New Orleans Accident Staging Update: Five Additional Guilty Pleas

In late May, five previously indicted individuals pleaded guilty in federal court in New Orleans to mail-fraud conspiracy charges in connection with staging accidents... More

Louisiana Legislation on New Crime of Staging Motor Vehicle Accidents Moves Forward

We previously reported to you on a new crime being proposed by the Louisiana Legislature relative to “staging of a motor vehicle accident.” This... More

Stopping on a Highway: Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Defendants

In its recent per curiam decision in Synikia Hester et al. versus Bryant Walker et al., 2020-CC-1278 (La. 05/13/2021)[1], the Louisiana Supreme Court overturned... More

Proposed Louisiana House Bill Provides for New Crime of Accident Staging

Anyone engaged in the trucking and transportation industry in Louisiana is familiar with the recent run of staged accidents.  A mix of Federal attorneys,... More

Will the Duty to Mitigate Damages Apply in Cases Under the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020?

On June 30, 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed House Bill 57, the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020, which represents a compromise on the... More

Expertise Includes Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett Among Best Truck Accident Lawyers in New Orleans

Expertise has identified Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett as one of the Best Truck Accident Lawyers in New Orleans in 2021. Expertise.com, the online... 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

Mike Parks Obtains Zero Verdict in Transportation Personal Injury Case

Member Mike Parks recently obtained a zero verdict on behalf of Dot Transportation, Inc. and Travelers Property Casualty Company of America in a personal... More

UPDATE: U.S. Attorney Announces Guilty Plea By Alleged Staged Accident Ringleader

A total of eight individuals have previously been indicted in a New Orleans-based insurance fraud scheme involving staged motor vehicle accidents. Five of those... More

American Transportation Research Institute Releases 2020 Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks

As they have in years past, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its Top Truck Bottlenecks for 2020. To formulate the list, ATRI... More