MBLB Attorneys Attend GNOBFA Seafood Party

Several of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett attorneys from the Admiralty & Maritime Law practice, including Georges Legrand, André Mouledoux, Trevor Cutaiar and Michael... More

Dan Hoerner’s Latest Article in WorkBoat: Taking Remedial Measures

Lessons learned from an accident, injury or property damage loss, no matter how devastating, give you a chance to take steps to prevent similar... More

Michael Neuner Joins the Board of Mariners Club of the Port of New Orleans

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that Associate Michael T. Neuner has joined the Board of the Mariners Club of the... More

Dan Hoerner’s Latest Article in WorkBoat: States, U.S. Share Jurisdiction

U.S. admiralty law is unique in that it provides federal courts with exclusive jurisdiction over many maritime cases. This begs the question: Why are... More

Owner of Fishing Vessel Allowed to Limit Liability But Must Include Value of Scallop Permit in Limitation Fund

On June 8, 2022, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware issued a ruling in which it held that the owner... More

Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Jones Act and General Maritime Law Claims in Vessel in Navigation Case

On June 6, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down its decision in Jarvis v. Hines Furlong Line,... More

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