Louisiana Supreme Court Weighs in on Certified Questions in Baton Rouge Protest Federal Lawsuit

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently addressed two certified questions from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Doe v. McKesson, a federal lawsuit... 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

MBLB Victory at Fifth Circuit Highlights Difference Between Qualified Immunity and Monell Liability for Police Officers and Departments

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett attorneys Mark Hanna, Trevor Cutaiar, and Joseph Trytten scored a big win for the firm’s Municipal Liability practice this... 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

Fifth Circuit Finds Bodycam Video Crucial in Dismissing Plaintiff’s Excessive Force Complaint

Political activists have long argued that police officers should be required to wear body cameras as a means to hold policy accountable for misconduct.... 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

Fifth Circuit Reverses the District Court and Grants Officers Qualified Immunity

In the excessive force case, Tucker v. City of Shreveport,  the Fifth Circuit reversed the District Court and granted the Shreveport police officers involved qualified immunity.... More

In a Recent Civil Rights Case, Fifth Circuit Reinforces Qualified Immunity Serves to Protect Police Officers

A recent opinion issued by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the civil rights case, Anokwuru v. City of Hous., 990 F.3d 956... More

SCOTUS Overturns Fifth Circuit in Qualified Immunity Case

Qualified immunity presents a tough hurdle to clear at the initial stages of any civil rights lawsuit—but in a recent Supreme Court opinion, the... More

MBLB Secures Summary Judgment in § 1983 Excessive Force Case

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett Members Mark E. Hanna and Trevor M. Cutaiar recently secured summary judgment on behalf of their client, a former... More