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What Types of Injuries Are Common in a Truck Accident?

Commercial trucks outweigh passenger vehicles by several tons, which is why a truck accident has the potential to cause severe and potentially deadly injuries. Some of the most common truck injuries are listed below, ranging from head injuries like concussions… Read More

Simien & Simien Selected for Inclusion in Acadiana Profile Magazine's 2018 Top Lawyers List

Our firm is humbled and honored to once again be included in the 2018 Top Lawyers List in Acadiana Profile magazine. The list recognizes the top attorneys in the Acadiana region of Louisiana, also known as the Cajun homeland. Acadiana Profile creates… Read More

What You Need to Know About Offshore Injuries

Working offshore is one of the most dangerous kinds of employment in the world. One of the most notable examples that shows the dangers of working offshore is the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The explosion… Read More

Simien & Simien Giving Away Refreshments, School Supplies at Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

Simien & Simien is excited to announce that we will be taking part in the 76th Annual Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival in New Iberia on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by our office on 424 W. Main Street at the intersection with Corrine Street… Read More

Differences Between FELA and Workers’ Compensation

Most employees who are injured on the job are covered by Louisiana’s workers’ compensation laws. However, if you are a railroad worker, you are covered by the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA). There are key differences between FELA and the Louisiana… Read More

When Will My Workers' Compensation Benefits Start and How Much Will I Receive?

One of the most common questions about workers' compensation is: when will my benefits start and how much will I receive? The answer depends on a number of factors, including when the benefits are approved and the extent of your injuries. Below, the… Read More

Los Angeles Jury Rules Against Johnson & Johnson, Awards $417M Verdict

A Los Angeles jury recently ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay $417 million in damages to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer because she used J&J’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene for decades. This is the largest verdict to ever be… Read More

What You Should Know About Car Accident Liability

You cannot recover compensation after a car accident unless you can prove that another party was liable for the crash. Below, our Baton Rouge car accident attorneys explain the many factors involved in determining car accident liability, including who… Read More

What You Need to Know About Your Rights Under the Louisiana Mineral Code

The Louisiana mineral code governs the ownership and excavation of minerals under land you own. Minerals include oil, gas, soil, gravel, shells, underground water, and other naturally-occurring substances found in soil or geological formations on or beneath… Read More

How to Prove Another Party is at Fault in a Personal Injury Case

You cannot recover compensation in a personal injury case unless you prove another party is at fault for the accident that led to your injury. You will not be able to prove another party is at-fault unless you gather evidence to support the four elements… Read More