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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Louisiana Personal Injury Claims

One of the reasons many people are afraid to file a personal injury claim or contact a personal injury attorney is because they have a lot of questions about personal injury claims. That is why Simien & Simien has created a list of some of the most frequently… Read More

Six Steps to Prepare Your Home and Family for the 2017 Hurricane Season

With the 2017 hurricane season starting in less than three weeks on June 1st, President Trump declared last week to be National Hurricane Preparedness Week. The White House proclamation urges all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas like Louisiana… Read More

What do You Have to Prove in a Slip and Fall Case in Louisiana?

If you suffered an injury in a slip and fall accident on someone else's property, you might be wondering if the property owner can be held liable for the damages you have suffered. The only way to answer your question is to review Louisiana laws about… Read More

Laws for Louisiana Motorcycle Riders

Part of the appeal of riding a motorcycle is that there is nothing between you and the open road. Unfortunately, this creates a much higher risk of injury or death if you are involved in a motorcycle accident. That is one of the reasons Louisiana motorcycle… Read More

What You Need to Prove in a Louisiana Medical Malpractice Claim

Medical professionals often make mistakes when providing treatment to their patients. These mistakes can cause everything from minor damage to tissues and organs to life-threatening infections and the failure to diagnose diseases like cancer. If you… Read More

Seamen Can Seek Compensation for the Following Types of Injuries

Federal and state laws on workers' compensation do not apply to people who do at least 30 percent of their work on boats and other seafaring vessels. That is why The Jones Act was created. It is a federal law that allows seamen who were injured on the… Read More

Tips for Drivers and Pedestrians on Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

Last night, a pedestrian was killed after he was hit by an SUV while he was crossing Florida Blvd near Wooddale Drive. Unfortunately, the risk of deadly pedestrian car crashes in Louisiana is much higher than many other states. In January, a report from… Read More

Most Common Reasons a Louisiana Workers' Compensation Claim is Denied

Are you concerned that your workers' compensation claim will be denied? You can find out if your concerns are valid by reviewing the most common reasons why insurance companies deny workers' compensation claims. If it sounds like one of these reasons… Read More

More People are Wearing Seat Belts in Louisiana Than Ever Before

Wearing a seat belt increases the likelihood of surviving a crash for drivers and front-seat passengers by 45 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The likelihood of survival increases to 60 percent for those in pickup… Read More

When Can I Sue Outside of Workers' Compensation Over a Workplace Injury?

Many workers assume that the only way to obtain compensation for an on-the-job injury is to file a Louisiana workers' compensation claim. While this is true in most cases, there are certain situations where injured employees are allowed to file a personal… Read More