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Legal Update

By |2021-11-18T10:33:57-06:00November 18, 2021|

Case Update: Priebe v. Advanced Structural Technologies, Inc. (October 2021)

A federal court recently reiterated that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) preempts state laws, including La. R.S. § 9:2779 pertaining to construction contracts, that would otherwise preclude parties from arbitrating a dispute in another state.

OSHA Update

By |2021-11-04T10:18:13-05:00November 4, 2021|

This morning, November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a long-discussed Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the private workforce. The ETS requires covered employers to develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with an exception for employers that instead establish, implement, and enforce a policy allowing […]

Legal Update

By |2021-10-20T09:13:36-05:00October 12, 2021|

Case Summary: Team Contractors, LLC v. Waypoint NOLA, LLC, et al., 2021 WL 4460525 (E.D. La. 9/29/21).

Who is the prevailing party?

How do courts determine who is the prevailing party for purposes of awarding attorneys’ fees and costs? […]

Legal Update

By |2021-10-20T09:14:09-05:00October 6, 2021|

In a recent decision, Project Consulting Services, Inc. v. Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, the Eastern District of Louisiana considered whether a professional liability exclusion in a commercial general liability policy precluded a duty to defend.  2021 WL 4148100 (E.D. La. 9/13/21)

In this matter, […]

Legal Update

By |2021-10-20T09:15:20-05:00September 20, 2021|

Case Summary: Endurance American Ins. Co. v. ABC Caulking Contractors, Inc., 2021 WL 4097142 (M.D. La. 9/8/21)

In a recent decision, Endurance American Ins. Co. v. ABC Caulk Contractors, Inc., the Middle District of Louisiana ruled that a determination of the insurer’s duty to indemnify […]

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