Choosing a Baton Rouge Personal Injury Attorney

Personal Injury

Finding a personal injury attorney is no easy feat, especially given the stressful and pressing situation you likely find yourself in. Following an injury, the first thing you should do is seek medical and professional care to ensure you set yourself up for full recovery. When it comes time to get legal representation, your decision has to […]

Xarelto Class Action Lawsuit

Class Action Lawsuit

Xarelto Class Action Lawsuit 2014 saw nearly two dozen lawsuits filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Corp. over the blood thinner Xarelto. These cases were recently consolidated before U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon in the Eastern District of Louisiana, as it was found that the cases have enough common complaints to warrant centralization. The Honorable […]

Uninsured Motorist Coverage – A Legal Guide

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Were you struck or injured by an uninsured motorist in Louisiana? Louisiana has specific laws pertaining to uninsured motorists. This guide includes details about “No Pay, No Play” rules, and penalties for driving without insurance. If you were hit by an uninsured motorist, an experienced lawyer can help you file a claim. You can pay […]

Have You Been Involved in a Fatal Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle Accidents

During the summer months, there is no shortage of motorcycles that take to the road to enjoy the beautiful weather. But not everyone who gets on the road is careful, and as a result, motorcycle accidents are more likely to happen in the summer months. Sometimes, the results can be devastating — and even fatal. […]

Recover When an Auto Accident Isn’t Your Fault

Auto Accident Recovery

Even the safest drivers have accidents and often the auto accident isn’t your fault, but is the fault of someone else. After an accident, there are things that are part of the protocol to ensure a settlement to make you whole. According to Enjuris: Statistics show that even the most cautious and careful motorists are likely […]

Louisiana Accident Guide for a Bike Injury

Motorcycle Accidents

Whether you were at fault or not, if you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you will need experienced legal counsel. A bike injury can be devastating. It can lead to weeks in the hospital and medical expenses that total thousands of dollars. You might be laid off from your job if you’ve sustained injuries. […]

Do You Need a Car Accident Lawyer in New Orleans?

Car Accident

A car accident can change your life in the blink of an eye. If you find that your life is irreparably changed because of an inopportune accident that has left you severely injured, the Smiley Law Firm is here to help. With years of experience handling cases just like yours, the Smiley Law Firm is […]

Toxic Torts: The Legalities Behind Exposure to Harmful Substances

Toxic Torts

If you have been exposed to a harmful substance, such as a chemical or pesticide, because of the negligence of another party or another party’s failure to disclose the risks involved in dealing with a given substance, you likely have a legal claim. Toxic torts are a complex and growing legal field that have helped […]

A Wrongful Death Attorney Can Help You Seek Justice

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is hard enough, but losing someone you love to the negligence of another is heartbreaking. No one should have to endure loss because of someone else’s mistake. Unfortunately, this happens every day. While nothing can bring your loved ones back, you can seek compensation for the pain you’ve suffered. You can […]

Have You Been Involved in Truck Wrecks?

Personal Injury, Semi-Truck Accidents

When accidents happen, they can be — and, in fact, are — devastating. But when truck wrecks happen, they can be especially devastating — and even fatal. Many Louisiana residents are unaware that trucking companies — and their drivers — are bound by very specific rules and regulations, and failure to follow these rules can […]

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