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.
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorneys J. Fredrick Kessenich and Ryan Bourgeois were retained by Higman Barge Lines, Inc. to defend against a suit brought in the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, successfully procuring a Summary Judgment in favor of Defendant against Plaintiff’s Jones Act/ unseaworthiness and maintenance and cure claims […]
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 in Volumes 1 (2013) and 2 (2014) of the “Admiralty Record”—an annual hardcover admiralty and maritime law case reporter. […]
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich staff members participated in the Heart Walk, sponsored by the American Heart Association in Mandeville, Louisiana on March 21, 2015.
An article submitted by Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorney Kirk N. Aurandt entitled “The Legal Story of the Pennsylvania: A Forward-to-Aft Inspection of a Landmark Admiralty Case” was published in the July 2014 issue (Volume 45) of the Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce.” The article—through an examination of the pleadings and the evidence found […]
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich was retained by Wayne J. McCants to defend against claims for Breach of Contract and Damages obtained a zero verdict in favor of defendants in the April 8, 2014 trial.
Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorney Michael W. McMahon was a featured speaker at the SMU Air Law Symposium, presenting on the relationship between aviation accidents and admiralty jurisdiction.