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

Diversity Newsletter: A Brief History of Modern Holiday Food Traditions

With the holiday season upon us, in this Affinity newsletter Member Dan Sullivan shares how different cultures have developed different food traditions that are... More

Wishing You Season’s Greetings!

As the year draws to a close, we would like to thank you for trusting us with your legal needs. We look forward to... More

Alan Brackett Re-elected as the Treasurer of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

Managing Member, Alan Brackett, was re-elected as the Treasurer of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana at its 184th Annual Convention. As Treasurer, Alan serves... More

Edward McAuliffe Presents a CLE on Bail and Criminal Prescription at Orleans Parish District Attorneys Office

On December 3, Associate Edward J. McAuliffe, III made two presentations, “Bond College 2021” and “Preserving Prosecution, Avoiding Prescription,” for an Orleans Parish District... More

Third Circuit Finds That Limiting Language in Settlement Agreement Reserved Employee’s Right to File Second Worker’s Compensation Claim

In a recent workers’ compensation case, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), finding that,... More

MBLB’s Marching 4 McFaull Team Continues Its Support for JDRF

For the seventh year, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett’s Marching 4 McFaull team participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk. JDRF... More

Longshore and Harbor Workers’ COVID-19 Compensation Act of 2021

COVID-19 has provided unique and challenging legal issues. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is no exception.[1] Other than a frequently asked questions... More

Fifth Circuit Finds Bodycam Video Crucial in Dismissing Plaintiff’s Excessive Force Complaint

Political activists have long argued that police officers should be required to wear body cameras as a means to hold policy accountable for misconduct.... 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