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How Much Oil Actually Leaked in BP Oil Spill?

One of the most prominent points of contention surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf coast crisis is the debate over how much oil was actually leaked into the ocean. While Justice Department officials estimate the total spillage at 176 million gallons, BP scientists… Read More

Cyclist Killed by Vehicle in Avoyelles Parish

As 57-year-old cyclist Richard Green was riding along the northbound lane of Highway 115 he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection. According to the police report, Green was attempting to cross the roadway when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a… Read More

National Child Passenger Safety Week Kick-Off in LA

Louisiana State Police and Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be checking the security of child safety seats this Saturday, September 21 in an effort to reduce the number of child injury and fatality numbers in our state and across the country. The… Read More

Car Smashes into Oncoming School Bus, Seven Taken to Hospital

At approximately 7:30 a.m. Friday, September 13 a Shreveport driver traveling near the intersection of Mansfield Road and Jewella Avenue slammed into an oncoming bus, for reasons that are yet unknown. The Shreveport Police Department reported the driver… Read More

What Falls Under Personal Injury Law?

Sometimes interpreting personal injury law can be difficult for the victims of a wrongful act. Personal injury covers a range of physical and psychological harm that is committed toward an individual as the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness. Personal… Read More

Repairs Began on US 1-90 to Resurface Pavement

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development began the 190 project Wednesday, August 14 to resurface a stretch of highway between Mandeville and I-12 on U.S. 190. The project will patch and repave the asphalt on the highway. It will require… Read More

BP Ordered to Pay Gulf Disaster Funds Administrator $130 Million

Administrator Patrick Juneau will receive the necessary $130 million to continue to fund the BP oil spill settlement program for the 2010 disaster. BP claims official Maria Travis admits that the company’s settlement program is problematic, and the magistrate… Read More

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