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Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Nov 28

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it
    Everything you say will be interpreted through filters. Much will be misinterpreted. Choose your words carefully, with patience and empathy. But also, accept that you’ll be misunderstood. Don’t be attached to the outcome of your…
  • Oct 26

    Online education will help great teachers make good money

    Online education will help great teachers make good money
    Online education will be a disruptive destroyer of educational bureaucrats. But it will be a boon to great teachers. Let’s examine why by studying recent history. Do you remember how fast blogs went from total obscurity to outlandish…
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

    Unpleasant truth
    Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.” But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful? We sometimes…
Rank this Week: 68

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • Nov 17

    OWCP Announces Staff Change

    OWCP Announces Staff Change
    On November 16th, OWCP announced that effective November 27, 2016, there will be a change in leadership in the Divisions of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation and Federal Employees’ Compensation. On that day, the current…
  • Oct 28

    The Maritime Lien

    The Maritime Lien
    The August 31, 2016, bankruptcy of container shipper giant Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion.  With its fleet of more than 100 container ships, Hanjin is South Korea’s largest…
  • Oct 17

    Fighting Liability and Presenting Poor Experts Lead to Unanticipated Expense

    Fighting Liability and Presenting Poor Experts Lead to Unanticipated Expense
    On June 10, 2011, the M/V Salvation, a steel-hulled tug owned and operated by the defendant struck the Ekwata, a vessel that was privately owned by the plaintiff, on the Atchafalaya River.  At the time of the allision, the Ekwata was…
Rank this Week: 366

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cardone Law Firm.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Louisiana Penalties for DWI

    Louisiana Penalties for DWI
    Drinking and driving occurs all too often, especially in the state of Louisiana. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, more commonly known as MADD, there were 5,339 arrests in Louisiana last year for DWIs. According to a national…
  • Nov 7

    Can an Insurance Company have a Doctor Examine Me? Yes, it’s called an IME!

    Can an Insurance Company have a Doctor Examine Me? Yes, it’s called an IME!
    Independent Medical Examination, commonly referred to as an “IME.” Two of the most common, yet significant reasons behind this request can be: Concern is shown by the defending party or the insurance company that the injuries,…
  • Oct 27

    Tow Truck Crashes into Innocent Pedestrians in Mid-City Shopping Center

    Tow Truck Crashes into Innocent Pedestrians in Mid-City Shopping Center
    Recently  a tow truck rammed into a mid-city parking lot killing three and injuring one.  The tow truck driver was also transported by EMS to a local hospital for injuries he sustained. According to preliminary reports, the tow…
Rank this Week: 675

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1211

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

Covers the marine and energy business. By King Krebs & Jurgens.

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
  • Nov 22

    Does the Maritime Collateral-Source Rule Allow Recovery of Amount Billed or Paid?

    Does the Maritime Collateral-Source Rule Allow Recovery of Amount Billed or Paid?
    The Fifth Circuit issued an opinion on November 17, 2016, in Robert Deperrodil v. Bozovic Marine, Inc., (No. 16-30009). In a case involving the injury to a passenger aboard a crew boat in high seas, the District Court was called upon to…
  • Nov 4

    Takeaways from the Admiralty Law Institute-Maritime Law Association 50-Year Reunion

    Takeaways from the Admiralty Law Institute-Maritime Law Association 50-Year Reunion
    Last week, 425 admiralty and maritime lawyers, law professors, U.S. Coast Guard officers, law students, and maritime industry professionals descended on New Orleans for the Golden Rules: Tulane Admiralty Law Institute and Maritime Law…
  • Sep 26

    Proposed LHWCA Maximum Compensation Change May Concern Some Employer

    Proposed LHWCA Maximum Compensation Change May Concern Some Employer
    The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Department of Labor, posted proposed rules affecting section 906 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act 33 U.S.C. § 901 et seq., Federal Register, Volume 81, No.…
Rank this Week: 1255

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2535

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4881

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. By Broussard David

http://www.louisianalawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Tractor-Trailer Backs into Stopped Vehicle, Causes Injurie

    Tractor-Trailer Backs into Stopped Vehicle, Causes Injurie
    Three parties have sued a truck driver and his employer for injuries and damages sustained in a crash earlier this year. On June 24, Plaintiffs Marvin Gaitlin and Tasha Bodie, both individually and on behalf of her minor daughter…
  • Oct 29

    Lafayette jury awards $30MM to Rayne native paralyzed by 18-wheeler

    Lafayette jury awards $30MM to Rayne native paralyzed by 18-wheeler
    LAFAYETTE, LA – October 27, 2016 A Lafayette Parish jury awarded $30,438,225.00 to Rayne native Ronald Stutes, who was paralyzed when an R+L Carriers 18-wheeler failed to yield at a stop sign causing a crash. On January 23, 2013,…
  • Oct 14

