Recent Changes in the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure

The Louisiana Code of Procedure had a few updates that came in effect in the beginning of 2022 that are of note. Say “good bye”... More

Recent Louisiana Ruling on Collateral Source Rule

Last year, we reported to you on two federal district judge’s rulings regarding the interplay of the collateral source rule and medical financing in... More

Third Circuit Overturns Trial Court Ruling on Comparative Fault in Vehicle Accident Case

The Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently overturned a trial court ruling on comparative fault in a two-vehicle accident case by reapportioning defendant’s fault... More

10 MBLB Attorneys Included in New Orleans Magazine 2021 Top Lawyers

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that 10 of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in New Orleans Magazine Top... More

Life Care Plans Driving Up Cost of Personal Injury Litigation

With increasing frequency, personal injury litigants are utilizing the services of doctors and pseudo medical experts to help define the value of their personal... More

Adopted Children Cannot Bring Wrongful Death or Survival Action for Biological Parents in Louisiana

On rehearing, the Louisiana Supreme Court recently reversed its prior ruling and held that a child given up for adoption does not have a... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Declines to Include Benefits in Hearing Loss Case

In Hartman v. St. Bernard Par. Fire Dept, the Louisiana Supreme Court declined to expand La. R.S. 23:1221(4)(p) to include benefits for hearing loss... More

First Circuit Affirms Owner Not Liable in Premise Liability Case

In a recent premises liability case, Cosse v. Lafarge North America, Inc., 2020 CW 1183 (La.App. 1 Cir. 04/01/21), the Louisiana First Circuit Court... More

Independent Medical Examinations and Restrictive Conditions

Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs)—or, “additional medical examinations,” as they are now termed in Louisiana law—are part and parcel of the typical personal injury case... More

MBLB Casualty Team Deals Double Whammy in Industrial Accident Lawsuit 

Member Trevor Cutaiar successfully argued two motions in Louisiana state court in a hotly contested personal injury lawsuit arising out of an industrial accident.... More