Louisiana Personal Injury Blog

LESSONS FROM KATRINA

The lessons learned as a result of Hurricane Katrina were both practical and educational.  The biggest lesson was, by far, that, as individuals, businesses, lawyers and law makers, we were unprepared for any major catastrophe.  Individually and as businesses we...Read More

Why It’s a Good Idea to Consult an Attorney in an Auto Accident Case

After you are involved in an auto accident, it is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Initially, an experienced attorney can give you a lot of information about your case, including how and when to proceed. Acting...Read More

Louisiana Flood Insurance Tips

The recent flooding in south Louisiana brought back bad memories for a lot of folks. The widespread loss and devastation we see now is eerily similar to what we saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina taught us...Read More

Teen Drivers and Safety

Teen drivers have special needs on the road – and while they may have had good training and have gained some experience, they lack the years that adult drivers have to make split decisions. Parents may invest a good deal...Read More

Do Increased Speed Limits Lead to More Accidents?

Throughout the country, speed limits are increasing. From highways to city streets, drivers are getting the luxury of getting to their destination a little faster.  In one instance, there was an article in Time magazine that highlighted the issue of speed traps –...Read More

Five Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases

Each day, there are hundreds of people injured across the United States – some suffering from serious, long-term injuries. If you are injured due to someone’s negligence or fault, you may be entitled to compensation by making a personal injury...Read More

Understanding “Never Events” and a Medical Malpractice Claim

New Orleans, LA Hospital Medical Negligence Lawyers Hospitals in Louisiana and their staff are under increased pressure to avoid “never events.” These events have often serious outcomes that should never happen but inevitably do. The name of these events can...Read More

How to Value the Loss of Earning Capacity Claim

New Orleans, LA Loss of Earning Capacity Lawyer Loss of earning capacity – or diminished earning capacity – is serious, and common among personal injury claims. Those suffering from serious or catastrophic injuries are often affected by their injuries for...Read More

FMCSA Seeks to Curb Fatigued Truck Driving with Electronic Logs

New Orleans, LA Truck Driver Fatigue Related Accidents Lawyer Last month, the truck driver accused of crashing into a limo van carrying comedian Tracy Morgan and his driver pled not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide and aggravated assault in...Read More

The Truth About Insurance Companies and Personal Injury Claims

Contrary to the ads we see on television where insurance companies portray themselves as always being there when you need them, the experience of many accident victims today is quite different. What Has Changed? In the past, an insurance company’s...Read More