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

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|April 04th, 2024

Enriched by its unique heritage, Louisiana’s legal system 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 argue..

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Texting and Driving Laws in Louisiana

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|July 07nd, 2020

Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. It keeps drivers from giving their full mental and visual attention to the road and it takes their hands off of the wheel. When people who get behind the wheel decide to text, they put everyone around them at risk. Louis..

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Coronavirus and Its Impact on New Orleans

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|March 03th, 2020

New Orleans’ tourism and service industries are, predictably, taking a huge hit from COVID-19’s rapid spread. There’s little doubt that the tragic consequences of this pandemic will be felt beyond what anybody can predict at this time. That’s why we’ve elected to put to..

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STAYING SAFE: DRIVING IN HEAVY RAIN

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|November 11rd, 2018

According to the US Department of Transportation, of the 1.25 million weather-related crashes each year, 73% occur on wet pavement and 46% happen during rainfall. If you find yourself caught driving in heavy rain, here are some simple tips you’ll want to follow. See and Be Seen We all know that sa..

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PREPARING FOR THE NEXT HURRICANE

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|November 11rd, 2018

The most important thing you can do as hurricane season comes to an end is to get yourself, your family, and your home prepared for next season. By starting early, you’ll avoid the rush at home supply stores and grocery stores, which are typically crowded and often chaotic when hurricane watches a..

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FACTS ABOUT TEXTING AND DRIVING

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|November 11rd, 2018

We all love the capabilities our mobile devices offer us on a day to day basis. The ability to make phone calls from anywhere, send quick and easy text messages, or keep in touch with friends and family via social media is wonderful. However, this hasn’t come without unintended consequences. One o..

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STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT IN LOUISIANA

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|November 11rd, 2018

An accident is an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally. Having a clear understanding of what to do after can have a profound effect. It also might be the key to your well-being, and in some cases survival. Step #1: Stop In Louisiana, it is against the law to leave the s..

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MOST COMMON INJURIES CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENT

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|November 11rd, 2018

According to the WHO (World Health Organization), more than three million people are injured every year in road accidents across the United States, causing considerable economic losses to victims and their families. The severity of the injuries will depend on each circumstance at the time of the acc..

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HEAD INJURIES CAUSED BY CAR CRASHES

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|November 11rd, 2018

Head injuries are one of the most common injuries resulting from a car crash. Traumatic brain injuries can have long-lasting consequences, even if the injury doesn’t appear to be severe at the time of the accident. Head Injuries are classified into two types: Open head Closed head Open head injuri..

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOFT TISSUE INJURIES

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|November 11rd, 2018

When a motor vehicle accident occurs, the impact of the crash will make everyone inside move abruptly and roughly. The force of the impact can cause soft tissue to stretch considerably, resulting in significant damage. This jolt movement very often can cause injuries. Soft tissue injuries are the on..

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