Oestreicher Elected Parliamentarian at NO Jazz Festival

jazz and heritage festival foundation logo. banner imageDavid Oestreicher, II has been elected to the office of Parliamentarian of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation. He will replace former Chief Judge Michael Bagneris of the Civil District Court for Orleans Parish.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation owns the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

The Foundation’s mission is: “To promote, preserve, perpetuate and encourage the music, arts, culture and heritage of communities in Louisiana through festivals, programs and other cultural, educational, civic and economic activities.”

Learn more at jazzandheritage.org

Oestreicher wins a jury verdict in suit against City of New Orleans

New Orleans lawyer David W. Oestreicher, II won a jury verdict in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for the case Young v. City of New Orleans. The action was brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 for the alleged use of excessive physical force by members of the New Orleans Police Department. To…

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Court awards nearly $470,000 to woman in suit against Entergy New Orleans

A judge has ordered Entergy New Orleans to pay nearly $470,000 to a woman who tripped over a piece of plywood that utility crews left in place over a section of sidewalk in the French Quarter, covering work to repair a gas line. Laura Garner injured her shoulder and arm in the accident, which occurred as she…

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Oestreicher helps motorist win suit against state for faulty stoplight

A Jefferson Parish, La., jury agreed with a woman who claimed a malfunctioning signal light led to her 2001 traffic accident. Debra A. Warden, of Westwego, won a $1.5 million judgment against the state of Louisiana. New Orleans lawyer David W. Oestreicher, II represented Warden in the case. She sought compensation for pain and suffering,…

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