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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

5 Motorcycle Safety Strategies to Prevent an Accident

Unfortunately, there is nothing motorcycle riders can do to guarantee they will never be involved in an accident or suffer injuries if a crash occurs. There are simply too many factors that are out of their control. However, there are many things you… Read More

Types of Product Liability Cases You Can File

Every year, thousands of individuals are injured by defective products, from car parts and prescription medications to medical devices and implants. When these injuries occur, victims may be able to file product liability claims to obtain compensation… Read More

7 Defensive Driving Tips for Louisiana Motorists

Many traffic accidents can be avoided by using defensive driving tactics. Defensive driving means keeping your eyes on the road and other vehicles so you have a better chance of anticipating and avoiding potentially dangerous situations. Using the seven… Read More

Differences Between Jones Act and Workers' Compensation Claims

Both the Jones Act and workers' compensation provide compensation to employees who suffer injuries on the job, but that is where most of the similarities end. The main differences between these types of claims are explained below, including the types… Read More

Are You Eligible for Workers' Compensation in Louisiana?

If you were injured on the job or while engaging in a work activity, you may be wondering if you are eligible for workers' compensation. The basics of workers' compensation eligibility are explained below. However, even if you qualify, you may have trouble… Read More

Vote for the Best of the Teche Readers' Choice Awards

Simien & Simien, LLC  is proud to announce that we have been nominated for The Daily Iberian's 22nd annual Best of the Teche Readers' Choice Awards, which honors local businesses that provide outstanding service in New Iberia. You can vote for our firm… Read More

Things You Need to Know About Negligence in Louisiana Personal Injury Claims

Most personal injury cases are based on a claim that someone was injured or killed due to another person's negligence. Below, our Louisiana personal injury attorneys review what you need to know about negligence, including how to prove it and what state… Read More

What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Injuries in Louisiana?

Each year, car accidents cause tens of thousands of injuries and several hundred deaths in the state of Louisiana. In 2015 alone, more than 78,000 people were injured and more than 750 were killed in car crashes. If you lost a loved one or suffered a… Read More