Unanimous Vote in House Civil Law Committee is a Major Step Forward
This week’s unanimous vote in the House Civil Law Committee represents another major safeguard in preventing frivolous lawsuits that damage the state’s economic development efforts and reputation as a welcoming place to do business. This vote puts strict time limits on litigation and applies both to lis pendens filings and damage claims to further ensure that frivolous litigation does not hamper important capital projects like the Four Seasons New Orleans. The legislation is now headed to the House floor for a final vote. Click here to read more about the legislation on NOLA.com.
Fourth Circuit Rejects Neil Fisher’s Motion to Strike Damages Claim
The Fourth Circuit’s unanimous rejection of TCSI’s motion to dismiss the Carpenter Woodward damage claim this week is a significant legal victory and just the latest indication that the Four Seasons project will move forward as planned. Once again, the courts have seen through and decisively rejected the plaintiffs’ attempts to delay this transformative $400 million.
Motion to Dismiss TCSI Lawsuit Scheduled for Next Week
On June 1, Judge Tiffany Chase will hear a motion by the Carpenter-Woodward team to dismiss Two Canal Street Investors lawsuit for No Right of Action.