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2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

It was a whirlwind two weekends of music, food, and culture at the 2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Jeff Martinez announced roughly 500,000 fans attended the festival, the second highest attendance figure on record in the Festival’s 53-year long history. This year, Morris Bart was proud to once again sponsor the Gospel Tent …

New Orleans Sista Strut 2024

New Orleans Sista Strut 2024

The crowds at the 2024 Sista Strut in New Orleans were bigger than ever, with clear blue skies and sunlight bouncing off a sea of pink wigs. This year, employees from Morris Bart arrived at City Park at 7:00 a.m. to begin setting up tents and filling up swag bags with the other sponsors and …

Hallelujah Praise Party – 2024

Hallelujah Praise Party – 2024

Morris Bart, LLC was excited to sponsor iHeart Media’s Hallelujah Praise Party live in concert on January 26, 2024. This celebration of faith and music was held at Household of Faith Family Worship in New Orleans East where the evening was ushered in by the host’s very own, Pastor Barriere. Singing Lisa was the first …

Emily Meyer Wins 2023 Community Service Scholarship

Emily Meyer Wins 2023 Community Service Scholarship

Morris Bart, LLC, is excited to announce that this year’s winner of our 2023 Community Service Scholarship is Emily Meyer. Emily has been awarded $2,500 which she plans to use to advance her education at Quinnipiac University. This year, there were over 1,000 applicants, each of whom submitted an essay on the topic: “What is …

French Quarter Fest 2023

French Quarter Fest 2023

French Quarter Fest is back! Starting April 13 – 16, New Orleanians and visitors can explore a French Quarter filled to the brim with live music. Morris Bart has been a sponsor of this festival in one form or another since 2016, and this year we’re excited to be musician sponsors for: Lynn Drury, performing …

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2023

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2023

Jazz Fest 2023 may have ended, but if you did it right, you’re probably still hearing the vibrant tones of the festival ringing in your ears. Even with a dash of bad weather and no crawfish bread, this year’s festival brought in huge crowds. Among them were the friends and family of performing local church …

Red Cross “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life”

Red Cross “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life”

Morris Bart employees closed out January by volunteering for the Louisiana Red Cross. With the sun rising in the rearview mirror, nine employees drove to Kenner on Saturday, January 29 to participate in their “Sound the alarm, save a life” program. “Home fires claim seven lives every day, but having working smoke alarms can cut …

Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center Grand Opening

Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center Grand Opening

Today, October 7, 2022, marks the grand opening celebration of the new Gayle and Tom Benson Food and Nutrition Center at Second Harvest Food Bank. With this event, Morris Bart, along with his wife, Cathy, were pleased to announce the opening of the Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center which will be a permanent feature …

New Morris Bart Gallery

New Morris Bart Gallery

Monday, September 19th, 2022, saw the dedication ceremony of the new The Joy and Boysie Bollinger Performing Arts Building at the Isidore Newman School. With this event, Cathy and Morris Bart were pleased to announce the Bart Gallery which is located inside the building.  The gallery will feature student artwork alongside the school’s permanent collection …

Second Harvest’s New Volunteer Facility

Second Harvest’s New Volunteer Facility

As part of their ongoing commitment to their community, Morris and Cathy Bart have donated $1 million dollars to the Second Harvest Food Bank, a cornerstone piece of Second Harvest’s ongoing capital campaign to renovate its facilities. Second Harvest currently serves over 30 million meals a year, but the organization hopes to more than double …

Aaliyah Young Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Aaliyah Young Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Morris Bart, LLC, is thrilled to announce that Aaliyah Young has won the firm’s 2023 Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship. The firm is set to award Young $2,500, which she can use to advance her education at Arizona State University (ASU). Morris Bart, LLC encourages students applying for the Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship to think critically about the …

Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway

Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway

At Morris Bart, we believe every child should have a gift to be excited about during the holiday season. That is why the Morris Bart law firm proudly works in partnership with iHeart Media to sponsor an annual toy giveaway. This year, due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19, the December Toy Giveaway was …

