The energy industry has long been one of the biggest employers in Louisiana. But it’s now under siege from trial lawyers suing over coastal erosion. These lawsuits are hitting almost every energy company in Louisiana. They’ve costing jobs and forcing some businesses to shut down.
Local energy employers speak out in “Business Erosion,” the fourth episode in Louisiana: The Lawsuit Paradise.
Faces of Lawsuit Abuse presents Louisiana: The Lawsuit Paradise, a multipart series that looks at how the business of suing threatens the state’s economy. You’ll hear firsthand from small business owners, workers, and others who know firsthand how lawsuits hurt the state’s job creation and growth and force companies to take their business elsewhere.