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Whose Insurance Covers Rental Car Accidents?

Louisiana is no stranger to the tourism and related rental car industry, with 41 million visitors flooding the state in 2021 which generated $16.8 billion last year, according to the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism. Nationally, the number of cars rented doubled from 17.3 million in 2020 to 29.2 million in 2021. This […]

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Uber Accident Attorney

Do I Talk To Uber and Lyft After an Accident?

You called for an Uber because you wanted a safe ride home. But your driver got in an accident, and now you are injured. Is the ride-share company liable? Liability issues can be confusing right after a rideshare crash occurs, but you have to make decisions quickly – insurance companies will be calling.  As rideshare […]

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News and Events

Family Dollar Recalls 400 Products – How to Know if You’re Affected

Family Dollar has had to recall over 400 products that were previously sold at their stores. Featuring over 8,000 locations in 47 states, the recall is seen as a significant blow to the corporation’s integrity and trustworthiness. On July 21stt, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noted concerns on personal care items of all […]

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Car Accidents

Rental Bikes and Scooters in New Orleans – Who is Liable if a Crash Occurs?

A recent study at UCLA suggests that e-scooter injury rates are worse than those for motorcycles. As more rental bikes and scooters appear in New Orleans, who is liable if a crash occurs? There are a number of parties who could be at fault, and accurately determining who is responsible for a crash or injury […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Is Settling an Injury Claim Better Than Going to Trial?

There is no definitive answer as to whether settling a car accident personal injury claim out of court or going through the trial process will get a better result for a claimant. It just depends. Generally speaking, the less severe the claimed injuries, the more likely a settlement can be reached out of court that […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Summertime and Water Recreation – Tips for Staying Safe

Louisiana offers Lakes, bayous, rivers, and ponds for summertime fun – pools are not always the only place to swim in the summer. Water areas are great for recreational opportunities. However, they can be dangerous for those that do not know how to swim or are not current with boating laws and state practices. Depending […]

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Car Accidents

Teens and the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”

There are the “dog days of summer,” not to be confused with the “100 deadliest days of summer,” another summertime phrase that does not have a positive connotation. It refers to the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day each summer when fatal teen (between ages 15 and 18) car accidents increase in the United […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Do Minors Have Longer to File a Personal Injury Claim?

The law provides a process for those who have been wronged by others to seek compensation for their losses. But that window of opportunity is only open for a specific period of time. If an action for the recovery of damages is not pursued in that limited time frame, the legal right to seek compensation […]

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Car Accidents

Summer Truck Tire Blowouts – Why They Occur and How They’re Dangerous

Springtime in Texas, on Interstate 10 outside Rose City, a 2004 Ford SUV traveled west just after lunchtime. The SUV’s rear left tire ripped apart with a loud boom. The driver weaved, out of control, into the center lane and smashed into a 2015 Dodge pickup. Behind them—a couple more pickups, a couple of small […]

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Car Accidents

Autonomous Car Features Are Advancing – Who is Responsible for a Crash?

In 2019, a young couple drove their Tesla Model 3 on an Indiana Interstate. Derrick (25) and Jenna (23) Monet used the sedan’s driver-assistance system, also known as the Autopilot function. Without warning, the Tesla inexplicably veered into a parked fire truck. Derrick fractured his neck, spine, and shoulder. He broke a leg and ribs. […]

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