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Issues to Consider When Wading into a Nationwide Products Liability Litigation

Issues to Consider When Wading into a Nationwide Products Liability Litigation

April 27, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

At the outset of a nationwide products liability litigation, plaintiffs’ counsel are faced with procedural issues which are unique to mass torts and which can affect the litigation from start to fin... » Read More



Case Law in Louisiana?

Case Law in Louisiana?

April 21, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

"Cases? We ain’t got no cases..."

Every Louisiana lawyer knows one thing: We are a proudly civilian jurisdiction. We trace our legal lineage to the ancient Romans and the Empero... » Read More



Prejudice Not Required: Giving Notice of a Claim after the Term of a Claims-Made Policy Is Fatal for Coverage for the Insured and Third Parties

Prejudice Not Required: Giving Notice of a Claim after the Term of a Claims-Made Policy Is Fatal for Coverage for the Insured and Third Parties

April 2, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

Louisiana is a direct action state, and third party plaintiffs have successfully used this statute to argue that certain coverage disputes between tortfeasors and their insureds cannot deny an innocent tort victim a... » Read More



The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: Is It Relevant to Your Practice?

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: Is It Relevant to Your Practice?

March 30, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

“I’m not interested in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee.  I’m a trial lawyer.  My clients want a lawyer who can try their cases.” 

Above (left to right): The Honorable Michael B. North & ADR Committee Chair Lynn Luker

On March 11, Magistrate Judge Michael ... » Read More



Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting

Environmental Law/ Toxic Torts February Committee Meeting

February 26, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On Thursday, February 26th, the Environmental/Toxic Torts Committee welcomed Clinical Instructor Corinne Van Dalen. She teaches at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and discussed the work of the clinic. The clinic's mission is to train ef... » Read More



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It's Not Greek to Me (Or Is It?): Louisiana and Continental Property Law, Shared Concepts, Shared Legacy

February 25, 2015 | Posted in: Committees
For the Real Property Committee February meeting, Professor Nicholas Davrados discussed Louisiana’s civil law of property in its historical and comparative context. He presented "It's Not Greek to... » Read More


The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo

The Construction Law Committee Visits the Audubon Zoo

February 12, 2015 | Posted in: Committees

On February 5, 2015, the New Orleans Bar Association Construction Law Committee was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon Zoo’s most recent renovation.  The tour included glimpses of... » Read More