Louisiana Personal Injury Blog

Report Reveals Certain Children’s Toys May Still Contain Dangerous Substances

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s (PIRG) 28th annual study of toy safety, released in November 2013, reveals that toys containing dangerous and even toxic substances are still available in today’s market.Read More

Examining the Offshore Oil & Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2013

In 2011, Rep. George Miller (D-CA11) introduced H.R. 503 to provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry. The Bill has been reintroduced as H.R. 1649Read More

Workers in Offshore Industry Have Highest Fatality Rate

Published September 10, 2013 21:14 In April 2013, the CDC conducted a study of the Maritime Industry that revealed offshore workers in the Oil and Gas Industry are seven times more likely to be killed on the job than workers...Read More

Explosion at Chemical Plant in Geismar, LA

Published June 14, 2013 20:56 On the morning of Thursday, June 13, an explosion occurred at The Williams Companies, Inc. chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, which is located in Ascension Parish. The major explosion caused a fire at the plant,...Read More

Important Information about DePuy Hip Implant Recall

Published December 23, 2010 16:45 DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, has recently issued a voluntary recall of their ASR Hip Implant. A large British study determined that the DePuy implants were failing at a much higher...Read More