November 16, 2019
In Kocher vs Truth in Politics, Inc and Causeway Connection PAC the Plaintiff, an Orleans Parish Voter, on Wednesday November 13, 2019 sought a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary and Permanent Injunctions relative to certain political ads placed by defendants with media outlets in the New Orleans Area in connection with the November 16th General Election for Governor of Louisiana. The ads were alleged to be false and misleading in violation of the Louisiana E…
Class and Collective Actions
Our class action attorneys have represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants. On the defense side our attorneys have successfully defended businesses and governmental entities in toxic tort, product liability, traffic ticket and employment related class actions filed in state and federal courts. On the plaintiffs side our attorneys have served as lead or local counsel in class actions in a variety of substantive areas. They are currently serving as lead counsel in a major class action against the State of Louisiana and involving penalties assessed in connection with the lapse of automobile insurance. They have recently been retained to serve as local counsel in class actions against opioid manufactures and distributors. Our attorneys have represented large private as well as public sector employers in collective actions for overtime and other damages brought in federal court pursuant to the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In addition to serving as advocates, attorneys in our litigation group have served as court appointed special masters in class actions and other multi-party litigation involving naturally occurring radioactive materials, asbestos and tobacco.
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