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How Are Car Accident Damages Measured?

Car collisions are expensive, victims face bills for everything from medical treatment to car repairs. If you have been involved in a car accident you may be considering seeking compensation for the damages you incurred. Below, you can find out what… Read More

What Not to Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents take us by surprise. They are shocking events that may leave us shaken up and unsure of what to do. This is why it is so easy to make various mistakes after a car accident. If you or a loved one has experienced an injury after a car accident,… Read More

Can I File a Damages Claim if I am Partially at Fault in an Accident?

If you have been involved in an accident that you partially caused, there is still a chance that you may be able to recover damages. Learn about the comparative fault law in Louisiana and see how it may affect your car accident case. The Baton Rouge… Read More

Court of Appeals Upholds Wrongful Death Jury Verdict for Parents of Children Killed in Crash

Louisiana’s First Circuit Court of Appeals heard an appeal of a $4.4 million wrongful death jury verdict in a case brought by the Lanus family, whose children (nine-year-old Sarai Lanus and six-year-old Daylon Lanus) were killed in a 2014 car accident… Read More

Why It Is So Important to Follow Doctor’s Orders After a Car Accident Injury

You have probably heard that it is critical to seek medical care immediately after a car accident. What you may not have heard is how important it is to follow the doctor’s orders and attend follow-up appointments. Viable car accident claims can fall… Read More

Federal Jury Rules Roundup Weedkiller Partly Caused California Man’s Cancer

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a six-member San Francisco jury unanimously concluded that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller Roundup, was a significant factor in a California man's cancer. For 26 years, Hardeman used Roundup to counter the weeds and poison oak… Read More

4 Things Your Insurance Adjuster Will Not Tell You

It is no secret that insurance companies do not always put your best interests first. At the end of the day, insurance companies are businesses and saving money - by not giving you what you deserve - is their end goal in the claims process. When dealing… Read More

5 Truck Accident Details to Know Before Meeting a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you are a survivor of an accident involving a commercial truck, you are one of the lucky ones. Injuries and property damage from truck accidents are often catastrophic, with victims in passenger vehicles often losing their lives. If you, your passengers,… Read More

Penalties for Driving Under the Influence in the State of Louisiana

Driving under the influence is one of the main causes of car accidents in Louisiana, and the outcome of these crashes is often fatal. In 2017, 212 people in Louisiana lost their lives in accidents caused by alcohol impairment, this accounted for 27.9… Read More

Driving Safety Tips for School Zones

Keeping children safe is one of our most important priorities as a society. That is why it is so important to practice safe driving at all times, particularly when you are driving through a school zone because there are so many children in the area. Whether… Read More

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