    ATTORNEY BLAKE R. DAVID ACHIEVES BOARD CERTIFICATION IN CIVIL TRIAL LAW BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY

    ATTORNEY BLAKE R. DAVID ACHIEVES BOARD CERTIFICATION IN CIVIL TRIAL LAW BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY
    Lafayette, Louisiana – The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Blake R. David of the law firm, Broussard & David, LLC has successfully achieved Board Certification as a Civil Trial Advocate. The NBTA…
Rank this Week: 3157

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • Nov 22

    Annual Cultural Heritage Seminar on December 9, 2016

    Annual Cultural Heritage Seminar on December 9, 2016
    Antiquities & Museums: Past, Present and Future Scenarios, Best Practices and Ethical Considerations 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (3 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics) Cocktail Reception to Follow New Orleans Museum of Art Our panel of speakers…
  • Nov 21

    Lawyers who Lunch on November 30, 2016

    Lawyers who Lunch on November 30, 2016
    Join members of the New Orleans Chapter of Federal Bar Association for “Lawyers who Lunch” on November 30th at 12 noon. This is a casual lunch for lawyers of all practice areas to network and enjoy the fine cuisine of…
  • Nov 19

    Malcolm Monroe Federal Practice Seminar & Admission Ceremony on December 7, 2016

    Malcolm Monroe Federal Practice Seminar & Admission Ceremony on December 7, 2016
    CLE Registrations accepted through December 7th. Earn 4 Hours of CLE credit including Ethics, Professionalism, and Law Practice Management Get sworn in to all of the Federal Courts in Louisiana Annual Holiday Party to follow Join…
Rank this Week: 1568

Outsourcing Justice

Outsourcing Justice

Covers arbitration law developments. By Imre Szalai.

http://www.outsourcingjustice.com
  • Nov 16

    Federal Court Invalidates Spotify’s Arbitration Clause Using A Clever Argument

    Federal Court Invalidates Spotify’s Arbitration Clause Using A Clever Argument
    In Rent-A-Center v. Jackson (2010), the Supreme Court gave its blessing to “delegation clauses,” whereby the parties agree to arbitrate whether they agreed to arbitrate.  (I suppose if you were really paranoid about making…
  • Nov 8

    Federal Court Blocks Nursing Home Arbitration Rule  

    Federal Court Blocks Nursing Home Arbitration Rule  
    Nursing home trade associations had filed a lawsuit in Mississippi federal court a few weeks ago, asking the court to invalidate a federal agency rule that would have banned the use of arbitration clauses in nursing homes.  (See my…
  • Nov 1

    District Court Certifies for Appeal Whether FAA is Constitutional

    District Court Certifies for Appeal Whether FAA is Constitutional
    In Youssofi v. Credit One Financial, No. 15-CV-1764-AJB-RBB (S.D. Cal. Oct. 28, 2016), a federal district court granted the plaintiff’s motion to certify for immediate, interlocutory appeal whether application of the FAA, without a…
Rank this Week: 2825

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Covers New Orleans personal injury law.

http://www.neworleanspersonalinjury.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 3541

NOLA Patent

NOLA Patent

Covers patent, copyright, and trademark law. By Matt Miller.

http://www.nolapatent.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    What is Bitcoin?

    What is Bitcoin?
    Over the past few years, you may have seen one of many news stories about something called Bitcoin (). Here are just a few of them: L.A. hospital forced to pay $17,000 in bitcoin ransom to get medical records back… Read more…
  • Aug 26

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack
    Last week, in a series of events seemingly a mix between Mr. Robot and Austin Powers, something fairly unusual happened that could potentially cause security problems for many people and businesses. And, perhaps because the story is a little…
  • Aug 26

    What is the Equation Group and What does it mean to businesses?

