Louisiana Personal Injury Blog

The Single Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Injured Offshore

New Orleans, LA Maritime Injury Lawyer What you do (or don’t do) after you are injured in an offshore accident will ultimately determine whether or not you are treated fairly in your claim for compensation. All too often, those injured...Read More

What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

If you have been seriously injured in an accident, a quick settlement is rarely in your best interest. In most cases, you should not settle until your doctor says that you have reached Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI). In fact, the...Read More

What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

When you are injured due to the negligence of another, you have the right to pursue a personal injury case to seek compensation for your injuries and financial losses. How much your case is worth will depend on several different...Read More

How do Insurance Companies Create a Monetary Value for Injuries?

When you suffer injuries due to the fault of another, one of the first things you should do, after seeking medical attention, is determine whether or not you should bring suit against the person(s) responsible. To do this, you will...Read More

Step-by-Step Guide to Filing a Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve been injured in an accident, then you may need to file a personal injury claim to receive compensatory damages from the person or entity responsible for the accident. However, if you’ve never filed a personal injury claim before,...Read More

What to Expect from the Deposition in Your Car Accident Case

A plaintiff in an automobile accident case can usually count on being required to be present at three specific proceedings associated with their case. These are, in the order that they will be expected to appear, the deposition, the mediation...Read More

Choosing the Right Settlement Disbursement Option

More and more personal injury plaintiffs are choosing structured settlements in order to be compensated for the harm and losses they have suffered. But how can you know if a structured settlement or lump sum disbursement is right for you?...Read More

Evaluation of Pain and Suffering Claims

Most of us know what “pain and suffering” is, but what does it mean, exactly, from a legal perspective? And how is pain and suffering quantified and calculated for the purposes of a personal injury claim? Types of Pain and...Read More

How Car Passengers Can Obtain Compensation after an Accident

New Orleans, LA Car Accident Compensation Lawyer Car accidents, even minor ones, are unsettling and tend to shake one’s confidence in the world. This may be particularly true for passengers who are injured in an auto collision. Fortunately, passengers who...Read More

Is It Possible to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit if I Don’t Know Who Is Responsible?

Most people filing civil lawsuits know whom they are suing. However, in some situations, there may be multiple potentially responsible parties, or the identity of the party who caused your injuries may not yet be known. If that happens, you...Read More