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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Case against ambulance manufacturer spurs investigative journalism on WWL-TV

Eyewitness News, Channel 4-WWL-TV in New Orleans launched an investigative report about the safety (or lack thereof) of some of the City’s ambulance fleet following a jury verdict in a trial where New Orleans Lawyer David Oestreicher represented a victim who was injured while on duty as a paramedic for the City of New Orleans…

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Oestreicher wins $1.5 million case against Ambulance Manufacturer

A federal court jury awarded a former New Orleans paramedic more than $1.5 million in damages this week for injuries he sustained while treating a gunshot victim in the back of an ambulance. The jury found the ambulance manufacturer, Medtec Ambulance Corp., knowingly designed a dangerous ambulance bench seat that caused paramedic Ryan Earls’ injuries…

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