Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Denies COVID-19 Business Interruption Claim Consistent With Trend Across All Federal Circuit Courts

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses affected by state-mandated closures have been filing business interruption claims to compensate for their lost income, profits, and expenses.... More

Proposed Louisiana Legislation Seeks to Mandate Coverage for Permissive Use of Non-Owned Vehicles

In the current 2022 session of the Louisiana legislature, there is a proposed bill, House Bill 870, that would require all insurers to provide... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Defines “Good Cause” Required for Defendant to Obtain AME

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently issued a very significant ruling in a personal injury lawsuit regarding what a Defendant is required to show in... More

Cases of Interest from the U.S. Fifth Circuit

Associate Joseph S. Trytten’s article, “Cases of Interest from the U.S. Fifth Circuit,” was published in the April 2022 issue of the Defense Research Institute’s... More

Football Team Not Liable for Accident Caused by Off-Duty Sheriff Deputy During Police Escort

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 20, 2015. Despite being down nine points at the... More

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