December 1, 2016

Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

Four Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2016 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers.

“It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers for outstanding client service,” said Lea […]

November 17, 2016

Bouhan Falligant Attorney Becomes Member of Maritime Law Association

Bouhan Falligant attorney Luke Bradley recently became an associate member of the Maritime Law Association (MLA) of the United States, a national professional organization of lawyers who practice in maritime or admiralty law.

The MLA exists as a venue for maritime lawyers to discuss news and issues in the practice, as a source of […]

Human Factors in Winning Lawsuits

By Lucas D. Bradley, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

Many people assume that the process of managing a lawsuit and trying a case is almost like programming a computer – put in the right evidence and arguments, and a final result will inevitably emerge (and that result will always be right). The reality, unfortunately, […]

Bouhan Falligant Honored with Four First-Tier Rankings in 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ®

Bouhan Falligant was recently recognized by the 2017 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ® with prestigious first-tier rankings in four practice areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants; and Real Estate Law. The final rankings are […]

October 26, 2016

Workers’ Compensation Fraud: What Small Businesses Need to Know

By B.H. Levy, Jr., Bouhan Falligant LLP

Special to Business in Savannah

Six weeks ago, two Lee County residents — including the owner of a local insurance agency — were arrested for conspiring to create multiple fraudulent certificates of insurance. The certificates, which indicate proof of workers’ compensation insurance, were then presented to a Lee County […]

September 25, 2016

Motor Carriers, Commercial Drivers to Potentially Face New Rules Relating to Fatigue & Sleep Disorder

By Dennis Keene, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

According to the National Survey of Long-Haul Truck Driver Health and Injury conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), more than half of commercial truck drivers smoke, 70 percent are considered obese and nearly one-third suffer from sleep apnea.

Someone who has sleep apnea repeatedly starts […]

August 17, 2016

Lobbying on the Local Level: Tips for Small Businesses

By D. Jay Thaw, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, lobbying spending has more than doubled since 1998, going from $1.45 billion to $3.22 billion in 2015. Last year’s top five spenders nationally included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ($84 million), the National Association of Realtors ($37 million), […]

Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2017

Bouhan Falligant is pleased to announce nine of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America. The designation honors those who have been selected by their peers for outstanding achievements in their respective practice areas.

“Being recognized by Best Lawyers in America is an honor not only for […]

Savannah Morning News Covers Newlead Castellano Story

The crew of the Newlead Castellano, a cargo ship that’s been a fixture on the horizon off the coast of Tybee for nearly four months, can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.
The vessel, in port in April to offload a shipment of raw sugar, was seized by U.S. marshals and […]

Newlead Castellano Story Featured on NPR

Since April, the Newlead Castellano has been anchored off the Georgia coast, near Savannah — with a crew on board that couldn’t come ashore.

Now, after several motionless months, the Filipino sailors are close to heading home. The auction of the ship is bringing an end to what Splash247, a maritime news site, called a […]