Casualty Litigation

Bradley Murchison casualty and insurance defense attorneys offer a broad range of skills based on extensive experience handling numerous types of personal injury and property damage claims in individual lawsuits, class action, and mass torts, product defense and professional liability. Our attorneys combine our expertise in litigation and business to provide advice and guidance to clients on insurance coverage questions, regulatory requirements, accident prevention, claims handling, new legal developments, and the drafting of forms, contracts and new legislation. Several of our litigators are members of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates and others are recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers of Louisiana® in several areas of law comprising casualty law. One of our litigators is a member of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM). All have a proven track record of success in the courtroom. Our casualty practice encompasses a number of areas of law that are described in their own separate sections including health care, insurance, labor and employment, professional liability, transportation, products liability, and toxic tort.

Representative Matters

  • Plaintiff alleged that he incurred severe injuries when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was driven off a roadway and struck a culvert. Plaintiff filed suit against the minor driver’s divorced parents separately and each parent’s individual insurer. Despite receiving notification that the policy was set to expire, the insured failed to renew the policy and the policy terminated at 12:01 a.m. on the morning of the accident - 48 minutes before the accident occurred. Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of the defendant (client) insurer dismissing all claims with prejudice.

Shreveport

401 EDWARDS ST., SUITE 1000
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101-5529
P: (318) 227-1131
F: (318) 227-1141

New Orleans

1100 POYDRAS, SUITE 2700
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70163
P: (504) 596-6300
F: (504) 596-6301

Baton Rouge

301 MAIN ST., SUITE 2100
BATON ROUGE, LA 70825
P: (225) 490-5000
F: (225) 490-5001

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