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Understanding Louisiana’s “Sudden Emergency” Doctrine And Accident Scenarios

Safety |April 15th, 2024

Louisiana’s legal system, enriched by its unique heritage, presents distinctive principles in automobile accident cases. A notable aspect is the “Sudden Emergency” doctrine, which is crucial in determining liability and defense in litigation. This doctrine allows defendants to argu..

Elderly Safety: Legal Protections In Car Accidents

Car Accident |March 06th, 2024

As the elderly population increases, so too does the number of senior drivers, bringing specific legal challenges to light, particularly in car accidents. Elderly drivers, more likely to experience accidents per mile driven, face unique obstacles due to health issues like arthritis and the effects o..

Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Injury Claims

Personal Injury |February 28th, 2024

Individuals often find themselves thrust into the bewildering world of personal injury claims in the wake of an accident. This journey, fraught with legal complexities and procedural nuances, can be overwhelming for those unacquainted with the intricacies of the legal system. At AKD Law, informed cl..

Analyzing Recent Changes in Louisiana’s Personal Injury Law: What You Need to Know

Personal Injury |January 26th, 2024

Recent legislative changes in Louisiana have significantly altered the landscape of personal injury claims. A notable reform, the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020, which became effective on January 1, 2021, introduced several key modifications. These include lowering the threshold for jury trials in..

Legal Implications of Autonomous Vehicle Accidents in Louisiana

Car Accident |January 14th, 2024

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Decoding the Complexities of Medical Device Recalls: A Guide to Legal Rights and Safety

Medical |January 05th, 2024

In December of 2023 alone, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled seven medical devices, including infusion pumps to deliver medicines that are incompatible with syringes,  cameras to examine a patient’s airway that could cause burns, and a magnetic resonance system that could explode du..

The Impact of Medical Device Failures on Patient Safety and Legal Remedies

Medical |December 15th, 2023

Understanding the legal aspects becomes important when patients suffer injuries due to faulty medical devices. These claims often involve proving a defect in the medical device directly caused the injury. Documenting the injury’s impact, such as medical records and treatment details, is a key ..

Understanding Your Rights in Medical Device Recall Cases

Medical |December 04th, 2023

Medical device recalls occur when manufacturers realize a product is not safe or effective. These recalls can happen for various reasons, such as defects, health risks, or inaccuracies in labeling or instructions. When a recall is announced, patients need to understand their rights and the implicati..

Exploring the Rise of Distracted Driving Accidents and Legal Solutions

Car Accident |November 23rd, 2023

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reports that in 2021, there were 678 traffic fatalities and over 23,000 serious injuries due to a distracted driver. Distracted driving has become a significant problem on today’s roads, impacting the safety of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. This ..

Rollover Accidents: Causes, Injuries, and Legal Recourse

Car Accident |November 06th, 2023

Rollover accidents, where a vehicle flips onto its side or roof, often result from a combination of factors. Speed plays a significant role; vehicles moving at high speeds are more likely to roll over in a crash. Sharp turns, especially at high speeds, can also lead to these types of accidents. Addi..

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