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5 Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company

If you are injured by another party’s negligence, it may be necessary to file a personal injury claim to receive compensation from the at-fault party. However, insurance companies are notorious for paying accident victims less compensation than they… Read More

Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

When a patient is injured due the actions of a health care provider or hospital, he or she may be able to sue the hospital for medical malpractice. Hospitals are responsible for providing quality treatment to patients and protecting them from unnecessary… Read More

Can I File a Louisiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A wrongful death arises when a person’s death is the result of another’s negligent, reckless or intentional actions. When this occurs, the victim’s surviving dependents may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party to receive… Read More

Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Personal Injury Claim

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else's property, you may have a claim against the owner if his or her negligence caused your accident. For example, if the owner failed to clean up the spill you slipped on, he or she could potentially… Read More

Can a Passenger File a Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident?

Although many people may associate car accident claims as being filed by an injured driver, passengers may also be able to pursue compensation after a collision However, passengers are often unaware about their rights after a car accident. This includes… Read More

What Are Louisiana’s Pedestrian Laws?

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, it can result in the pedestrian suffering serious life-threatening injuries. To reduce the risk of pedestrian-vehicle accidents, it is important to know and follow Louisiana’s pedestrian safety laws while walking… Read More

What Evidence Can Help Me Prove a Car Accident Claim?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. However, you must be able to establish through evidence that the car accident was the other driver’s fault. Gathering… Read More

How to File a Workers' Compensation Claim in Louisiana

After a work-related injury or illness, you must follow a specific process to apply for workers’ compensation benefits in Louisiana. If you file your claim incorrectly, you may not receive the benefits you are entitled to. Simien & Simien’s Baton Rouge… Read More

What You Need to Know About Hospital Infections

Every day, approximately one in 25 patients contract one or more hospital-acquired infections, according to an estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These serious, sometimes life-threatening infections can be caused by the… Read More

How Are Workers' Compensation Medical Benefits Paid?

Workers’ compensation insurance provides compensation for medically-necessary treatment of workplace injuries. However, Louisiana has specific rules on submitting claims for payment, when payments will be made and selecting medical providers. If you… Read More