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Ride Share Accidents: Unpacking Insurance Issues in Louisiana

Ride Share Accidents

According to Uber’s most recent safety report, over 99% of Uber trips conclude without a safety issue. However, the report reveals injuries and fatalities from crashes, although small in number, do occur. Accidents involving ride share services can present unique challenges. Unlike traditional taxi services, ride share companies operate under different regulations and insurance structures.

Dealing with Hit and Run Accidents: Legal Recourse in Louisiana

Hit and Run Accidents

On September 9, 2023, Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on U.S. Route 90B in Jefferson Parish. The victim, 36-year-old David Allen Smith from Missouri, was a construction worker. He was walking near the right shoulder of the road when he was hit by a dark-colored SUV. The driver did

Complications of Medical Malpractice: A Look into Incorrect Prescription Cases in Louisiana

Prescription Case Malpractice

Medical malpractice not only inflicts physical pain but also leaves deep psychological scars on victims. Incorrect prescriptions can lead to a cascade of emotional problems, ranging from anxiety to depression. Often, people become distrustful of healthcare systems, losing faith in what should be a source of healing and care. Such distrust can impede future medical

Emotional Distress in Personal Injury Cases: Scope and Limitations in Louisiana

Emotional Distress Personal Injury

A Louisiana woman, Jaclyn Bjorklund, has taken legal action against Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly. She has alleged the pharmaceutical companies behind Ozempic and Mounjaro, did not adequately alert users about the potential for serious gastrointestinal issues related to the medications. The legal filing contends due to Bjorklund’s use of Ozempic and Mounjaro, she experienced

Parking Lot Accidents: Understanding Liability and Compensation

Parking Lot Accidents

Approximately 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots each year – resulting in nearly 60,000 injuries and over 500 deaths.  Why are parking lots so dangerous? Research from the National Safety Council reveals that distractions, predominantly mobile phones, play a significant role in parking lot accidents. Drivers seem to take the slower speeds in parking lots


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