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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Rules on Discoverability Issues Presented by Collateral Source Rule

Nannette Brown, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, issued an Order and Reasons affirming Magistrate Judge Michael... More

Mike Parks Wins Verdict in Favor of Defendant Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurer

Member Mike Parks won a defense verdict in November 2020 in the 21st Judicial District Court in Tangipahoa Parish in favor of the Defendant Uninsured/Underinsured... More

MBLB’s Marching 4 McFaull Team Recognized as a Top Fundraiser in the JDRF One Walk

Despite the pandemic and Hurricane Zeta, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett’s JDRF One Walk Marching 4 McFaull team did an excellent job fundraising for... More

First Attorney Charged in New Orleans-Area Staged Accident Scheme

UPDATE: United States Attorney announces indictment of “Attorney A” in New Orleans-area staged accident scheme. Attorney Danny Patrick Keating, Jr. Charged New Orleans attorney... More

In Workers’ Compensation Case, First Circuit Reaffirms Choice of Pharmacy Remains with Employer

In Corona v. Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, 2020 WL 6536945 (La. App. 1 Cir. 11/6/20), the First Circuit reversed the finding of the... More

Two Strange Cases Highlight the Need for a Plaintiff to Keep His Dates Straight

In Louisiana, what most states refer to as the “statute of limitations” is called a “prescriptive period.” Just like a statute of limitations, this is... More

Insurer-Specific Multi-District Insurance Litigation Uncertain With Scores Of COVID-Related Business Interruption Claims

With so many businesses affected by nationwide shut-downs due to COVID-19 this year, businesses across the country have begun filing “business interruption” claims against... More

Second Injury Fund Not Entitled to Audit Medical Expenses Paid by Insurer in Workers’ Compensation Case

In the First Circuit case of Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company v. State Workers’ Compensation Second Injury Board, 2020 WL 3287042, 2019-1101 (La.App. 1 Cir. 6/18/20),... More

Ninth Circuit Declines to Hold Employers and Carriers Responsible for Incidental Financial Consequences Caused by Delayed Compensation Under DBA

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently found in favor of employers and carriers when it comes to the financial... More

In Recent Maritime Tort Action Eleventh Circuit Says Jury Should Decide Medical Damages

In a recent case, Higgs v. Costa Crociere S.P.A., 969 F.3d 1295 (11th Cir. 08/1420), the Eleventh Circuit found that in a maritime tort action,... More