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12 Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett Attorneys Included in New Orleans Magazine 2016 Top Lawyers

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that 12 of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in New... More

Office of the General Counsel Issues Memorandum on Employee Classifications

The U.S. Department of Labor  issued revisions to its “white collar” exemptions to minimum wage and overtime requirements.  This has prompted the Office of... More

The Maritime Lien

The August 31, 2016, bankruptcy of container shipper giant Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion.  With... More

Court Awards Increase in Attorney Fees

In Louisiana, attorney’s fees paid to representatives of injured workers cannot exceed 20% of the total recovery. La. R.S. 23:1141(B). In addition, any attorney... More

Supreme Court Reverses Prescription Finding

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently reversed and remanded the district’s court’s decision to sustain an exception of prescription, which the Louisiana Court of Appeals... More

The Tale of the Fraudulent Concubine

An Employee of D&D Drilling was purportedly electrocuted during the course and scope of his employment.  A claim for death benefits was filed by... More

Court Addresses Standard for Replacing Medical Equipment

Claimant, John Berry, was injured in 1986 while working for the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and soon after began receiving workers’ compensation... More

Fighting Liability and Presenting Poor Experts Lead to Unanticipated Expenses

On June 10, 2011, the M/V Salvation, a steel-hulled tug owned and operated by the defendant struck the Ekwata, a vessel that was privately... More

Administrative Review Required Before Filing a Claim

Louisiana Administrative Code title 40, part I, section 5149 allows a healthcare provider to seek administrative review of an Employer/Carrier’s underpayment of a bill... More

Employer Denied Indemnification From Claimant

Claimant worked for one of The Service Companies’ subsidiaries, Full Service Systems Corp. (FSS), which had contracted with the L’Auberge Du Lac Hotel and... More