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.
Mary Joy Lacaze v. Walmart
Devin Fadaol and Chris James-Lomax won a victory for Walmart in this personal injury lawsuit alleging multiple surgical injuries and a traumatic brain injury. Devin and Chris obtained a dismissal of plaintiff’s lawsuit through Motion for Summary Judgment in the federal district court for the Middle District of Louisiana, by [...]
Robert McMorris v. Winn-Dixie
Devin Fadaol and Samantha Simmons won a victory for Winn-Dixie in this personal injury lawsuit. Devin and Samantha successfully argued lack of constructive notice and fraud during oral argument on the Motion for Summary Judgment. Judge Vincent J. Lobello granted the MSJ dismissing plaintiff’s lawsuit with prejudice.
Yanicet Garrido v. Walmart
Devin Fadaol and Denman Mims won a victory for Walmart in this personal injury lawsuit alleging multiple surgical injuries and disability. Devin Fadaol successfully argued lack of liability using video footage evidence during oral argument on the Motion for Summary Judgment hearing. Judge Danyelle M. Taylor granted the MSJ dismissing [...]
Yvette Pacaccio v. Steven Hoover, et al.
Yvette Pacaccio v. Steven Hoover, et al. Motion for Summary Judgment granted on plaintiff’s premises liability claim. The trial court found no liability for adjoining property owner for catastrophic ATV accident which left a young man with severe and debilitating brain injuries. The accident occurred during graduation party on neighboring [...]
Tina Pinedexter v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Tina Pinedexter v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(CV-16-547 Middle Dist. of LA) – Wal-Mart dismissed via MSJ as the Court agreed that the record was void of any positive evidence to satisfy Plaintiff’s burden of proving the temporal element of constructive notice for premises liability pursuant to L.R.S. 9:2800.6, dismissing plaintiff’s claims.
Breunetter Wright v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al
Breunetter Wright v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al, U.S.D.C, Eastern District of LA, Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-00887, a federal jury found no negligence on Wal-Mart for a slip and fall incident occurring at the Gentilly Boulevard store, despite plaintiff Wright undergoing left knee arthroscopic surgery and ulnar nerve transposition surgery [...]