Claimant’s Age, Experience, Education, and Ability to be Retrained Must be Considered Before Modifying Indemnity Benefits

In a recent Third Circuit workers’ compensation case, Guidroz v. Walmart Stores, Inc., the court ruled that a claimant’s age, experience, education, and ability... More

Employer Liability for ‘Take-Home’ COVID-19 Infections

Member Alan G. Brackett is a writer for the “Attorney Analysis” column for Reuters Legal News. His article, “Employer Liability for ‘Take-Home’ COVID-19 Infections,”... More

Wrap-up: ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference

The ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Mid-Winter Conference was held on March 4-5 in New Orleans,... More

Fifth Circuit Declines to Sustain Exception of No Cause of Action in Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act Claim

Under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act, suits in tort are typically barred under the Act’s exclusive remedy provision. However, in Jackson v. Jefferson Parish... More

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Rates to Decrease by 10.5% in 2022

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has approved a 10.5% reduction in workers’ compensation rates. The decrease will take effect May 1, 2022. This is... More

Employer Obligations in Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Member Alan G. Brackett writes an “Attorney Analysis” column for Reuters Legal News. His article, “Employer Obligations in Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate,” was published... More

Recent Changes in the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure

The Louisiana Code of Procedure had a few updates that came in effect in the beginning of 2022 that are of note. Say “good bye”... More

Third Circuit Finds That Limiting Language in Settlement Agreement Reserved Employee’s Right to File Second Worker’s Compensation Claim

In a recent workers’ compensation case, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), finding that,... More

Fourth Circuit Addresses Manual Labor Exception to Independent Contractor Statute in Workers’ Compensation Case

While an independent contractor is typically ineligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Louisiana, an exception exists for independent contractors who spend a substantial portion... More

10 MBLB Attorneys Included in New Orleans Magazine 2021 Top Lawyers

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that 10 of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in New Orleans Magazine Top... More