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Medical February 9, 2017

WHAT IS A LACERATION?

A laceration is a cut that is irregular in shape and is usually caused by some blunt force.  It can often get confused with an incision, which is also a cut but is due by a sharp object, such as a knife.  Either type can be superficial (shallow) or deep enough to penetrate muscle.  Infection […]

Medical February 7, 2017

WHAT IS BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA?

Blunt force trauma is when the body is hit with an object that is blunt, or not sharp, with enough force to cause significant damage.   It is important to note that initially there may be little in the way of overt clinical signs to indicate that serious internal abdominal injury has occurred, making assessment […]

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%! […]

Uncategorized January 26, 2017

CAR SEATS AND TRAVELING

The safety of your children is one of the most important things to consider while planning a family trip. When it comes to car seats, there are several options available to you. We gathered a list of options that can help you decide how to go about it when traveling. Taking your car seat There […]

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 […]

Holiday January 17, 2017

REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

Born on Tuesday, January 15, 1929, at the family home in Atlanta, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the first son and second child born to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He grew up to follow in his father’s footsteps; studying at Morehouse College, Crozer Theological Seminary, and earning a doctorate […]

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 […]

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