    What is the Equation Group and What does it mean to businesses?
    Last week, in a series of events seemingly taken straight from the plot of a James Bond (or perhaps Austin Powers) movie, something fairly unusual happened that could potentially cause security problems for many people and businesses. And,…
Rank this Week: 2215

Louisiana Insurance Litigation…

Louisiana Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers insurance litigation, class actions and punitive damages. By Thornhill & Collings.

http://www.louisianainsurancelitigation.com/
  • Sep 19

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim
    Over the last six months, south Louisiana residents and businesses have experienced unprecedented flooding events that exposed many property owners to the difficult process of filing a flood related insurance claim. While some of us learned…
  • Aug 21

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!
    If you thought the CDO caused a real estate crash that could have been avoided with proper regulation, you are going to be pleased to know that the next example of why voters are sick and tired of Washington ineptness is upon us and it could…
  • Aug 21

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!
    If you thought the CDO caused a real estate crash that could have been avoided with proper regulation, you are going to be pleased to know that the next example of why voters are sick and tired of Washington ineptness is upon us and it could…
Rank this Week: 4331

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Sep 12

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?
      United States vs. Nosal – Recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision   You access your friend’s Netflix account after he gave you permission to use it with his login and password. Did you just commit a federal…
  • Aug 8

    Prison Litigation Reform Act

    Prison Litigation Reform Act
      Litigating Claims Under the P.L.R.A. Under the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prisoners shall be protected from inhumane treatment or anything considered to be “cruel and unusual” while they are incarcerated in…
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS Update: Foster v. Humphrey

    SCOTUS Update: Foster v. Humphrey
      Foster v. Humphrey U.S. Supreme Court Decision Last year, I wrote about United States Supreme Court agreeing to hear argument in the case of Foster v. Humphrey. This case is out of the state of Georgia and involves an African…
Rank this Week: 2997

RESPA Lawyer Blog

RESPA Lawyer Blog

Covers the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). By Sterbcow Law Group LLC.

http://www.respalawyer.com/
  • Aug 31

    Marx Sterbcow speaking at the 2016 MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference

    Marx Sterbcow speaking at the 2016 MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference
    Marx Sterbcow of the Sterbcow Law Group will speak on "The Essentials IV -- CFPB Consent Orders for Compliance Officers" at the Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. on…
  • Aug 31

    Marx Sterbcow speaking at the 2016 MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference

    Marx Sterbcow speaking at the 2016 MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference
    Marx Sterbcow of the Sterbcow Law Group will speak on "The Essentials IV -- CFPB Consent Orders for Compliance Officers" at the Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. on…
  • May 31

    RESPA CONSENT ORDER; CFPB TAKES ACTION AGAINST LOAN OFFICER FOR VIOLATING RESPA

    RESPA CONSENT ORDER; CFPB TAKES ACTION AGAINST LOAN OFFICER FOR VIOLATING RESPA
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "CFPB" announced they entered into a consent order on May 26, 2016 with a now former Wells Fargo loan officer employee, David Eghbali, for engaging in a purported illegal mortgage fee-shifting scheme. …
Rank this Week: 4219

Louisiana Premises Liability Blog

Louisiana Premises Liability Blog

Covers premises liability for businesses, property owners, insurers and risk managers. By Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC.

http://www.louisianapremisesliabilitylaw.com
Rank this Week: 3871

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
Rank this Week: 4854

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Covers the care and needs of those seriously hurt due to the negligence of an individual or business. By Gertler Law Firm.

http://louisiana-injury-law-answers.com/blog/
  • Feb 25

    Are All Asbestos Cancers in Louisiana Classified as Mesothelioma?

    Are All Asbestos Cancers in Louisiana Classified as Mesothelioma?
    Exposure to asbestos has been linked to a variety of a diseases, including a dangerous form of cancer, mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is not the only cancer that asbestos can cause, or contribute to, but mesothelioma is a particularly difficult…
  • Feb 25

    Are All Malignant Mesotheliomas Caused by Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana?

    Are All Malignant Mesotheliomas Caused by Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana?
    Yes, when an adult develops malignant mesothelioma in Louisiana, it is assumed to be caused by asbestos exposure. There have been cases where young children have developed mesothelioma of unknown origin, but it is well established that the…
  • Feb 25

    Is There Help for People in Louisiana Who Get Asbestos Cancer?

    Is There Help for People in Louisiana Who Get Asbestos Cancer?
    There is help for people in Louisiana who develop cancer related to asbestos exposure. From outstanding cancer treatment centers to financial support from sources like asbestos trust funds and the Veterans Administration, residents of our…
Rank this Week: 3631

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Answers many common questions that New Orleans residents have about personal injury, car accidents, mesothelioma, brain injury, wrongful death claims and other accident and injury matters. By Gertler, Gertler, Vincent & Plotkin LLP.

http://louisiana-injury-law-answers.com
  • Feb 25

    Are All Asbestos Cancers in Louisiana Classified as Mesothelioma?

    Are All Asbestos Cancers in Louisiana Classified as Mesothelioma?
    Exposure to asbestos has been linked to a variety of a diseases, including a dangerous form of cancer, mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is not the only cancer that asbestos can cause, or contribute to, but mesothelioma is a particularly difficult…
  • Feb 25

    Are All Malignant Mesotheliomas Caused by Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana?

