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Filing a Comp Claim Does Not Toll Prescriptive Period for Malpractice Action

In Louisiana, the prescriptive period for filing a medical malpractice claim is one-year from the date the plaintiff knew or should have known about... More

Franchisor Not Liable for Gym Patron’s Injuries

The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a gym franchisor, Anytime Fitness.... More

Are These the Droids You’re Looking For?

Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance, an insurance firm in Japan, laid off more than thirty claims reps and replaced them with an artificial intelligence system... More

Former Professional Wrestler Sues for Damages Resulting From Head Injuries

Following the continued trend of professional athletes suing both their sports leagues and individual teams, former WWE superstar “Superfly” Jimmy Snooka has filed suit... More

Oil Rebound May Lead to Increased Risk of Work-Related Injuries

After a record-setting number of bankruptcies for North American energy exploration and production companies in 2016, the sector is poised to reap the benefits... More

OSHA Reporting Regulations Challenged in Federal District Court

In a matter currently pending in United States District Court in the Southern District of Texas, the National Federation of Independent Business (“NFIB”) has... More

New Risk Management Program for Chemical Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized amendments to the Accidental Release Prevention Requirements for Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act, Section... More

District Court Allows Jones Act Matter to Proceed

Plaintiff filed a Jones Act complaint in United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi. Plaintiff alleged that he was severely injured during a... More

HHS Releases Medicare “Low-Dollar” Threshold Calculations

Recently, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released a new report to Congress to explain data that the Centers for... More

Third Circuit Upholds Finding of a Work Place Accident

Employer, Bechtel O.G.C. Construction Services, Inc. appeals a judgment in favor of Claimant, Evrin Ford, who had previously worked with Employer as a journeyman... More