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Summary: 210 F. Supp. 491 (1962) R. L. AUTREY and A. L. Goad, Individually and d/b/a Autrey and Goad Construction Company v. WILLIAMS & DUNLAP, a Partnership, et al. UNITED STATES of America for the Use and Benefit of C. L. CONNER and Joe A. Brownfield v. WILLIAMS AND DUNLAP CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Inc., et al. Charles H. McKERREGHAN v. WILLIAMS & DUNLAP, a Partnership, et al. *492 UNITED STATES of America for the Use and Benefit of UNITED INSULATION COMPANY, Inc. v. WILLIAMS & DUNLAP, a Partnership, et al......read more.


Summary: 19 F. Supp. Plaintiff's claims against Richard Bottini are predicated upon contentions that Bottini, on three separate occasions, has presented false or fraudulent claims for payment of worker's compensation benefits under the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). Mr. Bottini further testified that he knows that the CA-1 form is used in making claims for traumatic injury which has occurred in the course and scope of employment. Mr. Bottini testified that at about 10:30 a.m. on March 22, 199......read more.


Summary: 116 F. Supp. Plaintiffs claim that defendant started publishing a series of notices beginning January 25, 2000 which invited comment on the proposed emergency rules which were to take effect beginning on March 1, 2000 enacting numerous reductions, including a seven percent (7%) across the board cut in some Medicaid programs. Plaintiffs further allege that the result of a state Public Records Act request submitted to defendant requesting all documents, studies, reports and finding regarding the s......read more.


Summary: 735 F. Supp. 165) filed by Intervenor Defendant the City of Alexandria ("City"), and former Intervenor *467 Defendants Mayor Jacques Roy ("Mayor Roy") and City Attorney Charles E. Johnson ("Mr. Johnson"). Subsequently, Ms. Brown entered into an undated "Contract for Legal Services and Contingent Fee Agreement" ("Contract") with the City. Shortly thereafter, on February 28, 2007, Mr. Johnson issued a letter to Ms. Brown terminating her representation of the City in *468 the Cleco litigation. In t......read more.


Summary: 425 F. Supp. Joseph M. TRAHAN, Plaintiff, v. Simon ANGELLE, Defendant. Objections to Angelle's discharge in bankruptcy filed by Roy Lee Bergeron, Dr. Kenneth P. Reed, and Joseph Trahan were consolidated for hearing and on July 2, 1975, these debts were determined non-dischargeable in an opinion rendered by the Honorable Alex L. Andrus, Jr., Bankruptcy Judge. 2d 293] and In Re Morris Ketchum, Jr. & Associates, 409 F. Supp.


Summary: 342 F. Supp. EDWIN F. HUNTER, Jr., District Judge: This action was instituted by the United States, pursuant to Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000a, et seq., to enjoin racial discrimination in the operation of a place of public accommodation, L. C.'s Place in Oberlin, Louisiana. Miller v. Amusement Enterprises, Inc., 394 F.2d 342, 350-351 (5th Cir., 1968) (en banc); Evans v. Seaman, d/t/a Les's Roller Rink aka Leo's Roller Rink, 452 F.2d 749 (5th Cir., 1971); Evans v. Lau......read more.


Summary: 140 F. Supp. This is a suit to recover from the Government the amount of a penalty assessed against, and paid by, plaintiff, by the District Director of Internal Revenue under purported authority of Section 2707 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, 26 U.S.C. § 2707. The District Director of Internal Revenue, having determined administratively that plaintiff, as President and principal stockholder of the corporation, had "willfully" failed "to pay, collect, or truthfully account for" such ta......read more.


Summary: 862 F. Supp. 119 (1994) Ray HAYS, et al., Plaintiffs, v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, et al., Defendants. United States District Court, W.D. Louisiana, Shreveport Division. By order dated June 27, 1994, this case was remanded from the United States Supreme Court for further proceedings, ___ U.S. ___, 114 S. Ct. 2731, 129 L. Ed. The State of Louisiana is hereby enjoined from holding any future Congressional elections based upon the redistricting scheme embodied by Act 1. After one trial and an evidentiary......read more.


Summary: 514 F. Supp. Plaintiffs Samuel Carroll and Charles W. Grant filed this Title VII class action on July 25, 1977, asserting an across-the-board attack on defendant Sears, Roebuck and Company's employment practices, which plaintiffs claim have a disparate impact upon black employees and applicants for employment.[1] Plaintiffs argue that Sears' *792 discriminatory employment practices disadvantage blacks in the areas of hiring, training opportunities, promotion, compensation, and terminations. In a......read more.