New Orleans Sista Strut 2021

New Orleans Sista Strut 2021

Sista Strut is a national walk to heighten breast cancer awareness in women of color. African American women are more likely to be diagnosed with larger tumors and have a higher death rate from breast cancer in comparison to Caucasian women. Through awareness, we can increase these survival rates by promoting early detection. Early detection …

Jessie Morgan Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Jessie Morgan Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Messiah University student Jessie Morgan has won the Morris Bart Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship, an award worth $2,500. The scholarship required applicants to create a short PSA about the dangers of distracted driving. Morgan’s entry featured a humorous montage of her performing tasks in her car that are obviously unsuited to vehicles. For example, fed her …

Meet Na’Lani Zeno and Brooke Butler, Recipients of the 2020 Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship

Meet Na’Lani Zeno and Brooke Butler, Recipients of the 2020 Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship

Morris Bart, LLC is proud to announce that this year, two students will receive the Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship.  For the first time since we established this national scholarship, two of the entrants were so strong that we decided to award each of them the $2,500 scholarship. Congratulations to Na’Lani Zeno and Brooke …

2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

It was a whirlwind two weekends of music, food, and culture at the 2024 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Jeff Martinez announced roughly 500,000 fans attended the festival, the second highest attendance figure on record in the Festival’s 53-year long history. This year, Morris Bart was proud to once again sponsor the Gospel Tent …

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Accident Statistics 2017-2023, FAQs, Facts, and Safety Tips

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Accident Statistics 2017-2023, FAQs, Facts, and Safety Tips

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway stretches 24 miles from Metairie to Mandeville, Louisiana, and is one of the two longest continuous bridges in the world. The bridge, which opened in 1956, has undergone a series of upgrades capped off by a $100 million safety upgrade which was completed in the second half of 2020. The most …

New Orleans Sista Strut 2024

New Orleans Sista Strut 2024

The crowds at the 2024 Sista Strut in New Orleans were bigger than ever, with clear blue skies and sunlight bouncing off a sea of pink wigs. This year, employees from Morris Bart arrived at City Park at 7:00 a.m. to begin setting up tents and filling up swag bags with the other sponsors and …

Hallelujah Praise Party – 2024

Hallelujah Praise Party – 2024

Morris Bart, LLC was excited to sponsor iHeart Media’s Hallelujah Praise Party live in concert on January 26, 2024. This celebration of faith and music was held at Household of Faith Family Worship in New Orleans East where the evening was ushered in by the host’s very own, Pastor Barriere. Singing Lisa was the first …

How to Recover Compensation From an Accident With an Uninsured Driver   

How to Recover Compensation From an Accident With an Uninsured Driver  

Car insurance coverage is required in all 50 states. In spite of this, thousands of motorists drive without insurance every day. If you get involved in a car accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, you can still seek financial compensation despite not having the other driver’s insurance coverage as an option. You may need …

[Analysis] Hazardous Material Crash Statistics

[Analysis] Hazardous Material Crash Statistics

On a low-visibility Monday morning in late October, nearly 170 vehicles were involved in a series of car crashes while crossing Lake Maurepas on Interstate 55 in St. John the Baptist Parish that killed seven people and injured 63. One of the vehicles was a tanker truck carrying what state troopers described as a “hazardous …

2022 Louisiana Car Accident Statistics

2022 Louisiana Car Accident Statistics

Every year, thousands of victims die in what is a top cause of unintentional injury death in the United States: motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, the rates of car accident injuries and deaths are increasing in most states – not decreasing. In recent years, Louisiana set a new statewide record for its number of deaths in …

2022 Mississippi Car Accident Statistics

2022 Mississippi Car Accident Statistics

Getting involved in a car accident in Mississippi is more likely a question of when, not if. According to the most recent crash statistics available, Mississippi recorded the highest fatality rate of car accident deaths per 100,000 population in all of the United States. This included one of the highest numbers of teen car accident …

