Keith Bergeron: Representative Works
Appellate - Waiver of Subrogation
Mr. Bergeron successfully briefed and argued this case before the First Circuit Court of Appeals, State of Louisiana. The court affirmed the granting of summary judgment on the issue of the waiver of subrogation clause contained in the client's AIA contract to perform professional architectural services for the design and construction of an office building in the Parish of St. Tammany, State of Louisiana.
The Gray Insurance Company vs. Old Tyme Builders, et al., 2003-CA-1136 (April 2, 2004)
A property owner adjacent to a drainage canal filed suit for damages caused by canal improvements designed by Mr. Bergeron's client, an engineering company. Judge trial concluded in August 2003.
Wong-Choy vs. Jefferson Parish, et al, Case Number 512-964, Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana.
A driver injured in single car accident on a bridge filed suit for damages caused by unreasonable dangerous conditions on bridge, including slippery metal grating and unprotected light supports. At trial, plaintiffs argued that the client engineering company failed to warn the bridge owner about dangerous conditions not in compliance with then-current roadway design standards. Mr. Bergeron defeated a multi-million dollar award by persuading jurors to assign 90% of the fault to a previously settled party.
Moore, et al. vs. Board of Commissioners for Orleans Parish Levee District, et al., Case Number 2002-19566, Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana.
Mr. Bergeron successfully mediated a workplace bodily injury claims against an engineering client arising out of the renovation work to the Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans to convert it for use as the temporary land based casino for Harrah's New Orleans.