    Are All Malignant Mesotheliomas Caused by Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana?
    Yes, when an adult develops malignant mesothelioma in Louisiana, it is assumed to be caused by asbestos exposure. There have been cases where young children have developed mesothelioma of unknown origin, but it is well established that the…
  • Feb 25

    Is There Help for People in Louisiana Who Get Asbestos Cancer?

    Is There Help for People in Louisiana Who Get Asbestos Cancer?
    There is help for people in Louisiana who develop cancer related to asbestos exposure. From outstanding cancer treatment centers to financial support from sources like asbestos trust funds and the Veterans Administration, residents of our…
Rank this Week: 4524

Construction Law Monitor

Construction Law Monitor

Covers construction contracts, disputes and liens. By Wolfe Law Group.

http://www.constructionlawmonitor.com/
  • Nov 6

    What the Miller Act Means For You

    What the Miller Act Means For You
    In the construction industry, we speak a lot about the filing of a mechanic’s lien. But what if you are working on a public project? In the event a government project goes sour, contractors and materials suppliers must turn to the…
  • Oct 6

    What the Public Bid Law Means for You

    What the Public Bid Law Means for You
    If you are in the construction industry, understanding public bid law can help you be aware of the potential risks/rewards of your next public works project. Public projects can be lucrative, yet they also have many pitfalls that can damage…
  • Sep 10

    5 Must-Have Clauses in Your Next Construction Contract

    5 Must-Have Clauses in Your Next Construction Contract
    If you’re about to sign a construction contract, you need to be aware of some important clauses that may and/or should be incorporate into your contract. Certain clauses are critical for any contract to effectively protect your rights…
Rank this Week: 4380

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 12

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.2

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.2
    Last time, we began speaking about sobriety checkpoints and the factors that go into their legality or illegality. Although law enforcement efforts which making use of sobriety checkpoints are typically within the bounds of what is permitted,…
  • Aug 3

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.1

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.1
    Law enforcement agencies use a variety of tools in the battle against drunk driving, and one of these tools is sobriety checkpoints. Although sobriety checkpoints are legal under federal law, not every state considers sobriety checkpoints to…
  • Jul 28

    Dealing with fraud charges: consult experienced counsel, P.2

    Dealing with fraud charges: consult experienced counsel, P.2
    In our last post, we began speaking about mail and wire fraud charges, giving attention to some of the considerations that go into proving these charges in court. It is important for criminal defendants to remember that prosecutors have…
Rank this Week: 3549

Oil & Gas Law Brief

Oil & Gas Law Brief

Covers climate change, hydraulic fracturing, off-shore drilling and oil sands. By Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

http://www.environmentalandenergylawbrief.com/
  • Sep 17

    State Says St. Tammany is "Out of Line" with Fracking Lawsuit

    State Says St. Tammany is "Out of Line" with Fracking Lawsuit
    With anti-fracking citizens and activists loudly protesting plans by Helis Oil & Gas Co. to drill a well in St. Tammany Parish (northeast of Mandeville) that anticipates the use of "hydraulic fracturing" to extract hydrocarbons, the…
  • Jul 10

    Supreme Court Holds EPA Can RegulateGreenhouse Gas Emission For Large Industrie

    Supreme Court Holds EPA Can RegulateGreenhouse Gas Emission For Large Industrie
    On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 12-1146 (2014), which affirmed the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA")'s authority to impose limits on…
  • Jun 30

    EPA Document May Be a Precursor to Federal Regulation Concerning Fracking Disclosure

    EPA Document May Be a Precursor to Federal Regulation Concerning Fracking Disclosure
    One of the biggest concerns environmentalists have expressed about hydraulic fracturing is the lack of detailed disclosure of the chemical compounds used in the process.  Recent activity by the EPA suggests that the federal government…
Rank this Week: 3701

DWI Defense in Louisiana

DWI Defense in Louisiana

Covers DWI/DUI. By James Bates.

http://jamesbatesdwilaw.com/articles/
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
  • Jun 29

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge
    Under both the US and Louisiana Constitutions even the temporary stop of vehicles constitutes a Fourth Amendment seizure.  Law-enforcement personnel must justify any infringement of the rights of citizens.  The Louisiana Supreme…
Rank this Week: 2751

Hammond Law Firm Blog

Hammond Law Firm Blog

Covers the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) claims process and deadlines for filing a lawsuit.

http://www.louisiana-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    News from the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Non-jury Liability Trial

    News from the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Non-jury Liability Trial
    Earlier in the month, word came that a potential warning sign was missed on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. If it was treated with the seriousness it deserved, it might have been able to prevent the Gulf Coast oil spill from becoming a major…
  • Feb 25

