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Are you Covered? – the Importance of Understanding a “Products-Completed Operations Hazards” (“PCOH”) provision in commercial general liability policies. Authors: Jonathan S. Forester and Emilia W. Duncan A recent Fifth Circuit decision examines claims arising out of faulty workmanship and provides key insight for when such claims are covered by a “Products-Completed Operations Hazards” (“PCOH”) exception to an exclusion under [...]

June 14, 2024|

Legal Update

Louisiana Supreme Court Settles Circuit Split on Time for Filing Claims Related to Contractual Indemnification in Bennett v. DEMCO Energy Services Authors: Christopher K. LeMieux and Hannah Marler In the recent case of Bennett v. DEMCO Energy Services, the Louisiana Supreme Court considered whether a cause of action for contractual indemnity is premature when asserted before a judicial finding of [...]

June 11, 2024|

Riess LeMieux Announces Firm Recognition in Chambers USA Riess LeMieux practices and attorneys are again ranked by Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA Guide. The firm was awarded the highest ranking in the publication, Band 1, in the area of Construction Law and is one of only four firms in Louisiana to earn this distinction. Four attorneys selected by the publication include Christopher K. LeMieux; Michael R.C. [...]

June 7, 2024|

Riess LeMieux Nationally Recognized for Construction Practice

Selected among the Top 50 Law Firms in the country focused on construction law. Riess LeMieux is again selected as one of The Top 50 Construction Law Firms™ in the country by Construction Executive Magazine. Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that one of the most prestigious construction industry publications, Construction Executive, has named the firm as one of the [...]

June 5, 2024|

Building Success

Army Corps Ordered To Award $5M Deal To Col. It Flipped On Riess LeMieux Partner, Jonathan S. Forester, Secures $5M Federal Bid Protest Win and contract award for client in U.S Court of Federal Claims. Author: Alyssa Aquino (Law 360) Law360 (May 23, 2024, 4:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims ordered the U.S. Army Corps of [...]

May 28, 2024|

Legal Update

RACM, LLC v. Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church of Lake Charles, 2024 WL 1607491 (W.D. La. Apr. 12, 2024) Louisiana Federal Court Holds that Water Mitigation Work Does Not Require a Louisiana Contractor’s License. Authors: Michael S. Blackwell and Trey Talley In RACM, LLC v. Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church of Lake Charles, the US District Court for [...]

May 14, 2024|

Riess LeMieux Celebrates 6 Years

In 2018, after noticing a gap in Louisiana legal resources geared to the construction industry, Riess LeMieux’s founding partners, Michael R.C. Riess and Christopher K. LeMieux sought to build a firm to uniquely meet the legal needs of top businesses and professionals in the industry. The pair started Riess LeMieux with over 50 combined years of experience and a drive [...]

May 8, 2024|

Legal Update

Bonilla v. Verges Rome Architects, 2024 WL 1229219, 2023-00928 (La. 3/22/24) Authors: Christopher K. LeMieux and Trey Talley LASC rules that design professionals do not necessarily owe an all-encompassing safety duty on projects. The Louisiana Supreme Court recently held that design professionals on a construction project do not owe an all-encompassing duty to protect everyone from every risk which could [...]

April 4, 2024|

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