The Louisiana Rule Sinks Limitation of Liability

A U.S. District Court in Florida recently dealt a fatal blow to a barge owner’s attempt to have its liability limited under the Shipowners... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Defines “Good Cause” Required for Defendant to Obtain AME

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently issued a very significant ruling in a personal injury lawsuit regarding what a Defendant is required to show in... More

Dan Hoerner’s Latest Article in WorkBoat: Unseaworthiness

February 23, 2022 If you ask the average person on the street what a “seaworthy” vessel is, the person will probably say that a... More

Wrap-up: ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference

The ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference was held on March 4-5 in New Orleans,... More

Recent Changes in the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure

The Louisiana Code of Procedure had a few updates that came in effect in the beginning of 2022 that are of note. Say “good bye”... More

Fifth Circuit Holds that Six-Month Limitation Action Filing Deadline is Not Jurisdictional

The Fifth Circuit recently revisited its own precedent on the nature of the six-month time bar contained in the Limitation of Liability Act. The... More

Role Reversal: Who Bears Burden of Proof When Vessel Owner is Sued for Sinking Its Own Barge?

Most of the time, when a vessel sinks, any lawsuits are filed by the vessel’s owner against whoever had control of the vessel at... More

2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers Ranks MBLB a Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm in Admiralty & Maritime Law

The 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers has included Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett in “Best Law Firms,” ranking the firm a... More

The Fifth Circuit’s Adams v. All Coast, LLC Decision Makes Waves for Maritime Industry Operators

On September 30, 2021, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its consequential, if not controversial, opinion in Adams v. All Coast,... More

10 MBLB Attorneys Included in New Orleans Magazine 2021 Top Lawyers

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that 10 of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in New Orleans Magazine Top... More