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
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on May 15, 2017 in Insurance
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
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on May 05, 2017 in Slip and Fall
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
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
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
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Apr 12, 2017 in Maritime
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
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Apr 07, 2017 in Automotive
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
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
Posted On behalf of Simien & Simien on Mar 24, 2017 in Automotive
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
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
Simien & Simien, LLC strives for perfection, and we take pride in all that we do. We are proud to have earned a trusted reputation across the United States and we are honored that thousands of clients have sought our representation in their legal affairs. Our firm consists of lawyers licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas. In addition to these states, we provide representation to clients in various other parts of the country with proper local co-counsel associations. We maintain a trial and appellate litigation practice with an emphasis on serious injury and wrongful death resulting from industrial, vehicular, and other life-threatening or debilitating accidents. The recoveries on individual cases have varied, but we have successfully prosecuted numerous cases where our clients have received multiple million dollar recoveries in serious personal injury cases.
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