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Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

    My beliefs about “God”
    It’s impossible to know the “truth” about anything that’s outside your direct experience. The only direct experience you really have (if you think about it a lot, and come to an honest conclusion) is what YOU think and…
  • Mar 16

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool…
  • Mar 1

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 177

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/
  • May 27

    Employer’s Lax Investigation into Crew Member’s Maintenance and Cure Claim Ends up Costing Big

    Employer’s Lax Investigation into Crew Member’s Maintenance and Cure Claim Ends up Costing Big
    If a seaman becomes ill or is injured while in the service of the vessel, then the shipowner owes the seaman maintenance and cure ­– a contractual form of compensation similar to workers’ comp. The employer’s duty…
  • May 13

    Liability for Medical Malpractice

    Liability for Medical Malpractice
    The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (Alabama, Florida and Georgia) has opened the door to a potential flood of liability exposure for vessel operators for negligence of shipboard doctors and other medical personnel. The 2014 case of…
  • May 6

    Navigability a Question of Fact for Federal Court

    Navigability a Question of Fact for Federal Court
    The United States district courts have original jurisdiction over any civil case of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction.  Admiralty jurisdiction in tort cases requires that the tortious act occurred on the navigable waters of the United…
Rank this Week: 480

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/
  • May 19

    Is legalizing prostitution the next legal trend?

    Is legalizing prostitution the next legal trend?
      Could legalizing prostitution be the next big U.S. trend? Eyes turn to California Advocates for decriminalization of prostitution may want to pay attention to what’s going on California, where three sex workers and one potential…
  • May 18

    First Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring Law – Louisiana

    First Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring Law – Louisiana
        First Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring — 14:39.2 First degree vehicular negligent injuring is the inflicting of serious bodily injury upon the person of a human being when caused proximately or caused directly by…
  • May 18

    Vehicular Negligent Injuring – Louisiana Law

    Vehicular Negligent Injuring – Louisiana Law
      Vehicular Negligent Injuring — La R.S. 14:39.1 Vehicular Negligent Injuring is the inflicting of any injury upon the person of a human being when caused proximately or caused directly by an offender engaged in the operation of,…
Rank this Week: 1173

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
  • Jun 16

    Exceptions to the Professional Rescuer Doctrine Break the Glass On Summary Judgment

    Exceptions to the Professional Rescuer Doctrine Break the Glass On Summary Judgment
    An Alexandria police officer brought suit for damages against Burkes Outlet Stores (“Burkes”) for injuries sustained while responding to a call concerning a suspected shoplifter at the store. At the time of the incident, the store…
  • Apr 14

    No Duty to Warn of Known Hazard

    No Duty to Warn of Known Hazard
    Jonathan Goodie was employed by Weatherford International, Ltd., which was contracted by Exxon Oil Corporation to perform services aboard the Lena, an off-shore oil platform owned by Exxon. Exxon also contracted with West Coast Logistics for…
  • Apr 14

    Jonathan Goodie was employed by…

    Jonathan Goodie was employed by Weatherford International, Ltd., which was contracted by Exxon Oil Corporation to perform services aboard the Lena, an off-shore oil platform owned by Exxon. Exxon also contracted with West Coast Logistics for…
Rank this Week: 1803

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: 1537

Construction Law Monitor

Construction Law Monitor

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

http://www.constructionlawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 15

    Guest Blog – 5 Common Misconceptions About Surety Bond

    Guest Blog – 5 Common Misconceptions About Surety Bond
    There are many myths about construction bonds. Common misconceptions range from the idea that surety bonds are unaffordable to questioning whether they are necessary at all. For the sake of clarity, let’s bust a few of those myths, so…
  • Apr 2

    Louisiana Lien Waivers Made Simple

    Louisiana Lien Waivers Made Simple
    A mechanic’s lien is a last-resort measure used by construction procurers to obtain payment withheld by a client. In this day and age, however, many clients harbor valid concerns about fraudulent liens, especially considering…
  • Mar 2

    Guest Blog – Public Contracting: Why You Need Performance and Payment Bond

    Guest Blog – Public Contracting: Why You Need Performance and Payment Bond
    The world of public contracting is quite complex because at stake are a lot of taxpayer dollars, with figures sometimes in the billions. In order to compete for these jobs, contractors will have to take out contract surety bonds. Two types of…
Rank this Week: 1699

