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May 15, 2019

What to Do If You Are in an Accident with Someone Who is Uninsured or Underinsured

You were in a car accident, and it just got worse.  The other driver was uninsured, and it looks like you may be left to handle […]
May 15, 2019

The Louisiana Direct Action Statute and What it Means to You

The Louisiana legislature has been making headlines recently with their proposed “Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2019.” This Act seeks to lower insurance premiums by various means. […]
May 15, 2019

Filing a Lawsuit for Breach of Contract When a Party Fails to Perform

A lawsuit for breach of contract is one of the most common causes of action in business.  Sometimes, two parties enter into a contractual agreement, and […]
May 15, 2019

Have You Been Involved in an Accident with a Police Car?

Intro Car accidents happen every day, and they can involve the literal headache from the crash to the headache from dealing with the insurance companies that […]
May 15, 2019

What Are Liquidated Damages, and Are They Enforceable?

Introduction In performance contracts, such as the construction of a building or delivery of goods, timing is essential. For example, you have hired a contractor to […]
May 15, 2019

How do Material Suppliers File Liens on Projects?

Introduction Like contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and sub-subcontractors, material suppliers can file a Louisiana mechanics lien. Louisiana Revised Statute 9:4802(A)(3) provides material suppliers with a claim directly against […]
May 15, 2019

How Long Does a Contractor Have to File a Sworn Statement (i.e. Lien) on a Public Project?

Introduction In the construction industry, it is common for contractors to say Lien instead of sworn statement of amount due on public project. While the effect […]
May 15, 2019

Subcontractors: You Can File a Lien if the General Contractor Did Not File a Notice of Contract

Introduction You are a subcontractor on a big job, and your demands for payment are going nowhere. Naturally, you are going to file a lien on […]
May 15, 2019

Is Defective Workmanship Covered by Insurance?

Introduction In construction, whether residential or commercial, the stakes are high. There is a lot of money at stake and a lot of parties. Owners, Contractors, […]

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