The settlement in Orrill v. Louisiana Citizens Fair Plan demonstrates some of the hurdles faced by class action litigants and the benefits of having experienced class counsel. In that case, Katrina and Rita victims sought statutory penalties for their insurers’ failure to pay claims within the 30 days required by statute. The long history of […]
Licensed attorneys in New Orleans were asked which attorney they would recommend to residents in the New Orleans area. Attorney Jeffrey Berniard, of the New Orleans-based Berniard Law Firm, LLC, was named one of the best mass litigation and class action attorneys in New Orleans in the November 2012 issue of the magazine. Propelled into […]
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On behalf of the Berniard Law Firm, we hope that all of our friends and followers have had a relaxing and restful holiday. Posting will resume on Tuesday
The Berniard Law Firm would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday. Regular posting will resume in 2012! Have a happy, and SAFE, holiday season!
Louisiana’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act seeks to prevent businesses in the state from engaging in “unfair or deceptive acts and practices” or “unfair methods of competition” when doing business with customers. The law allows anyone who falls victim to such practices to file a civil action against the perpetrator and recover treble […]
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Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge David A. Katz issued an order calling for applications from attorneys interested in serving in leadership roles for the DePuy Orthopaedics hip recall case. On December 7, 2010, Jeff Berniard, the sole principal of Berniard Law Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, answered Judge Katz’s call by submitting a letter […]
Attorney Jeffrey Berniard to Advocate for Leadership Role in DePuy Litigation During Upcoming Status Conference
The Honorable David Katz has scheduled a status conference to be held January 20, 2011 at the Paul G. Rogers Federal Building in West Palm Beach, Florida. The purpose of this status conference is to allow applicants for the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the DePuy hip recall litigation an opportunity to speak for a few […]