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Car Accident Safety January 31, 2017

NOT WEARING A SEATBELT IN A CAR ACCIDENT

It is crucial to wear a seatbelt in a vehicle when is moving. According to CDC Injury Center, more than half of teens 13-19 years old, and adults aged 20-44 years who died in crashes in 2014 were unrestrained at the time of the accident. Seat belts can reduce injury and death rates by 50%! […]

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. […]

Car Accident Recent News Safety January 12, 2017

NEW TRAFFIC CAMERAS IN NEW ORLEANS

Starting on January 9, new traffic cameras will photograph and fine speeders in New Orleans. Motorists caught traveling more than six mph over the speed limit in school zones will be cited. Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration said that the revenue from the cameras would be used to help close budget gaps in 2017, although Landrieu […]

Car Accident Practices Safety January 10, 2017

PERSONAL INJURY: RAILROAD CROSSING

Drivers getting near a train crossing may be unable to see an oncoming train if their sight is obstructed by trees or vegetation around it. Perhaps, the crossing signal or gates are not installed correctly, broken, poorly marked, or improperly maintained, and they fail to alert drivers of an oncoming train. By law, trains moving […]

PERSONAL INJURY: TRAIN ACCIDENT

Although the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, and other government organizations make many efforts to ensure public safety and reduce the number of train accidents, there are still numerous injuries and wrongful deaths caused by trains. As neither humans nor machines are free from error, malfunctions regularly occur. Some of the most common […]

Car Accident Legal Advice Safety January 3, 2017

PERSONAL INJURY: BUS CRASH

Buses are a very common way of transport in Louisiana and are used by thousands of people each day. They are a convenient and environmentally friendly way to get about, but traveling by bus does carry a certain element of risk. Whenever you step onto a bus, your safety relies mostly on the bus driver. […]

Legal Advice Practices Safety December 8, 2016

LOUISIANA PRODUCT LIABILITY LAWS

Product liability lawsuits attempt to hold manufacturers accountable for their questionable products. Manufacturers subject to liability are: someone who puts its name on a product label, a seller who controls a “characteristic of the design, construction or quality” of a product that causes injury, and a seller who sells goods made by an “alien manufacturer” […]

Car Accident Medical Safety November 8, 2016

10 CAUSES OF 18 WHEELER ACCIDENTS

Truck accidents are far more widespread than most people think. They are responsible for thousands of injuries every year in the United States. These accidents can happen for many reasons, and they have the potential to be severe because of the vehicle size and weight. Here are ten factors that can lead to an 18-wheeler […]

Safety Work-Related Accident November 3, 2016

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AFTER A WORK RELATED INJURY

Injuries at work can leave you unavailable to perform for weeks or even months. Know that, in some cases; you are entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a legal remedy whereby an employee who is injured on the job may be entitled to certain benefits. The benefits can include medical care for the injury, […]

Car Accident Medical Safety November 1, 2016

NECK INJURIES AFTER A CAR CRASH

A very common trauma associated with car accidents are neck injuries. Neck injuries occur when muscles and ligaments in the neck are stretched or pulled. Signs and symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, stiffness, and headaches. Severe cases present chronic neck pain and other ongoing complications. The severity of the injury may result from the […]

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