Recreating Abbey Road Crossing: Oestreicher family poses on famous London Street

abbey road photo david oestreicher from new orleansLONDON, England — Aidan, Tiffany and David Oestreicher posed for a recreation of the Beatles album cover in London on Abbey Road. Says David, to get to the location, get off at the St. John’s Wood tube station, and walk a few blocks.

The Oestreicher’s daughter, Bibi, was supposed to be Ringo, but traffic was heavy that day, and she declined.

The Abbey Road crossing, near Grove End Road, was made famous in a photograph made 43 years ago this month.

Photographer Lain McMillian spent about ten minutes photographing the Beatles for their album of the same name.

The Beatles recoded the album at the studio on the now famous street. It’s become a destination for fans of the band, and on any given day, in almost any type of weather, hordes of fans can be seen risking life and limb and holding up traffic to recreate the scene.

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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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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Jazz Fest retains Local Charm and Caps Off a Profitable Decade since 2004

After the 2004 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival lost money, there was talk of slashing the next year’s budget. But longtime Fest producer Quint Davis’ new partners at AEG Live advocated for the opposite strategy. They said you can’t cut your way out of this. “This” refers to financial straits Jazz Fest found itself in, and…

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