    Judge OKs $4B BP Oil Spill Criminal Settlement

    Judge OKs $4B BP Oil Spill Criminal Settlement
    The Louisiana BP oil spill attorneys of the Hammond Law Firm explain the oil spill criminal settlement agreed to by the U.S. District Court.
  • Jan 15

    BP Oil Spill Class-action Claims – Filing a Claim and Making Presentment

    BP Oil Spill Class-action Claims – Filing a Claim and Making Presentment
    Hammon Law Firm, LLC strongly encourages individuals who have submitted a Short Form Joinder, Claim-in-Limitation, lawsuit, or other claim with the U.S. District Court in connection with the BP Oil Spill to make “Presentment”…
Rank this Week: 3264

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer, New…

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer, New Orleans Divorce Lawyer and Traffic Lawyer

Covers criminal law and divorce law information in New Orleans. By Harold E. Weiser.

http://www.weiserlawfirm.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Synthetic Marijuana in Louisiana

    Synthetic Marijuana in Louisiana
    Synthetic, designer drugs were just starting to make waves in Jefferson Parish last fall when Lt.
  • Jul 26

    Actor Russell Brand in New Orleans Municipal Court

    Actor Russell Brand in New Orleans Municipal Court
    Actor Russell Brand must perform 20 hours of community service and pay a $500 court fee to resolve a misdemeanor charge stemming from a 
  • Jul 24

    New Orleans Criminal Defense

    New Orleans Criminal Defense
    Bridge City man booked in West Bank murderPublished: Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 6:05 PM    by the Times-Picayune
Rank this Week: 3448

Business and Entertainment Law

Business and Entertainment Law

By Emily Patricia Graham.

http://businessentertainmentattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Acquiring Secondary Meaning: Manufacturing or Marketing/Distribution

    Acquiring Secondary Meaning: Manufacturing or Marketing/Distribution
    Knights Armament Co. v. Optical Sys. Tech. Inc., No. 09-14480 (11th Cir. Sept. 2, 2011)Appellant Optical Systems Technology Inc. (OSTI) and Appellees Knights Armament Company and its owner C. Reed Knight Jr. claimed ownership of the…
  • Feb 12

    Retaining Jurisdiction over a Settlement Agreement in a Trademark Infringement Case

    Retaining Jurisdiction over a Settlement Agreement in a Trademark Infringement Case
    Vraiment Hospitality, LLC v. Todd Binkowski. No. 8:11-cv-1240-T-33TGW (Mid. Dist. Tampa, Sept. 23, 2011)Plaintiff Vraiment made a Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement and Defendants filed a Reply in opposition. The parties had informed the…
  • May 11

    Rockers vs. Bikers: Likelihood of Confusion

    Rockers vs. Bikers: Likelihood of Confusion
    Blackwall Group, LLC v. Sick Boy, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19808 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 11, 2011)
Rank this Week: 4870

Medical Malpractice Blog

Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice, insurance premium and health care. By the Cochran Firm.

http://www.themedicalmalpracticeblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional
    The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a State law that set caps on noneconomic (pain and suffering and mental anguish) damages.  That law placed a cap of $1,000,000 on noneconomic damage awards against hospitals and $500,000 against…
  • Aug 27

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital
    The Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) reports on a medical error case arising at Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami.  An 18-month old child suffered a severe brain injury when her breathing tube became dislodged while she was under…
  • Aug 27

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study
    In November 1999, the Institute of Medicine (“IOM”) issued a comprehensive report, authored by 22 top medical experts, titled “To Err is Human” in which it  concluded that approximately 98,000 people die each year from preventable…
Rank this Week: 2428

Naked Ownership

Naked Ownership

A blawg devoted to all things legal in Louisiana.

http://www.nakedownership.com/
  • Jan 29

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?
    Well, now we know. According to the Madisonville City Council, • A bed and breakfast must be a one-family dwelling.• The exterior of the building shall maintain a residential appearance.• The facility shall be the residence of the…
  • Jan 29

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?

    What exactly is a "bed and breakfast"?
    Well, now we know. According to the Madisonville City Council, • A bed and breakfast must be a one-family dwelling.• The exterior of the building shall maintain a residential appearance.• The facility shall be the residence of the…
  • Jan 29

    Mandeville police have too much discretion in DWI arrests...

    Mandeville police have too much discretion in DWI arrests...
    So reads this headline from the Times-Picayune: A report on how the Mandeville Police Department handles suspected drunken drivers blames an outdated standards manual and inadequate training for giving patrol officers too much discretion in…
Rank this Week: 2542