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How New Orleans’ Unique Laws Impact Your Personal Injury Case

Personal Injury |April 03rd, 2023

When a New Orleans resident shouts the Cajun French phrase “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” (Let the good times roll!) the expected answer is “Oui, cher” (“Yeah, you’re right.”) If it happens to be during Mardi Gras, and the good times result in a stumble an..

What Can You Do If Someone Refuses to Give You Their Insurance Information?

Uncategorized |March 24th, 2023

According to the Insurance Research Council (IRC), In 2019, about one in eight motorists in the United States were uninsured. This means nearly 12.6% of road drivers don’t have insurance coverage, which can be a problem for those involved in a car accident. While getting the other driver’..

How Long Does It Take To Resolve A Typical Vehicle Accident Claim?

Uncategorized |March 06th, 2023

Thanks to the rippling effect of inflation, analysts at Bankrate expect insurance rates to increase by nearly 14 percent in 2023 compared to 2022. While it’s true that motorists will likely see an increase in their insurance premiums, there is no assurance that vehicle accident claims will be ..

How Comparative Negligence May Affect Your Case

Personal Injury |February 23rd, 2023

In 2019, a woman, Gemma Brushett, was injured while crossing a busy street. She claimed that the cyclist, Robert Hazeldean, failed to yield and hit her, causing her serious injuries. However, it was later discovered that the woman was texting and not paying attention to her surroundings at the time ..

Does Louisiana Have Punitive Damages For Personal Injury Cases?

Uncategorized |February 13th, 2023

In Louisiana, a boat passenger died in a boating accident caused by a loss of hydraulic fluid from the boat’s steering system. The passenger’s father sued the steering system manufacturer for compensatory and punitive damages. Was the father successful in his lawsuit to obtain compensato..

Can I Sue If My Child Was Hurt at School

Personal Injury |February 04th, 2023

According to Stanford Medicine, child injuries cause over 12,000 deaths in the United States each year. At least a quarter of these injuries happen on or near school grounds. This statistic is not surprising, given that children spend most of their active time in school. But who is responsible when ..

What You Need to Know About Car Seat Recalls

Personal Injury |January 28th, 2023

In April of 2022, CYBEX recalled around 20,000 car seats because their headrest foam could come loose and create a choking hazard. This kind of news can be alarming for parents, who rely on their car seats to keep their children safe. In this case, CYBEX’s parent company sent seat owners a rep..

What Happens When There is Medical Malpractice After a Car Accident Injury or Illness?

Car Accident |January 15th, 2023

According to Kaiser Health News (KHN), a 68-year-old man, Jean Louis-Charles, died hours after spinal fusion surgery to fix a continuous neck and back pain he was experiencing that resulted from a car crash. The spinal fusion procedure involved replacing three disks with an implant that the doctor,..

How Do I Know If I Have a Valid Personal Injury Claim?

Uncategorized |January 04th, 2023

It’s perfectly normal for victims to wonder whether they have a valid personal injury claim after an injury that was not their fault. Sometimes families and loved ones file wrongful death claims after a fatal accident that claimed their loved one’s life. On January 20, 2023, Keenan Ander..

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Lawyer for Car Accident Case in New Orleans

Car Accident |December 27th, 2022

In 2021, Louisiana set a new record for the number of fatalities that occurred on public highways, with 997 individuals losing their lives. When we examine currently available data from The Center for Analytics & Research in Transportation Safety regarding Orleans parish, we can see that there h..

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