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Employee Is Caught Between Drill Pipe, Is Crushed And Killed

Trinidad Drilling Usa, Rig 101, Keithville, LA Incident: Employee #1 had just completed tripping out the drill pipe and had started tripping back into the hole. Employee #1 tripped in five sections of pipe when he got between the drill pipe in the rotary table and the iron roughneck. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.

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Federal Court Decides Hurricane Katrina Insurance Lawsuit Filed More Than Two Years After Hurricane Anniversary Prescribed

In Dixey, II v. Allstate Insurance Company, –F.Supp.2nd, 2010 WL 126628 (E.D.La.), plaintiff filed his Hurricane Katrina insurance lawsuit after the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and attempted to use the Louisiana class action statutes to demonstrate that his claim had not prescribed. The Court determined the claim had prescribed finding the “liberative prescription” set

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Louisiana Policyholders Get Money Back Now; LA Citizens Special Assessment Is Expected For The Next 15 Years

Many homeowners I know are unaware they may be entitled to a refund of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Special Assessment paid along with their regular homeowners insurance premium. The assessment is paid in addition to her normal homeowners insurance premium and is listed separately on the Declaration page of the homeowner’s policy as

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New Minimum Liability Limits for Louisiana Auto Insurance; Bodily Injury Limits of Up To $15,000 for One Person, $30,000 for More Than One Person

Beginning January 1, 2010, the minimum Liability limits for Louisiana auto insurance will be 15/30/25 upon renewal or new application of a Louisiana automobile insurance policy. This mandatory insurance pays for property damages or personal injury for which you may be legally responsible. The old minimum limits required car owners to carry 10/20/10 Liability limits.

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2022 Cinco de Mayo Events in New Orleans and Baton Rouge

The “Fifth of May”, more commonly known as “Cinco de Mayo” in Spanish, is celebrated each year as the day when Mexico celebrated a triumphant victory over the French forces in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is often mistaken as Mexico’s Independence Day, which actually Local Cinco de Mayo Celebrations May 5th is

Duty of Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation To Defend

A recent dispute between a law firm and its workers’ compensation carrier, the Louisiana Supreme court addressed both the jurisdiction of the OWC under La. R.S. 23:1310.3(F), and the obligations to defend in Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson, LLC V. Louisiana Workers’ Comp. Corp., 2021-00566 (La. 3/25/22).  There, a law firm’s employee pursued a

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