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    • FEMA Extends Deadline For Louisiana Flood Victims Another 60 Days

      FEMA Extends Deadline For Louisiana Flood Victims Another 60 Days

      As we have noted in previous posts, flood insurance policyholders have deadlines they must comply with to ensure full and fair payments from their insurance companies. These deadlines are critical — failure to meet them can result in denial of […]

    • LOUISIANA CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 2004 TAKES ON THE “WARRIOR DASH”

      LOUISIANA CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 2004 TAKES ON THE “WARRIOR DASH”

      “Warrior Dash” is a well-known race series that hosts extreme obstacle races throughout the United States.   People obviously enjoy racing through the various obstacles and the spirit of camaraderie that permeates.  That there is inherent risk of some danger is exhilarating. The recent “Warrior Dash” […]

    • The NFIP Must Be Saved

      The NFIP Must Be Saved

      While we have complaints about inadequate appraisals and underpayments to our clients recovering from the Great Flood of 2016, we know that the National Flood Insurance Program is a critical component of this — and future — recoveries in Louisiana […]

    • LOW OFFER YOUR FROM YOUR FLOOD INSURANCE COMPANY?  HERE ARE SOME IDEAS ON WHAT TO DO NOW.

      LOW OFFER YOUR FROM YOUR FLOOD INSURANCE COMPANY?  HERE ARE SOME IDEAS ON WHAT TO DO NOW.

      Insurance is a special type of contract. The consumer pays premiums to the insurance company. In return, the insurance company pays benefits to the consumer if one of the things that the consumer is paying premiums to protect against – […]

    • FLOOD INSURANCE-DEADLINES YOU CAN’T MISS

      FLOOD INSURANCE-DEADLINES YOU CAN’T MISS

        We have previously highlighted some important things to know about your flood insurance. We’ve discussed why you need to know how the claims process works and why meticulously documenting all of your damage is vital. We’ve also answered questions […]

    • FLOOD INSURANCE — WHAT NOW?

      FLOOD INSURANCE — WHAT NOW?

      As the waters recede, the recovery begins. And that recovery will take money — money to rebuild homes, replace furnishings, and remake devastated communities. Flood insurance is intended to do just that. But how does the process work and what […]

    • Flood Insurance – Quick Facts

      Flood Insurance – Quick Facts

      Recent victims of flooding in Louisiana need to be aware of some of the basic facts of flood insurance: Homeowner’s insurance does not typically cover flood damage. Flood damage is compensated from flood policies issued under the National Flood Insurance […]

    • The Great Flood of 2016

      The Great Flood of 2016

      In 48 hours, the Baton Rouge area took in about 2 feet of rain. Watson, Louisiana saw more rainfall in a couple of days than Los Angeles has in four years.  More than 100,000 homes have suffered flood damage. Those efforts […]

    • BP Deepwater Horizon: McIntyre v. British Petroleum – Part VII

      BP Deepwater Horizon: McIntyre v. British Petroleum – Part VII

      Parts I, II, III, IV, V and VI have all focused on who first conceived of the device that was ultimately used to cap the blown out Macondo Well after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. While the reader may draw his or […]

    • BP Deepwater Horizon: McIntyre v. British Petroleum – Part VI

      BP Deepwater Horizon: McIntyre v. British Petroleum – Part VI

      Among the numerous inconsistencies found in the BP Deepwater Horizon trial testimony and documentation, we now point to an email dated June 18, 2010 from BP’s Trevor Smith. In the email, Smith prepares his team at BP to answer questions […]