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With the uncertainties surrounding the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Deutsch Kerrigan faces the same obstacles as many of you, and we continue to adapt to those emerging challenges as we remain open and operating at full strength to serve your needs. In this troubling environment, your DK legal team is ready to assist clients. Our COVID-19 resources provide continuously updated insights and resources on areas of law we feel will be affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 16, 2020

Deutsch Kerrigan's Response to COVID-19 and Our Continued Commitment to Client Service

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Insights

  • Apr 3, 2020

    Legislation and Litigation Over Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Continue to be a Hot Topic

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  • Mar 31, 2020

    Gulfport, MS Mayor Issues "Safer At Home" Order Issued

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  • Mar 30, 2020

    Construction Industry: Guidance on Responding to COVID-19

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  • Mar 30, 2020

    Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Suspends Cancellation and Non-Renewal of Louisianans’ Insurance Policies

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  • Mar 30, 2020

    Texas Governor Imposes Roadway Screening and Mandatory Self-Quarantine at the Border of Texas and Louisiana

    As the COVID-19 epidemic progresses, Texas Governor Greg Abbott imposed additional, more stringent travel restrictions between Texas and Louisiana.

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  • Mar 26, 2020

    Tips on Working Remotely

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  • Mar 25, 2020

    City of New Orleans Memo Providing Guidance on the Construction Industry

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  • Mar 25, 2020

    2 Trillion Dollar Financial Relief Package Draft Sent to the House

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  • Mar 24, 2020

    Governor Edwards Issues a "stay-at-home" order for the State of Louisiana

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  • Mar 24, 2020

    Mississippi Remains Open, but Residents and Visitors are Advised to Proceed With Caution

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  • Mar 24, 2020

    First COVID-19 Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana

    The first lawsuit pertaining to business interruption claims and interpretation under insurance policies for same has been filed in the Civil District for the Parish of Orleans.

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  • Mar 23, 2020

    Federal Income Tax Deadline Extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020

    The Department of Revenue will not apply any penalties or interests during the 90 day automatic extension.

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  • Mar 23, 2020

    HIPPA Privacy Rules Waived and Relaxed

    Multiple government agencies have announced they will waive certain HIPPA noncompliance penalties to permit a faster exchange of patients’ protected health information during the pandemic.

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  • Mar 22, 2020

    Construction is an Essential Service

    The City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana have issued notices identifying construction as an essential service and expects projects to continue during this time.

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  • Mar 21, 2020

    Mayor of New Orleans Suspends Administrative Deadlines

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  • Mar 21, 2020

    Coronavirus Federal 2019 Income Tax Payment and Filing - 90 Day Deferral

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  • Mar 20, 2020

    Louisiana Court Closures & Deadline Suspensions: Lawyers Must Remain Diligent

    Pursuant to Governor Edward’s Proclamation, all deadlines in legal proceedings in all Louisiana State courts, administrative agencies and boards are suspended until April 13, 2020.

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  • Mar 19, 2020

    LDEQ Emergency Order

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  • Mar 18, 2020

    Family First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201 (“FFCRA”)

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  • Mar 18, 2020

    Coronavirus Federal 2020 Q1 Estimated Tax Payments for Partnerships and Sole Proprietorships – 90 Day Deferral

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  • Mar 17, 2020

    Prescription & Peremption Periods Suspended

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  • Kelly Theard construction law attorney

    Kelly E. Theard

    Kelly Theard is a construction lawyer defending clients in construction defect, design and professional liability, and third-party injury claims. She also handles general liability matters for local restaurants and department stores. Ms. Theard currently serves as the firm's Managing Partner as well as Head of the Construction Practice Group.

    504 593 0667 - ktheard@deutschkerrigan.com

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  • Sean Mount litigation attorney

    Sean P. Mount

    With a special interest in defense litigation, Sean Mount enjoys addressing client problems and crafting a solution that is best suitable for their business. He defends corporate clients and insurance companies in a variety of litigation claims that can arise as a result of today’s competitive legal environment.

    504 593 0653 - smount@deutschkerrigan.com

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  • Melissa Lessell professional liability attorney

    Melissa M. Lessell

    Melissa Lessell partners with her clients faced with professional liability and complex commercial litigation matters. She helps professionals navigate through disciplinary actions, ethics investigations, malpractice, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty claims and lawsuits.

    504 593 0689 - mlessell@deutschkerrigan.com

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  • Raymond Lewis litigation attorney

    Raymond C. Lewis

    Raymond C. Lewis knows that an attorney with courtroom experience is a valuable asset to a client and has developed the skills necessary to get through the unexpected hurdles of a courtroom.

    504 593 0697 - rlewis@deutschkerrigan.com

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