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“The Resident Expert with a Grain of Humility:” Defense Attorney Stephen W. Brooks, Jr. on Life, Law and the State of Workers’ Comp in Louisiana

Stephen W. Brooks, Jr., a partner at New Orleans-based law firm Pugh, Accardo, Haas, Radecker and Carey LLC, smiles broadly in between sentences as he discusses his attitude toward life and his legal career thus far. Much of the positivity is related to his clients: “It’s a privilege to do their work…we don’t approach our clients like, ‘I’m the attorney so the client should do what I say.’”

Analysis in the Aftermath of Judge Cueto’s Ruling in Florida: Where Does Louisiana Stand?

On August 13th, news of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto’s ruling in the landmark Padgett case in Florida broke, and the comp world turned in unison to listen. Louisiana Comp Blog spoke to local attorneys Greg Hubachek of Workers’ Compensation LLC and Bobby Truitt of the Truitt Law Firm to get their take on the case.