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

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 selected to Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for the Top Trial Lawyers in America

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce that David W. Oestreicher, II has been certified as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Oestreicher is presently a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited…

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Oestreicher wins settlement, and cookie name crumbles

A federal judge signed a lawsuit settlement in which a Los Angeles woman will retain the sole rights to her brand of cookie confections. New Orleans lawyer, David W. Oestreicher, II, filed the suit on behalf of Phyllis Hoffman, who operated a mail order cookie business in New Orleans, where she also delivered to homes…

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