Rachel Webre - Member - Gieger, Laborde and Laperouse

Contact

New Orleans
(504) 654-1322 direct
(504) 561-1011 fax
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Areas of Practice

Medical Professional Liability
Insurance Defense
Products Liability
Insurance Coverage
Mass Tort

Rachel G. Webre

Member

Rachel G. Webre is a native of New Orleans and has been practicing law since 2000.  She is licensed to practice before Louisiana state courts and is also admitted to practice in all Louisiana federal district courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Rachel has nearly 20 years of experience defending clients in medical professional liability, products liability, personal injury, insurance coverage and premises liability litigation before state and federal courts and in mediation proceedings throughout Louisiana.  Rachel has defended individuals, companies and insurance carriers in cases involving personal injury and wrongful death and has handled multiple cases involving claims for punitive damages.  Rachel routinely defends her clients against claims involving catastrophic injury and has been successful in minimizing her clients’ exposure in these types of cases.  Rachel has also handled a wide variety of insurance coverage issues in the interpretation of commercial general liability, health care general and professional liability and automobile liability policies.

Representative Cases

The following cases are representative of the types of cases regularly handled by Rachel:

  • Rucker v. Ascension Parish, et al., Ascension Parish, Louisiana.  Defended Ascension Parish in a wrongful death claim involving allegations that the Parish’s failure to maintain roadway shoulders and failure to warn of dangerous conditions resulted in a fatal crash. Obtained verdict for defense.
  • Perry v. Yellowjacket Oilfield Services, LLC, et al., Bossier Parish, Louisiana.  Vehicular collision case, defended allegedly intoxicated driver of a company vehicle and insurance carrier.  Liability was admitted; however, during closing argument attorney for plaintiff asked for $29.5 million in damages, yet the jury awarded less than $1 million in its verdict, and no punitive damages were awarded.
  • Washington v. South Gateway Tire Company, Inc., et al., Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Vehicular collision case. Liability was admitted; however, Rachel defended driver who was allegedly intoxicated and driver’s employer, against claim for punitive damages. After jury trial, jury found plaintiff was not entitled to punitive damages.

Rachel G. Webre

Member

Rachel Webre - Member - Gieger, Laborde and Laperouse

Contact

New Orleans
(504) 654-1322 direct
(504) 561-1011 fax
DOWNLOAD VCARD

Rachel G. Webre is a native of New Orleans and has been practicing law since 2000.  She is licensed to practice before Louisiana state courts and is also admitted to practice in all Louisiana federal district courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Rachel has nearly 20 years of experience defending clients in medical professional liability, products liability, personal injury, insurance coverage and premises liability litigation before state and federal courts and in mediation proceedings throughout Louisiana.  Rachel has defended individuals, companies and insurance carriers in cases involving personal injury and wrongful death and has handled multiple cases involving claims for punitive damages.  Rachel routinely defends her clients against claims involving catastrophic injury and has been successful in minimizing her clients’ exposure in these types of cases.  Rachel has also handled a wide variety of insurance coverage issues in the interpretation of commercial general liability, health care general and professional liability and automobile liability policies.

Areas of Practice

Medical Professional Liability
Insurance Defense
Products Liability
Insurance Coverage
Mass Tort

Curriculum Vitae

Representative Cases

The following cases are representative of the types of cases regularly handled by Rachel:

  • Rucker v. Ascension Parish, et al., Ascension Parish, Louisiana.  Defended Ascension Parish in a wrongful death claim involving allegations that the Parish’s failure to maintain roadway shoulders and failure to warn of dangerous conditions resulted in a fatal crash. Obtained verdict for defense.
  • Perry v. Yellowjacket Oilfield Services, LLC, et al., Bossier Parish, Louisiana.  Vehicular collision case, defended allegedly intoxicated driver of a company vehicle and insurance carrier.  Liability was admitted; however, during closing argument attorney for plaintiff asked for $29.5 million in damages, yet the jury awarded less than $1 million in its verdict, and no punitive damages were awarded.
  • Washington v. South Gateway Tire Company, Inc., et al., Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Vehicular collision case. Liability was admitted; however, Rachel defended driver who was allegedly intoxicated and driver’s employer, against claim for punitive damages. After jury trial, jury found plaintiff was not entitled to punitive damages.