49th in the nation by a recent national study for having a litigious climate to conduct business.
May 1, 2013
Louisiana Record | May 1, 2013
A bill that would place limits on the amount of interest companies specializing in legal loans that are offered to plaintiffs before settlements are final has passed the State Senate 39-1.
Daily Comet | May 1, 2013
Beware: A new breed of predator is lurking in Louisiana’s legal waters preying upon consumers and our courts for its own financial gain. Much like a shark drawn to a feeding frenzy by the smell of blood, lawsuit lenders prey on people when they are at their weakest, such as someone who is injured in an accident and struggling to pay medical bills or put food on the table.
April 29, 2013
Louisiana Record | April 29, 2013
A reform package that included multiple changes to the state’s code of civil procedure was stripped of most of its provisions before passing the Louisiana House Civil Law & Procedure Committee.
April 5, 2013
Wall Street Journal | April 5, 2013
Almost as soon as BP agreed to compensate people for damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the oil giant started raising concerns that people would try to defraud it, or the court-supervised fund it eventually set up to pay claims.
March 22, 2013
Louisiana Record | March 22, 2013
Louisiana has once again earned the dubious distinction of having the most expensive auto insurance rates in the country.
March 18, 2013
Reuters | March 18, 2013
BP launched its promised appeal against "fictitious" and "absurd" oil spill compensation payouts on Friday and asked a judge to temporarily halt to those made on a so-called business economic loss basis.
February 11, 2013
Louisiana Record | February 11, 2013
Louisiana’s Attorney General is facing questions over his use of outside law firms to help his office pursue a case against BP involving the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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