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1 Mar 2019

Article: Five Questions to Ask if Your Facility Has a Release

Unexpected or unpermitted releases are a common risk of industrial operations. When they occur at a facility or job site, some of the first questions you may think to ask as a plant owner or employee might include: 1. Do…


22 Feb 2019

Article: La., U.S. Supreme Courts Weigh In By Not Weighing In on Highly Watched Cases

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 66, No. 5. Bayou Canard, Inc., v. State, through Coastal Prot. & Restoration Auth., 18-0095 (La. 10/29/18), 254 So.3d 1209 (denying writ). As discussed in the August/September 2018 Louisiana Bar Journal, the Louisiana 1st…


21 Oct 2018

Article: Arguments to Combine Land Loss Suits Rejected

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 66, No. 3. In Re: La. Coastal Zone Land Loss Litigation, 317 F.Supp.3d 1346 (Mem) (Multi. D. Lit. 2018.) After being removed to federal court again (the third time for some of the cases),…


8 Aug 2018

Article: A Tale of Two Bayous – Bayou Bridge and Bayou Canard

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 66, No. 2. Joseph v. Secretary, La. Dep’t of Nat. Res., No. 38,163, 23rd Jud’l Dist. Ct., St. James Parish. In a case centered around the state Coastal Use Permit (permit) granted by the…


19 Feb 2018

Article: Eastern District Finds Pipeline Companies Owe Duty to Servient Estate Landowner

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 65, No. 5. While most court watchers have been focused on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s (SLFPA-E) pipeline damage case’s rise to and burnout at the United States Supreme Court or on the…


17 Nov 2017

Article: Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s ‘Golden Parachute’

Published in Marine News magazine’s November 2017 issue. A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet? Unfortunately, our industry continues to suffer due to the depressed oil…


9 Oct 2017

Article: Environmental Whistleblower Statute

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 65, No. 3. The Louisiana Environmental Whistleblower Statute, La. R.S. 30:2027, provides protection from retribution (via treble damages) for employees acting in good faith who disclose or threaten to disclose a violation of any…


25 Jul 2017

Article: For Payroll Purposes, is Your Seaman Really a Seaman?

Published in Marine News magazine’s July 2017 issue. For operational purposes, it is critical to know what type of employees you have on your vessel. Failure to do so could be expensive. As vessel operators, we pay close attention the…


2 Jun 2017

Article: Sales of Real Estate by La. Corporations Without Boards of Directors

By: Brian Johnson Imagine an energetic group of young Louisiana philanthropists with a great idea for a charity. They form a Louisiana non-profit corporation, elect themselves as the initial Board of Directors and appoint themselves as its officers. They make…


7 Nov 2016

Article: Planning for Senior Clients – CPA Elder Care Services

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorney Joel Mendler recently had an article published in the Louisiana CPA Lagniappe magazine. View the article, “Planning for Senior Clients: CPA Elder Care Services”, by clicking here.


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