Seven Arrested for Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud in New Orleans

The Louisiana State Police announced the arrest of six New Orleans residents and one resident of Hammond, Louisiana this week in connection with an... More

New Orleans Attorney Ordered To Produce Client List In Connection With Alleged Accident Staging Ring

Over the past several months, information has been developed regarding a possible accident staging ring in the New Orleans area involving alleged sideswipe accidents... More

The Internet of Things: A Discovery Nightmare

In a meeting this week, Julie Lafargue, who recently joined MBLB as a member, encountered a “smart coffee cup,” touted by its manufacturer as... 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

Internal Revenue Service Issues 2019 Optional Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business,... More

Can a Plaintiff Stack Multiple UM Insurance Policies to Allow More Money to be Available?

A recent case decided by Louisiana Supreme Court, Forvendel v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co.,  addresses whether a plaintiff can stack multiple UM insurance policies... More

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