New Orleans, LA− Chief Justice John L. Weimer announced today the Court’s adoption of amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising. The Rules of Professional Conduct set forth the standards of ethical conduct required of lawyers.


The amendments are the result of a study and recommendations to the Court by the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee in response to Senate Concurrent Resolution 57 of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session, which requested the implementation of a lawyer advertisement review recognition program. Read more...

BATON ROUGE (WVUE) - An investigative unit made up of three state agencies exists to curb the amount of insurance fraud in the state. But a FOX 8 Investigation found all of the spending by one of those agencies doesn’t seem to be going to insurance fraud cases, in possible violation of the law that founded the unit three decades ago.


The Insurance Fraud Investigation Unit was created in the 1990′s by the Louisiana State Legislature. The money to fund the unit made up of three state agencies – the State Police, Department of Insurance and Attorney General’s Office – comes from a fee assessed on insurance premiums. In setting up the unit, the legislature wrote that the funding for insurance fraud given to each agency “shall be appropriated, administered and used solely and exclusively for purposes of the fraud unit.” Read more...

More than 70 percent of Pelican State residents do not support diverting money from coastal erosion lawsuits away from efforts to restore Louisiana's coastline.


Unfortunately, state lawmakers are debating a handful of bills that would do exactly what Louisianans don't want them to do. Read more...

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