New Camp Lejeune Elective Option Settlement Information

New Camp Lejeune Elective Option Settlement Information

Veterans and others exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune looking to resolve their claims under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) of 2022 are in luck! The Justice Department and the Department of the Navy (DON) recently announced a tiered settlement program to expedite the resolution of numerous claims. The voluntary process for Camp …

How Do People Die on U.S. Roads?  An Analysis of Fatal Crash Data

How Do People Die on U.S. Roads? An Analysis of Fatal Crash Data

In 2021, nearly 43,000 people were killed in traffic collisions in the United States. This represents a 10.5 percent increase over 2020 and the most traffic deaths in a single year since 2005. While it’s clear that U.S. roads have become increasingly more deadly in recent years, what circumstances lead to fatal crashes? Are there …

Emily Meyer Wins 2023 Community Service Scholarship

Emily Meyer Wins 2023 Community Service Scholarship

Morris Bart, LLC, is excited to announce that this year’s winner of our 2023 Community Service Scholarship is Emily Meyer. Emily has been awarded $2,500 which she plans to use to advance her education at Quinnipiac University. This year, there were over 1,000 applicants, each of whom submitted an essay on the topic: “What is …

Gulf Coast Tree Law

Gulf Coast Tree Law

Everything You Wanted To Know About Tree Law Until recently, if someone mentioned they had a tree law issue, most people would assume they were talking about the classic dispute between two neighbors over a tree that extends onto both properties. But after a teen was significantly injured when an oak branch fell on top …

War and Peace or Litigation and Compromise – July 13th – Continuing Legal Education

War and Peace or Litigation and Compromise – July 13th – Continuing Legal Education

Morris Bart, LLC is proud to present a continuing legal education course on mediation and arbitration. The presentation will focus on dealing civilly with one another in the context of an adversarial system. REGISTRATION REQUIRED This course is complimentary and qualifies for one hour of approved continuing education credit by the Louisiana Bar Association.   …

How Weather Conditions Affect Your Car Accident Case

How Weather Conditions Affect Your Car Accident Case

Many weather conditions can contribute to car crashes. However, drivers still have a responsibility to avoid collisions when possible. To this end, most crashes occur because of one driver’s carelessness or recklessness, even if the current weather conditions play a role. If you have concerns about how weather conditions affect your car accident case, you …

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2023

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2023

Jazz Fest 2023 may have ended, but if you did it right, you’re probably still hearing the vibrant tones of the festival ringing in your ears. Even with a dash of bad weather and no crawfish bread, this year’s festival brought in huge crowds. Among them were the friends and family of performing local church …

French Quarter Fest 2023

French Quarter Fest 2023

French Quarter Fest is back! Starting April 13 – 16, New Orleanians and visitors can explore a French Quarter filled to the brim with live music. Morris Bart has been a sponsor of this festival in one form or another since 2016, and this year we’re excited to be musician sponsors for: Lynn Drury, performing …

Thinking Outside the Box: Why Morris Bart Lawyers Are Volunteering for The District Attorney

Thinking Outside the Box: Why Morris Bart Lawyers Are Volunteering for The District Attorney

“I love our city and I am raising children here, so I find the recent increase in violent criminal activity to be particularly disturbing,” says Morris Bart attorney, Darryl Dungan. “When I heard of our law firm’s assistance to the District Attorney, I immediately volunteered so that I can, hopefully, be part of the solution.” …

Professionalism – March 30th – Continuing Legal Education

Professionalism – March 30th – Continuing Legal Education

Morris Bart, LLC is proud to present a continuing legal education course on Professionalism. The presentation will focus on diversity and wellness, including mental health and dealing civilly with one another in the context of an adversarial system. This course is complimentary and qualifies for one hour of approved continuing education credit by the Louisiana …

McClenny Moseley & Associates LA Attorney Suspended Indefinitely

McClenny Moseley & Associates LA Attorney Suspended Indefinitely

In the latest sanction against the McClenny Moseley & Associates firm, the Louisiana Supreme court has indefinitely suspended the law license of William Huye, the attorney who manages their New Orleans office. This, of course, is following in the wake of fraud accusations against the firm for their questionable tactics in signing and handling of …

