King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC

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201 St. Charles Ave.
45th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170, United States
Contact: Steven Rossi, Director of Marketing
Phone: 504-582-3800
Fax: 504-582-1233
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
25-50 Attorneys

Takeaways from the 2017 Annual Longshore Conference

The 2017 Annual Longshore Conference was held last week at the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans. The annual conference, which is presented by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in conjunction with the U.S…more

DOL, LHWCA, Longshoremen, Maritime Transport, Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ)

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Is There a Coming Sea Change in the Analysis of whether Energy Services Contracts Are Maritime?

In 1990, the U.S. Fifth Circuit rendered its decision in Davis & Sons, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corp., through which the Court attempted to harmonize the existing state of the law to determine whether a contract to supply a work barge…more

En Banc Review, Energy Sector, Heavy Equipment, Navigable Waters, Offshore Drilling

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Bad Faith Insurance Alert: Louisiana Courts Weigh In On Bad Faith Claims Involving Suspicious Thefts

Insureds do not present fraudulent claims and then simply admit to it during the claim adjustment. Thus, insurers often find themselves in the uncomfortable dilemma of denying payment on a suspicious claim and risking bad faith…more

Bad Faith, Fraud, State Farm, Theft

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Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents

Just as it did in 2007, when it issued a new set of construction contract documents to replace the existing 1997 set, the American Institute of Architects (“AIA”) recently issued its series of revised construction contracts…more

American Institute of Architects, Architects, Construction Contracts, Construction Industry, Contract Terms

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Tax Audit Risk Shifted from Partners to Partnership

NEW TAX PARTNERSHIP AUDIT PROCEDURES - A legislative change to partnership tax audit procedures enacted under the Obama administration is set to go into effect as of January 1, 2018. All tax partnerships need to be prepared…more

Business Partners, IRS, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Operating Agreements, Partnership Agreements

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Don’t Stress, You’re Not Covered: Court Denies Recovery Under Jones Act for Work-Related Stress

The Eleventh Circuit in Skye v. Maersk Line, Ltd. held seamen cannot recover for work-related stress under the Jones Act. Is work-related stress starting to take its toll?…more

Employer Liability Issues, Jones Act, Work-Induced Stress

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Jurgens And Bercaw Establish A Tension Leg Platform Is Not A Vessel

Jack Jurgens and Jim Bercaw succeeded in obtaining a partial summary judgment from District Judge Lance M. Africk that the MATTERHORN SEASTAR, a floating tension leg platform (“TLP”) secured to the Outer Continental Shelf off…more

Jones Act, LHWCA, Vessels, Workplace Injury

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Greek Shipowners Extend Voluntary Tax

Greek shipowners have agreed to extend a voluntary tax contribution to the Greek government, which I previously blogged about, for an additional year due to the fact that Greece is still struggling with its debt crisis. Members…more

Capital Controls, EU, Greece, Shipping, Shipping Cargo

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Fifth Circuit Affirms Contractors Cannot Be Criminally Liable for OCSLA Violations

On September 27, 2017, the Fifth Circuit in U.S.A. v. Don Moss, Curtis Dantin, Grand Isle Shipyard, Incorporated, and Christopher Srubar, No. 16-30516 (5th Cir. September 27, 2017), issued a decision affirming the District…more

Criminal Liability, Criminal Prosecution, Energy Projects, Energy Sector, Federal Contractors

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Don't Lien on Me: Identification and Mitigation of Maritime Lien Risks in Marine Lease/Loan Transactions

Due to their increasing size, specialization and technological sophistication, today’s vessels present attractive “big-ticket” financing opportunities. However, commercial vessels, regardless of type, will inevitably incur…more

Collateral, Commercial Loans, Contract Terms, Financial Transactions, Lenders

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Bad Faith Insurance Alert: Louisiana Courts Weigh In On Bad Faith Claims Involving Suspicious Thefts

Insureds do not present fraudulent claims and then simply admit to it during the claim adjustment. Thus, insurers often find themselves in the uncomfortable dilemma of denying payment on a suspicious claim and risking bad faith…more

Bad Faith, Fraud, State Farm, Theft

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Fifth Circuit Clarifies Rules on Seamen Who Provide False Information During Pre-Employment Physicals

The U. S. Fifth Circuit recently held that an injured seaman was precluded from recovering maintenance and cure where he intentionally provided false information during a pre-employment physical conducted by a previous employer…more

False Statements, Hiring & Firing, Job Applicants, Pre-Employment Health Screenings, Seamen

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