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Stopping on a Highway: Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Defendants

In its recent per curiam decision in Synikia Hester et al. versus Bryant Walker et al., 2020-CC-1278 (La. 05/13/2021)[1], the Louisiana Supreme Court overturned... More

Outer Continental Shelf Employee Injured Onshore Awarded LHWCA Benefits

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Owensby & Kritikos, Incorporated, et al. v. Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs... More

Louisiana Supreme Court Declines to Include Benefits in Hearing Loss Case

In Hartman v. St. Bernard Par. Fire Dept, the Louisiana Supreme Court declined to expand La. R.S. 23:1221(4)(p) to include benefits for hearing loss... More

Jones Act Status Limited – Land-Based Welder Not a Seaman

Since Congress never defined the term “seaman,” the definition of and distinction between employees entitled to benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation... More

Alan G. Brackett Receives Louisiana Bar Foundation President’s Award

Founding member Alan G. Brackett has received the prestigious Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) President’s Award. The President’s Award was given to Alan in recognition... More

Proposed Louisiana House Bill Provides for New Crime of Accident Staging

Anyone engaged in the trucking and transportation industry in Louisiana is familiar with the recent run of staged accidents.  A mix of Federal attorneys,... 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

First Circuit Affirms Owner Not Liable in Premise Liability Case

In a recent premises liability case, Cosse v. Lafarge North America, Inc., 2020 CW 1183 (La.App. 1 Cir. 04/01/21), the Louisiana First Circuit Court... More

BRB Affirms Average Weekly Wage Finding in DBA Claim Defended by MBLB

The Benefits Review Board (BRB) recently affirmed the Administrative Law Judge’s (ALJ) finding of average weekly wage in a DBA claim defended by Mouledoux,... More

Independent Medical Examinations and Restrictive Conditions

Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs)—or, “additional medical examinations,” as they are now termed in Louisiana law—are part and parcel of the typical personal injury case... More