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 view a full report of the verdict, please visit OpenJurist.org

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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Oestreicher Named to Patriots Circle at WWII Museum

New Orleans attorney, David Oestreicher, has been named to the Patriots Circle at the National World War II Museum. The Patriots Circle represents a special group of Americans dedicated to preserving the artifacts and personal accounts that serve as examples of teamwork, courage, sacrifice and leadership exemplified by the men and women of the World War II generation….

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Perspectives on the Law: Oestreicher’s Service at NOPD

David Oestreicher was comfortable and well suited in law school at Tulane. He also fit right in while working toward his Master of Laws degree at Harvard, but familiarity breeds complacency, and complacency can cause the mind to atrophy. Students of the law, more so, practicing attorneys need to keep sharp. They need perspective to…

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