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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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Car Accidents

Five Critical Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Lawyer After a Fatal Accident 

There is nothing more tragic than losing a loved one in a fatal accident. Those that have to endure this traumatizing event end up having to deal with immense feelings of guilt, depression, and stress, as well as facing extensive financial issues that they never had to consider before, such as astronomical medical bills, significant […]

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Insurance Coverage

Why You Need to Purchase Underinsured/ Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Louisiana

Under Louisiana’s laws, motorists must carry liability insurance coverage on any motor vehicle that they own. This insurance is to be used to cover property damages and personal injuries that the motorist may be legally responsible for if they are involved in an automobile accident. In theory, this may seem like an ideal solution to an […]

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Car Accidents

The Importance of Seeking Medical Treatment Following a Car Accident- What You Need to Know and How It Can Affect Your Claim

Car accidents are not only extremely stressful and overwhelming, but they can often lead to catastrophic injuries, debilitating pain, and a slew of other issues that can forever change your life. However, what makes this situation even worse, is that many people avoid getting the medical help they need following one of these devastating accidents. […]

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Car Accidents

Can I File a Claim and Get Compensation if I Was Partly at Fault for My Car Accident?  

Some drivers commit such egregious behaviors behind the wheel that when an accident occurs, liability for damages is clear. Yet, many times fault is not as simple as blaming one driver. One or more drivers might be at fault for an accident, but auto manufacturers and other entities could also share fault for a traffic […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Common Signs of Truck Driver Negligence 

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency that regulates the trucking industry, more than 100,000 large truck crashes occur on the nation’s roads and highways each year, including several thousand fatal crashes. Although motorists can cause a treacherous truck accident, truck driver negligence leads to many preventable truck crashes. The law […]

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