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Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents in New Orleans and How to Avoid Them 

In New Orleans, the bike scene takes on a life of its own, with groups such as the Big Easy Motorcycle Club New Orleans or the Ducati Owners Club of New Orleans, motorcyclists can be found riding the city streets at all times of the day.   Yet, even though riding remains a favorite activity for […]

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Types of Burn Injury Claims: Causes & Liability 

In the United States, burn accidents are incredibly prevalent. In fact, according to studies by Johns Hopkins, fires and burns are the fifth most common cause of accidental deaths in children and adults and account for almost 3,500 deaths annually. Although most burn injury accidents are minor and only result in minimal pain and redness, burn injuries […]

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The Differences Between Punitive and Compensatory Damages

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to recover multiple forms of compensation, depending on the circumstances and the facts of the situation. Yet, although most victims often receive compensatory damages for the harm they endured, there are some cases where punitive damages may be available. […]

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How Whiplash Can Leave You with Lasting Pain and Trauma?

Motor vehicle accidents are a primary cause of most neck injuries, and neck strains often referred to as whiplash. Yet, although these neck injuries happen quite frequently in the United States, too often, they are left untreated or mistreated and result in long-term suffering, pain, and disabilities.  For these reasons, we have prepared the following […]

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Should I Take My Personal Injury Case to Trial or Settle?

Once you file a personal injury claim against someone who harmed you, the defendant or their insurance company will look to pay out the lowest amount possible to you. At some point after you file, settlement negotiations are likely. The vast majority of personal injury claims, especially those involving traffic accidents, settle long before going […]

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How Can a Pre-existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Pre-existing injuries, sometimes called pre-existing conditions, refer to any health issues or bodily injuries a plaintiff had prior to the event that serves as grounds for a personal injury claim. If you are involved in a slip and fall accident, a car accident, or some other event, you must evaluate what pre-existing injuries you had […]

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Car Accidents

5 Ways Truck Drivers can be Responsible for an Accident

We rely on truck drivers to transport the goods we want and need throughout cities, states, and the nation. Truckers have demanding schedules that often include driving at night and coping with heavy traffic. Even the most experienced truck drivers make poor choices behind the wheel. Others are careless and/or inexperienced. Those who share the […]

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Car Accidents

Can I Be Awarded Punitive Damages if the Responsible Party was Intoxicated

If you are harmed in an accident, you deserve to pursue compensation for the full extent of the damages you suffered. However, when these accidents result from a defendant’s malicious or egregious actions, you may also be able to pursue punitive damages for the harm you endured.   What does this mean exactly? In Louisiana, if […]

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Car Accidents

After a Truck Accident: Ways to Prove an Hours of Service Violation 

Commercial trucks are a staple for our economy, carrying essential goods across the country. Unfortunately, these trucks are not without their risks. Typically, these vehicles can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds and often lead to devastating and catastrophic injuries if they are involved in an accident. As a result, both the state and federal governments have […]

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Car Accidents

Documenting the Scene of an Auto Accident: The Evidence You Need to Gather and Who You Need to Call

The scene following an auto accident is often chaotic, stressful, and overwhelming. The last thing on most people’s minds following this traumatizing event is what actions they need to take after the crash. Yet, you must realize that the steps you take after an auto collision are not only critical in protecting your health and […]

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