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

Georges Legrand Inducted into the 2021 “Leadership in Law” Hall of Fame

Georges M. Legrand, one of the founding members of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, was recently inducted into the New Orleans CityBusiness 2021 “Leadership... More

André J. Mouledoux Receives the NOBA Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award for 2021

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that André J. Mouledoux, a founding member of the firm, has received the New Orleans... More

Jones Act and Medical Evidence: Courts Are Not Required to Weigh Conflicting Evidence in Favor of Seamen

In a recent opinion as unequivocal as it was terse, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit struck down a seaman’s limited... More

Business Interruption Claims and Hurricane Ida: A Primer

Hurricane Ida tore through southeast Louisiana on August 29 and 30, 2021—leaving chaos and destruction in its wake. Many businesses suffered flooding, holes in... More