Sammy’s Grill, which opened near LSU’s campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1988 is now present in three locations in Baton Rouge, Prairieville, and Central. Sammy’s has become a local favorite due to their affordable pricing and generous portions. Their success has also extended into catering, which is big business at this time of year… Continue reading Popular Sammy’s Grill Forced to Close Due to Burst Pipe: Could Business Interruption Insurance be Sammy’s Central’s Saving Grace?
In the recently decided Giles v. Oak Lane Memorial Park, LLC, et al, the Louisiana 1st Circuit held that the successor purchaser to a cemetery company’s assets could not avoid liability for the predecessor’s liabilities. This decision builds upon jurisprudence stemming all the way back to the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Golden State… Continue reading LEGAL UPDATE: The Louisiana 1st Circuit Ruling Is Another Warning to Those Purchasing A Distressed Business: Successor Liability
The purpose of a pay-if-paid clause is to shift financial risk down the chain. Pay-If-Paid provisions state that a general contractor does not have to pay her subcontractor unless he is paid by the owner. In Louisiana, Pay-if-Paid clauses are typically enforceable so long as the contract is specific and explicit. Most contractors are familiar… Continue reading What Is The Difference Between “Pay-If-Paid v. Pay-When-Paid” In Louisiana Construction Cases?