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MMK Attorneys Jennifer Simmons, Tiffany Mann Collins and Olivia Truong were successful when their Writ to the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal was granted, reversing the trial court’s Order allowing plaintiff to have a third- party present to record his Independent Medical Examination.

MMK Attorneys Jennifer Simmons, Tiffany Mann Collins and Olivia Truong were successful when the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal granted their Application for Supervisory Writ, reversing the 24th Judicial District Court’s Order allowing the plaintiff to have a third-party present to record his Independent Medical Examination (IME). Representing the driver, his employer and theirRead More

Renee Melchiode and Rich King successfully won a Motion for Summary Judgement before the Honorable Rachel Johnson in Civil District Court which was affirmed by the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Renee Melchiode and Rich King successfully won a Motion for Summary Judgement before the Honorable Rachel Johnson in Civil District Court which was affirmed by the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal. Plaintiff fell while delivering her husband’s lunch at his worksite. Plaintiff allegedly fell into a hole at the container dock measuring 18×38 inchesRead More

Melchiode Marks King is #RINGCertified

Melchiode Marks King is #RINGCertified! Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (“RING”) is a certification program that evaluates an organization’s commitment to embracing and expanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. One of the DEI programs that Melchiode Marks King is most proud of is “Innovative Inclusion.” Melchiode Marks King is proud to introduce its DiversityRead More

Jerry Melchiode and Ben Pri-Tal prevail on summary judgment having all claims dismissed against their client’s surety in a construction dispute.

Jerry Melchiode and Ben Pri-Tal prevail on summary judgment having all claims dismissed against their client’s surety in a construction dispute. The court found that as a conventional bond it was limited to its terms and no cause of action existed against the performance bond surety once the owner accepted the project. Further, per theRead More

Jerry Melchiode and Renee Melchiode prevail on summary judgment in a payment dispute on a disaster recovery project in Florida involving two Louisiana companies.

Jerry Melchiode and Renee Melchiode prevail on summary judgment in a payment dispute on a disaster recovery project in Florida involving two Louisiana companies. The court found that Louisiana law applied and awarded the full amount of the earned contract funds, plus interest from the date of breach. Under Louisiana law on Open Accounts theRead More

Please tune in on January 26th at 1:00 p.m. EST as our very own Richard King & Jennifer Simmons, Esqs. discuss how Covid-19 Judge and Jury Trials may change the way we do business

Please tune in on January 26th at 1:00 p.m. EST as our very own, Richard King & Jennifer Simmons, Esqs. discuss how Covid-19 Judge and Jury Trials may change the way we do business. If interested in joining, please request an invite at scopeland32@gmail.com For More Information visit: Employer Liability Panel

MMK attorneys Jennifer Simmons and Matthew Biggers obtained a summary judgment in favor of an apartment complex owner on a plaintiff’s claims of wrongful death and failure to provide proper safety

MMK attorneys Jennifer Simmons and Matthew Biggers obtained a summary judgment in favor of an apartment complex owner on a plaintiff’s claims of wrongful death and failure to provide proper safety. The claims arose from the shooting death of the plaintiff’s non-tenant family member during the commission of illegal activities by unknown third parties atRead More

MMK attorneys, Jerry Melchiode and Renée Melchiode, obtained a judgment in excess of $1,000,000 in a construction dispute involving a design-build pump project at the NASA Stennis facility.

MMK attorneys, Jerry Melchiode and Renée Melchiode, obtained a judgment in excess of $1,000,000 in a construction dispute involving a design-build pump project at the NASA Stennis facility. Representing the mechanical subcontractor, MMK sued the engineer and material supplier of an industrial pump package based on theories of detrimental reliance and negligence. This was theRead More

MMK Office OPENING in FLORIDA

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce the opening of its Pensacola, Florida office. While only 200 miles from MMK’s main office in downtown New Orleans, Pensacola is truly a gateway to the Sunshine State and provides convenient access to Alabama and Georgia. The office will be led by MMK Member James “J.J.” Reeves.Read More

MMK named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Melchiode Marks King is delighted to again be included in the latest listing by U.S. News & World Report of Louisiana’s “Best Law Firms”.  According to the publication, firms included in the list are ”recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”  As in the past, MMK was recognized in theRead More

Jennifer Simmons to speak at DRI Conference on October 22, 2020

Member, Jennifer Simmons, will be speaking at the DRI’s Annual Meeting on October 22, 2020.  She will be a presenter in the session entitled “Sifting Through the Rubble: Legal and Business Considerations for Effectively Navigating a Catastrophic Structural Collapse.” This year, DRI will hold its 24th Annual Meeting as its first Virtual Annual Meeting onRead More

Congratulations to our Top Attorneys for 2019 as selected by New Orleans Magazine

In its November issue, New Orleans Magazine has recognized five MMK lawyers in its annual announcement of the city’s “Top Attorneys”. The lawyers receiving this honor were identified by their peers as being leading practitioners in various areas of practice. Jerry Melchiode was recognized for Construction Law; Richard King for Insurance Law; Kevin Marks forRead More

Jerry Melchiode to speak at “Trips, Slips & Major Mishaps: Personal Injury 2018” CLE on September 7, 2018

MMK’s Jerry Melchiode will speak at “Trips, Slips & Major Mishaps: Personal Injury 2018,” which is a CLE seminar co-sponsored by the LSBA Civil Law & Litigation Section.  The CLE will be held at Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel, at 800 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 7, 2018. About the CLE: Every tortRead More