UPDATE: U.S. Attorney Announces Guilty Plea By Alleged Staged Accident Ringleader

A total of eight individuals have previously been indicted in a New Orleans-based insurance fraud scheme involving staged motor vehicle accidents. Five of those... More

American Transportation Research Institute Releases 2020 Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks

As they have in years past, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its Top Truck Bottlenecks for 2020. To formulate the list, ATRI... More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Deepen the Mississippi River

On July 31, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State of Louisiana signed an agreement to deepen the Lower Mississippi River... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Releases Short Opinion With Significant Application to Tort Litigation

On June 3, 2020, the Louisiana Supreme Court released a short opinion with significant application to tort litigation in Louisiana, granting writ application and... More

Eric Winder Sella Hosts First Installment of New Orleans Bar Association’s Approach the Bench CLE

On June 19, 2020, MBLB member Eric Winder Sella assisted with a continuing legal education (CLE) presentation, Approach the Bench, put on annually by... More

Update on Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring in New Orleans

UPDATE: United States Attorney Announces Additional Guilty Plea in Case Against Alleged Staged Accident Ringleader, Damian Labeaud A total of eight individuals have previously... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Grants Writ Application and Summary Judgment in Personal Injury Case Due to Lack of Sufficient Medical Evidence on Causation

On March 16, 2020, the Louisiana Supreme Court released a short opinion with significant application to personal injury litigation in Louisiana. Davis v. A... More

FMCSA Emergency Declaration Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

In light of President Trump’s declared national emergency, acting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Jim Mullen has invoked 49 CFR 390.23(a)(l)(i), which... More

Louisiana Federal Jury Awards Nearly $4.4M to Trucking Plaintiff for Alleged Traumatic Brain Injury

On January 28, 2020, a federal jury in the United States District Court for Western District of Louisiana awarded $4,375,017.62 to a plaintiff allegedly... More

UPDATE: U.S. Attorney Announces Guilty Pleas in Case Against Alleged Staged Accident Ringleader

A total of eight individuals have previously been indicted in a New Orleans-based insurance fraud scheme involving staged motor vehicle accidents. On January 30,... More