The Extent of Employers’ Obligations to Employees Continues to be Dynamic

From a defense perspective, the most common concern with defending a workers’ compensation claim is not whether the employee is entitled to benefits, but... More

Senate Bill 382: Attempted Repeal of Seat Belt Gag Law

The failure of SB 382, an attempted repeal of the seat belt gag law, to pass during the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, will result... More

Recent Studies Show Surge in Black Lung Disease

Researchers from the University of Chicago recently released a study that confirmed that more coal miners in central Appalachia have suffered from black lung... More

Court Rejects Plaintiff’s Proposed Independent Medical Examination Requirements

The attorneys of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand, & Brackett, LLP were recently successful in thwarting a plaintiff’s efforts to require that the parties stipulate to... More

Requesting a Lawyer Dog Is Not Enough to Invoke Right to Counsel

In a 6-1 vote, the Louisiana Supreme Court recently denied Appellant’s writ application regarding his constitutional right to counsel. Appellant argued that his right... More

Vicarious Liability Imposed in Workplace Altercation

Plaintiff, Larry Jones, a foreman for Mid-South Mechanical Contractors, Inc., suffered personal injuries after a physical altercation with a co-worker. On the day of... More

Cell Your Defense with Indisputable Evidence

Was the driver distracted at the time of the accident? This is often the liability dispute at the center of litigation when a plaintiff... More

Stipulating to Course and Scope 2.0

We previously noted the decision of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Dennis v. Collins, 2016 WL 6637973... More

Per Person Bodily Injury Policy Limits

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently considered automobile insurance policy language regarding per person bodily injury liability limits. In Rylee v. Progressive Gulf Ins. Co.,... More

Stipulating to Course and Scope

In Dennis v. Collins, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana was tasked with determining whether independent negligence claims against... More