Alan Brackett to Speak at a Worker’s Compensation Conference

Member Alan Brackett will be speaking at the 5th annual Emerging Trends in Workers’ Compensation 2019 Conference planned for January 10th, 2019. His topic is... More

Benefits Review Board Confirms Administrative Law Judges May Compel Claimants to Sign Medical Release Forms

In a recent case, Mugerwa v. Aegis Defense Services, BRB No. 17-0407 (4/27/18), the Benefits Review Board upheld an administrative law judge’s decision to... More

Can a Plaintiff Stack Multiple UM Insurance Policies to Allow More Money to be Available?

A recent case decided by Louisiana Supreme Court, Forvendel v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co.,  addresses whether a plaintiff can stack multiple UM insurance policies... More

Transportation Practice Group Attends 26th Annual TIDA Seminar

Gerard J. Dragna and C. Michael Parks of the Trucking, Transportation and Automobile Liability and Defense practice at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett recently attended the... More

A Recent Case Upholds Offshore Warehouseman’s Workers’ Compensation Claim under the Longshore Act

A recent case, Malta v. Wood Group Production Services, BRB No. 18-0059 (2018), which was argued in front of the Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”)... More

Collateral Source Rule Applies to Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Insurance Payments—or Does It?

In a personal injury case, the collateral-source rule bars a tortfeasor, a defendant, from reducing his liability by the amount the plaintiff recovers from... More

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Denial of Claimant’s Right to Future LHWCA Benefits

A recent case decided by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Parfait v. Director, OWCP and Performance Energy Services, has affirmed the denial of Claimant’s... More

Department of Labor Assesses National Average Weekly Wage for Fiscal Year 2019

Based on data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Labor (DOL) has made a final determination of the national average... More

Patrick Babin to Co-host Webinar on Longshore and DBA Claims: Delayed Onset Occupational Diseases, PTSD

Member Patrick Babin and Andrew Blauert of Labor Management Services, Inc., will co-host an educational webinar on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 11:00 AM –... More

Louisiana GAME ON Task Force Working to End Misclassification of Workers

GAME ON, an acronym for Government Against Misclassified Employees Operational Network, has had some significant successes recently. The Louisiana statewide, multi-agency task force was... More