HR&T represents a variety of businesses, government entities, and individual clients in a wide range of matters.

Our practice groups work in cross-border teams that match our talent and resources to our clients’ needs.

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    At HR&T, our maritime, admiralty, and boating accident attorneys have been representing injured seamen and maritime workers throughout Louisiana and the Gulf Coast for more than 20 years. Our personal injury lawyers handle claims on behalf of injured longshoreman, harbor workers, oil rig workers, and shipyard workers.

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    HR&T lawyers have represented companies in various business disputes, including contract disputes, fiduciary duty claims, trade secret claims, partnership disputes and claims for equity, unfair trade practice claims, and employee discrimination disputes.

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    HR&T attorneys understand that class actions can pose a significant threat to a company’s survival. Our broad experience in multiple areas of legal practice allow us to narrow the issues in complex litigation and proceed with the strategy that best serves the client’s needs. We are experienced in handling multi-jurisdiction cases, appearing before MDL panels and simultaneously defending related lawsuits in multiple venues.

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    We have extensive experience representing owners, contractors, construction managers, developers, design professionals, lenders, insurance and bonding companies, suppliers and sureties in all aspects of the construction process, including bidding and document preparation, contract negotiation and formation, contract performance, financing and warranty issues, OSHA compliance and guidance, mechanics’ and materialmen liens, green construction and litigation and dispute resolution of claims.

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    HR&T attorneys understand that turbulent financial times call for a voice of calm and reason.

    Our attorneys have counseled creditors extensively with respect to state and federal debt collection and credit reporting regulations. Further, we have substantial litigation experience with open account claims and other collection matters.

    Particular areas of expertise include:

    State and federal laws related to fair debt and credit reporting
    FINRA Arbitration
    Fair Debt and Fair Credit Practices
    ERISA Claims

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    Employers, whether large or small, face an ever-growing web of workplace regulation and potential entanglements with employees. HR&T has represented corporate employers in the defense of discrimination matters including the Civil Rights Act, Title VII, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    HR&T’s notable representation includes a multi-district lawsuit involving a large corporation with respect to its H-2B temporary work visa program.

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    Whether advising an oil and gas operator, marine transportation company, offshore supply company, drilling contractor or a barge line, HR&T attorneys are strategically located along the Gulf South to provide legal services for exploration and production, as well as marine transportation, in the Gulf of Mexico and adjoining inland waterways.  We have a wealth of experience in the oil and gas sector providing our clients with successful results.

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    HR&T attorneys understand that turbulent financial times call for a voice of calm and reason.

    Effective defense of environmental toxic tort claims requires a depth of knowledge of environmental statutes and regulations, substantive tort law, and procedural devices.

    HR&T attorneys apply their understanding of environmental statutes and regulations to the history of the site and our understanding of the facts and science relating to the personal injury and/or property damage claims, to develop an effective litigation strategy.

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    HR&T attorneys have a wide array of experience in defending lawsuits related to the healthcare industry including:

    Pharmaceutical Device

    HIPAA Compliance
    *particularly with respect to electronic data
    Consulted by large hospital with respect to the appropriate response to violation of HIPAA resulting from an electronic data breach.

    Medical Malpractice
    Representation includes hospitals, doctors, and nurses.

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    HR&T’s insurance coverage attorneys represent both domestic and international insurers and insured in all issues related to insurance coverage. When bad faith claims and other insurance coverage disputes arise, we advocate aggressively for our clients and have achieved successful results.

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    Due to the increasing complexities and expenses of operating a business, the importance of protecting one’s intellectual property rights have become a critical element of any successful business operation. At HR&T, our intellectual property attorneys’ experience includes both trademark and copyright experience.

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    HR&T attorneys have extensive experience representing medical device manufacturers and over the counter pharmaceutical manufacturers (e.g., respirator design, silicone breast implants, surgical tools, etc).  Our success stems from our ability to understand your organization’s business, products, design, testing, technical, principles and quality control procedures.

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    Effective defense of environmental toxic tort claims requires a depth of knowledge of environmental statutes, regulations, substantive tort law, and procedural devices.  Our attorneys apply their in-depth knowledge to the history of the site. The facts and science relating to the personal injury and/or property damage claims are incorporated to develop an effective litigation strategy.

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    HR&T attorneys have extensive experience in representing defendants and their insurers in the transportation industry. HR&T attorneys represented cargo claimants in railcar matters. We have also represented dozens of trucking firms as well as vessel operators and a variety of aviation professionals, aircraft owners and airports. HR&T has long represented a trucking insurer regarding public liability throughout Louisiana and Mississippi.

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    HR&T attorneys have decades of experience representing employers and their insurance carriers in workers’ compensation legal issues surrounding workplace accidents and occupational diseases, which can be varied, complex, and ever-changing.