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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

Testimonials

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  • Defending Legacy Environmental Litigation - The Louisiana courts continue to explain the procedures for lawsuits filed under Louisiana Revised Statute § 30:29 (hereinafter "Act 312"). Under Act 312, if a New Orleans or Louisiana landowner discovers environmental contamination, the landowner can sue for remediation. Act 312 replaced the older statutory and common law right of landowners to collect money damages ...
  • Defending Maritime Cases: No Punitives Against Non-Employer Tortfeasor - A recent case out of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has confirmed that punitive damages are NOT available under the Jones Act, under general maritime law, or for a maintenance and cure claim against a non-employer third-party tortfeasor. See Wiltz v. MI, LLC, Civil Action No. 17-4943 (US Dist. E.D. ...
  • Louisiana Defenses: Claim Preclusion Based on Regulatory Compliance - When defending against claims of negligence, defense counsel should explore the possibility of claim preclusion based on compliance with applicable governmental regulations. This argument has been successful in railroad negligence cases. Claim preclusion, of course, is a narrow defense that targets only some of the asserted bases for negligence. An example is the case of ...
  • Causation in Louisiana Toxic Tort Cases - In general, to prove negligence in Louisiana, a plaintiff must provide evidence of the standard elements of negligence - duty, breach, causation, and injury/damage. The plaintiff bears the burden of proof and each element must be proven by a preponderance of the evidence. This article focuses on the causation element with a particular focus on ...

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Contact Kristin

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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

  • Defending Legacy Environmental Litigation - The Louisiana courts continue to explain the procedures for lawsuits filed under Louisiana Revised Statute § 30:29 (hereinafter "Act 312"). Under Act 312, if a New Orleans or Louisiana landowner discovers environmental contamination, the landowner can sue for remediation. Act 312 replaced the older statutory and common law right of landowners to collect money damages ...Continue Reading
  • Defending Maritime Cases: No Punitives Against Non-Employer Tortfeasor - A recent case out of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has confirmed that punitive damages are NOT available under the Jones Act, under general maritime law, or for a maintenance and cure claim against a non-employer third-party tortfeasor. See Wiltz v. MI, LLC, Civil Action No. 17-4943 (US Dist. E.D. ...Continue Reading
  • Louisiana Defenses: Claim Preclusion Based on Regulatory Compliance - When defending against claims of negligence, defense counsel should explore the possibility of claim preclusion based on compliance with applicable governmental regulations. This argument has been successful in railroad negligence cases. Claim preclusion, of course, is a narrow defense that targets only some of the asserted bases for negligence. An example is the case of ...Continue Reading
  • Causation in Louisiana Toxic Tort Cases - In general, to prove negligence in Louisiana, a plaintiff must provide evidence of the standard elements of negligence - duty, breach, causation, and injury/damage. The plaintiff bears the burden of proof and each element must be proven by a preponderance of the evidence. This article focuses on the causation element with a particular focus on ...Continue Reading

Contact Kristin

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