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17 Mar 2015, 7:55 pm by Environmental Law Prof
On March 11, a panel of the Fifth Circuit (Higginbotham, Jones, Prado) issued a decision in United States v. [read post]
24 Jun 2019, 8:19 am by Don K. Haycraft
Today the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in this landmark case concerning punitive damages. [read post]
2 Mar 2016, 7:23 am by Steven Cohen
United States District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana – February 26th, 2016 – This is a personal injury case where a seaman was injured during his workday on a boat operated by Defendants. [read post]
19 May 2016, 8:24 am
Background Our law firm represents a United States credentialed merchant mariner who was the nominal employee of a security services company named American Guard Services. [read post]
1 Sep 2015, 11:14 am by Kirby Blanchard
However, The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals identified an exception. [read post]
22 Dec 2012, 10:25 am
Richard Rusak and Keith Brais filed opposing briefs providing examples where courts throughout the United States allowed loss of consortium claims dating back to 1858. [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 6:00 am by Will Bland
On February 15, 2012, Judge Brown, on the bench for the United States District Court in New Orleans, issued an interesting opinion in the matter of Snyder v. [read post]
8 May 2014, 1:38 pm by James Beard
Most recently, this approach to light duty maintenance payments has been held to be correct by the United States District Court of Louisiana in Owens v. [read post]
7 Oct 2013, 3:43 pm by James Beard
Following the Atlantic Soundings decision, the Washington State Supreme Court in Clausen v. [read post]
13 Jun 2012, 6:00 am by Trevor Cutaiar
United States District Court Judge Lance Africk recently addressed an interesting timing issue in connection with an employer’s McCorpen defense.  [read post]
17 Jun 2016, 9:56 am by Berniard Law Firm
A recent case from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal explains how pre-existing injuries can complicate claims for maintenance and cure. [read post]
18 Aug 2014, 2:46 pm by Joseph A. Devall, Jr.
If you are a seaman, you better relax—according to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, you have no claim under the Jones Act. [read post]
4 Aug 2011, 2:48 pm
I am pleased to report about the McBride decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. [read post]
30 Jun 2015, 6:54 am by Steven Boutwell
Earlier this month, Willie Meche filed a writ with the United States Supreme Court not only to overturn the Fifth Circuit’s ruling, but eviscerate McCorpen entirely. [read post]