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January 11, 2019 What Is Maintenance and Cure in Maritime Injury Law?

What Is Maintenance and Cure in Maritime Injury Law?

When seamen suffer serious injuries while working on their vessel, they can file a claim under the Jones Act to recoup their losses. The Jones Act is a federal law that was enacted to protect seamen, as they are legally ineligible for Louisiana workers compensation benefits. In order to qualify for Jones Act benefits, a …

December 5, 2018 Five Most Dangerous Intersections in New Orleans

Five Most Dangerous Intersections in New Orleans

Whether you’re a pedestrian or a driver, intersections can be difficult to navigate and dangerous. Sadly, that means many people are hurt or killed at intersections throughout New Orleans every year. While any crossroads can be dangerous, New Orleans is particularly known for its dangerous intersections. While the city is doing its best to fix …

October 31, 2018

What Are a Seaman’s Rights under the Jones Act?

If you’re a seaman who has suffered a serious injury, you may be able to file a claim against your employer under the Jones Act. This will allow you to obtain the compensation you need to continue supporting yourself and your family while you recuperate from your injuries. Below, we discuss which workers are considered …

April 25, 2017

La. Team Sets Record For World’s Largest Gumbo

In 2015, Braud & Gallagher decided it was going to bring a WORLD RECORD back to Louisiana, where it belonged. Previously, the record was held by a group who set the record in Alabama at an LSU v Alabama football game. The record set in Alabama was a seafood gumbo weighing 2,100 lbs. Braud & …

April 20, 2017

C. Arlen Braud named in Top Lawyers 2015

Annually MyNewOrleans.com recognizes the Top New Orleans Lawyers based on specialty, peer nominations, and careful evaluation.