Recent Opinion from Eastern District of Louisiana Addresses Litigation Funding Companies

The rise of litigation finance companies is now well-documented, up to and including Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker. As noted by the ABA Journal,... More

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Jones Act Case, Dutra Group v. Batterton

On Monday, March 25, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held oral argument on Dutra Group v. Batterton in an attempt to resolve a circuit... More

Transportation News: Electronic Logging Device Mandate Update

In 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) announced a new rule mandating Electronic Logging Device (“ELD”) use for hour of service (“HOS”)... More

MBLB Sponsors New Orleans Bar Association’s 17th Annual Bar & Grille Cooking Competition

The 2019 edition of the New Orleans Bar Association’s annual Bar & Grille law firm cook-off took place on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at... More

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision on Applicability of Federal Arbitration Act to Transportation Industry Workers

The United State Supreme Court recently issued a decision with ramifications for employment relationships in the trucking industry. There are generally two types of... More

Louisiana State Police Announce Arrests for Automotive Insurance Fraud

On Thursday, January 3, 2019, the Louisiana State Police announced the arrests of seven New Orleans-area residents on charges related to automotive insurance fraud.... More

Global Logistics Market Expected to Grow at 7.5% per year through 2023

As 2019 begins, Transparency Market Research reports that the global logistics market is expected to grow from a 2015 dollar total of $8.1 trillion... More

Eric Winder Sella Speaks at NOBA Procrastinators’ Program CLE

Eric Winder Sella recently spoke on a panel at the Procrastinators’ Program CLE, sponsored by the New Orleans Bar Association (NOBA). Held on December... More

Federal Court Considers Applicability of Carmack Amendment in Trucking and Transportation Case

In a case that will be of interest to our trucking and transportation clients, a Mississippi federal court recently considered the applicability of the... More

Court Ruling Affects Carriers Seeking to Enforce the Limitation of Liability

In Von Diezelski v. All My Sons Moving & Storage of Baton Rouge, Inc., 2018 WL 3118683 (M.D. La. 2018), the United States District Court... More