The firm’s attorneys have defended claims against retailers, hotels, hospitals, and public entities. Its clients include some of the largest and most well known retailers and hotel chains in the country. Most of the significant Louisiana appellate decisions involving merchant liability claims have arisen from cases handled by the firm’s attorneys.
Casey Krueger vs. La Quinta Inn & Suites (April 2017) Mike Sistrunk obtained a defense verdict for LQ Management, LLC (La Quinta’s management company) following a 3 day jury trial in the 19th Judicial District Court for East Baton Rouge Parish. On August 22, 2010, Krueger was injured when [...]
Hazel Martin v. Piggly Wiggly of Independence and The Republic Group (August 2015) Devin Fadaol obtained a defense verdict on liability in a lawsuit alleging multiple herniated discs throughout the lumbar spine and a surgery recommendation as a result of a slip-and-fall in a Piggly Wiggly grocery store. The [...]
Jorge A. Espinosa v. Accor North America, Inc., Et Al. (July 2015) Michael R. Sistrunk and Heather M. Nagel secured a summary judgment in favor of Accor Franchising North America, LLC n/k/a G6 Hospitality LLC (hereinafter “G6 Hospitality”), which was upheld on appeal by the Louisiana Court of Appeals [...]
Mary Boyd v. Winn Dixie (July 2015) Devin Fadaol won a victory for Winn Dixie Montgomery, LLC, in a personal injury lawsuit alleging herniated discs to the lumbar spine as a result of a slip and fall in Jefferson Parish. Defendants filed a Motion for Summary Judgment on the [...]
Marlene Shanks v. Winn Dixie (March 2015) Devin Fadaol and Heather N. Shockley obtained summary judgment for Winn Dixie Montgomery, LLC, in a personal injury lawsuit alleging multiple injuries from an alleged slip and fall in New Orleans, Louisiana. The plaintiff claimed that she encountered a substance on the [...]
Sylvia Richard v. Cameron Parish School District (May 2014) Lance B. Williams obtained summary judgment on behalf of the Cameron Parish School Board and Republic Insurance Company. Plaintiff alleged a premises defect in the Grand Lake School Gymnasium. Ms. Richard tripped and fell while working in the concession stand, [...]