Category : Personal Injury

Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Construction Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury

Have you ever been in an accident at a construction site? I’m sure you know the risks of working in a construction site. Ask anyone who got into an accident during construction and they will tell you how many issues they encountered. Besides the injuries sustained in a construction accident, the medical bills can pile […]

Ranking New Orleans As A Biking Community

Personal Injury

Although New Orleans is ranked as the 10th most populous bike and pedestrian city out of the top 50 biggest cities in the US, the city ranks 49th for the percentage of the 350,000 residents getting the recommended amount of physical activity. New Orleans also ranks seventh in the nation for per capita spending on bicycle […]

What Law Applies to Your Admiralty Claim?

Personal Injury

What Is An Admiralty Claim? When you are injured on certain types of boats, whether you are a worker or a passenger, your claims come under the area of law known as “Admiralty or Maritime law. There are special rules that govern injuries under these conditions, and whether this type of law even applies. Here […]

Death on the High Seas Act

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Death On The High Seas Act – Explained Wrongful death claims are brought by families of the victim to compensate them for the loss of a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of the defendant. The Death on the High Seas Act (“DOHSA”) provides similar relief for the families of workers killed due to negligence […]

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 […]

Have You Been Involved in Truck Wrecks?

Personal Injury, Semi-Truck Accidents

Have You Been Involved in Truck Wrecks? 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, […]

Been Injured in an Uber Accident? Here’s How We Can Help

Personal Injury, Uber Accidents

There’s a good chance you’re one of the millions in America that relies on ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft on a regular basis. These companies have pioneered the personal transportation game to great success. They’ve provided alternatives to taxis and enabled people to get to work on time and back safe from bars. They’re […]

Car Accident Injuries: What Causes Slurred Speech?

Personal Injury

Car accidents can happen to anyone, at any time. And while many people are lucky enough to walk away from an accident, this doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ve escaped injury and don’t need medical attention. In fact, medical providers agree that a great many symptoms — including symptoms that indicate serious underlying conditions — don’t […]

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Personal Injury

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? When you are injured in an accident, one of the best ways to cover the associated costs is via a personal injury settlement. Settling with an insurance company or defendant before you go to trial is a good way to ensure that you avoid the headache and hassle associated with […]

Blurred Vision Following a Car Accident

Car Accident, Personal Injury

Following a car accident, you are bound to have many different issues weighing on your mind. However, blurred vision is not something to ignore. Can a Car Accident Cause Blurred Vision? A car accident can lead to blurred vision for multiple reasons. On the more common side of the spectrum, a concussion may have resulted […]