The Monson Law Firm: Counselors With a Kick

In the Southern United States, bland just doesn’t cut it.
At The Monson Law Firm, we have the feel for the flavor of the Gulf South. We know how to season a case to get the best result for you and we are always willing to kick it up a notch. If you are in need of an insurance defense firm where the spice is right, call The Monson Law Firm today.


The Monson Law Firm: New Orleans Insurance Defense Attorneys

The Monson Law Firm: New Orleans Insurance Defense Attorneys

The Monson Law Firm Obtains Voluntary Dismissal With No Payment

The Monson Law Firm attorney Lindsay Frenkel Lobello recently obtained a voluntary dismissal on behalf of Lloyd’s Underwriters in the case of “Danny Daniel, v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London”, pending in the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 2018-3899.   In this case, Mr. Daniel filed suit seeking additional funds under a […]

Temporary Restraining Order Issued Against Nader “Anthony” Odeh Under Louisiana Protection from Stalking Act

On August 1, 2018, Erika Luening filed for and obtained a Temporary Restraining Order against Nader “Anthony” Odeh pursuant to La. R.S. 46:2171 et seq., otherwise known as the Louisiana Protection from Stalking Act. Luening operates a business at 4409 Zenith Street, directly next door to the office of Claims Consulting & Contracting at 4405 […]

The Monson Law Firm Excludes Nader “Anthony” Odeh as Witness

In the case of “Americas Insurance Company v. Billie J. Haynes, et al”, the Honorable Jay Zainey issued an order excluding both Nader “Anthony” Odeh and Maria Odeh as witnesses for the claimants. The Monson Law Firm requested the depositions of the Odehs, who were identified by claimants in discovery as their witnesses. The Monson […]

The Monson Law Firm Wins Summary Judgment in Slip and Fall Case

Attorney Sarah Barro recently won a Motion for Summary Judgment in the case of “Angel Ellis v. Vintage Square, Inc. d/b/a Arcade Theater, et al.” in the 22nd Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Tammany. Plaintiff alleged that she tripped and fell down stairs at a wedding venue due to a loose bannister. […]

The Monson Law Firm Wins Motion for Summary Judgment in Slip-and-Fall Case

Attorney Kevin Riché won a Motion for Summary Judgment in the case of “Edwina Waterhouse, et al. v. Jade, Inc. d/b/a Banks Meat Market and Atain Specialty Insurance Company” in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell on a wet concrete surface outside the defendant’s business. […]

The Monson Law Firm Congratulates ICT Scholarship Recipients

The Monson Law Firm extends its hearty congratulations to the recipients of the Insurance Council of Texas scholarships. This year, over twenty students were awarded scholarships. Best wishes to Alida Bakouan from the University of Houston Downtown, who gave an inspiring speech that left many insurance professionals with misty eyes. Alida shared her journey from […]

The Monson Law Firm attends Insurance Council of Texas Symposium

Matthew Monson of The Monson Law Firm will be in attendance meeting with clients and friends at the Insurance Council of Texas/AFACT 26th Annual Property & Casualty Insurance Symposium in Austin, Texas this week. We look forward to hearing from new Texas Insurance Commissioner, Kent Sullivan, as well as learning the latest on economic and […]

Happy Independence Day from The Monson Law Firm!

It is rather for us, the living, we here be dedicated to the great task remaining before us that, from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave the last full measure of devotion that we here highly resolve these dead shall not have died in vain; that […]

The Louisiana Department of Insurance Issues Advisory Letter

The Louisiana Department of Insurance issued Advisory Letter 2018-01 regarding the interpretation of a named storm or hurricane deductible in Louisiana. Essentially, the named storm or hurricane deductible should only be applied once during a calendar year. If an insured incurs more than one named storm or hurricane loss, the insurer may only apply the […]

The Monson Law Firm wins Coverage Motion for Summary Judgment

The Monson Law Firm attorneys Sarah Barro and Blake Lusk recently teamed to deliver a victorious coverage Motion for Summary Judgment. In the case of “Dagoberto Antonio Avila vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al”, plaintiff, a sushi delivery driver sued Atain Specialty Insurance Company and his employer, Tokyo Sushi, after he was […]

The Monson Law Firm Attends IICF Women’s Conference

Look for The Monson Law Firm attorney Matthew Monson in Dallas tomorrow for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Women in Insurance Series. Susan Monson, Matthew Monson’s mother, was an insurance executive and her love and support was instrumental in the formation of the firm. Did you know that more than half of the attorneys at […]

The Monson Law Firm Welcomes Ron Hornback

The Monson Law Firm is please to announce that attorney Ron Hornback has joined our Houston office. From our Houston office, Ron focuses on first-party and third-party defense and handles defense of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. Ron has jury trial and arbitration experience and has been recognized as a Rising Star for 2018 […]

The Monson Law Firm Defeats Motion to Vacate Appraisal Award

The Monson Law firm attorney Kevin Riche recently defeated plaintiff’s challenge to an appraisal award. In “Leticia Wells v. Southern Fidelity Insurance Company (SFIC)”, presently pending in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Plaintiff challenged the appraisal award, arguing (1) The outcome of the appraisal is not binding; (2) Southern Fidelity’s […]

The Monson Law Firm Attends National Flood Conference

The Monson Law Firm attorney Matthew Monson is attending the National Flood Conference this week in Washington, D.C. The National Flood Conference is the major annual gathering of all the partners in the National Flood Insurance Program and is intended to motivate and educate audiences about the importance of floodplain management and the benefits of […]

The Monson Law Firm Speaks at Louisiana Claims Association

Please join The Monson Law Firm attorney Lauren Baudot tomorrow morning at the Louisiana Claims Association conference for her talk on Fraud Fighting Policy Provisions. As the premier claims association in Louisiana, the Louisiana Claims Association is dedicated to promoting the highest ethical and professional claims handling standards in the insurance industry through leadership in […]

The Monson Law Firm is at FIFEC!

The Monson Law Firm is Exhibiting at the Florida Insurance Fraud Education Conference (FIFEC) this week. Come see us at Booth 8! For the past 26 years, FIFEC has offered continuous annual training seminars for DIF and SIU investigators, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, insurance carrier adjusters and management, insurance defense attorneys and others in the […]

The Monson Law Firm Excludes Public Adjuster as Appraiser

The Monson Law Firm successfully excluded a public adjuster from serving as an appraiser.  In the case of “Americas Insurance Company v. Vance”, the insured presented an estimate from a public adjuster that clearly established a dispute as to the amount of the loss.  Based on this, both Americas and the insured agreed to go […]

The Monson Law Firm Wins Coverage Motion for Summary Judgment

Attorney Lauren Baudot recently won a summary judgment motion on behalf of Americas Insurance Company (“Americas”) in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans.  In the matter entitled “Americas Insurance Company vs. Living Nola Investments, LLC,” defendant made claim for damages after its home was damaged by a fire allegedly caused by the […]