Protecting Clients From Unsafe Products

From the moment we wake up every morning, we use products that were made by someone else. We go about our day with complete faith that the products we, and our children, use are fully functioning and safe. But what happens when that product fails us? Unfortunately, defective products fall through the cracks and make […] Learn more...

MARITIME WORKERS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

deGravelles & Palmintier Is the Voice of Maritime Employees in Louisiana

It would be an understatement to say that the country depends on Louisiana’s maritime workers. Our deepwater ports between Baton Rouge and New Orleans are among the largest in the U.S., and 80 percent of the country’s offshore oil and gas resources come through Louisiana. The tens of thousands of maritime employees in water transportation, […] Learn more...

Lawsuits Filed Regarding the Rights of Vulnerable Citizens

Josh Palmintier filed a suit in 2014 against St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, the jail and jail employees claiming wrongful death of mother, Treshon Cousin. Cousin hung herself with a telephone cord in a holding cell three days after being arrested for an attachment warrant. Learn more...

Lawsuit Alleges that Flooding Could have been Prevented or Significantly Lessened

Josh Palmintier filed a suit against the state of Louisiana and 21 contractors on behalf of two cities (Walker and Denham Springs) and two parish residents, claiming that the construction of Interstate 12 caused severe flooding. According to the lawsuit, a 19-mile concrete barrier was constructed in the “Geaux Wider” project that essentially acted as a man-made dam. Learn more...