David Robertson

David Robertson

  • Appeals & Appellate, Maritime, Medical Malpractice...
  • Louisiana, Texas
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Aviation Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Car Accidents
  • Class Actions
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Most cases handled on a contingency fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
Texas
5th Circuit
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Yale Law School
J.S.D.
Yale Law School
LL.M.
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
LL.B.
Honors: American Jurisprudence Awards Honors: Order of the Coif Honors: Admiralty Prize, Louisiana State University Law School Honors: Edwin J. Mahoney Criminal Law Award Honors: Best Casenote Award Honors: Best Comment Award Honors: First Place, Interfraternity Moot Court Competition
Activities: Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Associate Editor, 1959-1960 and Managing Editor, 1960-1961.
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A.
Awards
James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence
University of Texas
1976-1977
Professional Associations
Member
Texas State Bar # 17053500
- Current
Member
Louisiana State Bar Association
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Admiralty and Federalism: History and Analysis of Problems of Federal-State Relations in the Maritime Law of the United States
Foundation Press
Admiralty Cases and Materials
Allocating Authority Among Institutional Decision Makers in Louisiana State-Court Negligence and Strict Liability Cases
Louisiana Law Review
Cases and Materials on Torts, 2nd ed.
West
Eschewing Ersatz Percentages: A Simplified Vocabulary of Comparative Fault
Saint Louis University Law Journal
Love and Fury: Recent Radical Revisions to the Law of Comparative Fault
Louisiana Law Review
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death (The Future of Maritime Law in the Federal Courts: A Faculty Colloquium
Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
Punitive Damages in American Maritime Law
Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
Summary Judgment and Burden of Proof: Effects of the 1996 Amendment,
Louisiana Bar Journal
Summertime Sailing and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Need for a National Admiralty Court
Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
The Common Sense of Cause in Fact
Texas Law Review
The Correspondence Between Leon Green and Charles McCormick: 1927-1962
Fred B. Rothman
The Louisiana Law of Comparative Fault: A Decade of Progress
LSU Center Press
The Right to a Jury Trial in Jones Act Cases: Choosing the Forum Versus Choosing the Procedure
Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce
The Vocabulary of Negligence Law: Continuing Causation Confusion
Louisiana Law Review
Torts: Texas Cases and Materials
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