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, lost wages and medical expenses. According to court documents, the jury found the state 100 percent at fault in the case.

Warden was in a two-car crash at an intersection when she collided with another vehicle traveling north.

Oestreicher, says the accident occurred because the traffic signal at the intersection was green for both drivers.

Oestreichers Donate Historic Capa Photo to WWII Museum

“Dodging enemy fire, an American Doughboy advances on the double past the outskirts of embattled Cherbourg.” So reads, the caption, typed on back the original print of a historic photo made by Robert Capa just three weeks after the D-Day landing at Normandy in June, 1944. The caption says, “Isolated German units are still fighting furiously…

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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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David Oestreicher gives lecture for the Louisiana Bar Association on Medicare Set Aside

New Orleans lawyer David Oestreicher gave a lecture before the Louisiana State Bar Association on, Aug. 17, 2012. The lecture was part of a professional, continuing education series. Oestreicher’s lecture focused on Medicare Set Asides. For more information, please visit lsba.org

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