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  • Antitrust suits target La. pool products company

    January 16, 2012 9:53 AM

    EW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana company that bills itself as the world's largest wholesale distributor of swimming pool products is becoming an Olympic-size target for plaintiffs' lawyers filing antitrust lawsuits. In November, Pool Corp. settled claims by the Federal Trade Commission that the Covington-based company used its "monopoly power"... more »
  • New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits

    August 10, 2010 9:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the Gulf oil spill, in a move that should please many of the plaintiffs' lawyers and their clients. The U.S. Judicial Panel... more »
  • Lead Plaintiffs in Suits Alleging BP

    July 21, 2010 3:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Public pension funds in New York and Ohio want to be the lead plaintiffs in suits alleging BP PLC inflated its stock price by hiding information about its safety practices before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Several lawsuits have been filed in U.S. District Court... more »
  • American Authors, Journalists and Publishers Protected From Foreign Libel Suits

    July 13, 2010 12:52 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - American authors, journalists and publishers would be protected from some foreign libel suits under legislation approved unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill would prevent a U.S. federal court from recognizing or enforcing a foreign judgment for defamation that is inconsistent with the free speech guarantee... more »
  • Federal Judge Tries to Streamline Oil Spill Suits

    July 3, 2010 4:54 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge in New Orleans is trying to streamline the legal process for more than 30 lawsuits arising from the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. An order filed this week from U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier temporarily consolidates the lawsuits for pretrial purposes.... more »

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