Brent M. Maggio

Partner, New Orleans

Brent M. Maggio

Brent Maggio is a partner in the New Orleans office of Allen & Gooch. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court as well as all state and federal courts throughout Louisiana. He has achieved the AV Martindale-Hubbell rating, which is the highest rating established by this service.

Since being admitted to the Bar in 1990, his practice has focused on defending lawsuits in the areas of construction litigation for contractors and design professionals, products liability for manufacturers, owners-operators of tractor trailers, and general casualty defense for employers, insurers, and Fortune 500 companies. He has successfully litigated numerous judge and jury trials throughout Louisiana’s courts. His practice is best described as an aggressive, cost-efficient resolution of lawsuits through pro-active discovery methods.

With Mr. Maggio’s Accounting degree, he offers a unique insight to lawsuits involving the analyses of financial records, business loss claims, construction delay claims, and economic damages arising from a wide array of cases such as construction, business, and personal injury litigation.

Noteworthy Cases

Wimberly v. Brown, 918 So.2d 1020 (La. 1/9/06), a leading case involving venue in uninsured motorist accidents.

Duperclq v. Illinois Central Railroad, 892 So.2d I24 (La. App. 5 Cir. 12/28/04), defense verdict after trial where Court held that railroad crossing was not proximate cause of plaintiffs accident.

Cormier v. McDonough, 682 So.2d 814 (La. App. 3 Cir. 1996), defense verdict after trial where Jury found that plaintiffs injuries were not caused by accident as plaintiff had been successfully impeached on fifteen occasions during trial.

BrumJield v. PaciJic Insurance Company, (9th Judicial District Court, 1996), defense verdict after trial where jury found that plaintiff’s injuries were not caused by accident as plaintiff was impeached several times regarding other injury-producing accidents.