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No Privity, No Problem: Louisiana Court of Appeals Holds That Project Manager Owes a Duty of Professional Care to General Contractor Despite a Lack of Privity
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

On December 6, 2017, the Louisiana Court of Appeals, First Circuit, reversed and remanded the trial court’s decision to grant the appellee’s, Jacobs


Louisiana Governor Appeals LGBT Executive Order Ruling to State Supreme Court
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

On December 1, 2017, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) appealed a state appellate court decision holding that Executive Order JBE 2016 - 11


Federal Court Holds That, Under Louisiana Law, a Contractor Need Not Show a Total Work Stoppage to Recover Extended Home Office Overhead Under Eichleay
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

Waypoint NOLA (“Waypoint”) was the owner of a hotel construction project in New Orleans (the “Project”). Waypoint contracted with Team Contractors


What Louisiana Employers Need for an Effective Harassment Policy
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

Workplace harassment is one of the many problems that Louisiana employers may encounter. The national media has recently published several stories


Louisiana Adopts Price Reporting Law
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2017

A new law in Louisiana requires drug manufacturers to report wholesale acquisition cost (WAC) information directly to the state. Louisiana law defines


Louisiana Court Finds Executive Order Extending Protections to LGBT Employees of State Contractors Unconstitutional
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 2 2017

In April of 2016, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed Executive Order JBE 2016 - 11, which sought to protect lesbian, bisexual, gay, and


Federal Court Holds That Under Louisiana Law, Actual Notice of Cause of Delay Satisfies Contractual Notice Requirement Despite Failure to Strictly Comply With the Notice Provision
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

The Housing Authority of New Orleans (the Authority) contracted with Parkcrest Builders, LLC (Parkcrest) to construct a public housing project. The


Federal Court Holds That Under Louisiana Law, Actual Notice of Cause of Delay Satisfies Contractual Notice Requirement Despite Failure to Strictly Comply With the Notice Provision
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

The Housing Authority of New Orleans (“the Authority”) contracted with Parkcrest Builders, LLC (“Parkcrest”) to construct a public housing project


Claims and Concurrent Causation Issues in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma delivered one of Mother Nature’s most powerful one-two punches in U.S. history. Harvey struck first. On August 25, 2017


Fifth Circuit: Louisiana’s Subsequent Purchaser Doctrine Bars Claims for Damage to Real Property
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • September 8 2017

Applying Louisiana's "subsequent purchaser doctrine" in the context of contamination from oil-and-gas operations, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the