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.louisianalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 6

    Gretna woman falls through hole in houseboat, sues owner for injurie

    Gretna woman falls through hole in houseboat, sues owner for injurie
    Under Louisiana law, property owners have a duty to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition for invited guests or other individuals who have a legal right to be on the property. Determining how far this duty extends, or what this…
  • Mar 23

    Brothers Gas Station Sued for Customer’s Injurie

    Brothers Gas Station Sued for Customer’s Injurie
    Many of us have undoubtedly taken advantage of the recent low gas prices. At well under $2.00/gallon in January and February, gasoline consumption has skyrocketed. And as we flock in droves to our local gas stations, we expect properly…
  • Mar 16

    Environmental Damages Lawsuit Remanded to State Court

    Environmental Damages Lawsuit Remanded to State Court
    Several local oil and gas companies recently received a setback by two federal judges in an ongoing environmental lawsuit filed by Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes. Finding that the claims asserted by the plaintiff-parishes were based in…
Rank this Week: 1788

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
  • Apr 1

    How Many Military Veterans In Louisiana Develop Mesothelioma?

    How Many Military Veterans In Louisiana Develop Mesothelioma?
    While an exact number of Military Veterans in Louisiana, or veterans who worked in Louisiana during their careers, who have developed mesothelioma isn’t known. In the United States, about a third of reported cases of mesothelioma are…
  • Mar 25

    In Louisiana, What’s The Average Time It Takes For A Person To Develop Mesothelioma

    In Louisiana, What’s The Average Time It Takes For A Person To Develop Mesothelioma
    According to The American Lung Association, asbestos-related cancers like mesothelioma typically develop between 35 and 50 years after asbestos exposure, but because most asbestos exposure is work-related, and most cases of mesothelioma…
  • Mar 23

    Do We Refer Local Area Residents To Mesothelioma Specialist In Louisiana?

    Do We Refer Local Area Residents To Mesothelioma Specialist In Louisiana?
    When you and your doctor suspect a mesothelioma diagnosis, it will be your physician’s job to refer you to a mesothelioma specialist in your area. Most often, this means diagnostics and treatment at a cancer center near you, which can…
Rank this Week: 2105

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Covers New Orleans personal injury law.

http://www.neworleanspersonalinjury.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 2208

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/
  • May 22

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?
    If you have been charged with a DWI in Louisiana, you may be wondering if it is even a big deal. After all, you probably know of several people who have been charged with drunk driving. The truth is that...
  • May 15

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie
    Louisiana is the latest state to consider taking a more relaxed approach to certain marijuana charges. A bill has cleared the House and next goes to the Senate that would reduce the maximum sentence for second-offense marijuana possession to…
  • May 6

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right
    Police have broad power to enforce the law, but they have to do so within the limits created by the Constitution and other civil rights laws. There have been many stories in the news recently about police officers who appear...
Rank this Week: 3950

Federal Bar Association - New…

Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter

Lists bar association news and events.

http://nofba.org/
  • May 21

    Dialogues on Inclusion: A Panel Discussion on Breaking Barriers in the Legal Profession on June 29, 2015

    Dialogues on Inclusion: A Panel Discussion on Breaking Barriers in the Legal Profession on June 29, 2015
    A CLE and Reception Honoring the Hon. Ivan L.R. Lemelle Please join the Hon. Carl E. Stewart, Wayne J. Lee, María Pabón López, and Christopher J. Alfieri for a discussion on breaking the historic barriers of racial,…
  • May 20

    Join FBA New Orleans Today!

    Join FBA New Orleans Today!
    Join the Federal Bar Association in May and receive 3 free CLE hours in 2015. The Federal Bar Association (FBA) is dedicated to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of attorneys involved in federal law.…
  • May 20

    Special Immigrant Juvenile Status CLE – A Focus on Louisiana on May 28, 2015

    Special Immigrant Juvenile Status CLE – A Focus on Louisiana on May 28, 2015
    PB&J – Pro Bono & Juveniles and the New Orleans Pro Bono Project invite all to a free CLE “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) – a Focus on Louisiana”. To be held on May 28, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 at…
Rank this Week: 2281

Outsourcing Justice

Outsourcing Justice

Covers arbitration law developments. By Imre Szalai.

