Defending international air carrier, Lufthansa, Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorneys John Dubreuil and Trey Trapani prevailed on summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The Court agreed with the defense dismissing all claims as barred by the Montreal Convention. Boyd v. Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft, 2015 WL 3539685 (E.D. […]
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On April 23, 2016, the partners of Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich hosted a crawfish boil for the firm.
On April 15, 2016, attorney Alison Bondurant presented a continuing legal education seminar entitled “Trusts and When to Use Them” to the 22nd Judicial District Bar Association discussing various estate planning techniques involving the use of both inter vivos and testamentary trusts.
On April 12, 2016, attorneys James Bradford and Katy Kennedy prevail on summary judgment in the 22nd JDC for St. Tammany Parish in a commercial lease dispute against a Dish Network subsidiary, Blockbuster, LLC.
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorney Kirk N. Aurandt served as the Reporter who selected and compiled published admiralty opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Courts of Appeals for inclusion on Volumes 1 (2013), 2 (2014), and 3 (2015) of the “Admiralty Record”—an annual hardcover admiralty and maritime law […]
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich’s medical malpractice group, Jon A. Van Steenis and Paul “Trey” Trapani, III prevailed on an exception of prescription on behalf of a psychiatric hospital. Plaintiff made claims for negligent supervision of hospital staff; however, Mr. Trapani argued that the plaintiff brought her claims too late. The court agreed, and dismissed her claims against […]
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich’s medical malpractice group, Jon A. Van Steenis and Paul “Trey” Trapani, III, recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of an acute care hospital wherein plaintiffs alleged the patient developed an infection in his surgical wound during post-discharge follow up care owing to hospital negligence. The Court held plaintiffs’ evidence was insufficient to conduct […]
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich proudly sponsored the 2015 Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival featuring hundreds of hand-crafted wooden boats lining the banks of the Tchefuncte River with all proceeds benefiting the educational programs and exhibits of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum and the ongoing preservation of the historic Tchefuncte River Light Station. http://www.woodenboatfest.org/
Jim Bradford, Mike McMahon, Steve Brouillette and Jon Van Steenis participated in the 2015 St. Tammany Parish President’s Cup Fishing Rodeo which raised over $8,000 for local charities.
Jon A. Van Steenis, Rick Kessenich, Alison Bondurant, and John Dubreuil plus their guests attended the DFK sponsored “St. Tammany Parish Hospital Foundation’s Heart of Fashion” on September 17, 2015, benefiting advanced pediatric care at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.