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    • BP Wins A Big Victory

      BP Wins A Big Victory

      BP won a significant victory yesterday in its ongoing litigation arising from the tragic April 20, 2010 explosion of the DeepWater Horizon and resulting oil spill that affected the Gulf of Mexico. While it has attempted to wrap up its […]

    • MEDICAL PROVIDERS AWAIT AN IMPORTANT ERISA DECISION

      MEDICAL PROVIDERS AWAIT AN IMPORTANT ERISA DECISION

      An important decision regarding the interplay between state insurance laws and ERISA is expected to be handed down soon by the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Aetna Life Ins. Co. v. Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, et al […]

    • THE ECONOMIC PAIN CONTINUES BECAUSE OF VW’S DECEPTION

      THE ECONOMIC PAIN CONTINUES BECAUSE OF VW’S DECEPTION

      As discussed last week, lost in the hub-bub about Volkswagen’s deception in fooling regulators about the emissions of its “clean” diesel engines is the very real economic damages of used car dealers who purchased VWs for resale.  Those small businesses […]

    • Small Business Owners Affected By VW’s Deception

      Small Business Owners Affected By VW’s Deception

      Lost in the hub-bub about Volkswagen’s deception in fooling regulators about the emissions of its “clean” diesel engines is the very real economic damages of a certain group of small businesses. In addition to consumers, used car dealers are left […]

    • Changing Face of Legal Malpractice in Louisiana

      Changing Face of Legal Malpractice in Louisiana

      The Louisiana Supreme Court recently gave victims of legal malpractice in Louisiana important new rights. The Court’s decision in Lomont v. Bennett, 2014-2483 (La. 6/30/15), — So. 3d — will likely make it easier for victims of legal malpractice to […]

    • Reading the Fine Print — Common Contractual Clauses and What They Mean

      Reading the Fine Print — Common Contractual Clauses and What They Mean

      From automobile purchases to terms of services on the internet, contracts play a significant role in our daily lives. One problem with the proliferation of contracts is that individuals rarely examine the contracts cautiously before agreeing to the terms. Even […]

    • When the Flood Waters Recede … What Do Flood Victims Do Now?

      When the Flood Waters Recede … What Do Flood Victims Do Now?

      Named after the fertile red soil in its river bed, the Red River is deeply intertwined with Louisiana history. Both Shreveport and Bossier City were founded on the banks of the river, as were Alexandria and Pineville. Following the clearing […]

    • When Your Electronic Data Isn’t Safe

      When Your Electronic Data Isn’t Safe

      Just last week it was reported that millions of government workers’ private information might have been compromised by hackers. The Associated Press reports that hackers may have obtained critical personal information, such as name, Social Security Number, date and place […]

    • Who Thought About You This Memorial Day?

      Who Thought About You This Memorial Day?

      The schools are out, temperatures (and gas prices) are rising, and the beaches are crowded. And various country music stars have descended upon Baton Rouge. I think that makes it official — Summer 2015 is here. But if that anecdotal […]

    • Why Renters Need Insurance

      Why Renters Need Insurance

      According to a recent Insurance Information Institute (III) poll, 95% of homeowners had homeowners insurance but a staggering number of renters do not carry renters insurance. Some estimate that nearly two-thirds of the 81 million people who rent their homes […]