November 7, 2019

Warranties in Construction: When Does The Warranty Period Commence?

In Louisiana, contractors provide certain warranties to their customers regarding the quality of their work.  These warranties include the Louisiana New Home Warranty which was enacted […]
November 7, 2019

Can A General Contractor Be Held Liable For Damages If They Followed Plans and Specifications?

In Louisiana, contractors who follow the project’s plans and specifications can avail themselves of an immunity defense from liability for damages arising from the construction.  However, […]
November 6, 2019

Louisiana HOA and COA Liens

We have previously discussed liens in the construction context and also outlined the steps to collect from non-paying unit owners, but these areas blend together and […]
October 17, 2019

What Laws Govern Neighbor Disputes in Louisiana?

Benjamin Franklin once famously said: “Love thy neighbor—but don’t pull down your hedge.”  More than two hundred years have passed, but Franklin’s words still ring true.  […]
October 17, 2019

In Louisiana, Can A Member Be Held Liable For The Acts Of An LLC?

As previously discussed, there are many benefits to operating a business as an LLC, one of which being limited liability for the individual members of the […]
October 4, 2019

What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, insurance carriers are required to include uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage on every automobile policy, unless the customer rejects the coverage in writing.  At first […]
October 3, 2019

In Louisiana, How Do I Immediately Stop Someone From Doing Harm?

In Louisiana, like everywhere else, the wheels of justice can seem to turn slowly.  However, in certain cases, the plaintiff may require immediate action in order […]
September 4, 2019

What Are Indemnity Agreements in Construction Contracts?

Contractors, subcontractors and all those involved in the construction industry have heard the term indemnity. It is also important that any construction professional understand what it […]
August 23, 2019

Are Co-Owners Entitled to Rent?

In Louisiana, people can become co-owners of immovable property through various means, but the two most common methods are through marriage/divorce and through succession.  No matter […]