A single firm, Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams of Metairie, La., near New Orleans, has signed up about 800 clients, mostly from Nassau and Queens, and has filed more than half the existing suits. The Rain Law Firm of Hallandale Beach, Fla., has 450 local clients.
Ferrari racers defy danger in Avondale event, raise money for Scouts
As lawsuits against the company mount, one stands out for its financial depth. A case brought last month in New Orleans by Western Express says that Pilot Flying J's scheme to defraud the trucking company cost it more than $75 million.
John Houghtaling listed in the roster of attorneys in the Pilot cases.
Pilot Flying J, the truck-stop chain under investigation for skimming rebates to customers, has hit a new stumbling block: a lawsuit that could exceed $70 million by one of its most loyal trucking customers.

$475,000 Verdict in Mother's Day Bus Accident

Publisher: GHW
Published On: 5/6/2011

GHW Attorney Eric O'Bell recently obtained a judgement totaling $475,000 for a client whose son died as a result of a tragic 1999 bus accident on Mother's Day, 1999. After an initial trial, and a rehearing on a new trial, Judge Rosemary Ledet awarded the mother, $475,000.00 for the survival and wrongful death claims of her adult son, who died as a result of his injuries shortly after the bus crash.