McClenny Moseley & Associates Hurricane Suit Developments

McClenny Moseley & Associates Hurricane Suit Developments

The Houston, Texas based law firm McClenny Moseley & Associates has been featured in news stories and facing legal sanctions after claims of fraudulent activity and deceptive business practices have surfaced in the wake of Hurricanes Ida and Laura. Insurance carriers and attorneys began to take notice of the questionable business practices after duplicate lawsuits …

Mardi Gras in New Orleans: How to Make Friends and Avoid Enemies

Mardi Gras in New Orleans: How to Make Friends and Avoid Enemies

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a season unlike any other. Beaded costumes are appropriate on some weekdays, masks aside from N95s are encouraged, and there’s a sense of celebration in the air that can’t be denied. This city-wide good mood usually leads to fantastic parties and new friends, but things can go awry just …

Aaliyah Young Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Aaliyah Young Wins Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

Morris Bart, LLC, is thrilled to announce that Aaliyah Young has won the firm’s 2023 Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship. The firm is set to award Young $2,500, which she can use to advance her education at Arizona State University (ASU). Morris Bart, LLC encourages students applying for the Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship to think critically about the …

Red Cross “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life”

Red Cross “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life”

Morris Bart employees closed out January by volunteering for the Louisiana Red Cross. With the sun rising in the rearview mirror, nine employees drove to Kenner on Saturday, January 29 to participate in their “Sound the alarm, save a life” program. “Home fires claim seven lives every day, but having working smoke alarms can cut …

Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center Grand Opening

Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center Grand Opening

Today, October 7, 2022, marks the grand opening celebration of the new Gayle and Tom Benson Food and Nutrition Center at Second Harvest Food Bank. With this event, Morris Bart, along with his wife, Cathy, were pleased to announce the opening of the Cathy and Morris Bart Volunteer Center which will be a permanent feature …

Determining Fault After a Left-Turn Car Accident in Louisiana

Determining Fault After a Left-Turn Car Accident in Louisiana

Establishing fault is a significant factor in determining whether you get compensation for your injuries. Unfortunately, left-turn car accidents are common. However, these accidents are preventable in most cases. As a victim of a left-turn car accident, you need to have the proper evidence to make a compelling case that someone else’s careless actions caused …

Top Causes of Car Accidents in Birmingham, AL

Top Causes of Car Accidents in Birmingham, AL

Car accident injuries can happen to anyone at any time. There are many crashes—from minor fender benders to fatal accidents — in Birmingham, Alabama every day. Knowing the top causes of car accidents in Birmingham, AL and nearby areas can help you understand who may be at fault, your rights as a victim, and what …

Alabama Personal Injury Lawsuit Guide

Alabama Personal Injury Lawsuit Guide

When someone suffers injuries in Alabama, they may be able to use the state legal system to get justice. This usually comes in the form of compensation for their injuries, bills, missed income, and other physical and financial losses. Financial recovery may be possible through a negotiated insurance settlement or relief ordered by the civil …

Alabama Car Accident Lawsuit Guide

Alabama Car Accident Lawsuit Guide

When a careless or reckless driver causes an Alabama car accident, the state’s tort laws allow victims to recover compensation for their related losses. This is done through the state’s civil court system if it cannot be accomplished through an insurance claim and settled outside of court. Victims can hire a personal injury law firm …

New Morris Bart Gallery

New Morris Bart Gallery

Monday, September 19th, 2022, saw the dedication ceremony of the new The Joy and Boysie Bollinger Performing Arts Building at the Isidore Newman School. With this event, Cathy and Morris Bart were pleased to announce the Bart Gallery which is located inside the building.  The gallery will feature student artwork alongside the school’s permanent collection …

Birmingham Personal Injury Lawsuit Guide

Birmingham Personal Injury Lawsuit Guide

If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a negligence accident in Birmingham or a nearby area, a lawyer from our personal injury law firm may be able to help you recover compensation. We may be able to pursue damages for you that include money for related medical bills, missed paychecks, property damages, future …