http://www.outsourcingjustice.com
  • May 19

    Ninth Circuit Enforces Arbitration Clause in Employee Handbook

    Ninth Circuit Enforces Arbitration Clause in Employee Handbook
    The Ninth Circuit recently enforced an arbitration clause in an employee handbook in connection with a civil rights dispute.  Ashbey v. Archstone Property Management, No. 12-55912 (9th Cir. May 12, 2015) (click here for a copy of the…
  • Mar 20

    Eleventh Circuit: Interim Arbitral Award Not Subject to Vacatur

    Eleventh Circuit: Interim Arbitral Award Not Subject to Vacatur
    In this employment dispute regarding whether a limousine driver was misclassified as an independent contractor as opposed to an employee, the arbitrator bifurcated the proceedings in order to address liability and damage issues separately.…
  • Mar 16

    Eighth Circuit Addresses Standing to Challenge Arbitration Agreement

    Eighth Circuit Addresses Standing to Challenge Arbitration Agreement
    In this employment case, a former employee filed a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action against a pizza chain for an allegedly unlawful tip pooling arrangement. Conners v. Gusano’s Chicago Style Pizzeria, No. 14-1829 (8th…
Rank this Week: 2864

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cardone Law Firm.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 11

    Proving Causation in Your Louisiana Auto Accident Injury Case

    Proving Causation in Your Louisiana Auto Accident Injury Case
    If you’ve been injured in an accident that was the fault of another driver, there’s a lot that goes into obtaining a successful outcome in court and recovering the compensation you deserve. You not only have to prove that the…
  • Apr 30

    Calculating When an Old DWI Ceases to ‘Count’ Against You Under Louisiana Law

    Calculating When an Old DWI Ceases to ‘Count’ Against You Under Louisiana Law
    When you’re facing a DWI charge, one of the many important factors you need to consider is which of your previous DWI convictions will (or won’t) “count” against you for purposes of determining how severe a punishment…
  • Apr 20

    Patients Injured During Transit by Nursing Homes and Louisiana’s Medical Malpractice Act

    Patients Injured During Transit by Nursing Homes and Louisiana’s Medical Malpractice Act
    When you’ve been injured by the negligent actions, or inaction, of others, you likely have a lot of things on your mind. If your injuries are the result of negligence committed by a health care provider, it is very important to…
Rank this Week: 2787

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/
  • Apr 1

    How Many Military Veterans In Louisiana Develop Mesothelioma?

    How Many Military Veterans In Louisiana Develop Mesothelioma?
    While an exact number of Military Veterans in Louisiana, or veterans who worked in Louisiana during their careers, who have developed mesothelioma isn’t known. In the United States, about a third of reported cases of mesothelioma are…
  • Mar 25

    In Louisiana, What’s The Average Time It Takes For A Person To Develop Mesothelioma

    In Louisiana, What’s The Average Time It Takes For A Person To Develop Mesothelioma
    According to The American Lung Association, asbestos-related cancers like mesothelioma typically develop between 35 and 50 years after asbestos exposure, but because most asbestos exposure is work-related, and most cases of mesothelioma…
  • Mar 23

    Do We Refer Local Area Residents To Mesothelioma Specialist In Louisiana?

    Do We Refer Local Area Residents To Mesothelioma Specialist In Louisiana?
    When you and your doctor suspect a mesothelioma diagnosis, it will be your physician’s job to refer you to a mesothelioma specialist in your area. Most often, this means diagnostics and treatment at a cancer center near you, which can…
Rank this Week: 3980

RESPA Lawyer Blog

RESPA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.respalawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4584

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué, Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews.

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

    Top 100 Trial Lawyers Recognizes Baton Rouge Lawyer

    Top 100 Trial Lawyers Recognizes Baton Rouge Lawyer
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana lawyers, Paul H. Due', Donald W. Price, Kirk A. Guidry and B. Scott Andrews, have been selected for 2015 membership in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. According to The National Trial Lawyers criteria,…
  • Jan 4

    Louisiana Super Lawyers 2015 recognizes every member of Due', Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrew

    Louisiana Super Lawyers 2015 recognizes every member of Due', Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrew
    For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Super Lawyers recognizes every member (Paul H. Due', Donald W. Price, Kirk A. Guidry, Randy A. Piedrahita and B. Scott Andrews) of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana personal injury law firm of Due', Price,…
  • Dec 14

    Best Law Firms® Recognizes Baton Rouge law firm Due', Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrew

