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Offshore Oil Rig Explosions and How They Affect Workers

Working on an offshore oil rig is extremely dangerous. Even if you carefully follow all health and safety procedures, something could go wrong and cause an explosion or other problem that puts you at risk of suffering a serious injury, like brain damage… Read More

Understanding the Oil Pollution Act

Oil spills can cause significant damage to the environment and natural resources. That is one of the reasons the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) was created. The OPA was meant to improve the federal government's ability to prevent and respond to these disasters.… Read More

Takata Airbag Recall Expands Further, Adding 3.3 Million More Airbags

Last week, airbag manufacturer Takata Corporation expanded its defective airbag recall by adding approximately 3.3 million airbag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will not identify the specific vehicles affected by… Read More

Wrong-Way Driving Accident Claims

Wrong-way car accidents are one of the most dangerous types of crashes that occur on our nation's roadways. These accidents kill between 300 to 400 Americans every year, according to the Federal Highway Administration. If you were injured or lost a loved… Read More

Basics of Louisiana Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance

One way to try to protect yourself financially if you are ever in an accident with an uninsured driver is to purchase uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage.   The experienced Baton Rouge auto accident attorneys at Simien & Simien may be able to help… Read More

Can I Obtain Compensation for a Motorcycle Accident if I Did Not Wear a Helmet?

Louisiana is one of 19 states in the nation with a universal helmet law that requires anyone who rides a motorcycle to wear a helmet, with few exceptions. That is why many riders are unsure about whether they can obtain compensation after a motorcycle… Read More

Do I Need to Hire a Workers' Compensation Lawyer?

You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you were injured on the job or diagnosed with a work-related illness or medical condition. However, the process of filing a workplace injury claim is complicated and time-consuming. This is why… Read More

What You Need to Know About Multi-Vehicle Collisions

Many car accidents involve only two vehicles so it is relatively easy to determine the driver who is most at fault. However, when multi-vehicle collisions occur, it can be difficult to discern which driver or drivers caused the accident and who should… Read More

Right of Way Laws in Louisiana

Louisiana’s right of way laws are in place to keep traffic flowing while keeping motorists and pedestrians safe. All motorists and pedestrians are required to follow these laws, yielding to whichever party holds the right of way. If someone fails to… Read More

What is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

One of the most common forms of compensation you may be entitled to in a personal injury case is pain and suffering. This refers to the physical and mental pain and suffering caused by your injuries. The monetary value of pain and suffering is difficult… Read More

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