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General Safety January 24, 2017

CALIFORNIA VS LOUISIANA CHILD CAR SEAT LAWS

In Louisiana, Children under age 1 year or less than 20 lbs. must be restrained in a rear-facing child safety seat vs California, where children under age 2, and under 40 lbs. or under 40”, must be properly secured in a rear-facing child restraint system. In Louisiana, children ages 1 until 4 or 20-40 lbs. […]

General Legal Advice Practices January 19, 2017

WHAT IS A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT?

A Class Action Lawsuit is when multiple clients feel their negative experience with the same product or company take legal action against them. Claims against them may vary from work-related discrimination to side effects incurred by a pharmaceutical product. The steps leading to a lawsuit include: The courts make an attempt to notify individuals involved […]

General Legal Advice December 22, 2016

10 LAW ENFORCEMENT TERMS EXPLAINED

CODIS CODIS is an acronym for Combined DNA Index System, which is a computer software program that operates local, State, and national databases of DNA profiles from convicted offenders, unsolved crime scene evidence, and missing persons. Community policing A philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques between […]

General Holiday December 6, 2016

PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack came as a surprise to the American Army and Navy and lead to great losses of life and equipment. More than 2000 American citizens were killed and more than 1000 […]

Community Aid General October 25, 2016

SAVE THE DATE: SIGNATURE CHEFS AUCTION

Dear Friends: My family and AKD have been blessed to volunteer with and to support March of Dimes for many years. This year, my lovely wife Kaitlin, cheery son Jack, and I are honored to serve as the March of Dimes Ambassador Family for the Signature Chef’s Auction. We ask with very personal emphasis that […]

Fun General October 15, 2016

FEATURED IN NEW ORLEANS LIVING MAGAZINE

We are honored to have a featured article in the New Orleans Living Magazine. To read the full article, pick up the magazine in your local New Orleans grocery store.  

General Practices July 21, 2016

PARTS OF A CLAIM

When you file a personal injury claim, you want to know the ins and outs of it. This can help maximize the amount of compensation you may receive. Whether you’ve filed a claim before or not, this will help you better understand the process. Basic Case Requirements It is important to note that the ability […]

WHY YOU NEED YOUR CASE REVIEWED

When legal issues arise concerning personal injury, the best thing to do is have your case looked over by professionals. 3 main reasons to have your case reviewed are: 1. See where you stand If you are unclear on whether or not you have a case that will win, seek legal advice immediately. You will […]

Car Accident General July 6, 2016

WHAT TO DO AFTER A CAR WRECK

If you are ever involved in a car accident, there are things you need to remember. It is hard to think in a high-stress situation like that but if you remember these steps, you’ll be better protected: 1. Check yourself After an accident, you might feel disoriented. If you are able, check to make sure […]

General Practices May 10, 2016

Depositions: Q&A

Depositions are a necessary part of litigation. Attorneys participate in them regularly, but for most people who don’t work in the legal industry, a deposition may seem unnecessary or overwhelming. If you are a plaintiff in a personal injury case, you will most likely be asked to give a deposition. A deposition is simply a […]