Summary: 661 F. Supp. Bernard v. Binnings Construction Co., Inc., 741 F.2d 824, 827 (5th Cir.1984), citing Barrios v. Engine & Gas Compressor Services, Inc., 669 F.2d 350, 352 (5th Cir.1982) and Watkins v. Prentzien, Inc., 660 F.2d 604, 606 (5th Cir.1981), cert.


Summary: 104 F. Supp. Following two evidentiary hearings, the undersigned magistrate judge concluded that Keith Joseph Duhon was incompetent to stand trial due to his mental retardation.[1] As required by law, the court committed Duhon to the custody of the Attorney General for hospitalization "to determine whether there is a substantial probability that ... he will attain the capacity to permit the trial to proceed."[2] Eight weeks later, citing Duhon's successful participation in the hospital's "Compet......read more.


Summary: 766 F. Supp. Plaintiffs are Eugene Thomas, Sr.; his wife, Mary Verina Thomas, now deceased[1]; and two of their major children, Eugene Thomas, Jr. and Ada Thomas Washington. Defendants are Russell Frederick and John Pourciaux, Deputy Sheriffs with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Department, and Sheriff Charles Fuselier, both in his individual and official capacities.Courville sought Frederick's advice concerning two checks—one for $18.00 and one for $29.53—which had been given to her by Eugene T......read more.


Summary: 899 F. Supp. This matter comes before the Court as a motion for partial summary judgment filed on behalf of defendant, Chevron, seeking to preclude plaintiff's "Sieracki" unseaworthiness claim as plaintiff satisfies the "situs" and "status" test for coverage under the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) and is therefore precluded from maintaining an action based upon the unseaworthiness of the vessel Ranger V. Also pending before the Court is a motion styled as a partial summary......read more.


Summary: 165 F. Supp. Final Ruling on Pending Motions As permitted by our opinion of March 1, 1957, 149 F. Supp. Consequently, the case is now in posture for us to pass definitely upon defendant's motions, and this we proceed to do: *56 I. Price Discrimination We originally found that Paragraphs 12, 13, 14 and 15 of the original complaint, in which plaintiff sought $1,818.18 (untrebled) damage based upon defendant's alleged price discrimination, were legally insufficient since plaintiff failed to aver an......read more.


Summary: 960 F. Supp. The actual cash value of each damaged item of insured property after depreciation is deducted from the cost of replacement of the property (unless the policy's "REPLACEMENT COST PROVISIONS" apply, in which case the replacement cost without allowance for depreciation should be furnished) and the amount of damages sustained, e. Names of mortgagees or anyone else having a lien, charge or claim against the insured property, f. Details as to any other contracts of insurance covering the ......read more.


Summary: 519 F. Supp. Plaintiffs are black employees employed at the chemical plant operated by PPG Industries, Inc., in Lake Charles, Louisiana. On June 13, 1977, this Court defined the class of plaintiffs as follows: (1) All present and former black employees employed as of or at any time after October 21, 1974, by PPG Industries, Inc., at its Lake Charles Chemical Plant located on Columbia Southern Road near Lake Charles, Louisiana, in any maintenance or production department job classification covere......read more.


Summary: 102 F. Supp. See Wilson v. Belin, 20 F.3d 644, 648 (5th Cir.1994); Stuart v. Spademan, 772 F.2d 1185, 1192 (5th Cir.1985). See Wilson, 20 F.3d at 648; WNS, Inc. v. Farrow, 884 F.2d 200, 204 (5th Cir.1989). See Latshaw v. Johnston, 167 F.3d 208, 211 (5th Cir.1999); Thompson v. Chrysler Motors Corp., 755 F.2d 1162, 1165 (5th Cir.1985). See Latshaw, 167 F.3d at 211; D.J. Investments, Inc. v. Metzeler Motorcycle Tire Agent Gregg, Inc., 754 F.2d 542, 545 (5th Cir.1985). See Allred, 117 F.3d at 286; W......read more.




Summary: 336 F. Supp. NAUMAN S. SCOTT, District Judge: Plaintiff, Ottis Welch, has sued J. Ray McDermott Company, Inc. (McDermott) and Associated Pipeline Contractors *384 (Associated), owner and alleged charterer, respectively, of Lay Barge No. 12, for injuries suffered as a result of an accident occurring November 18, 1968. Offshore Company v. Robison, 266 F.2d 769 (5th Cir. Krey v. United States, 123 F.2d 1008 (2nd Cir.


Summary: 368 F. Supp. *640 Richard F. Schubert, Sol. NAUMAN S. SCOTT, District Judge: The Secretary of Labor brought this action against the defendants to enjoin them from violating the minimum wage, overtime, and record keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended in 1961, 29 U.S.C. § 201, et seq. (hereinafter referred to as The Act), and to restrain the defendants from withholding payment of minimum wages and overtime compensation due to the defendants' employees since April 1......read more.