Buddy Caldwell

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Louisiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against State Farm

Aug. 20, 2014— Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against State Farm Insurance for business practices aimed at “controlling the auto repair industry and forcing unsafe repairs on vehicles without the knowledge or consent ... [Published FenderBender - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

State judge halts candidate age limit

Louisiana constables and justices of the peace over age 70 can run for re-election after a judge barred the enforcement of a new state law Tuesday that would have prevented them from doing so.State District Judge Tim Kelly of Baton Rouge halted enforcement ... [Published Houma Today - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 15 reports

Louisiana Attorney General Files Suit Against State Farm

iStockAccording to the suit filed by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office , he doesn’t think State Farm is being that good of a neighbor. In fact the documents filed by the Attorney General’s office suggests that State Farm is fostering ... [Published 973 The Dawg - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

La. attorney general alleges insurance companies force unsafe repairs

Monica Hernandez / Eyewitness NewsEmail: mhernandez@wwltv.com | Twitter: @mhernandezwwlNEW ORLEANS - Jennifer Jones has been driving a rental car for nearly a month. She says an insurance company has given her the runaround when it comes to fixing her ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

St. Bernard council introduces charter amendment, creates new code enforcement officer

Some council members and members of the public question the clarity of a 2009 charter amendment's language, arguing that it is unclear whether it prevents council members from running for other public posts until one year after leaving office. The ordinance ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Plans underway for Eugene Street in Mid City

Man killed in officer-involved shooting near Ferguson Man killed in officer-involved shooting near FergusonUpdated: Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:21 PM EDT 2014-08-19 19:21:34 GMTA man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience ... [Published WAFB - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Today’s Business Beat – Aug. 19, 2014

Kimpton plans hotel for Chicago’s New York Life BuildingChicago’s New York Life Building will be converted into a four-star, 281-room hotel by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. The 14-story building at 39 S. LaSalle St. was built in 1894 and designed by architect ... [Published Voices - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Legal Limbo

The future of the coastal loss lawsuit could rest in hands of board’s nominating committee. By Bob Marshall, The LensTuesday, Aug. 19, 2014According to the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Managing Agencies, which includes both ... [Published The IND - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Lawsuit, Paul Kemp, Lapeyre
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested for insurance fraud scheme in La.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Los Angeles man arrested for an insurance fraud scheme involving Louisiana residents.A Los Angeles, California man was arrested in New Orleans Friday for selling fraudulent Workers Compensation and Employers Liability ... [Published KALB - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bid to toss indictment against King rejected

A judge Thursday rejected a bid by Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King to have her indictment tossed out in the criminal case against her for allegedly lying about living in New Orleans when she ran for office last year.In the meantime, battle ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Indicted Judge Yolanda King's lawyer should be sanctioned, prosecutor says

In the latest of a series of legal filings that have become dueling allegations of misconduct, the Attorney General's office said the court should sanction defense attorney Clarence Roby Jr., for claiming last week that King was being prosecuted for political ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

State wants sanctions for King’s lawyer

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office on Wednesday accused an attorney for Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King of spewing “a stream of unsupported falsehoods clearly meant to distract the court and the public from the evidence” that King ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 14 2014]

Quotes

"you've heard about the feathering and the painting, whereas the insurance company, we're not going to pay but for two coats when it's five coat process" Caldwell said
"..the nationwide insurer has engaged in a pattern of unfair and fraudulent business practices aimed at controlling the auto repair industry and forcing unsafe repairs on vehicles without the knowledge or consent of louisiana consumers" Caldwell says
"state farm has created a culture of unsafe business practices in which consumer vehicle repairs are performed with cost-savings as the primary goal rather than safety and reliability" said Caldwell
...In others, we've found them to be foreign knock-off parts of questionable quality," said Caldwell. "auto repair is not an industry where you can cut corners to save a little money. it could be a matter of life and death."

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Louisiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit Agains... [Published FenderBender - 2 hours ago]
Louisiana attorney general files suit against S... [Published Insurance & Financial Advisor - 3 hours ago]
State judge halts candidate age limit [Published Houma Today - 7 hours ago]
Louisiana Attorney General Files Suit Against S... [Published 973 The Dawg - 11 hours ago]
La. attorney general alleges insurance companie... [Published Bayou Buzz - 16 hours ago]
Caldwell taking big insurance company to court [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
AG Caldwell sues State Farm over repair practices [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 17 hours ago]
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Attorney General files lawsuit against State Fa... [Published WLOX - 18 hours ago]
St. Bernard council introduces charter amendmen... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 19 hours ago]
State judge halts candidate age law [Published Bayou Buzz - 21 hours ago]
State judge halts candidate age law [Published Daily Comet - 22 hours ago]
Louisiana Attorney General Brings Auto Repair F... [Published A.M. Best - 22 hours ago]
Plans underway for Eugene Street in Mid City [Published WAFB - 22 hours ago]
Louisiana AG Files Suit Against State Farm Over... [Published Insurance Journal - 22 hours ago]
Attorney general sues State Farm over auto repairs [Published TVNewsCheck - Aug 19 2014]
Today’s Business Beat – Aug. 19, 2014 [Published Voices - Aug 19 2014]
La. AG sues State Farm, alleges pattern of fraud [Published The IND - Aug 19 2014]
State Farm sued over auto repair practices [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 19 2014]
State attorney general files lawsuit against St... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 19 2014]
State Farm sued by Louisiana Attorney General B... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 19 2014]
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Lawsuit: La. AG claims State Farm deceived cons... [Published WAFB - Aug 19 2014]
AG filing consumer safety lawsuit [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 19 2014]
Legal Limbo [Published The IND - Aug 19 2014]
Man arrested for insurance fraud scheme in La. [Published KALB - Aug 18 2014]
Justices of the peace and constables may receiv... [Published Houma Today - Aug 16 2014]
Bid to toss indictment against King rejected [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 15 2014]
Indicted Judge Yolanda King's lawyer should be ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 14 2014]
State wants sanctions for King’s lawyer [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 14 2014]
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