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February 15th, 2013

Breaking Bad on the Bayou: Supreme Court and Attorney General Giving Louisiana a Bad Name

Despite ongoing legislative reform efforts, Louisiana seems headed for a Judicial Hellholes ranking this year thanks to a recently horrendous state supreme court decision and a continuing pay-to-play shakedown racket known as the “Buddy System” . . . → Read More: Breaking Bad on the Bayou: Supreme Court and Attorney General Giving Louisiana a Bad Name

June 12th, 2012

Gov. Jindal Signs ‘Legacy Lawsuit’ Reform into Law

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today signed into law a compromise “legacy lawsuit” reform package sent to him by the legislature last week . . . → Read More: Gov. Jindal Signs ‘Legacy Lawsuit’ Reform into Law

June 1st, 2012

Diabetes Drug Maker Fights Pay-to-Play in Once-and-Future Judicial Hellhole

Standing up to Louisiana’s attorney general and his personal injury lawyer pals, the maker of a widely prescribed treatment for Type 2 diabetes yesterday sought to end what it calls an unlawful fee arrangement in connection with the AG’s multibillion-dollar lawsuit against it.

GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK) makes Avandia, the diabetes drug that Attorney General James . . . → Read More: Diabetes Drug Maker Fights Pay-to-Play in Once-and-Future Judicial Hellhole