    Best Law Firms® Recognizes Baton Rouge law firm Due', Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrew
    Since its inception, Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms® rankings have recognized the Baton Rouge, Louisiana law firm of Due', Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews. For 2015, Best Law Firms recognizes Due',…
Rank this Week: 5089

Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

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

http://www.offshorewindsblog.com
  • Mar 17

    Highlights from the Admiralty Law Institute

    Highlights from the Admiralty Law Institute
    Laura E. Avery The 25th Biennial Admiralty Law Institute kicked off with great success on March 11, 2015. Informative presentations continued on March 12-13, building on the theme of this year’s conference, “Symposium on Maritime…
  • Mar 13

    Admiralty Law Institute Kicks Off in New Orlean

    Admiralty Law Institute Kicks Off in New Orlean
    Laura E. Avery March 11, 2015, marked the first day of the 25th Biennial Admiralty Law Institute. Held at Tulane University in New Orleans, the ALI is the oldest and largest continuing legal education program devoted entirely to maritime law.…
  • Mar 12

    OWCP on Verge of Amending Regulations to Include Electronic Submission

    OWCP on Verge of Amending Regulations to Include Electronic Submission
    Douglas P. Matthews On Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) filed in the Federal Register (Volume 80, No. 48) a direct final rule and request for comments with regard to changes to…
Rank this Week: 4215

NOLA Patent

NOLA Patent

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

http://www.nolapatent.com/blog
  • Jan 21

    American Sniper Discussion

    American Sniper Discussion
    There’s been a lot of talk about Ventura v. Kyle, Captain Freedom’s Jesse Ventura’s lawsuit against Chris Kyle (AKA American Sniper). Certainly, it appears odd that a public figure like Jesse Ventura would sue a widow for…
  • Dec 31

    Public Domain Day 2015

    Public Domain Day 2015
    Happy New Year’s Public Domain Day 2014! The duration of copyright for a work can be very complicated. For many works, it’s the life of the author, plus 70 years. For other works, it’s 95 years from publication or…
  • Dec 27

    Patent Medicine

    Patent Medicine
    This year, I made homemade Satsuma, Navel Orange, Grapefruit, Lime, and Kumquat “Cello” (liqueur) for Christmas presents for a number of friends and some of my work colleagues. Because I’m a Registered Patent Attorney,…
Rank this Week: 2672

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: 4185

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…
  • 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…
  • Feb 21

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) is the preeminent organization for DUI defense attorneys in the United States. Members of the NCDD include many the most experienced and best qualified DUI defense attorneys in the country. James L.…
Rank this Week: 2957

Louisiana Job Injury Law Blog

Louisiana Job Injury Law Blog

Published By Lavis Law Firm

http://www.louisianajobinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4668

Louisiana Insurance Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers Louisiana homeowners, workers' compensation, flood and hurricane insurance issues. By Lavis Law Firm.

http://www.louisianainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer
    A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirms what Automobile Accident Lawyers have known for years. Excessive Alcohol Consumption (including binge drinking) is a leading cause of premature death. It is…
  • Jul 10

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer
    A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirms what Automobile Accident Lawyers have known for years. Excessive Alcohol Consumption (including binge drinking) is a leading cause of premature death. It is…
  • Jul 10

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer

    Automobile Accident Insurance Lawyers Know That Alcohol Is a Leading Killer
    A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirms what Automobile Accident Lawyers have known for years. Excessive Alcohol Consumption (including binge drinking) is a leading cause of premature death. It is…
Rank this Week: 4759

Louisiana Insurance Litigation…

Louisiana Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.louisianainsurancelitigation.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 11

    BP Deadline

    BP Deadline
    With the three year anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon (DWH) drill ship catastrophe on the Macondo well, the deadline to file claims under the Oil Field Pollution Act ("OPA") is April 20, 2013. The claims filed require in many cases the…
  • Jan 18

    MetLife settles allegations on auto accident surcharges (Boston Globe)

    MetLife settles allegations on auto accident surcharges (Boston Globe)
    MetLife will pay a $50,000 penalty and refund an undetermined amount of money to customers to settle allegations it imposed costly surcharges on Massachusetts drivers who were found not at fault in auto accidents. In detailing an agreement…
Rank this Week: 4565

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: 3719

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: 3795

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: 5046

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: 2895

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: 2725