In Soileau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2019-C-0040 (La. 06/26/19), a workers’ compensation matter, the Louisiana Supreme Court vacated a judgment of the Third Circuit Court of Appeal and held that a choice of pharmacy suit was both premature under La. R. S. 23:1314 and failed to present a judiciable controversy.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Police Department, and many other local, state and federal partners, convened in Baton Rouge, LA to initiate the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) program.
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that QUINCY E. IRVIN, age 41 of New Orleans, Louisiana pled guilty on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 to a one count Bill of Information for making false statements on an income tax return in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206.
Member C. Michael Parks has been elected to fill a vacancy on the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC) Board in District 4. LADC is an organization of more than 1,400 Louisiana lawyers who are primarily engaged in the defense of civil litigation.
U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced that GILES CASSE (“CASSE”), age 49, was charged on July 25, 2019 by a Grand Jury sitting in the Eastern District of Louisiana in a four-count indictment with violating Title 18, United States Code, Section 1344, Bank Fraud and Title 18, United States Code, Section 1014, False Statements to obtain a government insured loan.
Taylor Porter attorneys Savannah Smith and Sarah White have earned the Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional (CMSP) certification from the Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers (LASIE).
As part of Taylor Porter's annual summer law clerk program, our Firm hosted seven students collectively from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and Southern University Law Center. Under the guidance of practicing Taylor Porter attorneys and mentors, law clerks gain hands-on experience and interaction that reﬂect real life as a lawyer.
Gonzales, a certified public accountant and a former tax associate of the national tax practice of Ernst & Young in New York, has joined Taylor Porter as an associate and as a member of the Firm’s tax and estate planning practice.
Taylor Porter Partner Erin Sayes Kenny has become the first Baton Rouge lawyer to receive the honor of “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers,” bestowed by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
A Canadian court has fined American tug operator Kirby Corporation about $2.2 million for the environmental damages caused by the sinking of the ATB tug Nathan E. Stewart off Bella Bella, B.C. in 2016.