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Charles E Lavis
About Charles E Lavis
Lavis Law Firm is a plaintiff’s personal injury firm based in New Orleans with an additional office in Baton Rouge and serving clients throughout Louisiana. Practice areas encompass vehicle and boating accidents, product liability, premises liability such as slip/trip and fall, admiralty and maritime law, insurance claims and disputes, wrongful death and survival actions, toxic torts, class acti... read more »
Lavis Law Firm is a plaintiff’s personal injury firm based in New Orleans with an additional office in Baton Rouge and serving clients throughout Louisiana.
Practice areas encompass vehicle and boating accidents, product liability, premises liability such as slip/trip and fall, admiralty and maritime law, insurance claims and disputes, wrongful death and survival actions, toxic torts, class actions, complex and multi-district litigation, medical malpractice, oilfield and construction accidents, and workers’ compensation including the Jones Act, Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA), Defense Base Act, and Longshore Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
Founding attorney Charles E. Lavis, Jr. is a New Orleans native with more than 22 years of legal experience, giving him valuable knowledge of not only the law, but also the local community. He is admitted to practice before all Federal and State Courts in Louisiana, including the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Lavis Law Firm offers an “11-Part Client Service Guarantee” which includes personal attention, current knowledge, and dedicated representation, and other considerations. Mr. Lavis protects clients’ rights and pursues the most favorable resolution of their personal injury matters, advocating on their behalf through negotiated settlements or taking their case to court.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Workers’ compensation is an exclusive remedy under Louisiana law for workplace injuries or work-related diseases or illnesses. When an employer knowingly subjects employees to harm, moreover, th... [read more]
Louisiana Court Holds Insurer’s “Garage Policy” Offered Car Service Repair but did not Provide Coverage to Plaintiff Injured in Two-Car Collision
Posted on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
In an insurance coverage dispute following a car accident, the Louisiana Third Circuit affirmed a judgment finding that the plaintiff was not insured under either insurance policy, and it dismissed he... [read more]
Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment Motion in Favor of Insurance Company When Defendant Driver Failed to Renew Insurance Policy Before Motor Vehicle Collision in Louisiana
Posted on Monday, December 26th, 2016
In a recent automobile accident case, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal addressed choice-of-law provisions as well as the question of whether the defendant driver had been covered by her automobile in... [read more]
Appellate Court Affirms Decision in Favor of Car Insurer, Holding Exclusion Valid Under Louisiana Law
Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
The Third Circuit Court of Appeal for Louisiana recently affirmed a decision in favor of an automobile insurance company, finding they need not provide underinsured/uninsured (UM) coverage following a... [read more]
Louisiana Employee’s Disputed Claim was Prescribed when Filed over Three Years from Employer’s Last Payment of Medical Benefits
Posted on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
In a recent opinion, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a judgment of the Office of Workers’ Compensation, finding that an injured employee’s claim for compensation was prescribed. &... [read more]
Louisiana Court Affirms Default Judgment in Favor of Plaintiff Hurt by Improperly Installed Lift Kit on Truck
Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016
Recently, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal reviewed a default judgment entered against a company that allegedly improperly installed a lift kit on a truck. The plaintiff alleged that the co... [read more]