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American Transportation Research Institute Releases 2019 Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks

Each year, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) conducts an in-depth analysis of 300 freight-significant highway locations using truck position and speed data derived... More

Supreme Court Bars Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness

In June, the U. S. Supreme Court issued a significant ruling beneficial to maritime industry. In Dutra Group v. Batterton, the Court resolved a... More

Transportation Practice Group Attends 2019 FedEx PLPD Summit

Michael Parks and Julie M. Lafargue of the “Wheels” Department at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett recently attended the 2019 FedEx PLPD Summit in... More

Recent Opinion from Eastern District of Virginia Clarifies “Notice of a Claim”

In a recent maritime case, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia addressed the issue of what constitutes enough “notice” to start... More

FMCSA Unveils Proposed Legislation to Amend Hours-of-Service Regulations for Commercial Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a highly anticipated proposed rule that expects to add flexibility to hours-of-service regulations for commercial... More

Alan G. Brackett Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that member Alan G. Brackett has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best... More

Watch Out When Ending Maintenance and Cure

A fundamental right of seamen is maintenance and cure benefits. A shipowner owes the seaman these benefits without regard to fault if he is... More

Claim Dismissed Against Employer and Insurance Carrier for Alleged HIPAA Violation

In a recent case, Bowles v. Apro International Inc., the employer was able to obtain a dismissal of the claim because the claimant was... More

Louisiana Third Circuit Changes Course on Vessel Status of Riverboat Casinos

The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently addressed an issue it has confronted a number of times in the past: whether a riverboat... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Ruling Reaffirms Limitations to Absolute Judicial Immunity

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently addressed on a supervisory writ, Palowsky v. Campbell et al., where the plaintiff alleged that a law clerk, “spoliated, concealed,... More