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Defending Louisiana Environmental Litigation: Grace Ranch (Part II) — Defeating Assignments as Efforts to Avoid the Subsequent Purchaser Doctrine

 In part one of this series, we discussed direct challenges made to the subsequent purchaser doctrine in the recent decision from the Louisiana Court of Appeal captioned Grace Ranch, LLC, v. BP...

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Insurance Defense: Opioids are a “Product”

 The opioid crisis in New Orleans and Louisiana is real and is being taken very seriously at all levels of the government, including the courts. The crisis is leading to a myriad of litigation...

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Part 1 – Louisiana Venue Analysis: What Is Venue, When Is It Proper, and Why Does it Matter in Litigation? 

One of the choices that litigants have to make when they file a lawsuit is where to bring their case. Where a lawsuit is filed is called venue, i.e., plaintiffs must choose the venue to bring...