In the News Today - March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018

Proposed Settlement Would Give $300K to Attorneys, $15 to Consumers: The proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit over Cuisinart food processors would award $300,000 to attorneys but only $15 for each consumer. (Legal Newsline)

Gov. Edwards Using Coastline Legacy Litigation to Fill State Budget Gaps: The Hayride, a local Louisiana news outlet, is under threat of litigation by a lawyer who often represents the state in litigation. In previous reporting, the Hayride said Gov. John Bel Edwards contracts the lawyer, who frequently donates to his campaigns, to help fill the state’s budget gaps. (Louisiana Record)