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Alan Brackett Appointed to the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission

Member Alan G. Brackett Has Been Appointed to the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission as the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Bar Foundation representative.... More

Wilton Bland III to Present at Maritime Risk Claims Solutions Seminar

Member Wilton Bland, III has been invited to make a presentation at the Maritime Risk Claims Solutions, Inc. (MRCS) 2019 5th Annual Fall Seminar... More

OWCP Announces Rate Increases

The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs of the United States Department of Labor has announced the cost of living adjustment effective October 1, 2019.... More

Longshore Workers’ Untimely Lawsuits Against Vessel Owner Dismissed

The U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed three injured longshore workers’ lawsuits against a vessel owner and charterer for failure to timely file... More

MBLB Wins Summary Dismissal of Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claims

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is defending a lawsuit in which an experienced captain brought suit against his employer for injuries allegedly sustained while... More

American Transportation Research Institute Releases 2019 Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks

Each year, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) conducts an in-depth analysis of 300 freight-significant highway locations using truck position and speed data derived... More

Supreme Court Bars Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness

In June, the U. S. Supreme Court issued a significant ruling beneficial to maritime industry. In Dutra Group v. Batterton, the Court resolved a... More

Transportation Practice Group Attends 2019 FedEx PLPD Summit

Michael Parks and Julie M. Lafargue of the “Wheels” Department at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett recently attended the 2019 FedEx PLPD Summit in... More

Recent Opinion from Eastern District of Virginia Clarifies “Notice of a Claim”

In a recent maritime case, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia addressed the issue of what constitutes enough “notice” to start... More

FMCSA Unveils Proposed Legislation to Amend Hours-of-Service Regulations for Commercial Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a highly anticipated proposed rule that expects to add flexibility to hours-of-service regulations for commercial... More