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EXPERIENCED REPRESENTATION FOR CLIENTS IN STATE, FEDERAL, AND APPELLATE COURTS IN LOUISIANA AND ARKANSAS.

◆ Aggressive Attorney ◆ Ethical Strategist ◆ Honest Advocate ◆

◆ Aggressive Attorney ◆ Ethical Strategist ◆ Honest Advocate ◆

◆ Aggressive Attorney ◆ Ethical Strategist ◆ Honest Advocate ◆

EXPERIENCED REPRESENTATION FOR CLIENTS IN STATE, FEDERAL, AND APPELLATE COURTS IN LOUISIANA AND ARKANSAS.

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Wicked Smart and Responsive

Kristin defended my company in a case involving an alleged 18 wheeler accident where the plaintiff provided multiple accounts of what happened. The case was transferred to Kristin after the first defense attorney recommended settling. … Continue Reading

Rene from Louisiana

Kristin Lausten was assigned by my insurer to represent me in a case with multiple defendants. While the other defense attorneys were concerned with publicity and high fees, Kristin put my interests first and moved … Continue Reading

Robert Richardson

Kristin is exactly what you want in legal counsel; she is intelligent, hard-working and driven to win on her client’s behalf. I have personally witnessed her dogged determination on behalf of her clients and would … Continue Reading

Travis Miceli – Terrell Miceli Investigations

It’s very rare and rewarding to work with an attorney like Kristin. I have witnessed Kristin’s vigorous approach and extreme attention to detail on her cases. She is a young, aggressive, energetic professional, producing unparalleled … Continue Reading

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  • Doiron Test is Broadened: Decommissioning Offshore Platform is a Maritime Contract - As we discussed a few months ago, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (en banc) established a new test for determining what is a "maritime contract." See In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., 879 F. 3d 568 (5th Cir. January 11, 2018) (en banc). Under the new Doiron analysis, a contract is a maritime contract ...
  • Louisiana Defenses: Open and Obvious (Part II) - In this article, we continue our discussion of using photos to prove the defense of open and obvious. In the case under discussion, the Louisiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment dismissal where defense counsel provided excellent and well-taken photos showing the openness of the alleged dangerous condition. See Granier v. Navigator Specialty Ins. Co., ...
  • Louisiana Defenses: Open and Obvious (Part I) - Litigation is tough and sometimes, no matter how well you do your job, you can still end up on the wrong side of summary judgment. That is the lesson from Gomes v. Harrah, Inc., Civil Action No. 16-17483 (US E.D. La. December 15, 2017). In Gomes, the plaintiff admitted in her deposition that the condition ...
  • Louisiana Defenses: Defending Employer Liability for Worker’s Negligent Torts - Under Louisiana law, an employer can be held liable for the acts and omissions of workers and employees if the worker/employee is engaged in work-related activities. However, generally, there are three main legal theories for defeating employer liability: Employee was not "at work" Employee was not engaged in "work" -- that is, engaged in personal ...

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You can reach Kristin at 504-377-6585 or email her here:

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◆ Aggressive Attorney ◆
◆ Ethical Strategist ◆
◆ Honest Advocate ◆

Testimonials

Wicked Smart and Responsive

Kristin defended my company in a case involving an alleged 18 wheeler accident where the plaintiff provided multiple accounts of what happened. The case was transferred to Kristin after the first defense attorney recommended settling. … Continue Reading

Rene from Louisiana

Kristin Lausten was assigned by my insurer to represent me in a case with multiple defendants. While the other defense attorneys were concerned with publicity and high fees, Kristin put my interests first and moved … Continue Reading

News and Articles

  • Doiron Test is Broadened: Decommissioning Offshore Platform is a Maritime Contract - As we discussed a few months ago, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (en banc) established a new test for determining what is a "maritime contract." See In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., 879 F. 3d 568 (5th Cir. January 11, 2018) (en banc). Under the new Doiron analysis, a contract is a maritime contract ...Continue Reading
  • Louisiana Defenses: Open and Obvious (Part II) - In this article, we continue our discussion of using photos to prove the defense of open and obvious. In the case under discussion, the Louisiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment dismissal where defense counsel provided excellent and well-taken photos showing the openness of the alleged dangerous condition. See Granier v. Navigator Specialty Ins. Co., ...Continue Reading
  • Louisiana Defenses: Open and Obvious (Part I) - Litigation is tough and sometimes, no matter how well you do your job, you can still end up on the wrong side of summary judgment. That is the lesson from Gomes v. Harrah, Inc., Civil Action No. 16-17483 (US E.D. La. December 15, 2017). In Gomes, the plaintiff admitted in her deposition that the condition ...Continue Reading
  • Louisiana Defenses: Defending Employer Liability for Worker’s Negligent Torts - Under Louisiana law, an employer can be held liable for the acts and omissions of workers and employees if the worker/employee is engaged in work-related activities. However, generally, there are three main legal theories for defeating employer liability: Employee was not "at work" Employee was not engaged in "work" -- that is, engaged in personal ...Continue Reading

Contact Kristin

You can reach Kristin at
504-377-6585
or email her here: