Recent Verdicts

Tweedel Successfully Argues an Exception of No Right of Action

On Friday, October 4, 2019, Mr. Brett Tweedel, a partner with Blue Williams who specializes in the areas of insurance defense and construction litigation, successfully argued an Exception of No Right of Action in Civil District Court for the Parish … Continue reading

Recent Workers’ Compensation Decision

Recently, Mr. Eric Pope, a Partner here at Blue Williams who specializes in workers compensation matters received a decision  from the Louisiana Third Circuit after four years of constant and protracted litigation on behalf of his client. It is common … Continue reading

Towers Successfully Defends Longshore Case

On September 30, 2019, Frank Towers, a partner with Blue Williams, successfully defended the interests of his client resulting in a complete dismissal of the claimant’s claim for Longshore Death Benefits. In Diane, Wesley, Kurt, and Rachel Pitre and Katie … Continue reading

Recent Longshore Case

Recently, two partners with Blue Williams to include Mr. Frank Towers and Ms. Pamela Molnar, successfully argued before Judge Rosenow of the Covington ALJ that an 8(i) settlement should be vacated on the grounds that fraud had been committed upon … Continue reading

Scott Soule and Emily Canizaro Secure Victory on a Longshore Trial

On June 6, 2019, Judge Price of the Covington ALJ issued a Decision and Order securing a complete victory for our client in Victor Guidry v. Federal Marine Terminals and Signal Mutual Indemnity ASSN., LTD., c/o Sage Adjusting, LLC. The claimant … Continue reading

Craig Sweeney secures trial victory on Premises Liability case

On Thursday, May 31st Craig Sweeney, a partner at Blue Williams, secured a complete victory for his client, a prominent St. Tammany Parish property owner on a premises liability case. The plaintiff alleged property damage after her home was struck … Continue reading

Best and Giambrone Successfully Defend Jefferson Parish

Congratulations to Jacob Best and Guice Giambrone for successfully defending Jefferson Parish in a wrongful death jury trial. On April 11, 2018, a Jefferson Parish jury returned a verdict of no liability in a wrongful death case involving a pedestrian … Continue reading

Frank Towers successfully represents an Employer on a Longshore case

On April 19, 2018, Chief Judge Romero of the Covington ALJ granted the Section 22 Modification of HII/Avondale Operations in finding that the Employer successfully demonstrated suitable alternative employment. Because the claimant sustained a scheduled disability, a demonstration of suitable … Continue reading

Congratulations Vale and Tweedel

Rick Vale and Brett Tweedel achieved a resounding victory from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on a Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act case concerning the doctrine of last responsible employer. The claimant alleged significant pulmonary injuries were sustained … Continue reading