Senate Bill 382: Attempted Repeal of Seat Belt Gag Law

The failure of SB 382, an attempted repeal of the seat belt gag law, to pass during the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, will result... More

2018 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Ranks Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett as Metropolitan Tier 2 Admiralty & Maritime Law Firm

The 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has ranked Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett as a Metropolitan Tier 2... More

Louisiana law applies over maritime law where accident occurred on continental shelf off coast of Louisiana

On March 10, 2017 the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana held that Louisiana substantive law, not maritime law, applied... More

Fifth Circuit Rejects Vicarious Liability Claim From Personnel Basket Injury

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion today addressing the vicarious liability of a principal contractor for its independent contractors.  The... More

Jury Awards $90 Million in Fatal Trucking Collision

A Civil District Court jury for the Parish of Orleans, Louisiana awarded a grand total of $90,751,808.01 in damages for the wrongful death and injuries... More

Death on Platform in State Waters May Be Within OCSLA Jurisdiction

A worker was killed on a platform located in Louisiana state waters when a pressurized valve blew, striking him in the head. The platform... More

$23 Million Punitive Damage Award Upheld by Louisiana Appellate Court

On June 29, 2016, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed a jury’s award of $23 million in punitive damages to the family... More

Louisiana Offers Legal Protection to Police Officers and Firefighters

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill, Act 184, that serves to offer Louisiana’s police force additional legal protection amid a particularly turbulent... More

Red Light, Green Light…Ticket

Most Louisiana residents are familiar with the red light camera program, which has come under scrutiny here in New Orleans. The National Motorists Association... More

Bankruptcy on the Horizon: Offshore Supply Companies Prepare

Companies engaged in supplying offshore services, an essential corner of the oil sector here in Louisiana, should be preparing for the potential increase in... More

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