Jeff Struckhoff recently prevailed on summary judgment in an insurance coverage claim. Plaintiff was an antique dealer who was injured during an exhibition with other dealers. She sued the organizer and its commercial general liability insurer for personal injuries. On Motion for Summary Judgment, the insurer argued that plaintiff was a “participant” in the antiquesRead More
The Best Lawyers in America recognizes Kevin Marks for Admiralty and Maritime Law, and Jerry Melchiode was listed for Construction Law. Jerry has been recognized for this distinction since 2016, and Kevin has been recognized since 2018. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, with a methodology designed to accurately capture theRead More
Jerry Melchiode and James Reeves prevail in an arbitration on a breach of contract action for a roofing client seeking overhead and profit due to a termination for convenience. The matter was arbitrated through the AAA. The award was confirmed by the district court after defeating a challenge to the award alleging errors of lawRead More
Affirmation by the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal puts an end to a defamation suit filed in December 10, 2002. MMK successfully defended against the plaintiff/appellant—a highly compensated executive with a large health care provider—who sought $10,000,000 in damages, claiming his reputation was permanently ruined by the defamatory statements made by the defendants. MMK’sRead More
The Claims and Litigation Management lliance (CLM) announced Melchiode Marks King LLC as sponsor for the 2017 CLM Annual Conference in Nashville on March 29-31, 2017. Approximately 2,000 claims professionals and outside counsel are expected to attend the largest insurance claims conference in the country. In addition to the plentiful networking opportunities, there will beRead More
Olivia who is also licensed in Louisiana and Georgia was sworn in to the Mississippi Bar on April 27, 2017 in Jackson, Mississippi. Congratulations, Liv!
MMK welcomes aboard Jeff Struckhoff. Jeff has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, and routinely defends clients in the areas of property and construction law, insurance coverage, bad faith, transportation, product liability, professional liability, commercial litigation, and environmental/toxic tort liability. Jeff has been recognized as a top rated construction litigationRead More
MMK’s gift and donation to the Second Harvest Food Bank assisted with providing 3,000 meals to families throughout South Louisiana during the 2016 holiday season.
Congratulations to Scott Huete, Richard E. King, Kevin Marks, Jerry Melchiode, Renee Melchiode, and James J. Reeves II for being named as among New Orleans’ “Top Lawyers” by New Orleans Magazine. 2016 Top Laywers
Jerry Melchiode and Rich King named Super Lawyers for 2017. J.J. Reeves and Scott Huete named 2017 Rising Stars.
Melchiode Marks King LLC enthusiastically welcomes Edward “Drew” Voelker to its growing firm and team.
MMK was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best law firms for Construction Litigation.
In a case of first impression, the Southern District of Mississippi granted summary judgment on the duty to defend and indemnify under the Total Pollution Exclusion in a Declaratory Judgment Action, Colony Insurance Company v. Jatinder Singh et al. (See S.D. Miss. 3:15-cv-00925-DPJ-FKB Document 39).
MMK attorneys, Richard E. King and Olivia Y. Truong, defended their client, a worldwide roofing manufacturer, against defective product and manufacturer’s limited warranty claims.
By mmkadmin on 08/15/2016 Mr. Richard E. King, managing member of Melchiode Marks King LLC, will be teaching at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) 2016 Claims College in the Schools of Casualty Claims and Professional Lines. The 2016 Claims College will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, September 7-10, 2016.
Rich King, Managing Member of Melchiode Marks King LLC, will speak at the 2016 CLM Annual Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Florida on April 6-8, 2016.