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Diversity Newsletter: Celebrating the Irish in New Orleans

On St. Patrick’s Day, we’d like to share our latest Affinity newsletter, “Holy Hibernia! Celebrating the Irish in New Orleans.” It is no surprise... More

Wrap-up: ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference

The ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference was held on March 4-5 in New Orleans,... More

Annual Adjustment to Longshore Penalties Announced by U.S. Department of Labor

The Department of Labor published a final rule on January 14, 2022 adjusting penalties under the Inflation Adjustment Act for 2022. Annual adjustments to penalties... 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

Fifth Circuit Declines to Sustain Exception of No Cause of Action in Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act Claim

Under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act, suits in tort are typically barred under the Act’s exclusive remedy provision. However, in Jackson v. Jefferson Parish... More

Fifth Circuit’s Ruling Clarifies Rules for Fee Shifting Provisions of LHWCA

The Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Ramon Rivera v. Ameri-Force, Inc. has clarified the Circuits’ rules for the fee shifting provisions of 33 U.S.C. §... More

Diversity Newsletter: Remembering Black History

During Black History Month, we would like to share this month’s Affinity newsletter, “Remembering Black History.” This issue was written by Associate Tiffany Green,... 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

Simone Yoder Will Join Panel at TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference

Member Simone Yoder will be joining on a panel on the “Interplay of Admiralty and State Workers’ Compensation Issues” at the American Bar Association... More

Trevor Cutaiar, Edward McAuliffe and Chris Prudhomme complete LCLD’s Legal Diversity Programs

MBLB is pleased to announce that Trevor Cutaiar has completed the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) Fellows Program, and that Edward McAuliffe and Chris... More