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 […]
August 23, 2019

Common Issues Faced By Louisiana Contractors

According to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, there are approximately 1100 licensed contractors in New Orleans. The State of Louisiana has a vested interest […]
August 23, 2019

Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid in Louisiana Construction Contracts?

Louisiana Revised Statute §9:2779 provides that with respect to construction contracts when one of the parties is domiciled in Louisiana and the work is to be […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under The Louisiana Public Works Act

Materialmen’s Privilege Under the Louisiana Public Works Act, the definition of “Claimant” includes any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under the Louisiana Private Works Act

Supplier’s Rights Under the Private Works Act, suppliers are included in the list of persons that have a privilege on an immovable to secure “the price […]
August 19, 2019

How to Get Paid Quickly on Private Projects

Collecting payments from contractors can be frustrating. Contractors generally won’t pay their subcontractors until they have been paid by the owner or are reassured payment is […]